The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County seeks a part-time puppeteer to work with our Education and Exhibits department. The Puppeteerworks collaboratively within the Performing Arts Program to operate a full-suit Triceratops or Saber-toothed cat puppet our on-going Encounters Program. Puppeteers work with the Performing Arts Program Manager and other Education staff to present performances for Museum programs, special events, and school groups. Puppeteers interact with Museum guests and are expected to maintain a friendly and approachable demeanor at all times.
This position has the following requirements:
Quadrupedal Puppet Requirements: Height, 5’1” to 5’7”, Women's shoe size 6-11 or Men's size 4-9. Small to Medium athletic build. Must be ableto lift and carry up to 85 pounds on back in bending and crouching positions for limited periods of time. All weight on wrists, shoulders, and back. Extremely hot, claustrophobic full suit puppet with limited sight range. Job requires wearing a Triceratops or Saber-toothed cat full-suit puppet with internal mechanisms for movement and sound amplification.
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is seeking applicants who have demonstrated experience and commitment working with a diverse community. Salary is commensurate with experience. This is a part time, non-exempt, overtime eligible position.
Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled. Interested candidates please visit www.nhm.org/jobs and click the link of the position for which you are interested.
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please, No Phone Calls.