Emerson Colonial Theatre

106 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116

Date Posted:
August 03, 2018

Eastern Massachusetts



Facilities Assistant


Reporting to the Facilities Manager, the Facilities Assistant is responsible for performing a variety of cleaning and maintenance tasks to keep the facility in good working order.  The primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist in maintaining a high-visibility, high-traffic, and architecturally unique facility
  • Daily cleaning of the theatre, lobbies, rest rooms, common areas, and support spaces including vacuuming, trash removal, stocking paper products, and sanitization of rest rooms with larger cleaning projects as required
  • Performs small repair jobs relating to doors, ceilings, floors, glass, walls, handrails, lighting fixtures, paint, etc.
  • Assist in conducting daily inspections of facility spaces to ensure high standards of appearance and readiness are maintained
  • Help manage the inventory of supplies and spare parts required for building cleaning and maintenance activities
  • High School / Trade School diploma or equivalent
  • Prior experience is a plus but we will train
  • Able to communicate effectively, including excellent reading and writing skills
  • Because of the physical nature of the position, must be able to regularly sit, stand, and stoop; push and pull with force; climb ladders and stairs; and be able to lift heavy boxes, bags, and other containers up to 50 pounds
  • Basic understanding of building systems including HVAC, fire protection/detection systems, plumbing, electrical, and mechanical
  • Must be able to exercise sound judgment and respond effectively in a busy environment
  • Good at working independently but also as part of a team

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work performed by the Facilities Assistant. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of this position.

How To Apply:
This position is part time hourly position.  Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to ColonialJobs@theambassadors.com. Please place "Facilities Assistant” and your name in the subject line.
Apply by:
August 17, 2018
About this Organization:
Emerson Colonial Theatre is the longest continually operating theatre in Boston, MA. In its storied history, the theatre has debuted such seminal Broadway shows as Anything Goes, Porgy and Bess, Oklahoma!, Born Yesterday, Follies, A Little Night Music, Grand Hotel, and La Cage aux Folles, among others. Reviving a great theatrical tradition, the newly-restored venue officially re-opened with the pre-Broadway World Premiere of Moulin Rouge! The Musical and will be home to Magic Mike The Musical in Fall 2019. As an Ambassador Theatre Group venue, the Colonial is committed to embracing ATG’s vision in becoming the leading live entertainment provider in the world. The Colonial is passionate about creating an engaging and positive environment for both our customers and our employees.