The Shakespeare Theatre of NJ
Florham Park, NJ

Expires: 07/17/20

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$950/week salary plus benefits

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey in Madison, NJ is seeking an experienced Technical Director to join our production team. This position is a 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 50 pounds, be comfortable working at heights around 25, and possess a valid drivers license with a clean driving record and experience driving trucks 24 in length. Ideal candidate has a BFA/BA in technical theatre and at least 2 years professional experience. Qualified candidates should submit cover letter, resume, 3 references, and portfolio to Steven Beckel, Director of Production + Facilities at sbeckel@shakespearenj.org. No Phone calls please. The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Steven Beckel

Director of Production + Facilities


(973) 845-6790

Fax: (973) 845-6789

Business Address

3 Vreeland Rd

Florham Park, NJ 07932

Posted: 01/17/2020 09:46:53 EST

Last Updated: 01/17/2020 12:00 EST

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