Post Date: 03/14/2019
Close Date: 03/25/2019
Deadline to apply: March 25, 2019 @ 5:00 PM, PDT
Salary: $17.96 - $18.23 hourly
Admissions Leads guide the activities of the admissions staff (Ushers, Gate Attendants, Elevator Operators, Checkroom Attendants) during events at Portland'5 Centers for the Arts.
Position makes staff shift position assignments; provides direction of staff duties; monitors crowds and resolves patron safety and service issues during events including ingress, egress and seating; confirms timekeeping information for labor billing; takes souvenir inventories and other documentation required in the performance of duties.
This position works under the direction of a House Manager or Event Manager at Portland'5 Centers for the Arts and Oregon Convention Centers. This position reports to the Admissions Staffing Manager.
Probation step: $17.96/hour; regular step: $18.23/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 (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 1000 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.
Minimum of one year of responsible supervisory or lead experience, and customer service experience as it relates to event management, a High School Diploma or GED: or
any combination of education and experience that provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the job.
Requires the ability to perform physical aspects of the position including the ability to tolerate walking and standing for long periods of time and walking long distances; and ability to climb ramps and stairs. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a current Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate. Requires ability to work a variety of shifts: weekdays, week nights and weekends, including evenings and holidays. Preference will be given to candidates with daytime and weekend availability.
To apply: visit www.oregonmetro.gov/jobs for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center. Metro is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.