Cape Fear Regional Theatre seeks Master Carpenter

Cape Fear Regional Theatre ( is located in Fayetteville North Carolina. Each year, CFRT reaches more than 50,000 people through five award winning mainstage productions, a recurring community-based holiday production, and a broad range of education and outreach programs. CFRT’s building has a 273-seat mainstage theatre, scenic and costume shops, and administrative offices, as well as an adjacent education center and off-site storage warehouse. Fayetteville is the sixth largest and among the most diverse cities in North Carolina. It is a big city with a small-town vibe. CFRT is committed to diversity (visit our website for more information) and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This position includes salary, health, and generous PTO package. The ideal candidate has carpentry experience, is self-motivated, and wants to be a part of a dynamic, dedicated team.

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Master Carpenter 

Reports to: Production Manager/Technical Director

Time Commitment: Full-time Salaried (40 hrs per week) Occasional nights and weekends required. 

Pay: $37,500-$40,000 (commensurate with experience) plus Health and PTO. 

The Master Carpenter is the primary shop carpenter, constructing the set from the designs provided by the Technical Director. They are a key member of the production team. Their primary focus is to build our five Mainstage Shows, remount our Holiday Show, and construct a modular set for our summer camps with a small team of over-hire carpenters. They also assist with events and occasional facilities upkeep. 

Job Responsibilities 

  • Construction of set 
  • Work with over-hires, as needed 
  • Works with the TD’s timeline and build schedule
  • Keeps inventory of tools, maintains them, and reports when replacements need to be ordered 
  • Works with TD to replenish inventory as needed)

Job Requirements 

  • Proficient Carpenter 
  • Experience with metal working, welding a plus 
  • Self-motivated individual, requiring minimal supervision with good time management skills 
  • Ability to lift 50+ lbs. 
  • Strong organizational, problem solving and follow-through skills with a focus on safety 
  • Courteous, professional, good team-player and good sense of humor