Electrics Assistant - Aspen Opera Center

Department: Operations
Location: Aspen, CO

Aspen Music Festival and School Ė Aspen Opera Center - Electrics Assistant 

The Electrics Assistant works under the supervision of the Master Electrician and other Aspen Opera Center staff supporting the electrics department. This position includes assisting in the hang and focus of electrics based on each productionís specific needs for a two-show summer opera season. Typical duties also include assisting with programming and the repair and maintenance of lighting fixtures and may involve follow spot operation and/or assistance on run crew for each of the seasonís productions.

Qualifications: Currently pursing or graduated with a BA/BFA in Technical Theatre with an emphasis in lighting design. Previous theatrical electrics experience, required. Candidates must have sensitivity to the needs of staff, designers, guest artists, faculty, and student performers and a proven ability to work well with others. Candidates also must be independently motivated, possess a sense of humor, be able to lift up to 50 lbs. and climb stairs and ladders comfortably. Additionally, candidates must have a valid driverís license for the summer of 2018. A DMV check will be conducted for the candidate hired.

Duration: June 11 - August 22, 2018

Compensation: Hourly wage plus seasonal housing

Application procedure:  Please complete the online application and attach your cover letter and resume (with references) where prompted. PDF files only.  

No phone calls please.

Application Deadline: December 31, 2017 

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