Geffen Playhouse
Los Angeles, CA
Production House

Expires: 03/28/19

Job Dates



18 p/hr biweekly

Scenic Carpenter Over-Hire

The Geffen Playhouse is seeking Over-Hire Scenic Carpenters for load ins/outs.

The Scenic Carpenter assembles and disassembles scenery at The Geffen Playhouse in Westwood. The position also places a heavy emphasis on overhead rigging of truss and pipe.

The work of The Geffen Playhouse resembles a high energy work environment; there is always a high level of energy, excitement and activity for everyone in the organization; preparing for the next production/event.

Primary Responsibilities
General working knowledge of power tools and hand tools that are needed to build, and/or load in, theatrical scenery.
Able to take direction and get along with co-workers.
Perform and promote safe practices, and follow in-house safety procedures.

Fundamental carpentry skills are required, as well as working knowledge of theatrical rigging.
Working knowledge of table saw, chop saw, band saw, and drill guns.
Initiative and the ability to work without hands-on supervision.
Working knowledge of safety standards and the implementation of same.

Must be able to lift 50lbs.
Ability to frequently lift, carry or otherwise move and position objects weighing up to 25lbs when working on the floor and setting up equipment.
Must be typically able to bend, kneel, balance, climb, stoop and crouch on regular basis to adjust settings on machinery and move props as needed.
Must be able to work on ladders and in hard-to-reach places.

To Apply
Send resume and cover letter to: atd@geffenplayhouse.org
When applying, please indicate what your best skills are.
We are interested in self-starters with a good attitude in a team situation.
At this time I am accepting applications through email only.
The Geffen Playhouse is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Thank you.


Sam Craven-Griffiths

Technical Director



Business Address

Geffen Playhouse

Sam Craven-Griffiths 10886 Le Conte Ave

Los Angeles, CA 90024

Posted: 09/28/2018 14:39:28 EST

Last Updated: 09/28/2018 17:00 EST

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