Theater Maintenance and Safety Technician (Performing Arts
Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services,
Probationary, Full Time, Theatre Arts
This is a full-time, permanent (probationary) position.
Special Working Conditions: Assigned work hours may be outside the
standard business hours.
Conditions of Employment
The California State University (CSU) is committed to safeguarding
the health and well-being of our students, faculty, staff,
administrators, and the communities we serve, as well as
maintaining higher education access and attainment for our
students, as such, we embrace a comprehensive strategy designed to
reduce the likelihood of transmission of the COVID-19 virus. The
CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus
facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or
religious exemption if eligible. Any candidate advanced in a
currently open search process should be prepared to comply with
this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at
CSU Vaccination Policy
. Questions about the COVID-19
Vaccination Policy may be sent to email@example.com
Possession of a valid Driver's License is required. Employees in
this position will be enrolled in the Department of Motor Vehicles
(DMV) Government Employer Pull Notice Program which confirms
possession of a valid driver's license and reflects driving
Employment is contingent upon candidate passing a pre-employment
physical exam with the ability to lift up in excess of 50
Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal
records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a
conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the
background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is
discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified
information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background
check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee
who was conditionally offered the position.
The person holding this position is considered a `mandated
reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting
Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in
CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
Application Deadline & Salary
The application review date has been extended to 02/02/22, and the
position will remain open until filled.
The salary range for this classification is: minimum $3,717 -
maximum $6,726 monthly.
Theatre Maintenance and Safety Technician serves as operational
lead for the University Theatre, Edison Theater and Recital Hall.
Responsible for the coordination and oversight of nighttime/weekend
(with some day time hours) production and safety matters for events
held in the University Theater, Edison Theater and Recital Hall.
Working in collaboration with the departments technical staff and
other production related staff and University safety personnel, the
Theatre Maintenance and Safety Technician is part of a
collaborative team charged with overseeing the safe and sustainable
use of technical equipment and spaces for all University Theater,
Edison Theater and Recital Hall events.
Required Education: Bachelor's degree in a related field.
Required Experience: Three years technical theatre, production
management, or equivalent professional.
Master's degree in Technical Theatre, Production Management and/or
Theater Management is preferred
Experience in “Sustainability Standards” or equivalent professional
experience is strongly preferred
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of event and production,
including, but not limited to: methods and problems in multiple
- Production goals, themes, operations, and procedures necessary in
order to translate design specifications, blueprints or drawings
into costume, scene, lighting or sound production and
- Thorough knowledge, including the principles, practices and
techniques of lighting, sound, counterweight, and other stage
systems and equipment.
- Directing and stage management, including the management of
staging needs for productions requiring numerous costume and set
- Comprehensive knowledge of various historical periods for design
and construction of materials and effects related to applicable
- Thorough and in-depth knowledge of the technical aspects of
construction, implementation, and operation of staging materials
and effects in various production specialties.
- Comprehensive knowledge of safety requirements and standards
related to production support specialty and stage operations;
ability to train others in safety measures and ensure compliance
with codes and regulations.
- Thorough working knowledge of carpentry.
- Thorough knowledge of basic electrical theory and usage related
to audio and lighting effects and working of lighting, sound and
stage effect techniques, including the ability to improvise
lighting, sound, stage property, and other stage effects.
- Knowledge of costume techniques.
- Oversee and coordinate the use of multiple facilities
- Oversee production support projects, breaking segments into
working unit that coincide with production needs; plan and
- Lead work direction effectively and efficiently.
- Work on complex projects and designs and to work with difficult
materials and equipment, including to select and use the most
appropriate materials to meet production needs.
- Select and use complex specialized software programs.
- Support classroom instruction by performing classroom
demonstrations related to production.
- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate and work
effectively with individuals at all levels within and outside the
- Valid Drivers License
- The Entertainment Technician Certification Program (ETCP) Rigging
, Entertainment Electrician, Current OSHA 10 and Current OSHA
50% - Responsible for overseeing the technical and safety
operations of the University Theatre, Edison Theater and Recital
hall. Liaison with Facilities Management, Environmental Health and
Safety, and the various on campus personnel and departments as well
as off campus patrons; charged with oversight of all matters
related to safety and sustainability of events held in the
University Theater, Edison Theater and Recital Hall.
10% - In collaboration with Environmental Health and Safety
develops and maintains an annual calendar for inspections, routine
maintenance which, and safety training. At the end of each fiscal
year, the incumbent will write a report documenting any
inspections, routine maintenance, and actions taken to mitigate
identified safety concerns of the University Theatre, Edison
Theater, and Recital hall.
10% - Quarterly, Meet with representatives from Facilities,
Environmental Health and Safety, the Theatre and Dance Department,
and the Dean's Office to review ongoing maintenance and safety
priorities of event spaces.
10% - Perform equipment and event space safety checks on a regular
basis, and submit work orders to Facilities Management for other
tasks as appropriate (e.g., electrical work), and contract with
outside vendors if required.
10% - Charged with cultivating a culture of safety by users of the
each above mentioned space. This includes all spaces in the
building, such as the scene shop, the costume shop, all storage
areas and similar spaces. Expected tasks include proactive
messaging, routine training, and setting an example of prioritizing
the safety of users and audiences.
10% - Other duties as assigned.
California State University, Dominguez Hills, is strongly committed
to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce.
California State University Dominguez Hills is an Affirmative
Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants
for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national
origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender
expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical
condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
For more information or definition of these terms, please
Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources
Office at (310) 243-3771.
Clery Act crime statistics for CSUDH are available at https://www.csudh.edu/dhpd/clery/crime-stats/
, or by calling University Police at (310) 243-3639. Upon
appointment, all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to
work in the U.S.
The California State University is Smoke and Tobacco Free. Smoking,
Vaping and other Tobacco use are Not Permitted anywhere on
University property. Education Code 42356, CCR Title 5, Article
02 Feb 2022
To apply, visit: https://careers.csudh.edu/en-us/job/509170/theater-maintenance-and-safety-technician-performing-arts-technician-iii