Production Center Assistant

Title: Production Center Assistant

Term of Employment:  Per Agreement

Schedule: 6 day work week

Department: Production

Reports To: Production Center Supervisor

Overall Responsibility

Assist the Production Center Supervisor with maintenance of Broadway At Music Circus facilities (including the Production Center and scenic shop) and the coordination of storage and transportation of facility and production elements such as scenic, property, and costume items.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist with the maintenance and organization of storage at the Production Center and scenic shop, including scenic items, tools, hardware, and supplies.
  • Help to maintain clean and safe working environments at the scenic shop and Production Center by:
  • Emptying garbage cans into the dumpster
  • Stocking and cleaning restrooms
  • Keeping outdoor and indoor areas free of debris
  • Keeping building floors swept and slip-free
  • Assist in the load in and load out of all Broadway At Music Circus productions and special events
  • Conduct routine deliveries and pickups of miscellaneous supplies to and from Broadway Sacramento administrative offices and theatres, as instructed by the Production Center Supervisor.
  • Professionally represent Broadway Sacramento to outside vendors, organizations, and colleagues.
  • Perform all tasks efficiently and safely; advise the Production Center Supervisor when additional labor is required for the safe execution of a given task; refrain from any task that may result in physical injury or hazard.
  • Participate in load-in and load-out of theatre facility.
  • Participate in changeovers and strikes.
  • Assist in the safe and efficient transportation of scenic items, properties, and costumes from storage, the scenic shop, the rehearsal space, the costume shop and/or the theatre.
  • Assist in the preparation of tools and hardware for changeovers and strikes.
  • Perform other functions as assigned by the Production Center Supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Interest in the theatre profession, preferably having obtained or currently pursing an education in theatre.
  • Previous collegiate, semi-professional, or professional experience in musical theatre, preferred.
  • Ability to take direction and see a task out to completion.
  • Proven history of reliability and a strong work ethic.
  • Possess a strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to thrive in an environment that requires working under tight deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently or as a positive team member.
  • Exhibited self-reliance and willingness to seek out all possible solutions before giving up.
  • Demonstrated efficiency, prioritization, and multitasking.
  • Ability to plan ahead and anticipate potential setbacks.
  • Ability to calmly and succinctly resolve conflict and crisis.
  • Valid Drivers License and clean driving record
  • Ability to lift items weighing up to 50 pounds to heights of 4-6 feet and load them onto trucks.
  • Excellent communication skills and a collaborative nature.
  • Strong commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. Perform work in a manner that is consistent with that commitment. Interrupt behaviors that hinder diversity and inclusion efforts.  

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

If you wish to apply for this position please carefully read and follow application instructions. All documents must be in Word or PDF format. Only complete applications will be considered. No phone calls please. Seasonal positions run from May through August.

Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter via the form below. Deadline to apply is March 1.