Local Stage Crew
Job Details
Entry
Walton Arts Center & Walmart AMP - , AR
Part Time - Day of Show
High School
Varies including days, nights & weekends
General Labor
Job Summary & Responsibilities

At Walton Arts Center/Walmart AMP, we strive to be the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay and do their best work. We pride ourselves on bringing the best entertainment to our audiences in Northwest Arkansas, and we know our organization runs on the hard work and dedication of our passionate and creative employees.

Our organizations’ dedication to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion is clearly reflected in our values: Relevance; Inclusivity; Sustainability; Excellence. Diversity is a commitment at Walton Arts Center/Walmart AMP. We are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us different.

 

Position Overview

The Local Stage Crew provides a wide variety of technical and production support to touring shows and artists at the direction of touring road crews and WAC / AMP’s Production Department heads.  This involves moving equipment from the trucks to the appropriate positions throughout the venue, “running” cable, “building” the stage and scenery, assembling and operating theatrical equipment, and performing cues and other functions during the performance.  Following the final performance local stagehands will take the show apart and load it back onto the trucks.

 

Principal Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

  • Unload equipment from tractor trailers and move to the appropriate locations throughout the venue.
  • Build or assemble various aspects of the show such as the stage or scenery, lighting towers, sound, props…etc.
  • Assist with technical aspects during shows or events including, but not limited to, sound, lighting, staging, wardrobe, hair/wigs, props, and hospitality for artists as well as crew.
  • Disassemble all show equipment, pack, and reload tractor trailers following the last performance.
  • Assist in technical equipment operation, maintenance, and replacement
  • Assist with orderly maintenance of stage and backstage areas
  • Represent Walton Arts Center / Walmart AMP at both on and off-site events, as requested.
  • Maintain security and safety requirements utilizing best practices and as defined by operations guidelines. 
  • Maintain professional working relationships with teammates, fellow staff members from other departments, vendors, patrons, and tenants of leased spaces.
  • Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures

 

Qualifications

The work environment as well as the intellectual, social, and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education, Training, Traits

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Basic Safety Training is required and will be provided by WAC / AMP before starting work
  • Experience using basic hand tools such as wrenches, pliers, drills…etc. is preferred
  • Reliable and punctual  
  • Flexibility with hours including early mornings, late nights, and weekends
  • An on-going desire to learn and improve
  • Ability to troubleshoot and problem-solve while keeping a calm and professional demeanor
  • Ability to communicate effectively to provide excellent support to a diverse array of coworkers, artists, and performers from all over the world
  • Ability to make decisions in a fast-paced work environment
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude
  • Ability to work independently as well as with others to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices
  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards

 

Work Experience

  • Experience in electrics, carpentry, or wardrobe is preferred

 

Physical

  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly
  • Must be able to endure standing or walking for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to endure outdoor elements including cold, heat, wind, and/or precipitation

 

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