Job Postings

Lead Venue Technician
Applications extended to April 2, 2020

We’re looking for the right individual to join our Production team on a part-time fixed term contract basis to offer terrific customer service and exceptional technical capabilities to Intrepid Theatre’s Festivals and presentations such as UNO Fest, OUTstages, and the Victoria Fringe Festival, as well as to our rental clients. Reporting to the Production Manager, you would mostly work in the Metro Studio Theatre (a 185-seat black box studio theatre), but occasionally also in the Intrepid Theatre Club (a 50-seat flexible black box), and off-site Fringe and other venues. Do you love the performing arts? Love greeting clients with a smile and helping them achieve their vision? Love tinkering with gear? Join our collaborative team and be a part of Victoria’s vibrant growing independent performing arts scene!

We’re looking for a friendly, positive, courteous, and caring person with a combination of lighting, audio, staging, and people and leadership skills and experience who is comfortable working as the main, and often only, technician for performances and events. The broad strokes of the role are:

  • Customer service — work with theatre users to achieve their goals, offering advice and assistance so that the shows run smoothly, keeping them on schedule and on budget
  • Technical skills – set up and run lighting, sound, and sometimes video playback for a variety of live performances and events; troubleshoot and resolve technical issues; some maintenance of equipment
  • Administration – work with the Production Manager to advance shows as needed, develop and carry out maintenance and strategic improvement plans; supervise casual stage crew during calls

To see the remuneration and terms of employment, click to read the full posting and detailed job description:


Don’t worry if you don’t have every skill covered! We want to work with the right person to grow their abilities and knowledge in all areas and offer them the opportunity to round out their tool kit.

Send resumes & inquiries to: Owen Schellenberger, Production Manager —

The deadline for applications is extended to April 2, 2020. We thank all applicants for their interest. Candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.

How to Apply

To apply, please read the full posting and email your resume and a cover letter outlining how your skills and abilities make you the ideal candidate, and references to the attention of:

Owen Schellenberger, Production Manager —

The deadline for applications is Thursday, March 26, 2020. We thank all applicants for their interest. Candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Intrepid Theatre is dedicated to fostering diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from candidates with a broad range of backgrounds including, but not limited to: race, ethnicity, indigeneity, gender, gender-identification, and sexual orientation.

Intrepid Theatre is committed to providing an environment free of discrimination, violence and harassment, where all individuals are treated with respect and dignity, have equal opportunities, and can contribute fully.

We also hire other casual staff over spring/summer for our festivals, please check back for seasonal festival postings, and contact if you would like to submit a resume. We recommend submitting expressions of interest by late April for summer postings.

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of the Lekwungen People, now known as the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations.