Center Theatre Group
Los Angeles, CA
POSITION TITLE: Operations Coordinator
REPORTS TO: Operations Manager
DIRECT REPORTS: Drivers
WORK SCHEDULE: Full-Time, varies to include evenings and weekends
Center Theatre Group is one of the largest, most influential theatre companies in the country by virtually every measure. Over the past 50 years, we have entertained millions of audience members and produced some of the most important shows of our time, many of which have been World premieres and have gone on to award-winning Broadway runs and beyond. Center Theatre Group strives to make Los Angeles a theatre destination for audiences and artists from around the world—and to make a major impact on the city.
Center Theatre Group commits to creating a safe space where the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion permeate all levels and all aspects of our work. We aim to attract, nurture and retain staff in a supportive home where we can be our best selves. We celebrate our commonalities and embrace our differences in order to ensure that everyone has access to our work onstage, behind the scenes, and in the community
Responsible for supervising, training and dispatching the team of drivers in order to support general company needs, and the Production Department, in support of the Mark Taper Forum (MTF), Ahmanson Theatre (AHM) and Kirk Douglas Theatre (KDT).
- Dispatch drivers based on the needs of the company and Production department.
- Manage vehicle maintenance including vehicle purchasing and maintenance
- Maintain detailed records of all vehicle and facility maintenance, trucking runs and Driver schedules.
- Coordinate labor as required by the evolving needs of various
- Assist the Operations Manager with the training of the drivers.
- Lead an effective and responsive driver team.
- Interface with vendors utilized by CTG.
- Conduct periodic walkthroughs and inspections of
- Act as primary point of contact for freight and deliveries.
- Place orders and pull stock for Production Department and other departments as needed.
- Execute, manage, code, and reconcile petty cash, credit card and PO
- Schedule companywide interoffice mail/package deliveries.
- Operation of company vehicles, forklifts, man lifts and order picker. CTG will provide training and certification when required.
- Ensure safety procedures are executed in the loading, unloading and transport of items from CTG Warehouse, Shop, Annex and various vendors for all CTG and Music Center spaces, as needed.
- Oversee the safe collection and disposal of hazardous waste for all CTG facilities.
- Ensure compliance with in-house safety procedures and compliance with regulations and applicable laws such as but not limited to hazardous waste and SDS’s. This includes disseminating and posting OSHA requirements, facilitating training, purchasing and maintaining common safety equipment, recommending new safety practices or policies to the Operations Manager.
- Other duties as assigned.
CTG provides a dynamic working environment in which duties and responsibilities may change. Employees are expected to be flexible and responsive to changes in the scope of their duties. All employees are expected to be familiar with and adhere to Center Theatre Group’s Personnel Policies and Procedures.
- Knowledge and essential skills
- Prior supervisory experience.
- Working knowledge and comfort with Microsoft Office, especially Outlook and Excel. Comfort with communicating via e-mail and phone.
- Strong and persuasive communicator, both written and verbal.
- Ability to coordinate multiple parts of a project, set priorities and follow through in a timely manner.
- Previous experience working in theatrical/live entertainment environment preferred.
- Spanish fluency a plus.
- Strong commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.
- Confident Multi-Tasker.
- Minimum requirements
- Willingness and ability to work 40 hours or more per week on a flexible schedule.
- Ability to sit in a workstation, type and work with a computer for extended periods of time.
- Ability to lift, carry or otherwise move and position objects weight up to 40lbs or more occasionally and 25lbs frequently.
- Must be able to work on a ladder and in hard-to-reach places.
- Must be able to stand, stoop, bend, kneel, reach and climb in various positions to perform tasks.
- Company required valid California driver’s license with good driving record, which much be maintained at all times.
All employees are required to pass a background check.
The position will receive a competitive compensation.
CTG also offers a comprehensive benefits package including retirement plan options; escalating vacation, paid sick, personal days and holidays; and health benefits including medical, dental, vision, flex spending accounts, employee assistance program, and life and long-term disability insurance.
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NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. We will contact qualified individuals to set up interviews.
Center Theatre Group is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, color, ancestry, disability, age, national origin, pregnancy, veteran/military status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by law. CTG will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance. We support, promote and embrace a diverse workforce.