CONTACT PERSON/IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:
Chaz Brastow, Director of Production

START DATE:
Training/introductory shift 4th week in June

COMPENSATION: Hourly, $15 per hour, max 29 hours per week 

HOURS: June 25th 2-9pm, July 9 2-9pm, July 24, 25, 25, & Aug. 1 10am-9pm, Aug. 13 & 27 2-9pm, Aug. 14 & 28 10am-4pm, Sept. 10 & 24 2-9pm, Sept. 11 &25 10am-4pm 
As all events are outdoors. There is the possibility events will have to be moved to rain dates; these will generally be on Sundays following scheduled dates, but there is some fluctuation. 

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT 
People’s Light is an equal opportunity employer. We work to cultivate a deep and wide reach in order to connect with prospective employees who have varied experiences and skills, a collaborative attitude, and the capacity and desire for growth.

NON-DISCRIMINATION HIRING POLICY 
People’s Light seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to create an antiracist, socially just, and inclusive presence in Chester County and our surrounding community. People’s Light does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. Applicants from populations historically underrepresented in the theatre field are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION 

The Lighting Support Technician provides assistance to the Master Electrician at Peoples Light for outdoor Car Concerts. This new member of our team will gain experience with and knowledge of lighting equipment, programing, protocol, and method. The ideal candidate is an attentive learner, though some knowledge is helpful, interest is most desired. The Support Technician will mostly interact with the Master Electrician, but will also need to work with the sound equipment crew and band members on occasion. The ideal candidate also thrives within timelines; each event is tightly timed and learning and reacting quickly and efficiently is important to the team and the performance as a whole. This is primarily a support role, not an independent or lead position, suited for an entry level professional who is ready to learn on the job. This is for a temporary position. There is the potential for additional Overhire work in the future. 

 

The LIGHTING SUPPORT TECHNICIAN will: 

  • Liaise with the Master Electrician on all needs for the specific show 
  • Take direction well and develop confidence with equipment  
  • Be able to lift needed sound equipment and cabling 
  • Be and efficient and pro-active member of the team 
  • Additional tasks as appropriate to the needs of each show 

 

REQUIRED SKILLS 

  • Able to lift and move about 50lbs 
  • Able to work outdoors for an 8 hour shift (water, shade, and breaks provided) 
  • Able to work on a ladder occasionally 
  • Able to work independently, proactively, and with a positive attitude 
  • Interest and enthusiasm for working on live shows 
  • Strong communication and listening skills 
  • A commitment to Equity and Inclusion 
     

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE 

  • Knowledge of basic power and cabling 
  • Experience as a stage technician a plus 
  • Knowledge of running a light board is a plus 
  • Bilingual (Spanish) 

 

TO APPLY 

Please submit a cover letter describing both your interest in theatre and/or technical production overall and in this position at Peoples Light specifically, a resume, and 2-3 professional references to Chaz Brastow at brastow@peopleslight.org.

Application deadline: May 31, 2021 (or until filled.)