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Position Title:      Assistant Charge Artist

Department:         Production
Supervisor:           Technical Director
Classification:       Seasonal Full Time, Non-Exempt, IATSE Contract, Lead Technician,
                             With benefits as defined in the current IATSE/SCT Agreement.

Position Summary:

  • Work as a productive member of the Scenic Shop team as a Scenic Artist.
  • Assist the Charge Scenic Artist painting scenery and properties and maintaining shop organization. 
  • Communicate daily with the Charge Artist and Technical Director.
  • Lead over-hire painters, as larger jobs require.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education, Experience and Skills Required:

  • Two years’ experience as a scenic artist at a professional theatre or comparable experience.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment.
  • The ability to climb ladders, bend, twist, kneel, crawl, lift 30 pounds above the head, pull/push lift and carry 50 pounds, stand, walk and squat for extended periods of time.

Special Requirements/knowledge:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of paint and its properties and usages for the theatre.
  • Ability to read and interpret working drawings and scenic renderings.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Knowledge of health and safety practices for the theater.
  • Should possess an excellent sense of humor.

Season dates: 

Currently scheduled employment is from August 25, 2014 through April 19, 2015. This includes mid-season layoffs. There is some regularly scheduled over-time during changeover and Tech periods, and occasional opportunities for work outside of the build season.

Seattle Children’s Theatre values diversity in the workplace.

Position available now; will remain open until filled.

To Apply:
Send cover letter, resume, and references to
Michael Hase, Technical Director, mikeh@sct.org
No phone calls please.

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