Backstage Employment Network This live entertainment industry job board is brought to you by Timeless communications, publisher of Projection, Lights and Staging News, FRONT of HOUSE and Stage Directions Magazines. http://www.plsnbookshelf.com/jobs en_US Audio/Video/Lighting Engineer Opportunities <p><span><span style="font-family: arial; color: black; font-size: x-small;"><span style="font-family: arial; color: black; font-size: x-small;"><span style="font-family: arial; color: black; font-size: x-small;"> <div><strong><span style="font-size: x-small;">JOIN THE JAR TEAM!</span> </strong> <span style="color: red;"><span style="font-size: x-small;"><br /> <br /> </span></span> <span style="font-size: x-small;"><strong>JEAN ANN RYAN PRODUCTIONS </strong>is </span>seeking Technical Engineers <span style="font-size: x-small;">with strong Audio/Video/Lighting Experience </span></div> <div></div> <div>Immediate Employment opportunities available <span style="font-size: x-small;">for</span> land based projects in addition to onboard deluxe, six-star Cruise vessels, Candidates preferred with at least five years of professional experience and possess strong organizational skills.</div> </span></span><br /> <strong>JOB REQUIREMENTS<br /> </strong><br /> <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><span style="font-size: x-small;">A</span>udio Skills/Experience and Equipment: </span> <div>-Digital consoles,console software and plug ins (Mostly Yamaha)</div> <div>-Wireless microphone systems &amp; wireless headset microphones.&nbsp;</div> <div>-Wireless in ear monitoring systems</div> <div>-Audio post production skills (editing, mixing, processing, &amp; basic recording)</div> <div>-Personal computer with multi track Digital Audio Workstation (ex. Pro Tools, Cubase, Logic, etc.)</div> <div>-Audio interface (USB, Thunderbolt, FireWire, etc) with 16 analog or digital outputs and all cables for transferring realtime audio via optical ADAT or analog TRS.</div> <div></div> <div><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Video Skills and Equipment: </span></div> <div>-Knowledge of Apple computers</div> <div>-Experience with QLab v3 programming.&nbsp;</div> <div>-Knowledge of video projections, LED wall mapping and programming, aspect ratios, video codecs, video conversion and video switching.</div> <div>(Optional - HD DSLR or equivalent video camera with shotgun or lapel microphone. Knowledge of video editing and processing software)</div> <div></div> <div><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Lighting Skills: </span></div> <div>-Basic theatrical lighting design</div> <div>-Programming of various conventional and moving lights.&nbsp;</div> <div>-Programming experience on Hog 3, Hog 4, Grand MA 2, and ETC consoles <span style="font-family: arial; color: black; font-size: x-small;"><span style="font-family: arial; color: black; font-size: x-small;"> <div><br /> <span style="text-decoration: underline;">Benefits include: </span> <br /> <br /> <span style="font-size: x-small;">E</span>xotic around-the-world itineraries <span style="font-size: x-small;">.</span> <br /> Round-trip Airfare <br /> <span style="font-size: x-small;">Room and Board&nbsp; </span> <span style="font-size: x-small;">(</span>6 Star Deluxe Cruise Ship <span style="font-size: x-small;">onboard accommodations)</span> <br /> Competitive Compensation <br /> <span style="font-size: x-small;"><br /> <br /> <span style="text-decoration: underline;">Please submit resume to:</span><br /> <a title="mailto:jarjobs@jarproductions.com" href="mailto:jarjobs@jarproductions.com" target="_blank">jarjobs@jarproductions.com</a></span></div> </span></span></div> </span></span></p> http://www.plsnbookshelf.com/jobs/category/amusement-park-cruise-ships/AudioVideoLighting_Engineer_Opportunities.htm 26 Jun 2015 13:57 +0000 Scenic Shop Foreman / Production Manager <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Job Description</span>&nbsp;</p> <p>We are a Scenic Shop looking for a talented and dependable person to join our team as a Shop Foreman/Manager. Experience as a Scenic Carpenter/Installer working in Corporate Event and/or theatrical scenery manufacturing is preferred. Must have supervisory experience and the ability to organize the progress of multiple employees working on multiple projects.&nbsp;</p> <p>The Shop Foreman position will require the supervision of 8 to 12 shop employees while also overseeing the Rental Inventory personnel. The Foreman must be able to lay out builds per provided drawings, must be able to work within tight deadlines, plus be able to work well individually, and as part of a team.