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Theater Technician

Theater Technician

Website Aurora Fox Arts Center

Safety Standards: Our company uses the Community Standards for Theatre for Colorado

Theater Technician (Full-time)

Posted 07/03/2024


Aurora Fox Arts Center – 9900 E Colfax Ave Aurora, Colorado 80010-5013


It is an exciting time to work for the City of Aurora, we’re growing and looking for dedicated and collaborative individuals to join our team of talented and valued employees. Excellent organizations have a set of principles, or core values, that are used to implement their mission and vision. Those values represent the touchstone for the organization, guiding the decisions of the individuals and the organization. At the City of Aurora, we demonstrate our excellence by modeling the CORE 4 Values of: Integrity, Respect, Professionalism, and Customer Service, and we welcome all who share these values to apply.
Why Work for Aurora?

  • Make a difference in the lives of real people every day
  • Diverse community
  • Competitive total compensation package
  • Well-Funded General Employees Retirement Plan
  • Light rail station minutes away
  • On-site fitness center and overall employee well-being programs Internal educational programs to assist with career advancement
  • Access to innovation workspaces


The Hiring Range for this position is: $19.92337 – $24.90422/Hourly.

The deadline to submit applications is Monday July 22nd, 2024. Please note, The City of Aurora will conduct ongoing screenings of applications on a first come, first-serve basis; as soon as we determine to have a qualified pool of applicants, this position may close quickly and without notice.

Reporting directly to the Fox Technical Director, the Theater Technician is responsible for the theater’s lighting, scenic installation, sound, operation and upkeep.


  • Performing or assisting in carpentry and building projects
  • Operating specialized and heavy equipment
  • Operating sound and or lighting equipment
  • Performing routine repair and maintenance to equipment, infrastructure, facilities and/or other related items
  • Troubleshooting systems
  • Resolving complaints
  • Identifying potential areas of operational concerns
  • Monitoring regulatory compliance
  • Performs other duties as assigned


An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that demonstrates required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered.

High School Diploma or GED

At least 2 years of lighting and theatre tech equipment

Licenses and Certifications Required:
Colorado Driver License with good driving history


Essential Personnel:

When a local announcement of emergency or disaster is declared by the City, all City of Aurora employees may be required to work as essential personnel.

Physical Demands:

  • Moderate to heavy physical work requiring ability to lift a maximum of 100 pounds
  • Frequently lifts and carries objects weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Considerable walking and standing
  • Frequent performance of activities requiring full range of body movement including bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, grasping, and climbing (on tall ladders)
  • Hand/eye and hand/foot coordination for operation of tools, equipment, and motor vehicles to pick up materials
  • Vision to read reports, manuals, set plans, and monitor/observe lighting and technical instruments
  • Hearing/listening for troubleshooting and warning signals
  • Speech communication to provide technical information and instructions, and to communicate with employees, contractors, clients, and citizens

Work Environment:

Works primarily in theatre/stage environment with exposure to noise, dust, and fumes; often works nights and weekends.

Equipment Used:

Tools and technical equipment common to stage production work; limited motor vehicle.

For Veterans preference:  Please show all of your employment history, including military service and related documentation (DD214) on the application.
The City of Aurora is an equal opportunity employer.  We are required by state and federal agencies to keep certain statistical records on applicants.  It will not be used in any way to discriminate against you because of your sex, race, age, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, disability or military status, gender identity, unless related to a bona fide occupational qualification as defined by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and the Equal Opportunity Commission.
Despite the changes in Colorado law, the City of Aurora maintains a drug-free workplace.  A positive test of marijuana is grounds for disqualification and ineligibility for employment with the city for one year or termination once hired.

Drug Testing, Thorough Criminal Background Check, and Employment References:
As a condition of employment, all applicants selected for employment with the City of Aurora must undergo a thorough criminal background check and drug screening. Employment references will be conducted on finalists for City of Aurora vacancies.

To apply for this job please visit auroragov.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com.

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