The Operations Assistant works as a member of the operations team, carrying out building maintenance tasks as assigned. The Assistant is responsible for the general upkeep of the Shubert venue and ensures the theatre is well maintained and meets the needs of our users and patrons.
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Duties and Responsibilities
- Maintains the historic Shubert Theatre through completion of different maintenance projects as assigned.
- Provides quality work, while meeting timelines and project completion dates.
- Performs general building maintenance duties, including but not limited to painting, light cleaning and small repair.
- Installs and/or sets up items such as desks, chairs, and other office equipment.
- Performs event set up for functions booked at the Shubert, which may include pipe and drape, chairs, and tables throughout the building.
- Works with outside vendors to maintain fire equipment, such as the fire pump, fire extinguishers and exit lights.
- Receives, logs, and distributes deliveries.
- Organizes and inventories supplies.
- Maintains the exterior grounds, ensuring they are clean and safe for patrons and staff, including the removal of trash, debris and snow as needed.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Strong understanding of theatre venues and scheduling.
- Simple knowledge of electricity and plumbing.
- Working knowledge of trade tools.
- Proficient with Microsoft Office applications and google calendar.
- Ability to communicate effectively with patrons, crew members, and staff.
- Ability to adapt to a changing environment and think quickly on your feet to resolve issues in a safe, calm, and effective manner.
- Excellent attention to detail.
- Ability to stand for up to 4 hours at a time, and lift or otherwise move materials weighing up to 50 lbs.
- Ability to bend at the knees and hips and comfortably ascend ladders to reach high locations.
Credentials and Experience
- High School Diploma or G.E.D.
- Ability to work a flexible schedule as venue scheduling requires.
The Connecticut Association for the Performing Arts (CAPA) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. CAPA does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, lactation status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other protected status.