Recruitment #23-114-4263

Job Description

Loudoun County Parks, Recreation & Community Services (PRCS) is dedicated to connecting all communities through exceptional people, parks, and programs. Our goal is to make Loudoun the community of choice through outstanding experiences while promoting diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility. We collaborate to deliver programs and community services that provide social, personal, economic, and environmental benefits to last a lifetime. Come be a part of something that matters!

We are seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Technical Assistant. Under the designated supervisor's general direction, this position assists with stage productions for the county. This position provides technical training and support of performing Arts Center programs; assists with preventive and corrective maintenance; provides room set-up/clean-up for performances; assists with stage lighting, sound, registration, and unloading of equipment or costumes; and ensures volunteers and performers follow safety guidelines. A successful candidate should be able to work independently and meet deadlines in a team-oriented work environment. PRCS serves a diverse population including but not limited to youth, adults, individuals with disabilities, and seniors.

We are currently hiring at the following location: 

  • Franklin Park Performing and Visual Arts Center, Purcellville, VA

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Oversees facility maintenance program and equipment in the theater. 
  • Completes special projects with the team for Arts Center events like Winter Lights Walk or Lunar New Year. 
  • Provides customer service and may perform other essential job functions. 
  • Provides technical training to Center staff, volunteers, and community groups and assists with the management of 250-seat theater activities and rentals.

Salary commensurate with experience

Loudoun County Regular Full-time Employees are eligible for full benefits including but not limited to the following as a part of a total rewards package! 

  • Retirement from the Virginia Retirement System (VRS) 
  • Annual leave 
  • Sick leave 
  • Annual Paid Holidays 
  • Group Health Plan 
  • Group Life Insurance 
  • Exceptional Performance Recognition 
  • Credit Union Membership 
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 
  • Education and Career Development

Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Theater, Theater production or a related field; prefer at least 6 months experience working on the technical side of theater or a performing arts center environment. or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Requirements


  • Knowledge of fundamentals of lighting, sound, projection, and live streaming theater technical systems. 
  • Knowledge of theater and performance operations including digital audio systems and ETC ION lighting console. 
  • Knowledge of safety in set design and construction, safe and efficient use of tools; safety, and emergency procedures.

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

Criminal background and DMV records check are required. Valid driver's license