Rentals Assistant

Chicago Scenic is looking to hire an assistant in our rentals department. 


  • Adhere to all safety warnings and guidelines and maintain a safe working environment
  • Pull steel deck, handrails, and other components for each rental contract
  • Accurately count all assembly pieces to complete order accurately and efficiently
  • Ability to come early or stay late to help fulfill orders.  
  • Attend onsite work calls and installation calls to supervise rental install
  • Learn the rentals software and check out rental items correctly
  • Ensure trucks are loaded safely
  • Help with other shop tasks when time allows 
  • Assist in rental maintenance and upkeep
  • Ability to prioritize multiple jobs
  • Any additional tasks as requested by the Rentals Manager


  • Good knowledge of English
  • Ability to work independently and as a team
  • Ability to problem solve in thoughtful and effective ways


  • Experience operating a forklift a plus
  • Two-plus years of professional experience in a regional theatre, commercial scene shop, or similar environment preferred
  • Valid Driver License
  • Experience operating a CNC machine a plus

 Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to perform and pass a fit test for a respirator
  • Standing for prolonged periods, climbing, pulling, and lifting objects weighing fifty pounds or less
  • Sporadic overtime and travel for job related installs, strikes, or necessary tasks
  • Some work on weekends and evening hours, as necessary
  • Vigorous activity as needed for loading and shuffling scenery or servicing equipment

Please send your resume and salary requirements to