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Event Custodian - Swing Shift, Day Shift, Part-Time

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Metro Portland , OR 97228

Posted 3 months ago

Multiple part-time positions are available


  • Day Shift (Shift can begin between 4:00AM to 12:00PM, but typically starts between 6:00 AM - 7:00AM)
  • Swing Shift (Shift can begin between 12:00PM to 5:00PM, but typically starts between 2:00PM 4:00PM)

Pay: Step 1: $14.90; Step 2: $16.84/hour

Beginning wage is at Step 1. An employee achieves Step 2 after successful completion of the probationary period (minimum of 400 hours) of work.

At Portland'5 Centers for the Arts our mission is to make a difference through the arts by building and engaging community and making arts accessible, where everyone feels connected in a welcoming safe space.

Home to arts organizations such as Oregon Ballet Theatre, the Oregon Symphony and the Portland Opera, Portland'5 is among the largest performing arts centers in the US with approximately 1,000 performances and 900,000 attendees annually and generates an average of $60 million in regional spending and more than 700 jobs each year. The five theatres at Portland'5 have showcased countless events over the years including Broadway shows, concerts, comedy shows, plays, children's theatre, lectures, dance and much more. We are purposeful in presenting our diverse community with meaningful performing arts performances and spaces that are welcoming and accessible to everyone.

We are seeking enthusiastic applicants who enjoy working in a fast paced and friendly environment. Event Custodians are responsible for tasks that are essential to providing a memorable experience for both shows and guest by ensuring that our venues and performance centers are clean and welcoming. This position is responsible for final area set-up and event maintenance and follow-up; assuring that restrooms, lobbies and other public/non-public areas are clean, orderly and properly maintained. Event Custodians work under the direction of the Portland'5 Senior Set-Up Supervisor.

At Portland'5 Centers for the Arts, we hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive.

Essential Job Duties:An employee in this position must be able to perform all the essential job duties listed below with or without reasonable accommodation; however, this list is not intended to include all of the specific tasks which an employee in this position may be expected to perform.

  • Assures that lobbies and other public/non-public areas are clean, orderly and properly maintained.

  • Cleans and maintains rest rooms; re-stocks paper towels, toilet paper and soap; sweeps and mops floors; cleans sinks, mirrors, counters, toilets and urinals, cleans and maintains custodial closets.

  • Cleans glass in windows and doors.

  • Sweeps, mops, vacuums and otherwise maintains public and non-public areas prior to and during events.

  • Collects and recycles trash. Operates recycler and debris compactor.

  • Monitors building during shows to ensure restrooms are stocked, and trash containers are emptied.

  • Responds to requests when asked to perform general cleaning before, during and after events.

  • Cleans other areas as assigned.

  • Provides directions and other general assistance to public.

  • Assists in setting up tables, chairs, and draperies as required.

  • Begins change-over preparation for subsequent events following event-in-progress, as assigned.

  • Reports safety hazards, maintenance and repair items.

  • Fulfills Metro's employee values of public service, excellence, teamwork, respect, innovation and sustainability. These duties include but are not limited to:

  • maintaining positive relationships

  • respecting diversity of ideas and perspectives of others

  • demonstrating sustainable practices

  • assisting the public, public officials and other employees in a professional and courteous manner

  • developing safe work habits and contributing to the safety of self and co-workers

  • contributing to a positive team atmosphere

  • having regular and punctual attendance

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

This position is represented by IUOE Local 701-1 and is classified as an Event Custodian (click to read the full classification). Classification descriptions are typically written broadly and do not include the specific duties and responsibilities of the position.

Minimum Requirements:
Minimum of one year experience in facility cleaning or janitorial work. Must have open availability most nights, including weekends and holidays. Willingness to obtain a Blood borne Pathogen Training Certification.

Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision

  • Ability to read and follow written and oral instructions

  • Ability to work with the general public and with co-workers

  • Ability to work on concrete floors for extended periods of time

  • Ability to perform public facility and routine clean-up tasks

  • Ability to stay clean and presentable while performing dirty work

  • Ability to identify areas requiring special attention and perform necessary work

  • Ability to work quickly, efficiently and unobtrusively

  • Ability to constantly stand and walk during the entire shift, as well as some lifting

  • Ability to push, pull, lift and carry up to 50 pounds on a regular basis and up to 80 pounds occasionally

  • Ability to push and pull up to 150 pounds on an occasional basis.

Additional Information:Online applications: Metro accepts job applications online. If you need assistance or accommodation with your application, or access to a computer, call 503-797-1570.

Accommodation: Reasonable accommodation is available to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing this application or participating in this process. To obtain confidential assistance please contact Human Resources at 503-797-1570.

Veterans' Preference: Under Oregon Law, qualified veterans may be eligible for veterans' preference when applying for Metro positions. If you are a veteran and would like to be considered for a veterans' preference for this job, please provide qualifying documents as instructed during the application process.

Criminal background check: Criminal background checks: In order to protect the well being of its employees, the public and agency assets, Metro may conduct criminal background checks on candidates selected for Metro positions. Criminal convictions do not necessarily preclude employment and will be considered on a case by case basis. A background check will only be conducted if you are selected as a finalist for a position. If selected as a finalist, you will be contacted by Human Resources prior to the initiation of a background check.

Equal employment opportunity: All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, familial status, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability for which a reasonable accommodation can be made or any other status protected by law. Assistance will be gladly provided upon request for any applicant with sensory or non-sensory disabilities.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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Event Custodian - Swing Shift, Day Shift, Part-Time

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