The Public Theater
New York, NY

Expires: 12/16/17


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The Public Theater seeks a skilled and enthusiastic Assistant Scenery Supervisor to join a tight knit, dynamic team. The Assistant Scenery Supervisor will work closely with the Scenery Supervisor and 2 Associate Scenery Supervisors to coordinate the scheduling, budgeting, and construction for multiple shows in 6 theaters. They will work directly with designers, directors and the rest of the production department to ensure all scenery meets the needs of the design as well as the budget in a safe and efficient manner.

Essential Duties and responsibilities:

Generate working drawings

Calculate, design, and execute weight bearing methods for scenery build and install

Design and execute safe configuration and rigging for all moving set pieces

Ensure safe and conscientious workmanship and working conditions

Generate and maintain scenery budgets

Develop and maintain scenery department over-hire pool

Develop and manage work schedules for the scenery department

Train and manage freelance crew as necessary

Work some late nights and weekends


2+ years of theater experience managing people and running crews

Experience in creating, working with, and maintaining budgets

Comprehensive knowledge of scenery technologies, processes and equipment

Proficient in technical theater construction, rigging, and safety

Experience with automation preferred.

Proficient in AutoCAD knowledge of Vector Works a plus

Proficient in common computer skills including Excel, Word, and Acrobat

Calm demeanor and interpersonal skills

Strong organization and communication skills

Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment overseeing multiple projects at once.

The Public is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ability, age, or veteran status.



Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@publictheater.org


Gina Chung

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425 Lafayette Street

New York, NY 10003

Posted: 06/16/2017 11:57:13 EST

Last Updated: 12/06/2016 19:01 EST

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