</p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Job Requirements:</span></p> <p>Experience as a stagehand working special events and shows required&nbsp;</p> <p>Minimum 5 years experience as a stagehand/lead carpenter and/or shop foreman managing multiple projects, multiple employees and trade contractors preferred&nbsp;</p> <p>Extensive knowledge of woodworking and metalworking practices, procedures, techniques, tools and equipment, materials, specifications, quality control, cost control, safety and applicable building codes&nbsp;</p> <p>Ability to work with various materials, including lumber, metal, acrylics, paint&nbsp;</p> <p>Mathematical skills and analytical skills necessary to do material and labor estimates&nbsp;</p> <p>Proficient at blueprint reading&nbsp;</p> <p>Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and written; Bilingual in Spanish would be a plus&nbsp;</p> <p>Must be available to work various shifts, including some evenings and weekends&nbsp;</p> <p>Ambitious, self-starter, with good work ethic&nbsp;</p> <p>There will be some client interaction, so a pleasant and service-oriented demeanor is required&nbsp;</p> <p>Final candidates for the position living outside of the metro Phoenix area will be required to travel to our shop in Phoenix, AZ for a 2-week trial period of employment; local accommodations and flights will be paid for by the company, in addition to 2 weeks&rsquo; salary.&nbsp;</p> <p>Must pass criminal background check and pre-employment drug screening&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Job Duties:</span></p> <p>Supervise shop carpenters and personnel during the fabrication of scenic components, while clearly explaining steps, providing clear directions, and answering questions about fabrication processes to employees and subcontractors.</p> <p>Quickly identify potential project delays, needed design modifications and potential scheduling conflicts, in order to generate and implement needed modifications&nbsp;</p> <p>Establish relationships with all parties involved in the fabrication process that will facilitate harmonious working relationships during projects, and permit prompt resolution of problems and conflicts as they occur.</p> <p>Organization and tracking of all rental department inventory&nbsp;</p> <p>Assist with the build, install and strike of scenic components&nbsp;</p> <p>Assist with the loading and unloading of trucks&nbsp;</p> <p>Occasional driving of a 26&rsquo; truck, mainly for local installs, required</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Compensation: $40,000.00 to $50,000.00 per year, based on experience</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Benefits including Group Health Insurance available after probationary period</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> http://www.plsnbookshelf.com/jobs/category/staging-mfg-rep-firms/Scenic_Shop_Foreman__Production_Manager.htm 22 Jun 2015 13:22 +0000 Rental Account Sales Representative <p>Creative Stage Lighting is looking for an energetic, people-oriented and detail conscious individual to join our rentals team as a Rental Accounts Sales Representative.</p> <p><strong>Job Duties Include:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Proactive sales outreach and prospecting</li> <li>Receiving incoming sales calls</li> <li>Generating customer quotes and contracts</li> <li>Troubleshooting and resolving customer technical issues when necessary</li> </ul> <p><strong>Skills Required:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Established experience in entertainment lighting including but not limited to automated lighting, LED Technology and lighting control consoles</li> <li>Strong interpersonal skills and outward sales efforts</li> <li>Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines</li> </ul> <p>Entertainment touring experience is preferred, but not required. Creative Stage Lighting offers excellent benefits including a 401k with company match, paid time off. Does this sound like a fit for you? If so we want to hear from you.</p> http://www.plsnbookshelf.com/jobs/category/touring-production/Rental_Account_Sales_Representative_1.htm 11 Jun 2015 09:57 +0000 Rigger / Automation Technician <p>At Royal Caribbean International, we believe that great vacations begin with great employees!&nbsp; As a leader in the cruise line industry, RCI is continuously seeking dynamic, energetic, experienced professionals to join our team.&nbsp;&nbsp; With our innovative fleet of ships visiting five continents, each offering adventurous ways to explore the globe, this could be a great opportunity to let your career set sail with us!</p> <p>We are currently searching for Riggers / Automation Technicians to join our team, who are responsible to set up, operate, inspect and repair / maintain performer flying systems and stage rigging / automation equipment.</p> <p>Must have a strong working knowledge of theatrical rigging systems including automated systems, winch/motorized rigging, ground rigging, high steel and climbing.