puppeteer

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Puppeteers are expected to greet patrons, perform multiple roles during shows, and interact with patrons post-show. Additional duties may be assigned. Management retains the discretion to change or add to the duties of this position at any time.

  • Attend all rehearsals in preparation for shows

  • Comfortable with Public Speaking

  • Smile and treat guests with friendliness and respect

  • All other duties as assigned

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job the employee is required to stand for long periods of time.

  • The employee must be able to use hands to manipulate, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

  • The employee is frequently required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel crouch, or crawl.

  • The employee is frequently required to talk and hear.

  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move carry, push, or pull at least 30 lbs.

  • Specific vision requirements for this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to focus and night vision.

  • Must be able to take directional cues directly or indirectly.


WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to outside weather conditions including extreme heat.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

  • Must be able to work in fast paced environment, handling many tasks at one time.

  • Must be able to work in a creative environment involving performers.

  • Must be comfortable working in and around a construction environment, with power tools and materials.


REQUIRED SKILLS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must have reliable transportation to and from the theater.

  • Must exhibit the ability to be a competent/consistent performer.

  • Must be able to fill the roles of numerous characters within a single show as assigned.

  • Must be able to maintain a good working relationship with coworkers.

  • Must be able to work days, nights, weekends, and holidays as needed.

  • Must be able to take and follow direction.

  • Must have excellent oral and verbal communication skills and a sense of appropriateness to converse with employees and guests.

  • Must be willing to learn and pass on information regarding the history of the company.


REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

Some high school or equivalent education preferred

Interested candidates may email resume and cover letter to
bobbakermarionettes@gmail.com