Senior Technical Assistant: Statutory (Courtyard Theatre)

South Africa
Oct 11, 2016
Jan 10, 2017
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Department of Drama and Production Studies

Senior Technical Assistant: Statutory (Courtyard Theatre)

Ref: D 311

Minimum Academic Requirements:

Senior Technical Assistant:

  • A National Diploma in Entertainment Technology or a National Diploma in Performing Arts Technology with specialisation in Sound and Lighting.


Minimum Professional Requirement:

  • Experience in the field of Entertainment Technology /Performing Arts Technology, Technical Entertainment Production.


Additional requirements:

The following would be considered advantageous:

  • Experience as a Theatre Technician.
  • Industry experience which includes Stage Management, Sound and Lighting Design and operation, Production Management, Events, Sound and Lighting rigging and equipment maintenance.


Summary of Duties:

  • Attend production planning meetings.
  • Plan and coordinate setup and strike of productions at the Courtyard Theatre.
  • Sound and Lighting design and operation for all productions at the Courtyard Theatre and productions presented by the department on or off campus.
  • Maintenance off all theatre equipment.
  • Production Management.
  • Stock control.
  • Technical support in all teaching venues and the department in general.
  • Complete all Administrative duties related to productions and obtained quotations for productions and projects.
  • The maintenance and coordination of the props ,décor costume and sound and lighting store,
  • Booking in and out of props, costumes and equipment.
  • Attend all Department functions and staff meetings.


Salary: R149136 to R249612 p.a, plus benefits

Contact Person: Ms M Mthembu, Tel 031 373 6316