Jobs at Freeman


Job Title:              Rigging, Sound & Lighting Supervisor

Department:         Operations

Reports To:          Executive Director

FLSA Status:       Nonexempt

CONTACT: Lou Botello –



Responsible for providing assistance to the Operations Manager in overseeing the day-to-day operations.  Assists in the coordination of events with regards to the sound, lightning, and stage needs.


Reports to the Director of Operations for the facilities readiness condition, ability to support events, and day-to-day operations.

Assists in supervising by ensuring the effectiveness of building operations in the planning and coordination of events, specific to sound, lights, stage, and video.

Maintains spotlights, sound, and other show equipment.

Coordinates and works with building and grounds department to setup chairs, tables, stairs, etc. for events and maintains facility’s equipment and structure.

Coordinates and works with utilities department to setup electrical services for events and maintains electrical and plumbing equipment.

Oversees rigging for hanging sound, lights, and scenery for shows.

Set up, operate, and disassemble audio equipment for events. Supervises and works with stagehands to build stages and hang curtains.

Assists in planning and operation of the event and guest services staff to ensure all events are properly prepared.

Conduct physical inspections for adherence to Freeman Coliseum standards of productivity and personal appearance.

Ensure staff follows all safety guidelines and policies.

Supports promoters and road crews with technical information.

Operates forklift and other equipment, as necessary.

Other duties as assigned.



High school diploma or GED required. Formal OJT or apprentice program required. Two to three years’ experience required in operations management with four or more years preferred.


Forklift certification required.


Work Leader – Supervision is usually partial or part-time and restricted to assigning work and supervising the efforts of a small subordinate group of employees, typically up to five (5). Much of the time is spent performing work of the type supervised.



Non‑office environment, which is disagreeable due to exposure to noise, dust, cold, heat, fumes, and other elements. May require working evenings, weekends, and holidays during events.