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Production & Technical Positions

Positions

Interviews are required for all technical and production positions. The Festival’s contracts typically run May – September. Pay varies by experience and contracted dates.
Interested Production and Technical folks, please send a resume and a cover letter to:

Production Manager
productionmanager@idahoshakespeare.org

Current Positions

Scenic Carpenter/Welder – Idaho Shakespeare Festival is seeking applicants for the position of a Scenic Carpenter / Welder for its 2021 summer season. Applicants should have proven experience in theatrical carpentry and welding, including woodworking techniques, as well as an ability to read construction plans.   Experience with rigging or automation is a plus.  Ability to lift 75 lbs and work at heights up to 25 feet is required. The Scenic Carpenter / Welder position will report directly to the Technical Director and Assistant Technical Director. Part-time seasonal contract, running from early June to mid-August (dates flexible).  $550/week salary—no additional benefits. Local applicants are preferred, but housing/travel may be provided if the selected candidate is not local.  Applicants may apply by emailing a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to productionmanager@idahoshakespeare.org.

Scenic Carpenter – Idaho Shakespeare Festival is seeking applicants for the position of a Scenic Carpenter for its 2021 summer season.  Applicants should have a strong knowledge of theatrical carpentry and woodworking techniques, as well as an ability to read construction plans.   Experience with welding and rigging a plus but not necessary.  Ability to lift 75 lbs and work at heights up to 25 feet is required. The Scenic Carpenter position will report directly to the Technical Director and Assistant Technical Director.  Part-time seasonal contract, running from early June to mid-August (dates flexible). $500/week salary.  Local applicants are preferred, but housing/travel may be provided if the selected candidate is not local.  Applicants may apply by emailing a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to productionmanager@idahoshakespeare.org.

Health and Safety Manager – Idaho Shakespeare Festival and Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival are seeking applicants for the position of Health and Safety Manager, a new position developed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the need for increased attention to hygienic care in theatrical production work.  The Health and Safety Manager will be responsible for the pandemic compliance training for all production staff, overseeing the enforcement of social distancing and PPE distribution/usage, and the risk assessment and sanitization of all theatrical facilities.  The job holder will manage a small department of attendants who will aid in responsibilities, including the daily symptom screening and weekly COVID-19 testing required for safety in the workplace.  The department will also be responsible for contact tracing if the need should arise, and the Health and Safety Manager will be the company’s primary contact with the unions and local health departments regarding matters of COVID-19 safety.  The job holder must maintain complete confidentiality and HIPAA compliance in dealing with employees’ health information.  The Health and Safety manager will report directly to the ISF/LTSF Production Manager.  Candidates must have 2-3 years of professional production management, company management, or stage management experience, as well as 1-2 years of supervisory experience.  Applicants should have access to a personal vehicle that is not shared with others, as well as access to a laptop computer and proficiency with Excel and similar programs.  Position will require candidate to lift objects up to 50 lbs.  ISF/LTSF will provide Covid-19 Compliance Training. This full-time seasonal contract runs from May 17th to October 3rd, 2021, with the first two weeks being part-time (20 hours).  $1000/week salary (first two part-time weeks pro-rated). Applicants should be local to the Boise, ID or Lake Tahoe area.  To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to productionmanager@idahoshakespeare.org.

Health and Safety Attendant (6/14 – 8/15) – Idaho Shakespeare Festival is seeking applicants for the position of Health and Safety Attendant, a new position developed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the need for increased attention to hygienic care in theatrical production work.  The Health and Safety Attendant will report directly to the Health and Safety Manager, and will aid in the pandemic compliance training for production staff, enforcement of social distancing and PPE distribution/usage. The job holder will also assist with the daily symptom screening and weekly COVID-19 testing required for safety in the workplace and with contact tracing responsibilities, as well as regular cleaning and sanitization duties. The job holder must maintain complete confidentiality and HIPAA compliance in dealing with employees’ health information.  No degree required, but applicants must have a background in live theatre.  Applicants should have access to a personal vehicle that is not shared with others, as well as access to a laptop computer and familiarity with Excel and similar programs.  Position will require candidate to lift objects up to 50 lbs.  ISF will provide Covid-19 Compliance Training.  This contract will run from June 14th to August 15th, 2021. $15/hour wage.  Applicants should be local to Boise, ID.  To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to productionmanager@idahoshakespeare.org.

