Carpenter | Playbill


CATEGORY: Technical

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey
Florham Park, NJ


AC Horton

Job Details


Position Title: Carpenter

Department: Production

Classification: Seasonal, Full-time, Salaried, Non-exempt (8/1/2022 – 12/11/2022)

Reports to: Technical Director

Location: On-site

Position Summary:

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey seeks experienced scenic carpenters. Must have experience with various scenic construction techniques and materials. Must have strong woodworking, welding, and rigging skills and be able to read construction plans. Applicants should also be capable of lifting 50 pounds and comfortable working at heights around 25 feet. Experience in electrics, painting, sewing, and pneumatic systems a plus. Ideal candidate is a self-motivated, safety conscious, team player with 2 years professional experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Position is seasonal.

Physical Demands:

· Must be comfortable using a variety of hand tools, stationary and portable power tools, and specialized equipment as found in a typical professional theatre.

· Position is sometimes required to stand, sit, or kneel for extended periods during regular work.

· Must be able to lift and move 50 pounds, climb stairs and ladders, and work in confined spaces.

· Must be comfortable working at heights up to 25 feet. Safety equipment and specific training will be provided.


Compensation for this position is $600/week. This position is eligible for overtime after 40 hours/week.

STNJ offers medical, dental, and vision insurance, paid vacation, and personal and holiday leaves after a 90-day probationary period.

Applicants should submit cover letter and resume to Melissa Barry, Production Coordinator, via e-mail to [email protected]

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey has instituted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all employees. Proof of vaccination must be provided before beginning work. All employees must agree to adhere to The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey’s COVID Safety Plan.

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring, supporting, and promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce. Equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants without regard for race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Applicants from historically underrepresented groups in the industry are encouraged to apply.


Jun 22, 2022





*NOTE: Do not copy/paste the above email address as it is encoded with SPAM protection. Just click it to initiate an email from your preferred email client.


Blocking belongs
on the stage,
not on websites.

Our website is made possible by
displaying online advertisements to our visitors.

Please consider supporting us by
whitelisting with your ad blocker.
Thank you!