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General Scope of Work

Adam’s Forge is currently seeking a full time Forge Manager to help us further our mission. In conjunction with our Program Manager, the Forge Manager will perform a variety of tasks not limited to developing curriculum and programming, community building and outreach, and event planning. The Manager will teach classes. They will maintain the facility. This is a full-time hourly position.
Qualifications:
  • Instructor level blacksmithing skills 
  • Excellent communications skills: respond to all email and telephone correspondence promptly (second language a plus)
  • Leadership skills: ability to take initiative and work without supervision, to delegate tasks to the Forge Staff and monitor outcomes
  • Ability to collaborate: team player with excellent listening skills, supports volunteer and guest instructors, flags items of concern and communicates to relevant parties.
  • Organized: organize the shop layout and maintain order, work with the Program Manager to maintain organized file systems for all paperwork
  • Creative problem solver
  • Ability to work evenings during the week and occasionally on the weekend
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and personal vehicle. Owning a pick-up truck or van is a positive
Duties
  • Provides education: teaching other instructors as well as regular group classes, occasional private classes and events, demonstrations in the community
  • Helps guide programming in coordination with Program Manager and Board Chair, ie: developing curriculum, special programming, new classes 
  • Maintains facility
  • Develops special tooling
  • Ensures that all instructors and attendees maintain safety protocols
  • Manages petty cash and merchandise for sale in the forge 
  • Interacts with community and other organizations 
Physical Demands
  • This is a physically demanding position. The employee must have the ability to perform the physical requirements of the job, including frequent welding and grinding, standing, walking, bending, kneeling, crouching, lifting, pulling and climbing. The employee must be able to lift and/or move heavy objects safely. The employee must take all necessary safety precautions when using power tools and equipment, as well as chemicals, solvents, etc.

General Scope of Work

Adam’s Forge is currently seeking a full time Forge Manager to help us further our mission. In conjunction with our Program Manager, the Forge Manager will perform a variety of tasks not limited to developing curriculum…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    August 15, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    August 13, 2021
  • Education
    Other Education Requirement

Salary

$20 hourly wage. No benefits.

Level of Language Proficiency

Second language is a plus.

Second language is a plus.

Location

On-site
2910 Humboldt St, Los Angeles, CA 90031, USA

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