Stage Manager (at-will) (re-issue) Job at City of Torrance, CA, Torrance, CA

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  • City of Torrance, CA
  • Torrance, CA

Job Description

WE STRONGLY ENCOURAGE APPLICANTS TO READ THE JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

IN ITS ENTIRETY BEFORE SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION FOR THIS POSITION.

The City of Torrance is recruiting for a STAGE MANAGER

to join the Cultural Arts Center Theater Team!

The Department

This position is located in the Department of General Services. The Department provides quality services that support City departments in a manner which enable them to carry-out their community missions and provide these services in a cost-effective and efficient manner which best serves the operational needs of City departments and the community.

Responsibilities of the General Services Department include: Airport Administration, Building Maintenance, Central Services, Cultural Arts Center Administration, Custodial, Fleet Services, Graffiti Abatement Program, HVAC / Electrical, and Warehouse.

The Division

The Torrance Cultural Arts Center includes the Toyota Meeting Hall, the Torino Festival Plaza, the Ken Miller Assembly Room, the Ken Miller Auditorium, the James R. Armstrong Theatre, the George Nakano Theatre, the Pine Wind Japanese Garden, the garden rooms, and the Torrance Art Museum. Additionally the Center houses 4 dance studios with sprung hard wood floors, a large ceramics facility, a jewelry making studio, 3 art-making studios, and a music/drama room. The complex is managed by the City's General Services Department through the Torrance Cultural Arts Center Administrative Offices.

The Position

Under direction from the Theater Technical Director, the Stage Manager acts as Stage Supervisor, and as a point of contact for rental clients during rental events. This position delegates and oversees duties of Theater Technicians, and assumes responsibility for set-up, operation, and strike of all staging and related technical equipment to complete a successful operation of rental events.

The Stage Manager maintains skills and up-to-date knowledge of theater equipment, maintains the theater including light equipment, sound equipment, rigging equipment, fly rail system, and stage, performs maintenance and repair work of all production lighting systems, low-voltage control systems, and various building electrical components, and acts as an advisor to Torrance Cultural Arts Center staff on technical theater related items.

For more information about the duties of the position, click here.

Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge and skills is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and skills would be:

A Bachelor's degree in technical theater, or a related field. Three years of experience in technical production in a large arts complex, including experience in a lead or supervisory capacity.

Successful candidates will possess the following:

* Supervisory Skills, including: hiring, training, counseling and disciplining.

* Public Contact/Interpersonal Skills, including: renter relations/marketing, and City employee and officials interaction.

* Theater Technical Skills, including: Modern lighting and sound equipment appropriate for theater use and set construction. A systems-rigging certification preferred.

Performance of the essential duties of this position includes the following physical demands and/or working conditions:

The essential duties of this classification may require the ability to stoop; to reach; to stand; to walk and sit for extended periods of time; to push and/or pull objects weighing up to 100 pounds; to lift and carry objects weighing up to 75 pounds. On a frequent basis, essential duties of the position may require the ability to climb stairs and ladders, and to kneel and/or crouch.

Essential duties of this classification are primarily performed in a dynamic theatre environment. Duties may include operations in other Torrance Cultural Arts Center facilities and/or off-site locations. Interested candidates must submit an online application and supplemental questionnaire at Application submission will be accepted on a continuous basis until the positions are filled.

Only those candidates who best meet the City and Department's needs will be invited to participate in the interview process. Review of applications and the interview process will occur on an as needed basis.

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Applicants with disabilities who require special testing arrangements must contact Human Resources. If you have a disability for which you require an accommodation, please contact us at (310) 618-2915.

As a condition of employment, candidates must pass a background check.

The provisions of this announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract, and any provisions contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice.

City of Torrance Inclusion Statement

The City of Torrance is a welcoming and culturally-rich community. As a pillar of public service, we strive to be an employer of choice by attracting and retaining a talented workforce where people of diverse backgrounds, cultures, religions, and lifestyles are valued. Our mission is to create an inclusive environment where our staff are empowered to perform at their highest level and contribute towards making a positive impact.

The City is an equal opportunity employer and works towards building collaborative teams from all walks of life without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state and/or local law. Come join us to help cultivate a workplace that welcomes and celebrates the diversity of our employees!

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