The positions in this classification support the theater technical
operations in at least one of three specialized areas which
include: audio; electrical; and rigging for indoor stage
productions and outdoor events.
This recruitment will be used to create a temporary pool to work
'as needed' assignments for special theatre productions. All
assignments are limited to 90 working days. Days and hours are
flexible based on performance schedules.
'The Santa Monica Community College District is
committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. All
qualified applicants for employment, as well as District employees,
shall have full and equal access to employment opportunity. No
person shall be subjected to unlawful discrimination in any program
or activity of the District. The District's Board Policy 3120
(Equal Employment Opportunity and Nondiscrimination in Employment)
may be accessed at: http://bit.ly/smc-hr-bp3120
Examples of Duties
Prepares, modifies, interprets and implements working plans,
drawings, blueprints, light plots and other written and verbal
information concerning indoor stage productions and outdoor
Performs minor repairs and general maintenance of stage equipment;
problem solves and/or trouble shoots in area(s) of specialty.
Confers with in-coming show personnel, and assists with rigging of
scenery, stage lighting and/or audio equipment.
Devices safety protocols and enforces fire safety and OSHA
Performs other related duties as requested or assigned.
Specialized Area – Rigging
Performs rigging and carries out installations with chains and
motors; operates and maintains existing stage counterweight
Specialized Area – Electrical
Implements the circuiting of lights and electric power distribution
for assigned productions. Balances the electric loads for
Prepares, hangs and connects stage lighting fixtures. Programs and
operates computer controlled lighting board and moving
Specialized Area – Audio
Patches control console based on specifications of the designer or
Theatre Technical Director.
Performs theatre and live sound reinforcement utilizing digital
audio mixing equipment, digital playback, recording system, and
acoustical equalization; troubleshoots digital and analog
equipment, electronic and wireless interference in the audio
An Associate of Arts degree in
Theatre Arts or a closely related field
Four (4) years of experience
in the set-up and operations of theatrical systems in at least one
specialized area of audio, electrical and/or rigging.
education of the same kind, level, or amount as required in the
minimum qualifications may be substituted on a year-for-year
Licensure and/or Certification:
These are temporary, hourly positions without benefits. An
eligibility list will NOT be established to fill these temporary
All applicants must submit clear, concise and complete information
regarding their qualifications for these positions. All
applications will be reviewed and only those candidates determined
to be most qualified
on the basis of experience and
education, as submitted, will be invited to an interview with the