Reading Public Schools

Theatre Technician (720)

Job Posting

Job Details

TitleTheatre Technician
Posting ID720

The Reading Public Schools is seeking applicants for Theatre Technicians.


Salary: $12.00 (min) to $15.00 (max) per hour


Overview: Theatre Technicians will be responsible for the proper set-up, execution and break down of theatrical lighting, audio, A/V and communication systems for the Reading Public School’s rental program.


Desired Experience:

  • Comfortable working with rental groups including dance studios, karate studios, guest speakers, choral groups, band organizations and theatre companies.
  • Experience with troubleshooting, creating, recording and editing theatrical lighting cues within an ETC Element Lighting Console or similar console
  • Experience with manual fader (A/B) lighting consoles
  • Comfortable with hanging, focusing and circuiting single lighting fixtures for use with gobos or used as lighting specials for events
  • Experience using Behringer, Soundcraft or similar sound consoles
  • Ability to work with and troubleshoot sound systems including patching and mixing
  • Experience with wireless microphones, wired microphones, floor microphones and Lav microphones
  • Set-up and operation of Telex wired communication systems
  • Ability to set-up, troubleshoot and operate simple A/V components 
  • Experience in Stage Management or similar role multi-tasking with lighting/sound cues
  • Basic knowledge of theatrical spaces including curtain operation

Varied hours & schedule; will require night and weekend hours


One year of experience preferred.



Must be able to lift up to 50lbs. Job may require: standing, sitting, climbing ladders, working with heights.

Shift TypePart-Time
Salary Range$12.00 - $15.00 / Per Hour
LocationReading Public Schools

Applications Accepted

Start Date05/09/2019

Job Contact

NameKevin GerstnerTitleCustodial Manager