Assistant Lighting Supervisor

Job Type

Full Time




425 Lafayette Street
New York
New York
United States


The Public Theater seeks an Assistant Lighting Supervisor who will be one of three assistants responsible for working on assigned shows.



·        Coordinate with lighting designers to hang, focus and troubleshoot lighting plots

·        Supervise crews to hang and focus lighting equipment

·        Promote safe workmanship and working conditions

·        Help to recruit and train freelance labor

·        Obtain quotes for equipment and order equipment

·        Maintain and inventory equipment



·        3-5 years of lighting experience

·        Proficiency in Word, Excel and Lightwright 5

·        Understanding of basic programming of a variety of lighting consoles, focusing on ETC Desks

·        Knowledge of basic theater rigging and lighting equipment

·        Working knowledge of Vectorworks a plus

·        Supervisory skills, attention to detail, ability to operate well under pressure in a hectic, fast-paced environment and a sense of humor

The Public is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation, national origin, ability, age, or veteran status.

This is an Exempt position, according to the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

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