City of Boston

Project Assistant

Req ID
Office of Tourism
Temporary Part-Time
May Special Events & Tourisim
Posting End Date
Contact Email


The Mayor's Office of Tourism, Sports, and Entertainment (MOTSE) is committed to supporting civic life in the City of Boston through public programming for the benefit and enjoyment of both residents and visitors to the city. Reporting to the Director of Special Events and the Tech Manager, the Special Events Tech Crew has the daily responsibility for the technical operations required to produce over 150 year-round events including festivals, concerts, exhibitions and public celebrations both Downtown and in all of Boston’s neighborhoods.


  • Under the direction of the Tech Manager, responsible for setup and breakdown of staging and A/V equipment.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be punctual when responding to calls and arriving on site.
  • Responsible for driving City of Boston vehicles (experience driving a 14' box truck is a plus).
  • Must represent the City of Boston in a professional manner.

Minimum Entrance Qualifications:

  • 2 years of relevant work experience in event production or related fields preferred 
  • A High School Diploma or GED preferred.
  • Experience in stage lighting, pro audio systems and basic video systems a plus, but not required.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Proficiency with all Microsoft applications a plus, but not required.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule (nights, weekends, and holidays).
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Valid driver’s license or state ID.
  • Must have good communication skills and ability to take direction.


Boston residency required



Union/Salary Plan/Grade: Non-union $25.00 per hour part time 606 hours per year



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