Job Details

Event Custodian, part-time

Metro, Portland, Oregon

Job - Government

Close Date: 08/21/2019

Deadline to apply: August 21, 2019 @ 5:00 PM, PDT
Salary: $14.31 - $17.52 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.

Do you like being hands-on and enjoy the sense of accomplishment and pride in doing a job well? Do you approach your work with an attitude that no job is too big or too small? The Oregon Convention Center is seeking enthusiastic applicants who enjoy working in a fast paced and friendly environment. At our world-class venue, we host diverse organizations, people and events from around the world. How can you contribute to our success? As a premier convention, tradeshow, conference and event venue leader, our number one role is to provide a memorable experience for both shows and guests. Come be a part of our team and help us shine!

In addition to performing on-call event set-up and being responsible for overall cleanliness of our convention center for various events, our custodians are relied upon to act as goodwill ambassadors of our venue. Expect to interact with a large volume of guests who will look to you for everything from help with directions, venue information, recommendations for restaurants and local transportation assistance and answering the most popular question "Where are the restrooms?"

Supervision is received from the Oregon Convention Center Set-Up Supervisors.
Like the region itself, our dedication to serve people and our planet in the best ways possible demands that we constantly be on the move that we stay open-minded and maintain an inexhaustible supply of creativity. Our job is to make sure everyone here feels safe bringing what they've got to the table because progress relies on everyone keeping an open-mind and positive change can begin anytime, anyplace, with anyone.

The OCC is LEED Platinum Certified. We have one of the largest solar panel arrays on a U.S. convention center which produces 25% of the electricity we use. While we're striving to be the most sustainable event venue in the world and the first choice as a venue for green meetings, our commitment to sustainability is just one example of our dedication to a better tomorrow. Annually OCC hosts roughly 500 events with an average of $600 million in economic benefit for the region from the national and international visitors who attend conventions and events at the venue.

At the Oregon Convention Center we're passionate about cultivating diversity, advancing equity and practicing inclusion in all of the work we do. 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 experience in facility cleaning or janitorial work. Experience cleaning in a fast-food or similar environment, business or multi-residential housing may substitute for facility/janitorial work; or any combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the job.

• Applicants with availability to work a variety of days and shifts to meet the needs of this position (a minimum of three shifts per week)
• Customer facing experience

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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