Scenic Carpenter - Temporary

Requisition # 2023-17655
Date Posted 10 months ago(8/24/2023 8:16 AM)
Lewis Center, Theater
Building Trades and Technicians
Job Type


The Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton University seeks Over-hire Scenic Carpenters for seasonal work in Lewis Center Scene Shop. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. This is a temporary position. Rate is $26/hr.


  • Candidates will assist in the fabrication, transport, installation, and strike of scenic elements for department productions and events.
  • Must be comfortable working a fast-paced production schedule and maintaining a flexible attitude towards evolving academic production needs.


  • Familiarity with a variety of skills and theatrical construction methods is required, including wood-working, welding, rigging and the ability to read construction drawings.
  • Must be able to lift or carry up to 70lbs occasionally and lift or carry up to 25 pounds frequently.
  • 3-5 years of professional theater experience; academic experience is a plus.
  • Preferred candidates may also possess skills in props work.

Be advised that you will be contacted only if there is further interest in your application. Your candidate dashboard may not display status updates for this requisition.

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. KNOW YOUR RIGHTS

Standard Weekly Hours


Work Schedule, If Other Than Standard Hours

Periodic hours based on production needs.

Eligible for Overtime


Benefits Eligible


Probationary Period


Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)


Physical Capacity Exam Required


Valid Driver’s License Required




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