Post Date: 11/27/2019
Close Date: 12/06/2019
This is a First Opportunity Target Area (FOTA) recruitment opportunity. We are accepting applications from residents who live within the First Opportunity Target Area (FOTA) and meet the qualifying annual household income limit. FOTA applicants should use the "Apply" link above. Internal applicants should apply using the link on the internal job opportunities page.
This is a temporary position. Temporary positions are limited to a maximum of 1040 hours per 12 month period.
The Stage Operations Assistant provides support to the Operations Department with event logistics and related tasks (including duties that are administrative in nature). This position assists with data entry, production management, and client communications for upcoming events. Ensures compliance with established policies, procedures, programs and services.
About the Portland'5 Centers for the Arts
Portland'5 Centers for the Arts (formerly the 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, it's 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 Diploma or GED; college-level courses or other relevant training. Theatrical/event management/hospitality preferred
• A minimum of one (1) year of experience in event coordination for a public assembly facility, customer service in a retail or hospitality environment, or
• An equivalent combination of education, experience and training that would provide the knowledge, skills and abilities required for the successful performance of the essential job duties
• Valid Oregon driver’s license.
To apply: visit https://www.oregonmetro.gov/how-metro-works/jobs/first-opportunity-target-area-jobs for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center.
1) Electronic application, 2) answer to supplemental questions, 3) resume and 4) cover letter describing your qualifications as they relate to the duties of this position.
Metro is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.