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State of Washington Classified Job Specification


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Class Code: 202H
Category: Information Services


Plan, coordinate, maintain and implement all stage and concert hall facilities and equipment of an auditoria.

Distinguishing Characteristics

Positions in this class supervise Stage Technicians and other involved in technical theater duties and independently solve technical and personnel problems that may arise. Recommend and implement policies and procedures for the use of the facilities, and manage the theater plant facilities and equipment of the auditoria.

Typical Work

Supervise the use of all stage and theater equipment and be responsible for the safe operation of all equipment;

Supervise and direct stage crews during performances;

Supervise setup and take down, and operation of lighting, sound and other supportive activities for various auditoria events and be responsible for the maintenance of audio recording equipment;

Maintain technical facilities correspondence with guests’ artists and performing groups coming to the campus;

May teach or assist in classes relating to technical theater;

Coordinate the use of the facilities with campus departments, maintain schedules and equipment use and act as liaison with users groups;

Supervise the construction of scenery, lighting, audio recording and equipment setup and correspondent tasks for auditoria users;

May design scenery and lighting;

Perform related duties as required.

Legal Requirement(s)

There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.

Desirable Qualifications

A college degree with concentration in stage management, technical theater or related field


three years of experience in stage craft, stage lighting, stage design and/or stage studio work.


Two years of experience as Stage Technician 2, or equivalent.

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.

Examination Requirements

  • A job element examination (including written, E & T and oral components) scored on the basis of job related experience, training, skill, ability, and other elements which are established through job analysis.

Class Specification History

New class adopted May 17, 1973.
Revise class. Revises minimum qualifications; adopted July 2, 1990.
Revise class. Revises class code (formerly 3575); adopted May 10, 2007, effective July 1, 2007.