Job Description / Essential Elements:
Palm Springs Unified School District
The Auditorium/Stadium Technician provides technical theater expertise and assistance for campus and community use of the theater; performs a variety of technical work e.g. running, repairing, maintaining, rigging, etc. of theatrical equipment and other related work.
• Designs theatrical lighting and sound systems (e.g. audio systems, specialized audio equipment, digital lighting systems, etc.).
• Maintains inventory (e.g. requisitions, receives, stores, inventories materials, etc.).
• Maintains preventive maintenance of stage and media equipment/furniture.
• Produces stage support items (e.g. props, special effects, fog, haze, smoke, lighting, etc.).
• Replaces defective parts/systems, minor repairs, as appropriate.
• Runs the lighting and sound boards.
• Sets-up theater equipment and stage for productions.
• Serves as a resource to the Performing Arts curriculum.
• Assists in the coordination of public needs for use of the auditorium.
• Conducts in-service presentations.
• Oversees and trains production support crews.
• Performs custodial duties in and adjacent to auditorium.
• Performs related duties as assigned.
JOB REQUIREMENTS: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Any combination of experience and training which would indicate possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed above. An example of an acceptable combination is:
Completion of formal or informal education sufficient to assure the ability to read and write at the level required for successful job performance and two years of experience in general cleaning, building maintenance, or facilities operation indicating some independent responsibilities; and demonstrated ability or experience in the operation of sound systems, projectors, spot lights, and related equipment in an auditorium.
SKILLS to operate equipment used in theatrical presentations, e.g. rigging, audio/video equipment, lighting, sound mixing, pulleys, ropes, recorders, etc.; operate, repair and maintain complex and diverse multimedia computerized systems used in classrooms, auditoriums, and conference rooms; analyze problems, evaluate alternatives and make sound recommendations.
KNOWLEDGE of a variety of stage and theatrical equipment including tape recorders, video cameras, mixing equipment, and stage lighting; basic methods, materials, tools and equipment used in media production; proper use of test equipment applicable to the repair of media equipment; stadanrd practices and methods used in the repair of media equipment; standard practices and methods used in the operation, maintenance and repair of mulitmedia systems.
ABILITY to respond calmly, efficiently and creatively to last minute emergency equipment needs by faculty, often in an active classroom/auditorium environment; make sound, independent decsions within established procedures; adapt to changing work priorities (flexible schedule); communicate with diverse groups; meet deadlines and schedules; set priorities; work as part of a team; work with constant and sustained interruptions; understand and be sensitive to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of vendors, district personnel and administrators; maintain consistent, punctual and regular attendance.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: significant lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some climbing and balancing; frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 25% sitting, 50% walking, and 25% standing. The job is performed under minimal temperature variations and some hazardous conditions.
Education High School diploma or equivalent.
Required Testing Certificates
Job-Related Proficiency Examination Valid Driver’s License and Evidence of Insurability
Continuing Education/Training Clearances
None Specified Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance
Pre-placement Physical Exam
Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between California Teamsters Public, Professional & Medical Employees Union, Local 911 General Employees Unit and Palm Springs Unified School District.
FLSA Status Bargaining Unit Salary Range BOE Approval Date
Non Exempt Teams 2 28 11/27/07