Whitaker Center
Central PA’s Nonprofit Center for the Arts


Thank you for your interest in being a part of the Whitaker Center team!

Located on Market Street in downtown Harrisburg, Whitaker Center is Central PA’s premier destination for entertainment and education. From hands-on science in our Harsco Science Center, to a premium large format movie experience in Select Medical Digital Cinema, to live performances inside Sunoco Performance Theater there’s always something exciting going on at Whitaker Center! Join our team and help us further our mission of serving our community through education, entertainment and art.

If you have a passion for delivering excellent guest service and love the idea of working to fulfill a mission with a dedicated group of individuals, then we encourage you to apply. Whitaker Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Current Positions:

Part-time Stagehand

The Stagehand position includes performing tasks required for the safe and timely load-in and load-out of show productions, including artist's instruments and equipment and the preparation, maintenance, and restoration of the theater for all events.

Email resume to hr@whitakercenter.org.

Part-time Facility & Security Associate

The Facility & Security Assoicate position includes weekday and weekend shifts, along with occassional evening shifts.  The position's primary responsibilties include performing daily facility inspections and maintenance, as well as performing plumbing and electrical repairs.  This position is also responsible for the general security of building by providing escort services and other basic public assistance services as needed.  The associate performs routine security and public safety patrol duties within assigned areas and remains alert to emergency situations to provide first-line response, emergency management and/or referral if required.

Email resume to hr@whitakercenter.org.

Part-time Exhibits & Facility Technician

The Exhibits & Facility Tech position includes weekday and weekend shifts.  The position performs routine preventative maintenance on science center exhibits, as well as troubleshooting and repairing mechanical components of exhibits.  Repairs could include electrical issues related to switches, sound systems, etc. which are part of the exhibits.  The Tech also must perform daily facility inspections and maintenance and plumbing and electrical repairs.  

Email resume to hr@whitakercenter.org.


Our employees enjoy these perks:

  • A complimentary Family membership to Whitaker Center
  • 15% discount at Whitaker Center sponsored events
  • Banking partnership with Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union and Members First Credit Union
  • Downtown parking options

 Full-time employees are eligible to participate in the following benefits:

  • Generous Vacation and Personal Time Off
  • PPO Health Care Plan, Dental, Vision and Prescription
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • 401K Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Opportunity to purchase supplemental policies through AFLAC

We’re always looking for volunteers to serve as ushers and interactors at Whitaker Center. We offer great perks and flexible shifts!

Looking for an internship? We have several internship positions available in over a dozen departments.

Open Positions


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