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LC Stage Hand

at City of Fort Collins

Posted: 11/15/2019
Job Reference #: 2233
Categories: Other/General
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POSITION TITLE: LC Stage Hand (Hourly)
REQUISITION #: req2233
DEPARTMENT: Lincoln Center
LOCATION: LINCOLN CENTER
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Fluctuating Hourly
HOURLY RATE: $14.00 per hour (based on relevant experience)
SELECTION PROCESS: Open until filled
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SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Lincoln Center Theater Operations Manager , Production Coordinators and House Leads, assists during work calls for load in and load out of large professional touring shows. Duties may expand to technical support for local bookings or running crew positions.

Essential Duties:

Stage Hands perform duties in support of backstage technical services. Assignments in areas of specialization and experience may be accommodated.

  • Light crew works with the House Lead Technician or Touring Master Electrician in hang, focus, operation and maintenance of house light plot and road show rigs, as well as Follow spot operation.
  • Sound crew works with the House Lead Technician or Touring Sound Engineer in set up, running cable, sound check, operation and maintenance of house sound system and/or road show systems.
  • Stage carpenters assist Touring Master Carpenter in assembly and rigging of pre-constructed scenery.
  • Wardrobe crew assists Touring Wardrobe Manager in organizing, preparation, maintenance and operation of wardrobe, acting as dressers during the show and being available for laundry and mending off-hours. Specialization in wigs a plus.
  • ALL crews assist in unloading theatrical equipment from touring trucks to the stage and reloading at strike.

Working Hours:
Workis performed at various hours throughout the day, from early morning to late atnight, and variously throughout the week. Work commitment can range froma few calls a few times per season to more regular scheduling, based on availability,experience, compatibility and scheduling needs.

Work Environment:
Unloading/loadingtrucks and setting up touring equipment requires employees to work both onstageindoors and outdoors, under varying weather conditions.

Physical Demands:
While performingthe duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand,walk, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; use handsto finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee must frequentlylift, push or move up to 30 pounds, and occasionally team-lift, pushand/or move up to 100 lbs.

Awide range of physical activity is associated with stage work. Thisincludes lifting and pushing heavy objects with and without assistance,shifting wheeled crates, pulling ropes of counter weight systems, using handtools, standing, sitting or walking. Occasional fine motor skills inwiring, sewing and fine work may be required.


Minimum Qualifications:
Atleast 18 years old. Knowledge, experience, education and/or training inTechnical Theatre skills required. The qualified applicant must be willing andable to do strenuous work in a productive and efficient manner. Followsdirections and works well in team situations. Self-directed, responsibleand uses good judgment. Presents a positive image while working in publicsettings.


The City of Fort Collins will make reasonable accommodations for access to City services, programs and activities and will make special communication arrangements for persons with disabilities. Please call (970) 221-6535 for assistance.

The City of Fort Collins is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for positions for which they have applied without regard to gender (regardless of gender identity or gender expression), race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age 40 years or older, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy or other characteristics protected by law. For the purpose of this City policy “sexual orientation” means a person’s actual or perceived orientation toward heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality.

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