Examples of Duties
Teach pottery at all levels (beginner to advance classes).
Supervise firing and perform routine maintenance of kilns.
Check kilns regularly 3 to 5 times per week and ensure that they are loaded and unloaded as needed.
Recommend program enhancements to ensure that pottery member and patron needs are being met.
Aid in equipment maintenance research and in contacting the manufacturer to order replacement parts as needed.
Ensure inventory records of supplies and equipment are current and complete.
Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the program and participation.
Maintain pottery logs, updates, and incident reports.
Ensure that pottery class firings remain on schedule.
Assist with class coverage as needed.
Pug clay as needed for class use.
Perform pug mill maintenance.
Check traps in pottery classrooms; empty one time per month.
Inventory and check glaze levels, mixing new glazes as needed.
Maintain MSDS labels and refill glaze mixes as needed.
Responsible for adhering to all safety policies and procedures of the department.
Complete other related duties as assigned and report any repairs or equipment problems to the Arts and Crafts Supervisor.