Lighting/Audio & Set Build/Install Technicians - Creative Services

Date Posted: Aug 07, 2019

Salary Range: Other
Additional Salary Information: Rate of pay is $15.00 per hour.
Province: Ontario
Region: York Region
City: Vaughan
Employee Benefits: Other (e.g. flex time, comp tickets, etc.)
Check Additional Info section for more Employee Benefits
Organization's Field/Discipline: Business
Job's focus: Creative
Job Type: Contract
Career Level: Entry level/ intern

Organization Description

Canada's Wonderland
Canada's Wonderland is our nation's premiere theme park and hires over 4,000 talented, enthusiastic and outgoing candidates each year. We offer excellent training and skills development in a variety of positions including Performers, Theatre Technicians, Event Technicians, Halloween Haunt Monsters and Artisans, Characters, Costumers and so many more! Our ever-growing Entertainment Program includes many special events, festivals, Halloween Haunt and Winterfest!

Job Description

  • Responsible for installation, basic maintenance, tear down and pack away of all technical equipment
  • Repair or initiate repair of all breakdowns in your area of responsibility
  • Complete maintenance as needed on technical equipment
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment
  • Assist with technical installations of attractions
  • Following the event, assist with the tear down process of all attractions and theming


Requirements:

  • Available to work flexible shifts beginning mid-August and full time hours beginning September, including Statutory Holidays
  • Available to work some overnight shifts as required
  • Education and/or work experience in technical production (theatre preferred) required
  • Experience with basic carpentry is required
  • Experience in theatrical special effects an asset
  • Excellent operating, set-up and troubleshooting knowledge of audio, lighting and effects
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong creative skills
  • Willing to work in a hands on environment and take on a leadership role as assigned
  • Able to lift 40lbs above your head and work in confined and dark spaces
  • Able to multi-task and work efficiently
  • Able to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions
  • Valid Ontario Driver’s License (G, G2)
  • Reliable source of transportation, outside of public transit (to accommodate for both early and late shifts and the lack of public transportation during set-up)
  • Must provide CSA approved steel toe footwear


Additional Info:

We are also hiring for Halloween Haunt/Winterfest Carpentry/Set Build Install Technicians and General Labourers. Positions begin immediately. These positions are posted on our website and in order to be considered, candidates should apply online at www.canadaswonderland.com/jobs.

How to Apply:

Please apply online at www.canadaswonderland.com/jobs.

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