Technical Director

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description

Salt Lake County…A career with a purpose in the community you love!

Salt Lake County invites you to explore our exciting career opportunities. We seek highly enthusiastic individuals to enrich our County with your experience and talent. If you enjoy working in a team environment that is committed to changing the lives of its community, please keep reading.

What it is like to work here:

At Salt Lake County our culture is woven into all aspects of our work and our employees’ lives, from the way we treat each other to the way we support the community.  To promote and foster a fun and healthy work environment, we appreciate employees through great benefits, a healthy work life balance and room to grow and develop.

Surround yourself with:

Peers who are motivated to make a difference in the lives of those we serve. We serve Salt Lake County and envision a safe and beautiful place for all to live work and have fun. Salt Lake County is about connecting people and championing our community.  Community is more than a place…. it’s our heart and service that bring us together.

We encourage a work life balance:

Working for Salt Lake County is more than just a paycheck.  A career with Salt Lake County includes several benefits and perks.  We support our employees with 12 Holidays, up to 24 vacation days, 12 sick days and one personal day every year.

Additional Benefits include:

  • Retirement options for hybrid pension/401(k) or 401(k) only with a 10% contribution
  • Medical coverage including a 100% county paid premium option-Dental and Vision coverage including coverage for adult designees
  • Health Savings account with a county contribution up to $1200/year, Flexible Spending Account
  • 100% county-paid Long-Term Disability and Short-Term Disability option
  • Professional Development
  • Plus: Onsite medical clinic, childcare and gym; hospital insurance, pet insurance auto and home insurance and discounts at County facilities.


Acts as a technical director and assists with, supervises, and coordinates daily operations and activities of Center for the Arts facilities.


  • Six (6) years of experience in stage lighting, production audio, theatrical rigging, or theatrical production management, of which two (2) must have been supervisory; OR an equivalent combination of related education and experience.
  • Employees in this job may be required to receive an FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine in order to comply with presenter health & safety guidelines at Arts & Culture venues. COVID-19 vaccines approved for emergency use may be substituted in order to meet this requirement. Employees may be exempted from this requirement based on allowable exemptions under applicable law and will be assigned to duties that do not require vaccination based on health & safety guidelines.


  • Supervises all stage activities and equipment installation, maintenance and use.
  • Assists with the daily operations of Center for the Arts facilities and ensures buildings are maintained and operating safely and efficiently and are properly evacuated in case of emergencies.
  • Assigns duties, schedules tasks, and ensures completion by facilities operations workers and contracted cleaning crews.
  • Coordinates with event management team to ensure that all event’s needs, and activities are planned and executed to the client’s satisfaction.
  • Ensures the safety and proper evacuation of facilities in the event of an emergency.
  • Assists with the future planning for building and equipment needs.


  • Theatrical lighting and sound systems operation and programming
  • Scenic design, carpentry, props, electric and construction
  • Music, opera, dance, film, video, radio and video
  • Effective public relations techniques
  • Crowd control and evacuation techniques
  • Event set up and management procedures and techniques
  • Union work rules and pay scales
  • Technical theatre and stage management
  • Needs and procedures of touring productions

Skills and Abilities to:

  • Organize and plan effectively
  • Perform basic computer functions
  • Use computers to schedule HVAC systems and operate modern lighting consoles and basic office computers
  • Perform accurate mathematical functions
  • Maintain professional conduct during time of stress and pressure
  • Effectively communicate in written and verbal form
  • Work effectively with the public, promoters, civic, and fine arts staff
  • Project management including budget and implementation strategy


Must be able to climb ladders and cat walks, perform physical labor in all types of weather conditions, and routinely lift up to 75 pounds.


***Work schedule includes evenings, weekends, holidays and split shifts***


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