Employment

We seek staff members who have a passion for the arts and who enjoy working in a creative and demanding environment. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Portland Center Stage is committed to supporting a diverse workforce and does not discriminate in employment based on race, color, religion, sex or national origin. Qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to age, marital status, sexual orientation, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap.


OPERATIONS ASSISTANT

Operations Assistant

The position is part time, non-exempt. We are seeking a team-oriented individual to be a member of our Operations department to help us maintain, improve, and secure the Gerding Theater at the Armory. We are seeking an individual with a flexible schedule to work in an active environment setting up and running events, handling facility operations during Main Stage and Studio productions, and performing facility maintenance and organization projects.  The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, have excellent communication and customer service skills, and be able to handle heavy physical labor at times.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Setting up for public and private events as specified.
  • Assist with all aspects of events in building.
  • Working with Operations Manager on essential tasks for the maintenance, improvement, and security of the Armory.
  • Assist house manager(s) for Main Stage and Studio productions.
  • Concierge desk coverage and janitorial duties, as needed.

Qualifications

  • Theater degree or technical theater knowledge, building maintenance and/or security experience a plus.
  • Passion for the arts, particularly theater, a plus.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Basic carpentry, painting, drywall repair. Theater tech, lighting and sound skills.
  • Must be able to take direction as needed.
  • Self-motivation with the ability to manage multiple projects with limited supervision.
  • Be focused, flexible and have great attention to detail.
  • Ability to build effective working relationships with co-workers.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

  • Must be able to lift a min of 50 lbs. and work with ladders/heights.
  • Must be able to work daytime, evening, and weekends depending on the events scheduled.
  • Must be comfortable working in an environment in which directions and priorities can change rapidly.

Salary & Benefits

  • Hourly rate of $10.50.
  • Complimentary tickets to main stage and studio productions.

To apply
Send a cover letter and resume to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) with the subject line “Operations Assistant/PCS Website” by October 6, 2014

No phone calls, please.


EVENING CUSTODIAN (2 Positions Available)

Operations Manager

The position is part time, non-exempt with variable hours. We are seeking a self-motivated individual for janitorial services. The ideal candidate will be focused, flexible, have great attention to detail, and thrive in a multi-task oriented environment.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Cleaning and recycling of the facility, including special attention to administrative offices, public areas, restrooms, Vera Katz Park, and outside trash receptacles.
  • Manages waste stream for the highest levels of efficiency and recycling.
  • Maintains and organizes janitorial storage areas.
  • Maintains accurate inventory of janitorial equipment, materials and supplies.
  • Notifies Lead Custodian when supplies are needed.
  • Ensures compliance with LEED “Green Cleaning” standards.
  • Adheres to regulations and workplace safety rules.
  • Completes a daily janitorial report.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Minimum 2 years experience in janitorial and cleaning buildings and grounds of a large facility.
  • Proficient in use of materials, methods, practices and equipment used in building cleaning and maintenance. 
  • Manages time efficiently and appropriately, with the ability to learn show and event schedules to help identify special space considerations and priorities.
  • Two or more years of college or vocational school or equivalent.
  • Has basic word processing and email capability.
  • Ability to read and follow written reports, instructions and OSHA regulations.
  • CPR Certification a plus.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions

  • Must be comfortable working in an environment in which directions and priorities can change rapidly.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time and reach restricted spaces.
  • Ability to lift up to 75 pounds.
  • Flexible schedule, including weekends and evenings, as necessary.

Salary & Benefits

  • $10.25 per hour
  • Part-time, 20 hours per week, non-exempt
  • Complimentary tickets to Main Stage and Studio productions.

To apply
Please submit a cover letter and resume to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) with the subject line “Evening Custodian/PCS Website.”

No phone calls, please.


KITCHEN ASSISTANT/COOK

Reports to: Kitchen Supervisor

The Armory Café and its staff are an important component of the theatergoing experience offered at Portland Center Stage. The Kitchen Assistant/Cook is responsible for working in the kitchen to prepare food served during performances and other events hosted at the Gerding Theater at the Armory. Candidates for this position must adhere to food service regulations as prescribed by the Multnomah County Health Department.  The most qualified candidate will have a minimum two years kitchen experience and an elevated sense of ownership over kitchen responsibilities.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Prepare all ingredients needed for service in the Armory Café according to instruction.
  • Ensure that the quality, quantity, freshness and presentation of all food served meets the Kitchen Supervisor’s standards.
  • Ensure that all food is adequately covered, labeled, dated and rotated.
  • Track product and notify Kitchen Supervisor of ordering needs.
  • Work to reduce waste.
  • Work with the Kitchen Supervisor and Event & Rentals Manager to execute catered events.
  • Assist with the production of prepared foods.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work space at all times.
  • Guarantee that the kitchen is prepared to be used by outside caterers, whenever necessary.
  • Additional duties as assigned by the Kitchen Supervisor.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Food Handlers Permit in hand.
  • Minimum one year experience working in food preparation required, two years experience preferred.
  • Fundamental cooking techniques, including skill with a knife (speed, safety, consistency).
  • Strong work ethic and adaptability.
  • Self-motivated to identify problems and resolve them quickly.
  • Ability to work with a sense of urgency and timeliness.
  • Ability to follow instructions and procedures.
  • Any combination of expo, event, catering, and/or brunch experience a plus.
  • Talents extending to mis en place and plating a plus.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to lift a minimum 30 lbs.
  • Ability to visually examine products for quality and freshness.
  • Open availability preferred. Includes weekends, daytime, and early evening hours.

Salary & Benefits

  • Salary commensurate with experience.
  • This position is part-time, non-exempt.
  • Complimentary tickets to Main Stage and Studio productions.
  • Employee meal benefits.

To apply
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) with the subject line “Kitchen Assistant/PCS Website.”

No phone calls, please.

 




Portland Center Stage is committed to supporting a diverse workforce and does not discriminate in employment based on race, color, religion, sex or national origin. Qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to age, marital status, sexual orientation, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap.

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