Gate Attendant/Usher - Metro- Part-time

Location: 1111 SW Broadway Ave, Portland, OR 97205 United States

Company Description: About Metro
Led by an elected council, this unique government gives all residents of greater Portland a voice in shaping the future and provides parks, venues, services and tools at a regional scale. We find solutions for our area’s garbage and recycling that protect clean air and water; help plan land use and development to provide jobs and safe transportation; manage local venues that provide a connection to arts and culture and help keep the economy growing; protect 17,000 acres of parks and natural areas, and run the Oregon Zoo, to keep nature close to home. 

To apply: visit Metro’s employment worksite for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center. Metro is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Diversity, equity and inclusion 
Metro is committed to hiring and supporting staff who reflect the diversity of our communities, and to creating welcoming workplaces. We know diverse voices make the region better and help us fulfill our public mission. Learn more at oregonmetro.gov/diversity

Portland’5 Centers for the Arts and Metro
As the fifth-largest performing arts center in the nation, Portland’5 Centers for the Arts takes care of treasured public theaters and concert halls that bring music, theater, dance and lecture performances to greater Portland. Portland’5’s roughly 73 employees host more than one million patrons each year. 

As part of the Metro family, Portland’5 Centers for the Arts is committed to hiring and supporting staff who reflect the diversity of our communities, and to creating welcoming workplaces. We know diverse voices make the region better and help us fulfill our public mission. Learn more at oregonmetro.gov/diversity

As part of the Metro family, Portland’5 helps make greater Portland a great place to call home. Metro brings people together to shape the future of our area and provides parks, venues, services and tools at a regional scale.

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

Usher 
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.

Qualifications: 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.

Salary/Wage: $15.00 hourly

Contact Name: Karen Painter

Contact Email Address: karen.painter@oregonmetro.gov

Website: http://www.oregonmetro.gov/jobs

Application Open Until: 8/15

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