Overland Park, KS
Jun 17, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Job Description

Serves as crew for performance space within the Carlsen Center and any other venue used for a performance.

PROVIDE MANUAL LABOR for the set-up and tear down of a show or event, in one or more of the following departments:

Electrics: Set up/operate lighting instruments, spotlights, anything needing to be powered on the set.

Sound: A branch of the electrics department deals specifically with the set-up/operation of microphones, speakers and all other sound equipment.

Carpentry: Set-up staging, trusses, scenery, backdrops. The carpenter is in charge of a fly system, if used. During the show, the carpenter is responsible for any changing of scenery.

Properties: This crew is responsible for set decorations and any hand-held items used by the actors during the show.

Wardrobe: Work with costumes. Prepare them for use (hang up on racks, ironing, mending) and assist the performers to change costumes during the show.

Video: Set up video walls/screens and projectors.

Backline: Assist with musical instruments.

Pusher: Pushes cases to and from loading dock to floor.

Loader: Unloading/loading of all crates from trucks or buses.

Maintenance of stages and equipment during times when productions are not taking place.

Tracking Code

Required Skills

High School graduate or equivalent required.

Good communication and organizational skills. Ability to lift 60+ pounds. Valid KS or MO driver's license. Willing to work flexible schedule, including days, evenings and weekends as required. Polite and professional demeanor at all times. Capable of following instructions and working well with others. Tolerant of outdoor work in heat or cold, when needed.

PREFERRED Positive attitude and constructive communication. Basic knowledge of troubleshooting with stage equipment. Ability to identify a C wrench from 100 feet away a plus. Experience in computer light and sound boards.

Required Experience

Benefit Information:

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Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.


In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College welcomes the application of any qualified candidate and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, veteran's status, sexual orientation, or other factors that cannot be lawfully considered.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email.

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Job Location
Overland Park, Kansas, United States
Position Type
$12.11 per hour. Eligible for voluntary tax sheltered annuity, JCCC Hiersteiner Child Center, and Staff Development
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Special Instructions
Please attach documents with your application that describe your theatrical backstage or other stagehand work experience.