Employment Opportunities

Crew openings available before, during and after the 2024 Festival run:

General Crew for Setup: full or part time. June 26–July 12, 2024, 8am–4:30pm. Half hour lunch, two ten-minute breaks. 40 hours/week max. Minimum starting pay $18/hour; more based on experience. Duties include helping load and unload trucks of wood and equipment. Physical labor; must be able to stand, bend, and take direction well. July 4 is a half day or non-work day, your choice.

General Crew for Strike: full or part time. July 28–August 3, 2024, 8am–4:30pm. Half hour lunch, two ten-minute breaks. 40 hours/week max. Minimum starting pay $18/hour; more based on experience. Take everything down and return to storage. Physical labor; must be able to stand, bend, and take direction well.

Crew for Season Run: July 12–July 27,2024. Minimum starting pay $18/hour; more based on experience. Hours depend on show schedule; afternoons, ending as late as 11pm. Minimum age 16. Set up and take down orchestra chairs, music stands and guest bands’ equipment. Must be able to take direction well.

Security, full and part time: June 26–August 3, 2024. Minimum starting pay $18/hour; more based on experience. Full time is 4:30–midnight, 40 hours/week maximum; part time is additional 8-hour day and evening shifts on specific dates within the specified date range, with option to combine with setup and/or strike crew shifts (on other dates) up to 40 hours/week combined maximum.

Technical Director Assistant: June 26–July 12, 2024, 8am–4:30pm. Half hour lunch, two ten-minute breaks. 40 hours/week max. Minimum starting pay $20/hour; more based on experience. Must be detail oriented and be able to take excellent notes about the setup process. You do not need to have construction experience, just the ability to accurately note the correct verbiage about construction processes and sequence. Be able to run errands in a three-block radius. July 4 non-work day.

Experienced Carpenter: June 26–July 12, 2024, 8am–4:30pm. Half hour lunch, two ten-minute breaks. 40 hours/week max. Pay DOE.

Questions? MMF office M-F 10-4 (707) 937-2044 or

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