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Near West Theatre
Assistant Technical Director
The Assistant Technical Director is responsible for providing primary support to the Technical Director, including assistance in the construction of all scenic elements and in the leading and training volunteers in set construction.
Reports to Technical Director
None at this time.
JOB CLASSIFICATION: Full-time, exempt
EDUCATION: Associates degree in carpentry or other related trade skills. Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree with an emphasis in Technical Theatre, or equivalent professional experience preferred.
EXPERIENCE: 2+ years of technical theater production experience highly preferred; 2+ years of finish carpentry experience required. Capable of driving 24’ box truck.
PHYSICAL: Must be able to regularly stand, walk, use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls, and talk and hear. Must be able to stoop, squat, or kneel, and reach above the head. Must be able to lift 40-50 lbs. Must be able to climb 40’ ladder to access catwalk system if needed. Must be comfortable with heights of 40’ on a catwalk system and a single person lift.
WORK SCHEDULE: 9:00a to 5:00p (M-F), includes occasional evenings and weekends as needed
To apply for this opportunity, please send your resume and a cover letter to the attention of: Amy Clausen at email@example.com