Ridgefield School District

Performing Arts Center Technician - Pro/Tech Class III (Updated) (3711)

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TitlePerforming Arts Center Technician - Pro/Tech Class III (Updated)
Posting ID3711

Days and hours vary based on need, including evenings and weekends, averaging approximately 20 hrs/wk.


Start date: Immediate


JOB GOAL:  The Performing Arts Center (PAC) Technician provides leadership, oversight and management of the PAC while maximizing and promoting the use of the facility, for both in-building events as well as for public/community events.  The selected candidate must possess the unwavering belief that all children can be successful. 


DUTIES:  May include but are not limited to:

  • Establish and maintain partnerships between the school district, building, community, and local businesses to enhance community participation to promote the use of district facilities and to support the district’s/building’s technical production programs.
  • Assist in the design of stage scenery for school productions
  • Manage all aspects of on–stage productions, including coordinating technical production needs for both internal and community users.
  • Supervise the lighting, audio and other technical coordination required for user production(s).
  • Transfer knowledge of the technical aspects of show production (lighting, sound, projection, organization) to student to run appropriate shows.
  • Plan and coordinate crew responsible for all stage activities.
  • Coordinate and communicate (orally and in-person) with production director(s) in identifying facility spacing and equipment specifications for all building events.
  • Supervise the use of all stage and theatre equipment and serves in the lead role to ensure that use of facility meets district guidelines for efficient and safe use and operation of the facility equipment.
  • Develop a simple manual for PAC use, including lights, sound, and projection as well as organization of the facility.
  • Open, supervise during productions, and close the PAC space, ensuring the space is secured after each event and assisting with crowd control as needed during productions.
  • Supervise assembly, disassembly and overall operation of all facility events.
  • Serve as liaison to facility user groups.
  • Work effectively as a member of the school/district team to ensure efficient and effective operations of the facility.
  • Work flexible hours as needed to meet user demands.
  • Work in a flexible and cooperative manner.
  • Notify appropriate authority immediately in the event of any incident occurring on school premises.
  • Perform physical tasks, including repeated lifting up to 50 pounds without assistance, standing for extended periods, and completing tasks on cat-walks, ladders and in confined spaces.
  • Perform related duties as required.
  • Perform other tasks and assume other responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.


  • Adept at the use and application of technology in a dynamic and multi-functional performance setting.
  • Ability to communicate and carry out District/building rules, regulations and procedures.
  • Possess skills/experience in the management of auditorium/performing arts centers.
  • Possess exemplary customer service skills.
  • Ability to work a flexible working schedule to meet the needs of theatre and production events.
  • Possess competent record keeping skills.
  • Possess strong organizational and coordination skills.
  • Ability to read, write and compute per needs of position.
  • Possess strong, effective communication and marketing skills.
  • Ability to work with others as part of a team and maintain a positive attitude.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with students, parents, staff, team members and the general public, projecting a positive and professional attitude.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure, meet competing deadlines and multi-task.
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to lift and carry weights up to 50 pounds without assistance, stand for extended periods, complete tasks on cat-walks, ladders and in confined spaces.
  • Ability to complete tasks on cat-walks and ladders.
  • Ability to update skills as required.
  • Consistent, reliable attendance according to established work schedule is required.



  • High School Diploma or GED required; Associate degree preferred. 
  • Minimum of two years professional experience in technical theatre, stage management and design production preferred. At District discretion, relevant work experience may replace required education.



  • Complete required SafeSchools trainings within the first 10 days of employment.
  • Criminal history clearance through Washington State Patrol and FBI. Fingerprinting cost is the responsibility of the employee.


                                                              Notice of Nondiscrimination

Ridgefield School District No.122 complies with all state and federal rules and regulations and provides equal opportunity in programs and employment and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin/language, marital status, HIV/Hepatitis C status, sex, sexual orientation-including gender expression or identity, creed, religion, age, veteran or military status, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups.  


Ridgefield School District will also take steps to assure that national origin persons who lack English language skills can participate in all education programs, services and activities. For information regarding translation services, bilingual education or inquiries regarding compliance procedures, contact Chris Griffith, Title IX/Section 504/ADA Coordinator, 510 Pioneer Street, Ridgefield, WA 98642, (360) 619-1304, or by email at



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Shift TypePart-Time
Salary Range$24.10 - $30.12 / Per Hour
LocationMaintenance & Facilities

Applications Accepted

Start Date10/14/2019
End Date09/21/2020