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SMG Stagehand in Dubuque, Iowa

POSITION SUMMARY: Stagehand work is part-time/on-call labor. Duties will include event set-up, show work, stage tear down or theater performances, rock/country concerts, sporting events, touring shows and other events in the Five Flags Area and Five Flags Theater. MAJOR RESPONSIBLITIES * 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. WORKING CONDITIONS: * 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. * Will work around other job schedules and school in some cases. * Work hours are casual, part-time, on call. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: * 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. * Must be a minimum of 18 years of age. Valid Drivers License or State ID Card and Social Security Card. * Maintain neat/clean, well-groomed appearance. "SMG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans to apply. VEVRRA Federal Contractor." Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled