Elgiva Box Office 01494 582 900

Elgiva Box Office 01494 582 900

Job vacancy – Senior Theatre Technician

We are looking for someone to lead our technical team and coordinate the technical support needed by our wide-ranging programme.

Senior Theatre Technician
37 hours per week

Salary of £26,564 per annum

Closing date for applications: Sunday 23rd October 2022
Interviews scheduled for: Monday 31st October 2022

Located in Chesham, 28 miles north-west of London and owned and managed by Chesham Town Council, The Elgiva, is a busy, vibrant theatre with a varied programme of live and screened events.

We are looking for someone to lead our technical team to coordinate the technical support needed by the wide-ranging programme. To do this, you will lead a small team of contracted and casual staff. Competent in all technical theatre disciplines, you also be experienced in the management of health and safety as it relates to technical theatre.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience of:

  • Working in a theatre or similar environment for at least two years

  • Managing health and safety as it applies to technical theatre

  • Conducting risk assessments

  • Interpreting and delivering the technical riders from incoming companies

  • Managing and rostering a small team

You will be an organised all-rounder, competent in theatre sound, lighting, stage craft and projection. A team player, you will also work well on your own.

As the first point of contact for incoming companies, you will be confident, flexible and a good communicator.

As well as being an effective planner with an attention to detail, you will also have the commercial insight to meet departmental budgets.

In addition to working within a great team, we also offer the following benefits:

  • Local government pay grade rise each year subject to satisfactory performance
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Reimbursement of professional fees
  • Comprehensive development and training
  • Discounted membership at Chesham Moor Gym and Swim

For an informal discussion, please contact David Cooper, Theatre Manager, on 01494 582902.

Download the job description here. 

Download the application form here.

CVs are not acceptable forms of application.

Completed application forms should be emailed to Kathryn Hallett, Head of Finance, Chesham Town Council at kathryn.hallett@chesham.gov.uk

Blue Haze

Find out more about one of our Love Elgiva Retail Partners, Blue Haze – one of “Chesham’s Jewels”.