Grosse Pointe Public School System
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI
EDUCATION | Professional Job

Expires: 03/11/24

Job Dates



$15.61 /hr - $21.18/hr D.O.E. biweekly

The Grosse Pointe Public Schools In Grosse Pointe, MI (Just Northeast of Detroit), are seeking a PAC Shop Technician. (This is our Level II (of 3) stagehand position.) Interviews will take place as qualified candidates apply -- hiring will take place as soon as possible.

To apply please follow this link: http://www.generalasp.com/GPSchools/onlineapp/JobPostings/view.asp?Category=Hourly+subcategory=Performing+Arts+Center+AppliTrackJobId=3685+AppliTrackLayoutMode=detail+AppliTrackViewPosting=1


The job of Shop Technician is to assist the technical director to create, implement, direct, monitor, evaluate, and promote the district+rsquo;s visual and performing arts programs; represent the programs within the community; and provide leadership, creative, and technical support as assigned.

This person is an expert in their respective fields and can work independently or lead small groups.


Promotes the visual and performing arts program for the purpose of improving the quality of student outcomes and encouraging student development, including the recruitment of students for the program, and creating opportunities for students to participate.

Collaborates with a variety of internal and external sources (e.g., principals, theater staff, band, choir, etc.) for the purpose of developing or implementing and maintaining services and/or programs and serving as a liaison and information/process resource.

Participates in a wide variety of meetings that involve a range of issues related to visual and performing arts (e.g., program offerings, funding status, participation levels, scheduling, etc.) for the purpose of conveying and gathering information, evaluating topics/materials, identifying appropriate actions, and/or developing recommendations.

Responds to inquiries of students, other school personnel, community representatives, etc. for the purpose of providing information, assistance and/or direction regarding the program and student activities.

Assist Technical Director in Scenic, Lighting and Technical Design for all productions within the district.

Be an integral part of each production+rsquo;s run-crew.

Assist in ensuring compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, regulations and standards of quality and safety

With Technical Director will meet with clients, other technical staff and booking and programming personnel to discuss production needs.

Install, maintain, repair, and coordinate the use of stage equipment, including sound and lighting systems and equipment.

Assist in supervising professional and student stagehands as assigned; supervisory duties include instructing, planning and assigning work, reviewing work, maintaining standards, coordinating activities, allocating personnel and acting on employee problems

Train staff and students in the proper use of tools and equipment.

Assist other departments with maintenance needs as requested.

Utilize various clerical and computer supplies; electrician+rsquo;s tools, supplies and parts; hardware; cabling; hand and power tools, stage supplies, etc.

Interact and communicate with various groups and individuals such as the immediate supervisor, coworkers, other District staff, clients and their representatives, and the general public

Perform entertainment service technical duties at a general level of proficiency with an understanding and demonstration of basic theatrical technical skills.

Troubleshoot needed maintenance and make minor repairs on sound systems, audio speakers, video components and other technical equipment as assigned.

Participate in establishing a welcoming atmosphere and supportive learning environment in the Grosse Pointe Public School System.

Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment.

Skills Knowledge and Abilities

Specific skills required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include:

adapting to changing work priorities

applying pertinent laws, codes, policies, and/or regulations districts and/or agencies

organizing and communicating information and concepts

overseeing financial transactions

operating standard office equipment

planning and managing projects


Specific knowledge required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job includes:

principles, practices and procedures related to performing arts programs

methods of planning and staging of productions

live event design

Maintain knowledge of current trends and technology in technical theater.

pertinent laws, codes, policies, and/or regulations and safety practices and procedures.

Specific abilities required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include:

adapting to frequent interruptions

meeting deadlines and schedules

providing leadership, direction, and team building

communicating with diverse groups

working extended hours that may include evenings and/or weekends

Working Environment

The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands:

lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling

climbing and balancing

stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling

and significant fine finger dexterity

Generally, the job requires 20% sitting, 40% walking, and 40% standing. One may be exposed to dust and other allergens present in a typical construction and/or performing arts build site. Additionally one will be exposed to various lighting conditions, including darkened walkways and stairwells.


High School Diploma or GED Equivalent

Minimum of 5 years+rsquo; experience working in a performing arts environment or equivalent preferred.

Work Schedule

12 Month position
Must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends when needed


$15.61 /hr - $21.18/hr D.O.E.


PJ Veltri

Technical Director



(313) 432-3260

Business Address

20601 Morningside Dr

Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236

Venue Address

Grosse Pointe Schools

20601 Morningside Dr

Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236

Posted: 09/11/2023 23:05:00 EST

Last Updated: 09/12/2023 07:00 EST

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