Maintenance Technician - Part Time

1616 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60614, USA Req #293
Friday, May 3, 2024

Job title: Maintenance Technician 

Job type: Non-Exempt, part-time 

Job location: Chicago 

Salary: US $17.00/Hour 



Dedicated to entertaining, inspiring, and transforming through courageous comedy, The Second City is the premier brand in improv-based sketch comedy. With sold-out shows playing on stages in Chicago, Toronto, and New York, Second City’s Touring and Theatrical companies entertain an additional one million theatergoers a year around the globe. The Second City Training Center is the largest school of improvisation-based arts on the planet, with locations in Chicago, Toronto, and New York. Second City Works, the B2B side of Second City, has brought award-winning improvisation and audience-driven techniques to over 600 Fortune 1000 companies, challenging businesses seeking a more collaborative culture to innovate through development programs, original digital and video content, campaign consultation, private events, and more. 

Job Description: The Maintenance Tech is responsible for assisting the Maintenance Supervisor with the day-to-day operational and maintenance needs of the Second City. We are looking for someone who is punctual, dependable and detail oriented.  

This is a part-time, non-exempt position reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor.  This role is primarily weekends but may have occasional weekday requirements.  

Responsibilities include (but not limited to)  

● Equipment Management  

○ Track and discard lost & found items  

○ Track and store equipment/product deliveries  

● Maintenance of products and spaces  

○ Janitorial responsibilities (as needed)  

○ Assist with immediate on-site projects  

○ Complete product installation requests and troubleshooting  

○ Minor repairs (as needed)  

● Set-up and breakdowns for classes and/or events  

○ Verify each space has sufficient chairs, supplies and/or equipment  

○ Be available to assist with any malfunctions in the spaces  

○ Set-up and breakdown all equipment used for classes/events  

○ Inventory of class equipment (mics, amps, etc.)  

○ Lock up closed areas of the building  


● Janitorial experience (a plus)  

● Proactive and solution-focused  

● Can adapt in a fast-paced environment  

● Time-management skills required  

● Flexible availability (willing to work mornings, evenings and weekends)  

● Must be able to lift 25lbs or more  

● Climb stairs, ramps and ladders occasionally during shift  

● Bend/twist at waist/knees/neck to perform various duties  



The Second City is an open, inclusive workplace and welcomes applicants who bring along with them diverse life experiences, including every permutation of economic and cultural backgrounds, orientation, ethnicity and points of view. We strive to continue our efforts to work with people who may otherwise be marginalized or underrepresented in our business and around our community.  

All candidates for this role will be asked to authorize a background check and must be 21 and older.  
The Second City follows CDC guidelines and recommendations regarding safety measures to navigate the Covid-19 pandemic. To work at The Second City you must show proof of being fully vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2. Applicants with medical or religious exemptions will be considered. 



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  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • 1616 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60614, USA