Job Description – Booth Lighting and Sound Operators

Booth Lighting and Sound Operators / Part Time

At the Cultural Park Theater in Cape Coral, Florida, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that volunteers and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for everyone.

Primary Purpose:


Looking to work behind-the-scenes, but don't want to be left out of the on-stage action can opt to work as a Light Technician, or a Sound Technician. These essential people work directly with the show, making sure sound is balanced and that the lighting effects and transitions work seamlessly. Light and sound people range in age from 10-90. No experience? No problem! CTL's modern light board makes lighting the stage a breeze. If you can push a "go" button, you can be a Light Technician. People with a more advanced knowledge (or interest) in lighting can volunteer for Light Design. These volunteers work closely with the director to create many of the wonderful lighting effects that enhance each show. Moderate time commitment limited to the tech rehearsals and performances of a show.


Sound Technicians cue microphones, sound effects CD's, music--whatever is needed for a particular show. A little knowledge of sound equipment is helpful, but anyone can learn!  Moderate time commitment limited to the tech rehearsals and performances of a show.



Equivalent to graduation from high school and one year of experience working in community arts, preferably in performing arts, or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed above. The highly qualified candidate will possess at least one year of experience in technical theatre work or other related performing arts programs and must work well with the public.

Must be at least 18 years of age

Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with others.

Skill in communicating effectively in English both orally and in writing


Special Knowledge/Skills:

Ability to read and understand instructions

Physical ability to perform duties (Lifting up to 50 pounds required)




Major Responsibilities and Duties: 

Lighting (some knowledge preferred):
Hanging and circuiting of a light plot.
Basic operation of most lighting components (follow spots, ellipsoidal spotlights, PARs, fresnels, dimmers, control systems).
Troubleshooting of lighting systems and plots.
Basic operation of standard theatrical lighting control consoles.



Multi-Media (some knowledge preferred):
Correct and appropriate installation of various multi-media systems. Basic operation of most multi-media components (slide projectors RP and front), VTRs, VCRs, video cameras

Sound (some knowledge preferred):
Correct and appropriate installation of a sound system.
Troubleshooting of sound systems and plots.


Work Conditions:  


Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Working Conditions:


Frequent walking, standing, climbing and light lifting and carrying.  Exposure to dust, cleaning chemicals and materials.


Salary $10.00 to $15.00 per hour


To apply, please send resume to