House Technician – Lights & Sound

  • Full Time
  • Port Colborne
  • On site
  • $44,000 – $45,000
  • Deadline: June 21, 2024
  • June 21, 2024

Lighthouse Festival Theatre


Reporting to the Technical Director for all day-to-day technical matters, and to the Production Manager for administrative matters (e.g., hours and scheduling), the House Technician will primarily be responsible for the smooth operation of Lights and Sound for all rental events and summer productions mounted or presented at Lighthouse Theatre, Port Colborne.

The House Technician must possess the required technical skills, be an effective communicator with excellent interpersonal skills, have demonstrated problem solving and time management skills, and be able to perform all the physical duties of the job with a strong commitment to Health and Safety.

Main Job Duties

· Assist rental guest load in, set up and tear down for each show.
· Execute all sound responsibilities for guest rentals or assist and/or guide guest sound personnel with set up and introduce them to our theatre equipment and capabilities.
· Prepare, hang, focus, and board programming for all rentals and summer shows in Port Colborne.
· Handle the transfer of any light and sound needs for each summer production in a timely manner.
Communicate needs with the Lighting Designer and Technical Director.
· Maintain all light and sound equipment as needed and inform the Technical Director of any equipment in need of repair or replacement.
· Keep an up to date inventory of sound and lighting inventory.
· Assist the Head of Carpentry and the Lighthouse Theatre team with the transfer, set up, and tear down of sets on the Lighthouse stage.
· Show operator for theatre productions.
· Responsible for preshow checks when required.
· Responsible for closing the theatre building when required.
· Attend all meetings, production and crew meetings, as scheduled by the Technical Director/Production Manager.
· Promote a health and safety conscious environment within the theatre.
· Identify, communicate, maintain and mitigate safety concerns in the theatre space, backstage, booth or dressing rooms.
· Hours may be varied dependent on operational needs and include evening and weekend expectations.
· Other duties as may be assigned by the Production Manager or Technical Director.


Cover Letter and Updated Resume’s required.

Lighthouse is committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace for our patrons, volunteers and employees. As an equal-opportunity employer, we welcome and encourage submissions from qualified individuals of all genders, cultures, ethnicities, sexual orientations, and abilities.

Accommodations are available upon request for applicants in the recruitment and selection process.

All applicants are thanked for their time in applying, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Interested applicants should send their cover letter and resume to Hailey Parker at

To apply, email your details to