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Part-Time Carousel Operator

Position Title: Part-Time Carousel Operator (15 hours per week)

Reports To: Theater & Rentals Manager  

Status: On-call, non-exempt, non-benefitted

Pay rate:         $18.00 per hour

Position Description:  Carousel Operators are trusted with the safety of guests and the operation of the historic LeRoy King Carousel. Operators work in and out of a glass structure that is exposed to the environment.

Position is Part-Time, Saturday and Sunday, with occasional weekday and evening shifts.  

Principal Responsibilities: 

  • Daily safety inspection of the Carousel
  • Communication with Management and Engineering regarding safety concerns.
  • Provide excellent customer service while conducting ticket and merchandise sales.
  • Manage and control groups as they board, ride and off-board the Carousel.
  • Frequent use of the Public Address system for Carousel announcements.
  • Monitor riders and machinery, employing emergency stops when needed. Direct guests and staff in the event of an emergency 
  • Respond to accidents and injuries with basic First Aid and CPR training. 
  • Enforce policies, including safety, health, and fire code compliance.
  • Assist with ADA accessibility needs.
  • Manage and reconcile a daily cash drawer. 
  • Interface with Yerba Buena Gardens management for security and engineering issues 
  • Complete and file event reports 
  • Light cleaning duties, including the use of common solvents and metal polish.
  • Adhere to all Covid-19 protocols

 

Qualifications: 

  • Ability to interact positively with people of all ages in an inclusive environment
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills 
  • Must be flexible, proactive and able to work with little or no supervision
  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  

The ideal candidate will possess all of the above minimum qualifications, as well as the ability to bring creativity and flexibility to problem-solving and a dedication to working in a non-profit, educational, arts environment. In addition, we seek enthusiastic team players who are highly self-directed, forward-thinking, and detail-oriented. Must have weekend availability.  

To Apply: Please send your resume and a brief statement about yourself and why you want to work at  the Children’s Creativity Museum to dgarrett@creativity.org with the subject line “Carousel Operator Application”

On-Call House Manager

Position Title: On-Call House Manager

Reports To: Theater & Rentals Manager 

Status: On-call, non-exempt

 

Position Description: 

House Managers assist the Rentals Department with on-site coordination of events in the theater, museum galleries and carousel. Position is on-call for weekday, evening, and weekend shifts. 

 

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Serve as principal client and vendor contact during events
  • Ensure safe usage of CCM facilities
  • Supervise event staff including volunteers, technicians and janitorial
  • Assist/monitor event load-in, set-up, tear down and load-out
  • Manage and control groups ranging from 15 people to crowds of 500. Work effectively and efficiently under sometimes considerable stress.
  • Enforce facility use policies, including safety, health, and fire code compliance and ADA accessibility.
  • Manage front-of-house for theater events
  • Prep CCM equipment for events (chairs, tables, signage, etc.)
  • Monitor and coordinate loading dock usage during events
  • Ensure that exhibit and building integrity are not compromised
  • Interface with Yerba Buena Gardens management for security and engineering issues, as well as outdoor events
  • Enforce capacity limits
  • Direct guests and staff in the event of an emergency
  • Fill out and file event reports
  • Limited heavy lifting required of up to 25 pounds

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to interact positively with large and small crowds and people of all ages and backgrounds
  • At least 6 months' experience as a house manager or on-site event coordinator
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills 
  • Out-going, self-motivated and a creative problem-solver
  • Must be flexible, proactive and able to work with little or no supervision

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  

The ideal candidate will possess all of the above minimum qualifications, as well as the ability to bring creativity and flexibility to problem solving and a dedication to working in a non-profit, educational, arts environment for youth.  In addition, we seek enthusiastic team players who are highly self-directed, forward thinking, and detail-oriented. Must have evening and weekend availability. 

 

To Apply: Please send your resume and a brief statement about yourself and why you want to work at the Children’s Creativity Museum to dgarrett@creativity.org with the subject line “House Manager Application”.

On-Call Technician

 

Position Title: Rentals Technician

Reports To: Theater & Rentals Manager 

Status: On-call, non-exempt

 

Position Description:

The Rentals Technician is a supportive, part-time position responsible for providing a/v, lighting and sound services in the 200-seat proscenium Creativity Theater, and in support of events in the Children’s Creativity Museum.  Duties are technical in nature, require considerable physical activity, are performed under occasionally hazardous conditions, and require normal attention to prevent errors.  

 

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Under general direction of the Theater and Rentals Manager, provide technical services for the Children’s Creativity Museum and Creativity Theater
    • Run A/V and sound for a variety of performance types including music, dance and theater, as well as presentation/lecture formats with a/v and projection needs.
    • Technical services include, but are not limited to, setting up, monitoring and striking audio-visual equipment, theatrical sound and lighting, rigging, dimmers, draperies, etc. 
    • Organization and management of theater inventory and equipment.
    • Enforcement of safety procedures and protection of company assets and equipment. 
    • Assess, document and coordinate client’s production needs. 
    • Ability to work with client’s professional production crews, balancing customer service with the safe operation of the Creativity Theater.
    • Carries out a working list of theater and museum maintenance issues as directed. 

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years technical production experience in a professional theater setting or an equivalent combination of training and experience. 
  • Background in production, fabrication, and/or building maintenance
  • Demonstrated understanding of rigging, lighting, scenic painting, carpentry, and other technical aspects of production that affect design & implementation required. 
  • Demonstrated manual dexterity and proficiency in the repair of equipment desired.
  • Working knowledge of A/V equipment, and electrical wiring.
  • Ability to perform heavy manual labor for extended periods
  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork and diplomacy skills for relationships with theater rental clients and house management staff.
  • A customer service orientation, willing to work with a broad range of theater clients from corporate to small non-profits with varying technical needs. 
  • Ability to interpret working drawings and light plots. 
  • Proficient and knowledgeable in both Mac and PC including computer imaging programs, cueing systems, and Google Docs.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  

The ideal candidate will possess all of the above minimum qualifications, as well as the ability to bring creativity and flexibility to problem solving and a dedication to working in a non-profit, educational, arts environment for youth.  In addition, we seek enthusiastic team players who are highly self-directed, forward thinking, and detail-oriented. Must have evening and weekend availability. 

 

To Apply: Please send your resume and a brief statement about yourself and why you want to work at the Children’s Creativity Museum to dgarrett@creativity.org with the subject line “Rentals Technician Application”.