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Weston Playhouse Theatre Company
WESTON, VT
LAST MINUTE

Expires: 07/15/19

Job Dates

06/24/2019-7/15/2018

Pay

$350+ per week

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company
OVERHIRECARPENTER

Reports to: Technical Director
Start Date: June 24, 2019
End Date: July 15, 2019
Work Week: 6 days, 8-10 hours/day, overnight during changeovers day off may vary week to week Housing:
Shared room, kitchen, and bath in company housing


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
With Scene Shop staff, ensure the proper construction, fabrication, installation, rigging, and strike of scenic elements for 7
shows produced on 2 stages;

Facilitate transport of scenery from offsite shop to theater(s);

Consistent tool maintenance and inspection for standard and safe operation at all times;

Daily clean-up and organization of scene shop and work areas;

Oversee the safety of those working in the scene shop and on stage, mentoring interns in all departments and individuals of
varying levels of skill;

Provide training as needed for the operation of shop machinery and tools; use appropriate personal protective equipment while
working in the shop, during load-
ins, techs, and changeovers;

Assist other production departments as necessary;

Driving, assist in loading, unloading and securing items in rented scenery truck;

Serve on running crew for productions if needed;

Provide support for special events and company projects as needed;

REQUIREMENTS:
Proficiency in wood and metal scenic construction and fabrication techniques; scenic engineering and rigging;

Minimum of 1-2 years of professional experience in scenic construction preferred;

Demonstrated knowledge of shop equipment maintenance and usage;

Excellent interpersonal, organizational, collaborative, and communication skills;

Demonstrated experience working on multiple productions within tight timelines and budgets;

Demonstrated knowledge of the industry and OSHA standard safety practices;

Ability to safely lift 50 lbs with assistance;

Ability to manage multiple, overlapping productions, projects, and personalities with grace;

Prior experience safely loading, unloading and driving 24-foot truck preferred;

Ability to thrive in a rural area with limited cell phone service;

Valid driver's license with clean driving record; own car, with valid, current insurance coverage preferred. Mileage will be
reimbursed for all business related trips;

Ability and willingness to work long days with an irregular schedule with a positive attitude



Weston Playhouse Theatre is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices and, in order to build the strongest possible workforce, actively seeks a diverse applicant pool.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and three references to hiring@westonplayhouse.org.

For more information check out our website at https://www.westonplayhouse.org/


Contact

Deb Sherrer

General Manager

hiring(at)westonplayhouse(dot)org(dot)

https://www.westonplayhouse.org/

Business Address

703 MAIN STREET

WESTON, VT 05161

Posted: 06/06/2019 15:29:00 EST

Last Updated: 06/10/2019 08:20 EST

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