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City of Chandler Salary Plan - 2013-14
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OT Status Legend:
Non-Exempt = Hourly Position
Exempt = Salaried Position
Excellence is the responsibility of everyone at the City of Chandler. We lead by our core values in constant pursuit of excellence:

*Commitment – Dedicate oneself to consistent and excellent public service
*Innovation – Implement unique, creative and cost-effective solutions
*Communication – Communicate in a positive, honest and productive manner
*Integrity - Adherence to high ethical standards
*Diversity – Promote inclusiveness and impartiality throughout the organization
*Personal Responsibility – Take initiative to achieve excellence and accept accountability
*Respect – Demonstrate a high regard for others
*Teamwork – Promote cooperative efforts, open communication and trust

All City employees are expected to conduct themselves in a way consistent with the above values.

 
Job Description
SENIOR PRODUCTION COORDINATOR    

Pay Grade: 24                    FLSA Status: Exempt
Job Group: Professional (P)            Class Code: S054    
Effective Date: 7/01                Revision Date:     8/03, 7/05
            
Classification Summary:
The primary function of an employee in this class is to supervise and coordinate the work of regular and temporary workers performing semi-skilled and skilled technical work, to facilitate events on the Arts Center’s schedule, to contact event sponsors to determine needs, and to arrange staffing, lighting, sound, staging, and other necessary items.

Essential Functions:
Essential Functions are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills. They are intended to be accurate summaries of what the job classification involves and what is required to perform it. Employees are responsible for all other duties as assigned.
Coordinates, schedules and oversees crews for shows, concerts, and productions during set ups and performances to assure that lighting, stage preparation, sound equipment, or other technical preparations are completed to specification independently and with little supervision;
Gathers and disseminates event information;
Schedules regular and temporary staff to meet user needs;
Plans, organizes, and supervises work of subordinates;
Recruits and trains employees;
Initiates and prioritizes budget proposals of operational and capital purchases;
Represents the Center and City to community and school groups;
Supervises production area records, billing information, and maintenance logs;
Provides data to Arts Center Manager to assist in planning Center goals;
Advises on the booking and scheduling feasibility of events;
Supervises purchases of supplies and equipment to meet production goals;
Defines and implements production area goals;
Develops scope of work for major purchases and services by vendors;
Oversees technical operations and determines methodology for provision of technical services;
Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with City policies and procedures;
Works in a safe manner and reports unsafe activity and conditions. Follows City-wide safety policy and practices and adheres to responsibilities concerning safety prevention, reporting and monitoring as outlined in the City’s Safety Handbook.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of:
Standard practices in theatre operations;
Modern stage lighting, scenery construction, and sound design as conducted in modern indoor theatre facilities;
Procedures and techniques required for installation and maintenance of stage lighting and electronic sound systems equipment; safety requirements associated with such equipment;
Stage rigging practices;
Supervisory techniques and practices;
Budgeting procedures and practices.

Ability to:
Supervise regular and temporary staff;
Research and prepare budget proposals;
Coordinate production area purchases;
Determine appropriate operating methods for regular and unique services;
Envision a production and anticipate and plan for technical needs and preparations;
Understand written and verbal instructions and apply them to the installation of sound, lighting, and scenery systems;
Perform a wide variety of duties and responsibilities with accuracy and speed under the pressure of time-sensitive deadlines;
Demonstrate integrity, ingenuity, and inventiveness in the performance of assigned tasks;
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Supervision Received:
The work is performed under the supervision of the Arts Center Manager.

Supervision Exercised:
This position supervises and coordinates the work of regular and temporary workers performing semi-skilled and skilled technical work.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Technical Theatre Production or related field; and
Four (4) years of previous experience in technical theatre work; or
Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.

Work Environment:
The primary duties of the position are performed in an environment where the employee may be exposed to risk or danger.

Essential Physical Abilities:
Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to discern verbal instructions, communicate effectively in person and on a telephone, hear sounds within normal range of conversation, distinguish emergency warning sounds, and determine the direction of sounds;
Sufficient vision or other powers of observation, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to comprehend written work instructions, review, evaluate, and prepare a variety of written/typed production materials, set up lighting, sound, and audio equipment, and direct a crew of workers;
Sufficient manual dexterity, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to operate theatre equipment and other related equipment;
Sufficient personal mobility, flexibility, and physical reflexes, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to reach, stoop, bend, kneel, and climb stage equipment, lift over 40 pounds, and continuously stand or sit for an extended period of time.