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Temporary Technical Production Specialist

Palm Beach State College
Lake Worth Campus

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Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job DescriptionResponsible for assisting the Technical Production Supervisor with the organization, supervision and stage managing of theatre events. Maintains and operates all theatre equipment, provides for the security and safety of the people in the facility, and troubleshoots and performs minor repairs of standard theatrical lighting and sound equipment.


PLEASE NOTE: This is an open continuous applicant pool. Submitting an application does not guarantee an interview or employment.

Positions will be filled by the department on an as needed basis.

Base Pay: $15.78. Offer amount based on College's Salary Schedule guidelines.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyze technical problems with multimedia systems and equipment, and perform minor repairs.

  • Replace defective or obsolete theatrical equipment and/or fixtures.

  • Set up and operate sound equipment such as public address systems and may install background music system as required.

  • Operate stage lighting equipment for play production in auditorium; rig lighting equipment by use of ladder as required.

  • Coordinate the activities of one or more staff. Assist in scheduling and administrative requirements. This may include student workers, part-time, full-time, temporary, and/or volunteers.

  • Plan, direct, and control the work of people who do not report directly to you, but who provide support to the goals and objectives of your organization.

  • Maintain and perform in a safe workplace.

  • Participate in various meetings and committees.

  • Provide custodial duties such as but not limited to cleaning, dusting and mopping floors of theatre stage area.

  • Set-up flats, props, sound equipment and related stage items in accordance with the stage plot.

  • Unload, unpack, pack and load sound, lighting and stage equipment.

  • Moving sets and equipment during performances.

  • May open and close curtain on queue.

  • Assist with set-up and operation of lighting, sound and related stage equipment.

  • Follow established safety practices.


Education and Experience:

High school diploma or GED with additional training related to the position.

Minimum of one year related experience and experience as lead worker or indirect supervisor.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Skilled in:

Theatre lighting/audio technician.

Basic electronics and soldering.

Detail oriented.

Multitasking capabilities.

Good verbal and written communication.

Ability to:

Troubleshoot and minor repair of theatre lighting/audio.

Work Environment and Physical Demand:

Lift, carry, push, pull, install or remove objects weighing 20 to 49 pounds.

Lift, carry, push, pull, install or remove objects weighing in excess of 50 pounds.

Reach and grasp objects.

Stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

Stand for extended periods of time.

Use of video display terminal.

Use of manual dexterity and fine motor skill.

Communicate information orally and in writing.

Receive and understand information through oral and written communication.

Proofread and check documents for accuracy.

Work with equipment or perform procedures where carelessness may result in injury.

Experience exposure to uncomfortable work environment due to extreme temperature, noise level and other conditions.

This job description is intended to be generic in nature and describe the essential functions of the job. It is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. The essential duties, functions and responsibilities, and overtime eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.

Employment InformationPlease review the following information in order to apply for a position at Palm Beach State College:
  • Carefully review the minimum qualifications advertised for the available position as only applicants meeting the minimum requirements will be considered.
  • Background Check/ Drug Screen may be required based on the specific requirements of the position for which the application is being submitted. Employment is contingent upon the passing of a drug test and upon completion of a criminal background investigation.
  • An important goal of the Office of Human Resources is to respond to all applicants once a selection is made. Please take notice of the position closing date advertised. Whenever positions are filled, the Office of Human Resources responds to all applicants who have submitted applications.

Application Deadline

This position is open until filled


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