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Center Theatre Group

Facilities Assistant

Employment type
Full-Time, Non-Exempt
Posted
about 1 month ago
Location
Los Angeles
Description

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Center Theatre Group is one of the largest, most influential theatre companies in the country by virtually every measure. Over the past 50 years, it has entertained millions of audience members and produced some of the most important shows of our time, many of which have been World premieres and have gone on to award-winning Broadway runs and beyond. As Center Theatre Group enters its next 50 years, it is uniquely positioned to expand the impact of its work with audiences, community, and artists—while making Los Angeles a global destination for theatre lovers and creators alike.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the Senior Facilities Manager, the Facilities Assistant will support both the Facilities and Operations team by performing duties related to the repair and maintenance of CTG facilities.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with the Facilities Manager and Senior Facilities Manager to ensure that all building requirements are met including fire codes, lighting systems, general building repair and all other issues that affect staff and patron comforts.

  • Assist with building access.

  • Enter information into database of maintenance logs.

  • Assist with regular monthly facilities inspections.

  • Assist with various projects including safety training and office moves.

  • Provide assistance to set up and break down various events and meetings.

  • Assist with maintenance of facility equipment and company vehicles.

  • Run errands as assigned by the Facilities and Operations team.

  • Light housekeeping duties as assigned.

 

SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Be onsite as CTG’s representative for vendors working at CTG facilities, as needed.

  • Ensure compliance with in-house safety procedures and compliance with regulations and applicable laws such as but not limited to hazardous waste and SDS’s.  This includes disseminating and posting OSHA requirements, facilitating training, purchasing and maintaining common safety equipment, recommending new safety practices or policies to the Sr. Facilities Manager and participation in the CTG Safety Committee.

  • Operation of company vehicles, forklifts, man lifts and order picker. CTG will provide training and certification when required.

  • Safely load, unload and secure items from CTG Warehouse, Shop, Annex and various vendors for all CTG and Music Center spaces, as needed.

  • Execute, manage and reconcile petty cash, credit card and P.O. purchases.

  • Provide non-emergency transportation to and from Urgent Care for employees and staff if needed.

  • Maintain professional demeanor while interacting with artists, CTG employees and vendors.

  • Other duties as assigned.

CTG provides a dynamic working environment in which duties and responsibilities may change.  Employees are expected to be flexible and responsive to changes in the scope of their duties.  All employees are expected to be familiar with and adhere to Center Theatre Group’s Personnel Policies and Procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge and essential skills

    • Strong electrical skills.

    • Plumbing skills.

    • Ability to read CAD drawings or floor plans.

    • Skilled in using hand tools and power tools.

    • Previous theatrical experience strongly preferred.

    • Previous event support experience strongly preferred.

    • Working knowledge and comfort with Microsoft Office Suite.  

    • Comfort with communications via email and smartphone.

    • Ability to comfortably and repeatedly lift 50 lbs. to waist height and 20 lbs. to head height.

    • Excellent troubleshooting skills.

    • Able to multi-task and work independently.

    • Strong commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.

    • Spanish fluency a plus.

 

  • Minimum requirements

    • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including days, nights and overtime hours.

    • Demonstrate pride of ownership in the operation of CTG vehicles.

    • Able to obtain auto insurance.

    • Maintain a clear head and flexibility in a dynamic working environment.

    • Must be able to stand, stoop, bend, kneel, reach and climb in various positions to perform tasks.

    • Must be able to work on a ladder and in hard-to-reach places.

    • Company required valid California driver’s license with good driving record at all times.

    • Must be able to operate various personnel lifts, vehicles and forklifts.  Company requires certificates and will provide training.

    • Employee must maintain a clean driving record such that they are able to be insured by Center Theatre Group’s automobile insurance policy (Inability to remain insured by CTG’s policy may result in termination).

    • First Aid Certification.  Company will provide if needed.

    • Demonstrated ability to work well with people of diverse backgrounds.

All employees are required to pass a background check.

COMPENSATION

The position will receive a competitive compensation.

CTG also offers a comprehensive benefits package including retirement plan options; escalating vacation, paid sick, personal days and holidays; and health benefits including medical, dental, vision, flex spending accounts, employee assistance program, and life and long-term disability insurance.

 

To apply

Sell yourself by writing a cover letter that describes why you’re the best person for this job.

Send resume and cover letter along with salary desired to: [email protected]  Please be sure to include the position title in the subject line of the email.  Due to heavy volume of resumes received, emails that do not include the job title in the subject line of the email may not be considered.

In your cover letter, please indicate how you became aware of this position, e.g., name of website, current employee, via another source.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. We will contact qualified individuals to set up interviews.

Center Theatre Group is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, color, ancestry, disability, age, national origin, pregnancy, veteran/military status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by law. CTG will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance. We support, promote and embrace a diverse workforce.