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Checkroom Attendant, part-time - Portland'5 Centers for the Arts

Metro, Portland, Oregon

Job - Government

Close Date: 02/15/2019

Deadline to apply: February 15, 2019 @ 5:00 PM, PST
Salary: $13.80 – $14.07 hourly

This is an internal and a First Opportunity recruitment opportunity. We are only accepting applications from 1) current employees and/or 2) residents who live within the First Opportunity Target Area (FOTA) and meet the qualifying annual household income limit. Internal applicants must be current employees of Metro having regular, regular part-time or temporary employment. Employees must have gone through a competitive selection process for the position currently held.

Position Summary:
Do you enjoy providing customer service to a diverse public and working in a fun, lively setting supporting events including concerts and speeches? Do you enjoy being in a vibrant downtown setting? If you answered "yes" to both of these questions, consider applying to be a Checkroom Attendant at the Portland'5 Centers for the Arts.

Under the direction of the House Manager or Event Manager, this position greets and directs patrons, checks coats and other personal items; distributes assistive listening devices and may collect checkroom fees; acts as on-site receptionist during events. Shifts are located at the Portland'5 Centers for the Arts (Portland'5) and the Oregon Convention Center. Additional shifts may be available at the Expo Center. At Portland'5, the Checkroom Attendant checks in and helps distribute small equipment for volunteers and paid staff.

Starting step: $13.80/hour; regular step: $14.07/hour.

Part-time shifts vary in location and times of day/days of the week and will be scheduled based on frequency of events and labor workforce needs of the events at the facilities.

Portland’5 Centers for the Arts (Portland Center for the Performing Arts) is a leader in expert venue management, overseeing the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Keller Auditorium and Antoinette Hatfield Hall, which includes the Brunish Theatre, the Newmark Theatre and the Dolores Winningstad Theatre.

Home to arts organizations such as Oregon Ballet Theatre, the Oregon Symphony and the Portland Opera, its among the largest performing arts centers in the US with approximately 1,000 performances and 900,000 attendees annually and generates an average of $60 million in regional spending and more than 700 jobs each year. The five theatres at Portland'5 have showcased countless events over the years including Broadway shows, concerts, comedy shows, plays, children's theatre, lectures, dance and much more. We are purposeful in presenting our diverse community with meaningful performing arts performances and spaces that are welcoming and accessible to everyone.

At Portland'5 Centers for the Arts, we hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive.

High school diploma or GED and a minimum one year experience in dealing directly with the general public in a high volume situation; or any combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the job. Must be 18 years or older. Must be well groomed, dependable, reliable and prompt.

Requires ability to work weekdays, weeknights and weekends, including evenings and holidays. Previous experience interacting with the public and crowds is desirable.

To apply: visit for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center. Metro is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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