59E59 Theaters
New York, NY

Expires: 03/11/20

Job Dates

Full Time


$29.00 per hour

59E59 Theaters is seeking a full time Theater Technician for a busy not-for-profit Off-Broadway theater complex located at 59 East 59th Street in New York City. The building contains three performing spaces and presents a curated program of the best American and international theatrical works new to New York City produced by not-for-profit companies. The Theater presents about 36 plays per year.

This position supervises and assists, as needed, visiting theater companies with house systems and equipment during show calls and evening technical calls including load in and load out, and is the venues primary advocate for the venues needs during their work hours.

Supervises HVAC, fire alarm, fire safety, and security systems and other aspects of the physical plant, including but not limited to waste disposal, cleanliness and tidiness of public and backstage areas during their work hours.

Conducts or assists on a regular basis sorting, inventory, maintenance and cleaning tasks. Maintains a professional, courteous, and helpful attitude towards colleagues and visiting companies at all times. Reports directly and regularly to the Production Manager.

- Working knowledge of ETC Ion with basic set up and programming skills.
- Working knowledge of QLab 4 with basic set up and programming skills.
- Basic knowledge of theatrical lighting, audio, projection, Clear Com, and network troubleshooting skills
- Detail oriented regarding space maintenance, cleanliness and organization
- Tact and composure under pressure
- A willingness to get their hands dirty and handle-facilities related issues as they arise.
- This job works nights and weekends. Currently Sunday and Monday as days off.

Qualified candidates should email a cover letter (in body of email) and resume (as a Word or PDF attachment) including 2-3 work references to jobs@59e59.org, with your full name/Theater Technician in the subject line. Only those considered good candidates for the position will be contacted. No phone calls please.

59E59 Theaters is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information about 59E59 Theaters, please visit our website at http://www.59e59.org.

Wage: $29.00/hr
Normally 40 hours per week, this is a full-time position including benefits


Brian Beirne

Managing Director



(212) 753-5959

Business Address

59 East 59 St.

New York, NY 10022

Posted: 09/11/2019 17:10:40 EST

Last Updated: 09/11/2019 21:00 EST

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