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Event Operations Crew (Event Tech)

The Event Operations Crew (Event Tech) supports and facilitates events and shows throughout the Segerstrom Center for the Arts Campus. Supporting all non-union and hybrid facilities the Event Operations Crew, working under the direction of the Event Operations and Event Production Management, is instrumental in the presentation, realization, and implementation of much of the Center’s world class entertainment and education.  This position is part-time, non-exempt.


  • Set all necessary A/V gear, including audio, video, lighting, and scenery as needed/directed for non-union spaces.
  • Set tables, chairs, pipe & drape, staging, step & repeat, photo ops, outdoor heaters, signage, and merchandise displays.
  • Set and strike all non-union equipment in Samueli Theater including seating risers, seating, cabaret tables, staging, and tech risers in Samueli theater.
  • Maintain and repair all non-union equipment across campus as directed.
  • In conjunction with Production and Operations Managers, prepare for upcoming events as assigned/agreed.
  • Run all technical aspects of shows and events in the non-union spaces including the Argyros Plaza Main and Side Stages, Studio Performance Space meetings and events, and Lobby shows and events (Audio, Lighting, Stage Management, Stagehand).
  • Run non-union positions in Samueli Theater including Stage Management, Video playback operation, Hospitality, and Stagehand positions.
  • Occasional work as a Merchandise Seller.

*-  Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor in support of departmental goals


  • Three to five years of theater, A/V, or equivalent experience required.
  • Desire to work in a fast paced, hands-on, team environment.
  • Attention to detail and ability to follow instructions and work efficiently.
  • Ability to take direction from a variety of personnel and work as a team.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with varying levels of staff and outside parties such as artists, vendors, and clients.
  • Patient and considerate attitude when working with artist and clients; project a professional demeanor even under pressure.
  • Flexibility to accommodate varying production and event needs.
  • Possess a positive attitude and willingness for continued learning, adaptability, and growth.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a team in support of safe working habits.


  • Able to lift and carry up to 50lbs. repeatedly during the duration of a shift (4 hour minimum).
  • Regularly walk, run, pull, and push during performance of duties.
  • Frequently stand, stoop, reach, kneel, and crouch.
  • Stand or sit for long periods of time while maintaining a professional demeanor.
  • Occasional ladder use.
  • Ability to speak clearly with sufficient hearing to communicate effectively.
  • Possess manual dexterity to finger, handle, and feel.

*  - Consistent with its obligations under the law, Segerstrom Center for the Arts will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform essential functions of their job


  • Occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.
  • The noise level in the work environment will vary and may be loud at times depending on scheduled events.

Segerstrom Center for the Arts is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, gender, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other status protected by local, state, or federal law.

Hourly range: 
$19.50 per hour

How To Apply

Please include your resume and a cover letter containing your salary requirements as separate PDF attachments,  indicating to which position you are applying. 


Human Resources
600 Town Center Drive,
Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1916

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