Post Date: 07/02/2019
Close Date: 07/15/2019
Deadline to apply: July 15, 2019 @ 5:00 PM, PDT
Salary: $17.89 - $19.68 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.
This is a part-time, event-based, on-call position.
Multiple openings and shifts available. Competitive pay. Schedule flexibility.
The Oregon Convention Center is seeking responsible on-call Relief Facility Security Agents to provide security and maintain safety for all clients, guests and visitors and to ensure everyone has an opportunity to enjoy our venue in a safe and responsible manner during events. We offer competitive pay, a group work setting and the opportunity to work with an employer who willingly works with you to accommodate your schedule whenever possible.
About the work
Examples of the work may include: being responsive to users and staff against trespass, vandalism, theft, fire or other potential harm and/or threat through patrol of facilities during scheduled shifts. As a representative of our venue, security agents will also act as ambassadors by regularly interacting with the public to answer questions, give directions and provide general assistance. As such, candidates should be dependable, trustworthy and honest and enjoy interacting with the public.
Relief Security Agents may also be scheduled at other Metro Visitor Venues, including the Portland'5 Centers for the Arts and the Portland Expo Center.
The Oregon Convention Center (OCC), a LEED Platinum facility, is the largest convention center in the Pacific Northwest, hosting more than 12 million visitors since its opening in 1990. Annually hosting roughly 500 events with an average of $450 million in economic benefit for the region from the national and international visitors who attend conventions and events at the facility. The industry leader for its sustainability practices, the OCC was the first convention center in the U.S. to earn the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED Certification for existing buildings in 2004 and earned LEED Silver in 2008. OCC's commitment to sustainable practices, focus on superior customer service and innovation ensures its future as a leader in the hospitality and convention business. For more information about the Oregon Convention Center visit: www.oregoncc.org.
At the Oregon Convention Center, 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 one year of responsible experience in providing security for a large facility; or any combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the job. This position requires the possession of (or the ability to obtain upon hire):
• Security certification and/or DPSST certification from the State of Oregon
• Unconcealed weapons permit
• Current Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate, First Aid and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) certification
• Valid driver's license.
Note: A Physical Capacity Test, which simulates the essential job tasks for this position, will be administered to all applicant "finalists" for any Security Agent position. Offers of hire will be made contingent upon successful results of a Physical Capacity Test.
To apply: visit www.oregonmetro.gov/FOTA for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center. Metro is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Complete details: www.oregonmetro.gov/FOTA