Pavilion Stagehand

Employer: Sun Valley Resort
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Category: Trades
Location: Ketchum/Sun Valley
Compensation: $20 per hour
Type: Internships
Job Schedule: 40 hours per week; Some weekend work.
Apply before: June 17, 2024

Job Description and Requirements

Job Description

The Sun Valley Resort in Idaho has an opening for a Pavilion Stagehand. The candidate will be a primary technician for the amphitheater during the summer, from approximately late May through early September. The Sun Valley Resort offers work in a high-end, very public environment.

Duties & Responsibilities:  

Provide support for visiting art groups and touring performers to present their events.
Work closely with visiting riggers and other technicians.
Act as a technician for events produced in-house and facilitate visiting engineers as necessary.
Set up, operate, and break down lighting, sound systems, and staging.
Tech work indoors and outdoors, on the ground or at a tall height.
Maintenance of technical systems as needed.
Occasionally provide technical support for other Resort events, including the Sun Valley Pavilion.
Light carpentry.
Other duties as needed, including general cleaning of the venue if necessary. We all pitch in and do what is required to make every event successful, no matter how small the task. 


Be able to operate basic theatrical audio and lighting systems. 
Assist in the maintenance and repair of equipment and venue technical systems as needed. 
Apply standard rigging and safety practices.
Be comfortable working at heights and the usage and maintenance of chain hoists.
Have good computer skills.
Be able to work long hours during peak seasons.
Work well with a group, provide appropriate leadership, and be comfortable in a fast-moving, dynamic work environment.
Be organized and self-motivated.
Enjoy living in a small but thriving mountain town, and take advantage of the many exciting outdoor activities such as skiing, hiking, rafting, mountain biking, etc. 


***Complimentary Seasonal Lift Pass***

• Mountain Biking (summer employment only)
• Hiking (summer employment only)
• Skiing (winter employment only)

***Employee Housing***

Access to:
• Ice Rinks
• Bowling Alley
• Driving Range
• Putting Green

Discounts at:
• Restaurants
• Retail Shops
• Spa/Salon
• Rental Equipment
• Trail Rides
• Gun Club
• Golf
• Tennis 

Next Steps


Stefanie Hauff

Phone: 208.732.6366