Woodshop Production Assistant wanted in Brooklyn NY

Listing #477084 Listed on: 04/30
Details - Offering Employment
Listing Type:Offering Employment (Part time)
Location:Brooklyn, NY
Name:Elise Deringer [Contact]
Company:Fig House Studios
More Info:About Fig House Studios
Fig House Studios seeks candidate to aid the production team with fabrication and assembly of artist stretchers, panels, and frames.

- High attention to detail and accuracy in a fast-paced environment
- Ability to work safely with and around fragile/high-value art objects
- Able to repeatedly lift and handle beams weighing approximately 50 pounds
- Able to proactively anticipate the needs of the shop and keep busy during transition/wait times and between projects
- Good with numbers
- Ability to take and follow direction
- Strong interpersonal communication skills
- Team player with positive outlook
- Hungry to learn and receptive to feedback

This position has a strong emphasis on milling but will also be assisting with day-to-day operations and be exposed to a variety of processes. Familiarity with woodworking machinery/hand tools with 3+ years experience and a strong desire to learn advanced techniques required.

The ideal candidate will have a strong work ethic, a commitment to craft, and discretion. The ideal candidate is also someone who intends to stay for a minimum of 3 years.

Shop hours 8am-4pm. Begins part-time with potential to transition to full-time in the future.

Starting salary: $22 to $28/hour (commensurate with experience). PTO included and four generous raises during training period.

Please email a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to elise@fighousestudios.org using the subject line “Production Assistant.”

Fig House Studios is an equal opportunity employer, committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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