Rental Specialist

POSITION TITLE: Rental Specialist
SUPERVISOR: Costume Loft Supervisor
SCHEDULE: 6 hours/week, including weekend
DEPARTMENT: Production
COMPENSATION: $10-12/hour

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Position Summary: Reporting to the Costume Loft Supervisor, the Rental Specialist is responsible for scheduling and conducting costume rentals and ensuring costume inventory is organized, clean and orderly. Responsible for all rentals and re-stocking as well as repairing inventory. Oversees annual costume sale. Assists Costume Loft Supervisor when needed. Assists with reorganization of Costume Loft. This is a part time, non-exempt position. Hours may increase, depending on the needs of the organization.

Key Duties and Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

* Inventories, stocks and re-stocks costumes
* Ensures all costumes are dry cleaned and repaired prior to storing
* Assists Costume Loft Supervisor in re-organizing costume inventory
* Assists with annual costume sale
* Maintains and organizes costume inventory
* Ability to establish and maintain project priorities

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

Working conditions: Regularly works in a crowded 2nd story costume loft; extreme temperature conditions on occasion; uneven flooring; noise level can be moderate to high; works in tight spaces; frequent use of ladders (up to 12 ft.); regularly lifts up to 20 lbs.; climbs stairs, stoops, kneels, stands and sits for extended periods of time.

Equipment used: Regularly operates electric sewing machines (and utilizes sewing notions), irons, steamers, scissors; occasional use of personal computer, keyboard, mouse and telephonic devices.

Education, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
* Experience in renting and stocking inventory; strong communication skills
* Proficiency in basic computer skills including e-mail and word processing required
* Ability to work as a team player and meet the needs of a diverse population
* Ability to interact with staff, public and internal and external stakeholders
* Ability to prioritize, handle multiple tasks, be detailed-oriented, and meet deadlines
* Occasionally oversees costume loft volunteers

Physical Requirements and Work Environment: Work is performed in 2nd story theatre costume loft setting; regularly operates electronic sewing equipment; occasionally lifts, carries and positions objects weighing up to 20 pounds; regularly walks from one part of worksite to another; must be able to climb stairs and 12 ft ladder. Position involves occasional use of a computer and keyboard, telephone, and face-to-face communications; employee should be able to communicate clearly and professionally in all of these manners. The employee may spend long periods of time sitting, standing, or climbing. Applicants must have visual and auditory ability to respond to critical incidents and the physical ability to act in an emergency situation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Additional Information: This position requires a criminal background check prior to hire.

San Diego Junior Theatre provides engaging, innovative, high-quality theatre education and productions for children of all cultural heritages, ages, abilities and levels of interest.

San Diego Junior Theatre provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, age, medical condition, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, military status, caregiver status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


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