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Job Title: Rigger

Job Summary: We are seeking a skilled Rigger to join our team. The Rigger will be responsible for setting up and maintaining rigging equipment for various projects. The ideal candidate will have experience in rigging for live events, film, or television productions.


  • Set up and maintain rigging equipment for various projects
  • Ensure all rigging equipment is safe and secure
  • Collaborate with production teams to determine rigging needs
  • Operate rigging equipment during live events or productions
  • Inspect rigging equipment regularly to ensure it is in good working condition
  • Follow all safety protocols and regulations


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in rigging for live events, film, or television productions
  • Knowledge of rigging equipment and safety protocols
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends
  • Physical ability to lift heavy equipment and work at heights

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certification in rigging or related field
  • Experience with automation systems
  • Experience with motorized rigging systems

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


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

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

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Rigger

What is the best way to find and hire a Rigger near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Rigger applicants. Employers posting their Rigger job on Indeed get about 17 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Rigger applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Rigger are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 12 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 7 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Rigger positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Rigger role?
SMS has 100% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Rigger job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Riggers are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 174% 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 Rigger 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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