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Posted: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 12:10 AM


Company Name:Jefferson Parish Performing Arts Center

POSITION SUMMARY: Stagehand work is part-time/on-call labor. Duties will include event set-up, show work, stage tear down for theater performances, concerts, touring shows and other events in the SMG Jefferson Performing Arts Center


• Load and unload crates and equipment from trucks, which can include handling items that weigh up to several hundred pounds.
• Move, assemble and position scenery.
• Prepare, move, install and operate counterweight fly system.
• Hang, plug, patch, focus and operate stage lighting.
• Operate and maintain Xenon spotlights.
• Prepare properties for use on stage, place stage decorations, and care for stage floor.
• Stage rigging.
• Maintain wardrobe and "dress" performers.
• Maintain area in and around stage.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, supervisor(s) and co-workers.
• Perform other duties as assigned.


• Must be able to lift a minimum of 75 pounds repeatedly.
• Ability to work on catwalks and ladders exceeding 15 feet or higher.
• Flexible hours including weekends, nights. Some late night hours will be required.
• Daily starting times will vary depending upon requirements of the days work.
• Work hours are casual, part-time, on call.


• Energetic and responsible person, with good people skills and the ability to work with others as a team.
• Maintain attitude of "do whatever it takes."
• Remain flexible and adjust to situations as they occur.
• Experience as a stagehand or in performing various tasks related to stage and theatrical productions preferred.
• Ability to read and write required.
• Maintain neat/clean, well-groomed appearance.

To Apply Human Resources

SMG – Jefferson Performing Arts Center
6400 Airline Drive
Metairie, LA 70003

Applicants that need reasonable accommodations to complete the application process may contact504-465-9985.
SMG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and encourages Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities, and protected Veterans to apply.
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• Location: Kenner Louisiana, New Orleans

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