Theatre Technician

Posted: 08/14/2023

Paramount Center for the Arts
913 West St. Germain Street, St. Cloud, MN 56301
Theater Technician Job Description
Position Title:     Theater Technician
Reports To:         Technical Director
Hours:                   Varies, shows are generally on evenings and weekends; but weekday work may also
be required.
Job Summary: Responsible for accommodating performers with sound, lights, and stage assistance.
Job Duties include, but not limited to:

  • load ins/outs
  • stage direction
  • fly system/basic rigging
  • spotlight operation
  • stage maintenance
  • light system control and design principles
  • sound system control and design
Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • This position has no staff supervisory responsibilities but may occasionally be required to supervise volunteers
Education/Previous Experience
  • High School diploma is preferred but not required.
  • Experience is preferred but not required. Will train.
Skills Required
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective, pleasant, and respectful relationships with staff and performing artists, including local rental groups and national touring groups.
  • Must have the physical and mental capabilities to perform the job, which include: interpersonal skills, communication skills, attention to detail and following directions, ability to lift and carry 20-50lbs, comfortable working at heights (focusing lights and operating the fly system).
  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and appearance.
  • Willingness to learn and be flexible with tasks requested.
  • : Starting at $15/hour. Higher rates available for those with proven skills and experience.
To apply for this position, please fill out the online form or:
  1. Email a brief letter of interest and work history to  OR
  2. Send a hard copy of a letter of interest and work history to
Technical Director
Paramount Center for the Arts
913 West St. Germain Street
St. Cloud, MN 56301