The Public Theater
New York, NY

Expires: 09/02/20


$1375 per week

The Public Theater seeks a Seasonal Assistant Lighting Supervisor to join a team of four full-time Assistant Lighting Supervisors responsible for coordinating and executing lighting plans for assigned projects. This position will specifically focus on supporting our operations surrounding Free Shakespeare in the Park at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. The Lighting Department works to find innovative and creative ways of managing resources to turn our designers visions into reality. This position is a Seasonal posting starting March 30th, 2020 and continuing through September 6th, 2020.

The Public seeks to reflect the diversity of the city we serve. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply.

Key Accountabilities:
Coordinate with the Lighting Supervisor, Production Electrician, designers, and other departments to advance lighting plots
Supervise show Master Electrician teams to prep, hang, and focus lighting equipment
Help to recruit and train freelance labor
Maintain and inventory equipment
Work to improve department processes and procedures
Supervise overnight work calls (8pm-4am) during tech and previews
Plan and lead the load-out of the Delacorte Theater at the close of the summer season
Promote and enforce safe workmanship and working conditions
Perform other duties as assigned

Experience in Master Electrician roles on large-scale productions
Proficiency in Word, Excel, Lightwright, and Vectorworks
Understanding of basic lighting programming and show networking, especially ETC systems
Knowledge of basic theater rigging and modern lighting equipment
Strong supervisory skills, organization and attention to detail
Adept communication and customer service competencies
Ability to maintain calm demeanor under pressure in a fast-paced environment to meet deadlines
Overnight work calls are required during tech and previews

The Public is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation, national origin, ability, age, or veteran status.

This is an Exempt position, according to the Fair Labor Standards Act. This position pays $1375 per week and is not eligible for overtime. Please submit cover letter and resume to jobs@publictheater.org.


Manny Bejarano

Associate Director of Human Resources


(212) 539-8519

Business Address

425 Lafayette Street

New York, NY 10003

Posted: 03/02/2020 11:07:13 EST

Last Updated: 03/02/2020 14:00 EST

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