Avenel Performing Arts Center
Avenel, NJ
Concert / Event

Expires: 06/04/19

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$16 per hour

Up to 30 hours per week $16 / hour, non-exempt
Starting Date: Early April 2019
This is a per show, as needed position. Regular hours are not guaranteed.

Skills and Requirements:
The Deck Hand / Follow spot operator will be a general crew member during load in, set up and strike. This positions sole responsibility will be to operate the follow spot once technical rehearsals begin through performances.
- Experience with follow spot operation is required. Must be able to accept constructive criticism and direction from management, performers and clients.
- Availability and willingness to work extended hours, including nights, weekends, holidays.
Must work the entirety of a given production.
- Assist other production department personnel when engaged non-jurisdictionally in the set-up, operations, technical production, and strike of concerts, recitals, and events.
- Punctuality, professionalism, and a positive collaborative attitude when working with clients and co-workers.
- Must possess a professional skill level, and trade "craftsmanship" associated with the ability to perform the duties and responsibilities as a representative of the APAC.
- Familiarity with professional theatre practices and techniques
-Familiarity with all other standard theatrical equipment.
- Adhere to OSHA and standard Theatrical Safety practices.
- Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
- Must be comfortable ascending and descending a straight ladder up to 20.

With its year-round calendar of events, the Avenel Performing Arts Center promises to energize the community with music, theater, comedy, dance and more. Being within walking distance of the Avenel Train Station, the Avenel Arts Center is part of the brand-new Station Village at Avenel, also consisting of a new restaurant, shops, and luxury apartments/townhouses. The theater is set to open early 2019 with 5-7 shows per week.
The Avenel Performing Arts Center is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

To apply: send cover letter, resume and three references to info@avenelarts.com
Please write PRODUCTION / FS OP in the subject line


Jason Irons Maria Cameron

Technical + Production Dept.


(732) 587-1960

Business Address

150 Avenel St.

Avenel, NJ 07001

Posted: 12/04/2018 12:25:00 EST

Last Updated: 12/05/2018 09:46 EST

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