Head of Automation and Safety


Head of Automation and Safety

CATEGORY: Technical

Guthrie Theater
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Job Details


The Guthrie Theater is seeking a full-time Head of Automation and Safety. Visit this link to apply: https://recruiting.ultipro.com/GUT1000/JobBoard/47c392e4-6d7f-1e47-226b-ee862ea48cfb/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=9361a7be-1274-4aba-aac9-9ea044e6cc95

THE POSITION The Head of Automation and Safety oversees the scenic automation systems, rigging systems, fall protection systems and scene shop health and safety policies at the Guthrie Theater. This position works with the Technical Director and the Associate Technical Director on the approach, research and technical design required for the installation and maintenance of these systems.  In addition, the Head of Automation and Safety is responsible for the engineering and construction of prototypes, automation systems, non-traditional scenic elements/effects and other special projects. This position monitors and enforces scene shop safety procedures, in addition to providing health and safety oversight to all production-related operations. This is a supervisory role in a newly developing Automation and Safety division of the Guthrie Scene Shop. All employees are expected to center, model and champion the Guthrie’s core values of Artistic Excellence, Community, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, and Fiscal Responsibility. 

This position is full-time, exempt and benefits-eligible. Compensation for this position is $50,800 - $63,500 annually plus benefits. The typical schedule for this role will vary based on the dynamic schedule of a theater.  

A NOTE FROM HUMAN RESOURCES Applicants must submit a cover letter and resume to be considered for this position. The Guthrie is dedicated to building an equitable environment that is mixed across lines of difference and strongly encourages applications from Black, Indigenous, People of Color, women, transgender and non-binary candidates.  This position will remain open until filled and until a diverse and qualified pool of candidates is identified. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply.

Location: https://www.google.com/maps/place/Guthrie+Theater/@44.9780907,-93.254924,17z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x52b32d640a4ddce9:0xc80c805887cfc373!8m2!3d44.9781059!4d-93.2559432


$58,500 - $73,200 annually