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Production Operator

Req ID: 24812
Vacancy Type: Part-Time 
Number of Positions: 15  
Closing Date: 10/15/2024

Job Summary

The Live Event and Media Production team is looking for experienced Technical Operators. Working as part of a larger team your expertise will be used to support Festivals and Events at Celebration Square, Meadowvale Theatre and Paramount Fine Food Centre. Technical Operators are responsible for setting up and running festivals and events at each of these facilities.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Setup Production Systems (Lighting, Audio, Video, Cameras, Staging, Rigging, etc) and provide programming according to the event requirements.
  • Create and maintain paperwork required to operate festival or events. Including plots, Input lists, cue list, etc.
  • Work with clients and artists to ensure production requirements are met.
  • Provide System troubleshooting and onsite repairs when required.
  • Lead production crews in setups, operation and changeovers. 
  • Follow best practices and ensure safety of staff, venue and equipment at all times.
  • Provide guidance to other Staff helping to develop and enhance their skills.
  • Preform equipment onsite maintenance to ensure equipment stays in a state of good repair

Skills and Qualifications

  • Advanced operational knowledge in at least one typical Production Systems ( Digico, MA, ETC, Tricaster, or similar). With 1 – 3 years experience operating consoles for festival or events.
  • Experience with setup and operation of production equipment and systems.
  • Understanding of signal flow and troubleshooting.
  • Understanding of the characteristics of different lighting, audio, or video protocols and how they function.  
  • Ability to produce high quality work quickly under pressure.
  • Working knowledge in standard computer and industry software such as MS Office, QLab, Capture, Workbench, etc.
  • Ability to lift supplies and equipment such as lighting fixtures, staging decks, truss, motors, and other production equipment.

Hourly Rate/Salary: $ 20.77 - $ 26.24 (As of April 1, 2024: $ 21.19 - $ 26.76)
Hours of Work: up to 40 
Work Location: Various location 
Department/Division/Section: CMS/Community Services Dept , CMS/Recreation & Culture Division , Culture & Events 
Non-Union/Union: Non Union 


A Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check (Level 2) or Vulnerable Sector Check (Level 3) will be required of the successful candidate, at their own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. You can also check your application status in your candidate profile online. 

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Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
The City of Mississauga is committed to creating a respectful and supportive workplace that fosters a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion which broadly reflects the communities and residents we serve. Throughout the employee life cycle, the City is working to include an EDI lens to attract, retain and support the growth of diverse talent. 

Learn more about the City’s commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.

The City of Mississauga is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to removing barriers in our selection process for people with visible and invisible disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. 

If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.   



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