21 Aug 2017

Full-Time Job Head Carpenter

Ford’s Theatre Society (Job Poster)Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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Job Description

Head Carpenter – Ford’s Theatre seeks qualified individual for the position of Head Carpenter responsible for coordinating the technical needs of the theatrical productions during load ins, rehearsals, performances and strikes while maintaining a high standard of craftsmanship, efficiency and safety. In addition, the position is a key collaborator for the successful design, implementation, and execution of automation for productions.

Ford’s Theatre values and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive workforce and working environment. Ford’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer where all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, family status, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

The successful candidate must demonstrate knowledge of theatre automation, rigging, theatrical carpentry, CAD programs, basic computer programming and hardware setups, electricity, as well as have excellent time management, responsiveness and interpersonal skills. A working knowledge of theatrical lighting, sound, video design is preferred. Ability to work with varied personalities and timetables, nationally and internationally acclaimed designers, directors, and actors essential.

Successful candidate must be a member of or willing to join IATSE Local 22.
For more information, please visit www.fords.org/work-with-us/head-carpenter/.

To apply, please submit cover letter, resume, and references to Sarah Hewitt at shewitt@fords.org
Include “Head Carpenter” in the subject line. No phone calls please.

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• Job Title: Head Carpenter
• Job Type: Full-Time Job
• Employer: Ford’s Theatre Society
• website: www.fords.org
• Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Job Categories: Theatre. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: design and theatre. Location: DC.