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26 Jun 2019

Full-Time Technical Director/Carpenter

LAKE WORTH PLAYHOUSE  Lake Worth, Florida, United States


Job Description

Help Wanted: Full-Time Technical Director

A non-profit theatre with a diverse array of offerings, including award-winning dramas, comedies, musicals, area premieres, Broadway favorites, children’s shows, live concerts, and alternative programming. In addition to its 6 show main stage season, 3 show black box season, we offer a variety of educational programs for adults and children, as well as community outreach initiatives.

We are seeking a full-time Technical Director/Master Carpenter to join our dedicated staff.

Responsibilities include:

  • Constructs the set as designed by the scenic designer.
  • Maintains all technical equipment including lights and sound.
  • Is able to manage volunteers in construction of the sets
  • Works with the Executive Director in developing effective deadlines and schedules for technical aspects of each production
  • Estimates set materials and labor timeline for the each production in order to maximize available resources
  • Works with Executive Director to develop and monitor as load in and load out of special events and rentals.
  • Supervises all shop volunteers and interns when applicable and conveys deadlines and priorities to them as well as insuring safe usage of shop tools
  • Attends production meetings
  • Trains stage crew in manipulation/use of light and sound board
  • Attends all technical rehearsals as needed


  • Strong carpentry skills.
  • Management and coordination skills with proven ability to prioritize and work effectively under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
  • Skilled in planning, budget setting, and reporting.
  • Ability to think creatively to overcome challenges, with limited resources
  • Calm / Professional demeanor
  • Experience with reading AutoCAD and other drafting documents preferred but not necessary.
  • Ability to work independently and to maintain a positive work atmosphere
  • Work schedule varies and includes evening and weekend hours

This is a salaried position.

Job Type: Full-time


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Job Categories: Theatre. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: carpentry, director, non-profit, stage, supervisor, and technical. States: Florida.

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