The Job of a Lifetime - Shop Technician/Driver at AirMagic Special Effects

Date Posted: Sep 10, 2019
Application Deadline: Sep 27, 2019
Start Date: Oct 07, 2019

Salary Range: Other
Province: Ontario
Region: Metro Toronto Area
City: South Etobicoke
Employee Benefits: Other (e.g. flex time, comp tickets, etc.)
Check Additional Info section for more Employee Benefits
Organization's Field/Discipline: Business
Job's focus: Creative & Administrative
Job Type: Full-time
Career Level: Intermediate

Organization Description

AirMagic Special Effects
AirMagic is a full service special effects business focused on live performance and live events. As well as our production work, we have a thriving retail and rental business. Our services range from pyrotechnics to dancing water fountains to propane flame effects. Our rentals range from smoke and snow machines to confetti and streamer cannons to cool mist fans and tents.

Job Description

Become part of the AirMagic Special Effects Team!

Learn about the equipment and the tecniques of live Special Effects.
Bbecome a certified Pyrotecnician and Special Effects genius!
Responsibilities include:
·     Service and maintenance on Special Effects equipment.
·     Learn to pick and pack rental equipment
·     Check in Rental returns
·     Work closely with Retail & Rental department and assist with organizing deliveries, shipping, tracking and maintaining retail inventory.
·     Assist clients loading in and out.
·     Pickup and shop for hardware and supplies.
·     Occasional weekend work may be required.
·     There will be heavy lifting
As you learn more about our equipment and effects, you may occasionally go out on load-ins, setup and strikes with our Production team. Eventually you may do small jobs on your own. That’s the path we hope for.


You MUST have…
Experience and/or knowledge of Live Performance or Live Event technical production.
Valid Driver’s License – Clean driving record
Be comfortable driving in the city
Be organized and Reliable – Work safely - There will be heavy lifting…
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Ability to multi-task and prioritize

Additional Info:

AirMagic has been making Special Effects magic for over 30 years. We are committed to be the premier Special Effects provider in Canada for live performance, special events, theatre, concerts, and music festivals.
Our shop in south Etobicoke is well served by transit and easily accessible by road.
As well as full production services and custom fabrication, we rent and sell all manner of special effects hardware... from fog machines, to confetti cannons to indoor snow machines, and we sell the consumables to support them. We deliver them and pick them up from our clients and/or their events.
We also need to pick up various bits and pieces from our trusted suppliers, and of course from Home Depot and Canadian Tire. Who doesn’t?

We are seeking a happy, motivated, team player. Someone confident, enthusiastic, friendly and energetic with a genuine desire to provide outstanding service, able to communicate their thoughts and ideas, who enjoys interactions with professionals and the public, and has an interest in the behind-the-scene magic of special effects! Ideally you want to find a place to put down roots, learn and grow. 

How to Apply:

Email resume and a letter about yourself to


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