Loading Image

Production Crew (Part-Time, Contract)


The City of Orillia has various openings for part-time contract Production Crew positions in the Business Development, Culture and Tourism Department at the Orillia Opera House.


  • Assist with the set-up, operation and maintenance of staging, lighting and audio-visual equipment required for theatre bookings including movies, performances, and meetings.
  • Assist with the execution of a safe load in/out from outside of the Opera House from the entrance to loading at the stage door and prepare the theatrical equipment on stage.  Also includes off-site locations including, but not limited to, the Rotary Aqua Theatre, Band Shell or Stephen Leacock Museum).
  • Familiarity with costume, set and prop construction materials to help accommodate specific stage requirements. 


  • A two-year college diploma within the technical production field or four years work experience in live events.
  • Knowledge of various types of stage equipment and procedures.
  • Excellent organization and communication skills.
  • An acceptable Criminal Record Check is required for this position, at the incumbents expense, prior to the employment start date.

Compensation for this position is $17.78 to $18.31 per hour. Hours of work will vary and will include evenings and weekends.

Applications will only be accepted by applying online. Please click the "Apply Now" button below.

We thank all applicants that apply and advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted. The City of Orillia is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free environment. Accommodation will be provided in all steps of the hiring process.  Please advise the City of Orillia Human Resources Department if you require any accommodations to ensure you can participate fully and equally during the recruitment and selection process. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection and Privacy Act, personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act 2001, S.O. 2001, c. 25, and will be used for the purpose of candidate selection. Questions about this collection should be directed to the Freedom of Information Coordinator, 50 Andrew St. S., Suite 300, Orillia ON L3V 7T5 or call 705-325-1311.