&nbsp; Must possess the ability to troubleshoot, repair and maintain automated and manual rigging systems.</p> <p>Must be willing to work onboard for six month contracts.</p> http://www.plsnbookshelf.com/jobs/category/amusement-park-cruise-ships/Rigger__Automation_Technician.htm 11 Jun 2015 09:05 +0000 Sound Technician <p>At Royal Caribbean International, we believe that great vacations begin with great employees!&nbsp; As a leader in the cruise line industry, RCI is continuously expanding and seeking dynamic, energetic, experienced professionals to join our team.&nbsp;&nbsp; With our innovative fleet of ships visiting five continents, each offering adventurous ways to explore the globe, this could be a great opportunity to let your career set sail with us!</p> <p>We are currently searching for Sound Technicians to join our team, who are responsible for operating and maintaining all aspects of the sound system(s) in various entertainment venues for rehearsals, shows, special events and other activities.</p> <p>Must be proficient in the operation of sound consoles from Yamaha and DiGiCo.&nbsp; Must be skilled at all aspects of live audio from microphone and monitor placement to front of house and monitor mixing.&nbsp; Must be able to do basic troubleshooting and basic, routine maintenance on many types of audio gear including amplifiers, consoles, outboard audio gear and backline equipment.</p> <p>Must be willing to work onboard for six month contracts.</p> http://www.plsnbookshelf.com/jobs/category/amusement-park-cruise-ships/Sound_Technician_1.htm 11 Jun 2015 09:00 +0000 Lighting Technician / Programmer <p>At Royal Caribbean International, we believe that great vacations begin with great employees!&nbsp; As a leader in the cruise line industry, RCI is continuously expanding and seeking dynamic, energetic, experienced professionals to join our team.&nbsp; With our innovative fleet of ships visiting five continents, each offering adventurous ways to explore the globe, this could be a great opportunity to let your career set sail with us!</p> <p>We are currently searching for Lighting Technicians / Programmers to join our team, who are responsible for programming, operating and maintaining all aspects of the show lighting and related systems in various entertainment venues for rehearsals, shows, special events and other activities.</p> <p>Must be proficient in the operation of Wholehog 3 and 4 lighting consoles, and have the ability to do basic troubleshooting and maintenance on several types of conventional and intelligent lighting fixtures, scrollers, ETC Sensor dimming systems, fog and haze systems.</p> <p>Must be willing to work onboard for six month contracts.</p> http://www.plsnbookshelf.com/jobs/category/amusement-park-cruise-ships/Lighting_Technician__Programmer_2.htm 10 Jun 2015 23:33 +0000 Technical Director/Teacher <p>Floyd Central High School is seeking a Technical Theatre teacher.&nbsp; In addition to teaching Technical Theatre classes, this person will coordinate all technical aspects of our extensive production season.&nbsp; Some responsibilities are listed here:</p> <p>&bull; Coordinate and facilitate the technical aspects for all productions;<br /> &bull; Assist students in the design and construction of scenery;<br /> &bull; Oversee and manage the use of technical equipment and facilities, including the scenic shop, lighting, sound, and rigging resources;<br /> &bull; Maintain a clean, safe environment in theatrical venues and work spaces;<br /> &bull; Maintaining auditorium facility and set-up of auditorium events<br /> &bull; Coordination of theatre arts rentals<br /> &bull; Collaboration with Director of Theatre Arts and other applicable staff members<br /> &bull; Such other duties as may be assigned by the principal or his/her designee.</p> <p>Nestled in the hills of southern Indiana, yet only a 15-minute drive from Louisville, Kentucky, Floyd Central is home to nationally-recognized performing arts programs. The Theatre Arts department produces 6+ major productions each year and offers courses in Acting, Musical Theatre, and Technical Theatre. Recognized as a leader in Theatre Education, our Theatre Arts program has flourished for decades. For more information, take a look at our department website: <a href="http://www.floydcentraltheatre.org/" target="_blank">www.floydcentraltheatre.org</a>.</p> <p>Begins Fall 2015</p> <p>To Apply...</p> <p>Visit <a href="http://www.applitrack.com/nafcs >http://www.applitrack.com/nafcs/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=High+School+Teaching&amp;subcategory=Drama%2FTheatre</a></p> http://www.plsnbookshelf.com/jobs/category/secondary-school-education-positions/Technical_DirectorTeacher.htm 03 Jun 2015 06:33 +0000