Job Details

Production Supervisor

Metro, Portland, Oregon

Job - Government

Close Date: 06/21/2019

Deadline to apply: June 21, 2019 @ 5:00 PM, PDT
Salary: $54,879 - $79,574 annually

This is a First Opportunity recruitment opportunity. We are only accepting applications from residents who live within the First Opportunity Target Area (FOTA) and meet the qualifying annual household income limit.

The Production Supervisor oversees and monitors stage equipment, operations, load-ins, performances and load outs to ensure safe work practices, appropriate use of facility equipment, cost control, staff performance and regulatory code compliance. Interacts with promoters and staff to coordinate production needs including staffing, stage labor cost estimates, stage equipment, parking, permits and related issues. Reviews and verifies operations event settlements. Represents operations department when necessary. Supervision is received from the Portland'5 Center for the Arts (Portland'5) Director of Operations.

Portland'5 Centers for the Arts, located in downtown Portland, is a leader in expert venue management, overseeing the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Keller Auditorium and Antoinette Hatfield Hall, which includes the Brunish Theatre, the Newmark Theatre and the Dolores Winningstad Theatre. For more information about the Portland'5 Centers for the Arts, visit

Home to arts organizations such as Oregon Ballet Theatre, the Oregon Symphony and the Portland Opera, it's among the largest performing arts centers in the US with approximately 1000 performances and 800,000 attendees annually and generates an average of $60 million in regional spending and more than 700 jobs each year. The five theatres at Portland'5 have showcased countless events over the years including Broadway shows, concerts, comedy shows, plays, children's theatre, lectures, dance and much more.

At Portland'5 Centers for the Arts, we hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive.

• Minimum High School Diploma or GED, Associates Degree preferred with major course work in performing arts, stage production or related field.
• 3-5 years of increasingly responsible experience in stage trades, including lighting, sound and scenery production at least 3 years of which includes supervisory or lead experience.
• At least one year of Collective Bargaining Agreement experience highly preferred.
• Any combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities required for successful performance of the essential job duties.
• Possession of or ability to obtain a Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation Certification.
• Must be able to work nights, weekends and holidays.
• Must be able to work long days when necessary.

To apply: visit for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center.

Application requirements
1) Electronic application, 2) answer to supplemental questions, 3) resume and 4) cover letter describing your qualifications as they relate to the duties of this position

Metro is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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