Technical Assistant

The Den seeks skilled and motivated theatre technicians to assist the Technical Manager facilitate nightly event operations of the building.  Candidates should have a basic understanding of both lighting and sound systems, and be able to do basic troubleshooting on both.
Responsibilities Include:
  • Help Technical Manager facilitate the setup and teardown of sound and lighting systems as needed and scheduled based on the events occurring in the building.
  • Oversee technical needs of prime time, off-night, late night, and one-off events, and troubleshoot issues that might arise during these events.
  • Answer basic technical questions from renters and replace malfunctioning equipment as needed (lamps, instrumentation, etc) while on duty.
  • Ensure that scheduled events have all technical needs necessary to run their event, and retrieve any additional equipment as needed.
  • Oversee load-in or load-out procedures of rental companies as scheduled.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Technical Manager.
Skills & Qualifications: 

Evening, late night, and weekend availability required. Basic knowledge of theatrical lighting and sound systems required. Candidates must be comfortable working on ladders, lifting up to 50 lbs and working with power tools as needed. Position is part-time, 10-20 hours per week.

To Apply: 

To apply, please submit a letter of interest and a resume to Andrew Vanderbye at Please include Tech Assistant in the subject line. 

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Andrew Vanderbye