Job Opening: EVENING EVENT SECURITY

Mount Pisgah Arboretum is seeking a seasonal Evening Event Security attendant to work approximately 20 hours per week Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings from 5pm-11:30pm, from June through October 2022.  The Evening Event Security position is both a hospitality and security role. Primary duties for the Evening Event Security person is to supervise weddings and other events in the Arboretum’s White Oak Pavilion, provide outstanding customer service to Pavilion renters, address rare security issues, and assist with break-down of each event.

Mount Pisgah Arboretum is a resource for the whole community, and promoting diversity, equity and inclusion is key to achieving our vision. We seek diverse perspectives throughout the organization, and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, national origin, mental or physical disability, or any other legally protected status. If you think you have the skills we’re looking for we encourage you to apply.

Evening Event Security duties:  

  • Oversee evening events (primarily weddings) at the White Oak Pavilion
  • Provide for the needs of rental clients and vendors
  • Monitor compliance with rental rules
  • Maintain events log and communicate issues with other Arboretum staff
  • Facilitate event takedown including tables/chairs, lanterns, and other accessories
  • Check grounds, parking lots and the Pavilion for safety concerns
  • Ensure that rental facilities and other public amenities remain clean and well stocked
  • Checkout renters, close events, secure site, lock facilities and gate

Qualifications:

  • Able to work Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings from 5pm-11:30pm
  • Able to provide outstanding customer service at every event
  • Able to communicate appropriately and effectively with rental clients, vendors, the public, volunteers and staff.
  • Able to solve practical problems and interpret instructions presented in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • Enjoy weddings and large events
  • Able to patrol Arboretum grounds for security checks
  • Able to walk grounds, stand for periods of 30 minutes or more, and lift up to 50 lbs regularly
  • Excellent reliability and punctuality
  • Able to enforce sound policies and facility requirements
  • Valid Oregon driver’s license and own transportation required

Pay: $16.50 per hour.

To apply:

Send cover letter, resume and three professional references by midnight on May 30 to:

B. Rothweiler, [email protected]  No phone calls or drop ins please.