Production Entrance Supervisor
Job Details
Gaillard Center - CHARLESTON, SC
Part Time



Position: Production Entrance Supervisor

Reports to: Logistics Coordinator

Location: Downtown Charleston, SC

Hours: Part-Time; Hourly; will require early mornings, nights, and weekends


Organization Background

The Charleston Gaillard Center is an 1,800-seat performance hall located in Charleston, South Carolina. The facility also contains 16,000 square feet of exhibit and meeting space, along with office and public spaces. The Charleston Gaillard Management Corporation (CGMC) is a non-profit 501c3 organization responsible for managing the facility.


The Charleston Gaillard Center's mission is to provide the Lowcountry with a world-class performance hall, elegant venue space, and vibrant educational opportunities inspiring our dynamic community through the power of the performing arts. We seek to enrich the diverse community of Charleston with artistic and cultural experiences that are accessible and unique, and to serve as an education resource for generations to come. For more information about the Charleston Gaillard Center, please visit


Position Summary

The Production Entrance Supervisor (PES) is responsible for maintaining a security presence at the primary backstage entrance (Stage Door) or the Anson Street Loading Dock. When at the Stage Door location in the Performance Hall, the PES will be responsible for maintaining security by checking personnel documentation upon entry and exit and providing direction of equipment during loading and unloading. The PES will document and direct visiting personnel, and work in conjunction with the Performance Hall Technical Manager in securing backstage spaces such as dressing rooms, production office, and the green room. In the Exhibition Hall, the PES will maintain a security presence at the Anson Street Loading Dock, document and direct visiting personnel and vehicles, operate all loading doors and dock levelers, and work in conjunction with the Event Manager on duty in securing back of house service spaces. This role will be scheduled directly by the Logistics Coordinator and work closely with the management teams from both the Production and Technical departments.



  • Maintain security at primary backstage entrance and all backstage areas including: dressing rooms, production office, and green room

  • Check for credentials and document personnel entrance and exit when necessary

  • Ensure proper care, movement, and storage in back of house and service spaces

  • Operate entrance equipment such as loading dock doors and automated dock levelers



  • Reliable transportation

  • Must be willing and able to work a flexible schedule: mornings, afternoon, evening, weekends

  • A positive attitude and willingness to support the team

  • Ability to perform under stress

  • Ability to remain alert and visible for multiple hours

  • Diligence and attention to detail. 

  • Previous event security experience preferred


Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stand and exert well-paced mobility for up to 8 hours in length.

  • Must be able to frequently lift and carry up to 25 lbs.


Pre-Employment Requirements

  • Must submit to a criminal background check

  • Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States


Pay:$16.50/hour; 3-hour minimum; OT rates between 12:00am - 8:00am




The CGMC is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. Individuals from underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.