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Gate Attendant/Usher, part-time - Portland’5 Centers for the Arts

Metro, Portland, Oregon

Job - Government

Close Date: 01/16/2019

Deadline to apply: January 16, 2019 @ 5:00 PM, PST
Salary: $13.80 – $14.07 hourly

This is an application for individuals eligible through Metro's first opportunity (FOTA) program. First opportunity applicants must reside within the First Opportunity Target Area (FOTA) and meet the qualifying annual household income limit. To learn more about the program, visit To apply as an internal or general applicant please visit our main job web page and select the menu for internal or general jobs.

Probationary 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.

Gate Attendants and Ushers perform work under the direction of an Admissions Lead, House Manager or Event Manager at the Portland'5 Centers for the Arts and Oregon Convention Center. Additional shifts may be available at the Expo Center

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

Gate Attendant
Takes tickets, monitors doors and entrances during events; directs patrons; enforces facility rules and regulations; occasionally patrols special events.

Greets patrons, provides direction and assistance to seat locations and generally assists in making the patrons' stay a pleasant one; develops a detailed knowledge of the seating arrangements in the assigned facility; enforces facility rules and regulations.

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.

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.

One year experience dealing directly with the general public in a high volume situation and a high school diploma or equivalent; or any combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the job. Must be 18 years of age or older. Requires ability to work a variety of shifts, including weekdays, weeknights and weekends, including evenings and holidays.

Previous experience working with crowd management 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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