General Maintenance Technician, Royal Court Theatre, London


Applications are invited for the post of: GENERAL MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

Responsible to: THEATRE MANAGER


Supporting the Theatre Manager in the day-to-day upkeep of the theatre and its facilities, taking primary responsibility for carrying out routine, planned and emergency maintenance for the building and facilities.

This is a key role within the Theatre Management team, combining practical maintenance (basic carpentry and plumbing) with some administrative tasks and facilities support.  It would ideally suit someone with operational / facilities support and / or practical maintenance experience who is looking for a part time role within a busy creative environment.

Supporting the Theatre Manager to uphold the theatre’s policies regarding health and safety and sustainability.


This role is ideally suited to someone with some carpentry and / or plumbing, security or facilities support experience looking for a part time role.

  • Basic maintenance skills (eg plumbing and carpentry) and willingness to undertake practical maintenance tasks
  • Practical and self-motivated with the ability to plan ahead and manage a varied task list.  
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to get on well with a wide range of people
  • An attention to detail, particularly with regard to presentation and care for the upkeep of the working environment.
  • Good team worker
  • Approachable, enthusiastic and friendly - in person and on the phone.
  • Confident in day-to-day use of operational systems (eg fire alarm & security)
  • Basic administrative skills and computer literacy, including email, internet, word and excel
  • Interest in theatre and previous experience working in a theatre environment an advantage

Please note that only applications submitted on the Royal Court’s standard Application Form can be considered, CVs are not accepted. Application Forms can be downloaded from: