Brooklyn concert venue Avant Gardner is seeking part-time Scenic Stagehands for our Scenic Team.
Avant Gardner hosts and produces a wide variety of experiential events, requiring endless iterations of the venue’s scenic elements. The Scenic Team is responsible for taking the venue through those iterations and following design concepts devised by the Creative Project Manager and all client productions.
Candidates should be comfortable performing a range of hands-on duties, including fabrication, painting, textiles, furniture, etc.
Required Skills & Qualifications
Minimum 2-3 years relevant experience
Experience with hand tools, carpentry, fabrication and rigging
Ability to work calmly and quickly under pressure
Ability to effectively prioritize tasks and use proactive problem solving
You will be subject to a post-offer background check
Preferred Skills & Qualifications
Undergraduate and/or graduate degree(s) in the arts or art-related field
Machinery operator; scissor, fork, boom
Certifications in various safety and training courses
Physical Factors and/or Environment
Must be willing to work long shifts
Must be willing to work outdoors (all seasons)
Must be able to move, pull, carry or lift at least 50 pounds
Must be comfortable climbing ladders and being in lifts