The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey is seeking an experienced Technical Director to join our production team. This position is full-time, year round and will be responsible for constructing or sourcing scenery for all events and shows, maintaining our 20,000 sq. ft. scene shop and storage areas in a safe and secure manner consistent with all OSHA regulations, supervising and training all scene shop staff including seasonal, over-hire, and intern labor, and managing all show and seasonal budgets that relate to the shop. Qualified candidates should have excellent carpentry and welding skills, proven rigging experience, hand and CAD drafting knowledge (VectorWorks or AutoCAD), and a solid knowledge of modern methods of constructing and controlling scenery. Must have proven leadership ability, teamwork skills, and a strong work ethic. Must be able to foster a culture of safety and be knowledgeable in OSHA regulations for shop and stage. Excellent time management skills and the ability to work on multiple projects at the same time a must. Should be able to lift 75 pounds, be comfortable working at heights exceeding 25 feet, and possess a valid driver's license with a clean driving record and experience driving trucks 24 feet in length. Ideal candidate has an MFA or BFA/BA in technical theatre and at least 2 years professional experience.
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 10:00am
How to Apply:
Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Steven Beckel, Director of Production and Facilities at SBeckel@ShakespeareNJ.org. No phone calls, please. The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer.