Oak View Group

Facility Operations Technician|St. Charles Convention Center

Location US-MO-St. Charles
Job ID
Location Name
St. Charles Convention Center
Regular Full-Time

Oak View Group

Oak View Group (OVG) is the world’s leading arena development, management, and hospitality company founded in 2015 by Tim Leiweke and Irving Azoff to disrupt business as usual. As the largest developer of sports and entertainment facilities in the world, OVG prioritizes the way we do business focusing on making long-term investments in our people and our planet. We focus on building a diverse workforce and cultivating an inclusive workplace. Each day our team members around the world and throughout our local communities work together to provide the greatest experience to our fans and partners.


We celebrate and support a strong, transparent, authentic and inclusive culture focused around four core values:  

  • We treat each other fairly and with respect.
  • We act with integrity.
  • We have an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • We give back to our global community.


More information at OakViewGroup.com, and follow OVG on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn


The Facilities Specialist assists in the completion of event set-up and tear down, general housekeeping and custodial activities. 80% setup & 20% housekeeping.


This role will pay a wage of $17 to $18. 


For FT roles:   Benefits: Health, Dental and Vision insurance, 401(k) savings plan, 401(k) matching, and paid time off (vacation days, sick days, and 11 holidays).

About the Venue

The award-winning Saint Charles Convention Center is the most elegant full-service convention venue in the Saint Louis Metro Area.  Proudly managed by Oakview Group Management, the facility boasts 154,000 square feet of flexible space, accommodating a wide range of events from 10-3,000 attendees. An IAVM Venue Excellence Award Winner and one of St. Louis’ Top Workplaces, the venue is highly-rated by clients and staff.


Set-up and tear down including: risers, chairs, tables, staging, dance floors, carpet squares, pipe and drape and other items as needed for events at facility.

  • Execute accurate and timely completion of cleaning checklists and room sets.
  • Handle folding chairs, stacking chairs, tables of various shapes and sizes, drapery and skirting.
  • Responsible for safe use of various supplies including variety of cleaning chemicals, mops, brooms, shovels and scrapers.
  • Operate an assortment of equipment including: buffers/burnishers, rider sweepers/scrubbers, walk behind scrubbers, blowers, vacuums, snow removal equipment and others as needed.
  • Adequately perform post-event cleanup and trash removal.
  • Perform light maintenance tasks as assigned.
  • May occasionally work with heavy equipment or power tools.
  • Report to supervisors any defective equipment, facility damage, incorrect/improper set-up and areas of the facility requiring cleaning, in a timely manner.
  • Provide excellent customer service assistance to internal and external clients.


  • High school diploma, GED, or related trade school training; valid driver’s license; and interpersonal skills necessary to deal effectively with guests, vendors, staff, and other facility users.
  • Be reliable, honest, dependable, and punctual and have strong customer service.
  • Be a self-starter; have ability to take directions; and be able to work with minimal supervision.


Physical Demands:


  • Requires frequent walking/standing (possibly uneven surfaces), climbing, stooping, kneeling, crawling, working in cramped positions reaching, pushing, pulling, driving, lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs. on a daily basis.
  • Ability to frequently and safely climb and navigate stairs, work on roofs and catwalks over 50ft high.
  • Good eye and hand coordination and reflexes for the safe operation of equipment.
  • Good visual acuity with or without corrective lenses.
  • Ability to operate a keyboard and mouse on a computer.


Work Environment:


  • This position requires work inside and/or outside of the building, as needed by events and is subjected to changing climate and adverse weather conditions.
  • The worker is subjected to noise. Noise levels will vary depending on job task and events in the building.
  • Knowledge of safe operation of tools, such as sharp wheel cutters, reamers, drills, grinders, and equipment such as service carts, scissor lifts & boom lifts, etc.



The physical demands and work environment are a representation of what must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Other Requirements:

Must be able to work flexible shift/schedule including weekends, nights, and holidays

Strengthened by our Differences. United to Make a Difference.

At OVG, we understand that to continue positively disrupting the sports and live entertainment industry, we need a diverse team to help us do it. We also believe that inclusivity drives innovation, strengthens our people, improves our service, and raises our excellence. Our success is rooted in creating environments that reflect and celebrate the diverse communities in which we operate and serve, and this is the reason we are committed to amplifying voices from all different backgrounds.

Vaccination Statement

We are committed to ensuring all our buildings and office locations are the safest in the world for artists, teams, employees, and fans. Based on recent encouraging trends in the U.S. and Canada. We highly encourage our employees to continue to get vaccinate and boosted against COVID-19.   Should circumstances change, we may need to reinstate vaccination requirements, in whole or in part, to safeguard the health of our employees, guests, performers, athletes, and partners.


Oak View Group is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis (“protected class”) including, but not limited to veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.


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