Oak View Group

Operations Specialist | Durham Convention Center

Location US-NC-Durham
Job ID
Location Name
Durham Convention Center
Regular Part-Time

Oak View Group

Oak View Group is the global leader in venue development, management, and premium hospitality services for the live event industry.  Offering an unmatched, 360-degree solution set for a collection of world-class owned venues and a client roster that includes the most influential, highest attended arenas, convention centers, music festivals, performing arts centers, and cultural institutions on the planet.


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


The Operations Specialist will perform general labor duties as assigned. Duties included but not limited to building conversions for various events, set up and breakdown of chairs, tables, staging, housekeeping, etc.


This role will pay an hourly wage of $16 to $18.00 depending on maintenance experience.


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


Expires 12/31/2024

About the Venue

The Durham Convention Center is owned by the City and County of Durham and operated by OVG Venue Management. OVG, an industry leader in sports, entertainment and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization.  Together we transform events into experiences. These experiences create excitement, make memories and create economic impact for the City of Durham. Come Join Us!  


  • Maintain a professional demeanor and appearance at all times.
  • Read and interpret paperwork regarding room set-ups
  • Set-up and tear down a variety of equipment, including, but not limited to chairs, tables, staging, risers, trash cans, dance floors, coat racks, table skirting, carpet, pipe & drape
  • Sweep, mop, scrub & wax floors, wash walls, windows, stainless steel, counter tops and woodwork
  • Clean and maintain restrooms to the highest quality of service while replenishing supplies
  • Remove stains, clean and extract carpet
  • Responsible to properly clean and maintain a specific area of the facility
  • Dusts, polish, arrange and move furniture and equipment
  • Remove rubbish and waste
  • Perform facility maintenance tasks as assigned
  • Report defective equipment, facility damage, areas of the facility requiring cleaning and incorrect or improper set-ups to supervisors in a timely manner
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • High school diploma or equivalent GED preferred
  • Must be constantly aware of changing events, such as staff or supply shortages
  • Able to work from general instructions and specifications, with minimal supervision
  • Able to work effectively in a service oriented environment subject to frequently changing priorities
  • Able to respond calmly to public concerns; must be accountable and responsible
  • Presents self in a highly professional manner to others and understands that honesty and ethics are essential.
  • Able to stand for extended periods of time
  • Able to lift, bend, kneel, twist and stretch
  • Able to lift and move equipment up to 50 lbs.

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.


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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