Theatre and Dance – Scene Shop Trainee

Department:                                  Theatre and Dance

Job Title:                                         Scene Shop Trainee

Average hours per week:             16

Specific working hours:                1-5pm plus some weekends

Job duties/Skills:

  • Requires creativity and ability to work independently
  • Routine duties will vary by specific projects
  • Assists with daily activities, exhibitions and special events

Learning Outcomes:

  • Effectively and efficiently convey and receive information, both formally and informally, using verbal, non-verbal and writing skills amongst various stakeholders
  • Enhance their time management, problem solving and, teamwork skills
  • Exhibit their understanding of ensuring a safe work environment
  • Function as a part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Develop an understanding of professional cultures and expectations

Additional Notes From Department – Other Job Duties

  • Assist staff Technical Director in day to day operations of the scene shop
  • Fabricate scenery
  • Transport, assemble, and strike stage scenery
  • Work with power woodworking and metalworking tools
  • Organize and maintain shop space
  • May direct others
  • Some lifting required
  • Maintain and organize stock property and furniture storage 
  • Hang circuit and focus lighting equipment
  • Paint scenery, organize and maintain the shop space
  • Monitor shop stock
  • Other duties as required