Stagehand Job Descriptions

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Job Title: Stagehand

Job Summary: We are seeking a skilled and reliable Stagehand to join our team. The Stagehand will be responsible for setting up and tearing down equipment, assisting with stage production, and ensuring the safety of performers and crew members. The ideal candidate will have experience in stage production and a strong attention to detail.


  • Assist with the setup and teardown of equipment, including lighting, sound, and staging
  • Ensure the safety of performers and crew members by following safety protocols and guidelines
  • Assist with stage production, including moving props and scenery, and operating equipment during performances
  • Maintain a clean and organized work environment
  • Communicate effectively with other crew members and performers


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience in stage production or related field
  • Ability to lift heavy equipment and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow instructions
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to lift and carry heavy equipment up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand, walk, and climb stairs for extended periods of time
  • Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions

Salary: The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience.


  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Opportunities for advancement within the company

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants from all backgrounds and experiences.

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Stagehand

What is the best way to find and hire a Stagehand near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Stagehand applicants. Employers posting their Stagehand job on Indeed get about 19 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Stagehand applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Stagehand are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 13 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 13 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Stagehand positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Stagehand role?
SMS has 81% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Stagehand job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Stagehands are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 110% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Stagehand applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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