Merola Opera Program
Technical Director / Stage Hand
Seasonal Full-time, Non-union (Tentative dates: June 8 – August 23)

Work on two non-union productions and two non-union concerts
Oversee technical crew
Assist with hiring additional stagehands for load-in and strike
Create and maintain tech schedules
Coordinate with the Electrics, Props, Wardrobe, Wig and Makeup, and the Scene Shop to schedule pick-ups and drop-offs
Rent box trucks for the above pick-ups and drop-offs
Coordinate with Scheduling and Stage Management
Purchase necessary consumable items
Rent necessary equipment
Keep an accurate budget of monies spent
May conduct research for props, electrics or other
Responsible for all aspects of the productions and concerts
Assist with other duties as assigned

3 years of related theatrical work experience required
3 years of working backstage and running shows required
College degree preferred
Knowledge of power tools and scenic construction techniques required
Knowledge of theatrical electrics required
Must be able to lift heavy loads (50 lbs)
Work varied hours, including nights and weekends
Car or truck preferred – may need to pick up consumables and tools or transport small set and prop pieces
Comfortable driving 24’ box truck preferred
Driver’s License required
Must have clean driving record
Must be able to work as a San Francisco Bay Area local

Email resume to sfoperacenter@sfopera.com