Carpentry/Automation Supervisor – Astor Place Theatre – New York
Full-Time, Permanent Position
Blue Man Group at Astor Place Theatre, NY seeks a full-time Carpentry and Automation Supervisor.
The Carpentry and Automation Supervisor manages the New York show carpentry department and its daily operations. This experience should include leading a team to create a positive, energetic, professional work environment. Additionally, this position is responsible for leading work calls including upkeep, repair, maintenance and research regarding scenic, rigging, and props elements. Knowledge of carpentry, metal working, general facilities maintenance, and tool usage are essential. This position is responsible for leading the safe and consistent operation of all scenic elements within the theater. Experience with theatrical automation systems highly preferred.
Supervisory responsibilities include, but are not limited to: scheduling department staff, availability for all department and company meetings, managing the daily operations of the department, running all show tracks, overseeing the maintenance of department equipment, departmental payroll. They will hire and train personnel, manage the department schedules, conduct employee evaluations, and create and manage the budgets, and other administrative needs in conjunction with the Production Stage Manager. Show responsibilities include performing preset duties, executing show cues as well as changeover and post show duties in a safe and timely manner, and work collaboratively with all other supervisors and managers within the company to meet all artistic requirements for the show.
Due to show schedules, candidate must be available to work nights, weekends, and holidays. This is a full-time hourly position with a competitive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Life Insurance and 401K.
We are seeking to hire this position immediately; interested applicants should please apply with a resume and cover letter.
Blue Man Group is a global entertainment phenomenon, known for its award-winning theatrical productions, iconic characters, and multiple creative explorations. Blue Man Group is owned and operated by Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group.
Blue Man Group performances are euphoric celebrations of human connection through art, music, comedy, and non-verbal communication. Since debuting at New York’s Astor Place Theatre in 1991, the live show as expanded to additional domestic residencies in Boston, Chicago, and Las Vegas, an international residency in Berlin, and multiple North American and World tours, reaching more than 35 million people worldwide. Blue Man Group is universally appealing to a broad range of age groups and cultural backgrounds, and continually injected with new music, fresh stories, custom instruments, and sensory stimulating graphics.
Blue Man Group is committed to building a creative and dynamic workplace that celebrates individual differences and diversity and treats everyone with fairness and respect. BMG does not discriminate in practices or employment opportunities on the basis of an individual's race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local regulations.