Oak View Group

Set Up Staff|Part-time| Grand River Conference Center

Location US-IA-Dubuque
Job ID
2023-12993
Location Name
Grand River Conference Center
Category
Venue Management
Type
Regular Part-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

Overview

Part Time Set-Up Staff priority will be to complete room set-up / strike activity for all client related events. This would include the set / strike of various numbers and various configurations of tables, chairs, staging, bleachers, risers, dance floor, pipe & drape etc. into and out of facility event spaces.

 

This role will pay an hourly wage of $13.00 to $15.00. 

 

For PT roles: Benefits: 401(k) savings plan and 401(k) matching.

 

end date 3/31/2024

About the Venue

The Grand River Center is a full-service meeting and event facility located in the heart of downtown Dubuque, Iowa. Newly renovated in 2020, featuring over 40,000+ square feet of meeting and exhibition space for events up to 2,000.

Responsibilities

  • Set / strike rooms with equipment (tables, chairs, staging, bleachers, risers, dance floor, pipe & drape, etc.) according to pre-determined floor plans for events in an efficient, timely, accurate and professional manner.
  • Set / strike to include the manual movement of equipment throughout the facility from storage areas to event spaces and back to storage.
  • Set / strike to include the removal of refuse, cleaning of floors & equipment, etc. to provide a clean event space before, during, and after an event.
  • Review work assignments and Building Equipment Orders (BEO) with the  Operations Manager.
  • Maintain department equipment as necessary, both operationally and in a neat and orderly manner for storage.
  • Assign tasks and supervise Temporary staff when needed.
  • Provide excellent customer service assistance to internal and external clients.
  • Operate an assortment of equipment including: forklift, buffer/burnisher, rider sweeper/scrubber, walk behind scrubber, blower, vacuum, pressure washer and others as needed
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of six (6) months progressively responsible experience in the setup / strike function in a first-class Convention Center environment. Relevant hotel experience with meeting facilities will be considered.
  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent preferred.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English; perform basic math functions.
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to deal harmoniously with guests, employees and outside contractors.
  • Contact with water, liquids or cleaning materials. / Exposure to dirt and dust.
  • Must have the ability to work flexible schedule including long hours, nights, weekends and holidays. Regular and punctual attendance.

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.

EEO

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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