Health and Safety Attendant (6/14 – 9/12) – Idaho Shakespeare Festival is seeking applicants for the position of Health and Safety Attendant, a new position developed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the need for increased attention to hygienic care in theatrical production work.  The Health and Safety Attendant will report directly to the Health and Safety Manager, and will aid in the pandemic compliance training for production staff, enforcement of social distancing and PPE distribution/usage. The job holder will also assist with the daily symptom screening and weekly COVID-19 testing required for safety in the workplace and with contact tracing responsibilities, as well as regular cleaning and sanitization duties. The job holder must maintain complete confidentiality and HIPAA compliance in dealing with employees’ health information.  No degree required, but applicants must have a background in live theatre.  Applicants should have access to a personal vehicle that is not shared with others, as well as access to a laptop computer and familiarity with Excel and similar programs.  Position will require candidate to lift objects up to 50 lbs.  ISF will provide Covid-19 Compliance Training.  This contract will run from June 14th to September 12th, 2021. $15/hour wage.  Applicants should be local to Boise, ID.  To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to productionmanager@idahoshakespeare.org.

Health and Safety Attendant (8/16 – 9/26) – Idaho Shakespeare Festival is seeking applicants for the position of Health and Safety Attendant, a new position developed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the need for increased attention to hygienic care in theatrical production work.  The Health and Safety Attendant will report directly to the Health and Safety Manager, and will aid in the pandemic compliance training for production staff, enforcement of social distancing and PPE distribution/usage. The job holder will also assist with the daily symptom screening and weekly COVID-19 testing required for safety in the workplace and with contact tracing responsibilities, as well as regular cleaning and sanitization duties. The job holder must maintain complete confidentiality and HIPAA compliance in dealing with employees’ health information.  No degree required, but applicants must have a background in live theatre.  Applicants should have access to a personal vehicle that is not shared with others, as well as access to a laptop computer and familiarity with Excel and similar programs.  Position will require candidate to lift objects up to 50 lbs.  ISF will provide Covid-19 Compliance Training.  This contract will run from August 16th to September 26th, 2021. $15/hour wage.  Applicants should be local to Boise, ID.  To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to productionmanager@idahoshakespeare.org.

Box Office/Front of House Positions

Box Office Representative
Idaho Shakespeare Festival is seeking applicants for the position of Box Office Representative. The Box Office Representative will report to the Box Office Manager and their primary duty involves processing ticket orders for Festival patrons. Additional duties include working the ticket windows during general business hours, answering patron inquiries, and other tasks related to box office operations. Excellent customer service, data entry, and communication skills are essential. Experience with a ticketing system, particularly in Tessitura, preferred. This is a seasonal position with part-time hours (12-20 hours depending on availability) between May through September. Starting pay for this position is $10/hr. Applicants should be local to the Boise, ID area, over the age of 16 at the time of employment, and should have access to reliable transportation to and from the theater. Per company guidelines, all box office employees will be required to be properly masked and distanced from other staff and patrons during work hours, until further notice is given. To apply, please send a Resume to samantha@idahoshakespeare.org and request a 2021 Front of House Application.

Front of House Representative
Idaho Shakespeare Festival is seeking applicants for the position of Front of House Representative. The Front of House Representative will report to the Box Office Manager and their primary function is to assist House Management and the Box Office with the front of house operations during each performance. Duties may include (but are not limited to) directing patron traffic flow, answering general patron questions about the site and/or the production, as well as the care of all posted patron information. The successful candidate will be comfortable in a fast-paced environment, enjoy standing outdoors for extended periods of time, and possess excellent customer service and communication skills. This is a seasonal position with part-time hours (12-20 hours depending on availability) between July through September. Starting pay for this position is $10/hr. Applicants should be local to the Boise, ID area, over the age of 16 at the time of employment, and should have access to reliable transportation to and from the theater. Per company guidelines, all front of house employees will be required to be properly masked and distanced from other staff and patrons during work hours, until further notice is given. To apply, please send a Resume to samantha@idahoshakespeare.org and request a 2021 Front of House Application.

Souvenir Boutique Representative
Idaho Shakespeare Festival is seeking applicants for the position of Souvenir Boutique Representative. The Souvenir Boutique Representative will report to the Box Office Manager. Their primary function is to open, run, and close the souvenir boutique as well as assist patrons with purchases. Souvenir Boutique Representatives are required to ensure that products are stocked presentably, that the point of sale devices are cleaned each evening as needed, and to assist with other front of house operations tasks as needed. Excellent customer service, data entry, and communication skills are essential. Experience with point of sale systems, particularly in Square, preferred. This is a seasonal position with part-time hours (12-20 hours depending on availability) between July through September. Starting pay for this position is $10/hr. Applicants should be local to the Boise, ID area,  over the age of 16 at the time of employment, and should have access to reliable transportation to and from the theater. Per company guidelines, all box office employees will be required to be properly masked and distanced from other staff and patrons during work hours, until further notice is given. To apply, please send a Resume to samantha@idahoshakespeare.org and request a 2021 Front of House Application.

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