Recreation Worker I, II, or III Sound and Light Technician

Leisure: Community Arts and Exhibits

Salary

$11.08 to $14.18 Per Hour DOE

Benefits

Free access to all 4 of the City of St. George Golf Courses, the Recreation Center, the City Pool and the Aquatic Center.
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Job Description

Position Summary

Under the supervision or direction of the Technical Theater Coordinator, provides lighting design, sound system coordination, and event set-up for operations and activities of the Electric Theater Center, Community Arts Division and other City-related special events and programs; and performs related duties as required.

Essential Functions (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. The list of tasks is illustrative only and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.)

Sound and Light Technician I

• Sets up and breaks down all events occurring at the Pioneer Center for the Arts Facility - including the Social Hall, Art Museum, Opera House and Plaza and the St. George Community Center. Events include but are not limited to weddings and receptions, poetry reading, meetings, Heritage Week, and all city sponsored events

• Assures that the facility is clean and ready for the event.

• Sets up for the event, and is present on-site during event (policing) in case any emergencies arise; such as heat, air conditioning problems, adding chairs or tables, or rearranging them throughout the event, cleans up messes that need immediate attention, checks that there are no lit candles or liquor on the premises, and/or kids playing in the fountain or leaving trash outside, sees that the users respect the facility.

• Checks that there is no damage to the facility following the event, and that the kitchen is cleaned up per rental agreement such as, sweeping, and mopping floors, taking out the garbage.

• Breaks down the event, cleans tables, puts away chairs and makes sure that the facility is ready for following events as soon as possible following the event, schedule permitting,

• Assists with production of St. George Art Festival, St. George Marathon, and other City sponsored special events.

• Provide customer service in person and over the phone; answering questions and/or referring customers to appropriate staff members.

• Responds to public inquiries providing accurate information regarding recreation programs and services.

Sound and Light Technician II

• Assists with programming sound equipment, lighting equipment, and other technical systems in advance of performances and productions; troubleshoots and resolves problems with production equipment.

• Assists production staff with sets, props, costumes, equipment, and installation/set-up in advance of performances, productions or presentations.

• Assists with monitoring the condition of equipment, including lighting, sound and rigging equipment; notifies supervisor of the need to repair and replace equipment.

• Utilizes proper safety practices and procedures.

• Communicates with performers and technical staff and renders assistance as requested and approved by supervisor.

• Attends staff meetings as requested.

• Represents the City to public and responds to public requests and questions.

• Responds to complaints or questions regarding technical operations and takes appropriate action to resolve problems.

• Assures that the facility or area is clean and ready for the event or production.

• Assists with production of Concert in the Park, Sunset on the Square, St. George Art Festival, St. George Marathon, Leisure EEEE’s and other City sponsored special events.

• Supports programs and exhibits at City facilities as needed.

• Perform related duties as assigned.

Sound and Light Technician III

● Programs sound equipment, lighting equipment, and other technical systems in advance of performances and productions; troubleshoots and resolves problems with production equipment.

● Coordinates with production company staff on sets, props, costumes, equipment, and installation/set-up in advance of performances, productions or presentations.

● Monitors the condition of equipment, including lighting, sound and rigging equipment; notifies supervisor of the need to repair and replace equipment.

● Utilizes proper safety practices and procedures.

● Communicates with performers and technical staff and renders assistance as requested and approved by the supervisor.

● Attends staff meetings as requested.

● Represents the City to the public and responds to public requests and questions.

● As directed, meets with customers to determine technical and artistic requirements for events or performances.

● Responds to complaints or questions regarding technical operations and takes appropriate action to resolve problems.

● Assures that the facility or area is clean and ready for the event or production.

● Assists with production of Concert in the Park, Sunset on the Square, St. George Art Festival, St. George Marathon, Leisure EEEE’s and other City sponsored special events.

● Supports programs and exhibits at City facilities as needed.

● Performs related duties as assigned.

Typical Physical/Mental Demands/Working Conditions

Physical activity: Conditions and temperatures may vary depending on the assignment. Requires the use of vision and/or hearing to identify and evaluate emergencies Exerts up to 80 lbs of force occasionally, and/or up to 40 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects - motion involved with setting up/taking down of sound and lighting equipment and at times, chairs and tables. On occasion may lift weights up to 80 lbs. to approximately waist height. Risk of bodily injury is light under normal conditions. Intermittent exposure to stress as a result of human behavior.

Note: Must be available to work weekends, evenings, holidays, and other schedules to help prepare for recreation offerings. This is a part-time position with variable hours averaging less than 28 hours per week over a period of twelve months.


Minimum Qualifications

Qualifications

Level I, II, and II

Education: High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

Level I Experience:

Customer service experience preferred but not required.

Some closely related experience in the principles of sound engineering, sound board operation, principles of lighting design and programming and theatrical lighting operations preferred but not required

Level II Experience:

One year of closely related experience in the principles of sound engineering, sound board operation, principles of lighting design and programming and theatrical lighting operations.

Customer service experience preferred

Licenses and/or Certifications:

Must possess a valid driver license. A valid Utah Driver License must be obtained within 60 days of hire and be maintained throughout employment.

Level III Experience:

Customer service experience preferred

Three years of closely related experience in the principles of sound engineering, sound board operation, principles of lighting design and programming and theatrical lighting operations.

Licenses and/or Certifications:

Must possess a valid driver license. A valid Utah Driver License must be obtained within 60 days of hire and be maintained throughout employment.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of Level I and II:

General Knowledge of Recreation and Leisure Activities and Programming Practices preferred

Knowledge of Level II:

General Knowledge of Recreation and Leisure Activities and Programming Practices preferred

All forms of performing arts.

Stage operations including lighting and sound design.

Methods, materials, equipment, practices and procedures involved in theater technical operations.

Hazards and safety principles involved in theater technical operations

Level I Skills:

Highly motivated

Dependable

Customer service oriented

Computer literate

Level II and III Skills:

Highly motivated

Dependable

Customer service oriented

Computer literate

All forms of performing arts.

Stage operations including lighting and sound design.

Methods, materials, equipment, practices and procedures involved in theater technical operations.

Hazards and safety principles involved in theater technical operations

Ability to:

Level I:

Follow Directions

Perform Physical Labor

Be Flexible

Work with a team

Level II and III

Follow Directions

Perform Physical Labor

Be Flexible

Work with a team

Operate a motor vehicle safely

Work independently and supervise others

 


To Apply

Submit a completed City of St. George Employment Application online at careers.sgcity.org. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis. This Position is open until filled. Refer questions to Human Resources at 435-627-4670. Pre-employment drug screening and criminal background screen are required. The City of St. George is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, national origin, age, disability or genetic information. We make reasonable efforts to provide reasonable accommodation to disabled candidates.