This is a non-merit position with the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs.
The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs is looking to fill an Event Set-up and Tear-down Crew (Utility Worker) to assist the state.
The State Historical Museum of Iowa is seeking qualified candidates to join the Event Set-up & Tear-down team. This part time position requires candidates to work evenings, weekends and long hours, with shifts ranging from one hour to three hours, depending on the size of the event. The Event Set-up & Tear-down team is responsible for executing event floor plans in various parts of the facility and tear down of the spaces in an efficient manner.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and perform other duties as assigned. Primary functions include;
Set-up and tear-down including: chairs, tables, pipe and drape and other items as needed for events.
Handle folding chairs, stacking chairs, tables of various shapes and sizes, drapery and skirting, and stage pieces.
Complete event floor plans accurately and efficiently.
Provide excellent customer service assistance to internal staff and external clients.
Demonstrate strong attention to detail and accuracy of specified standards including: following simple to complex instructions.
Must be able to recognize and resolve conflicts, being able to openly communicate with all staff.
Ability to frequently work both independently and as part of a team for a variety of tasks.
Inventory event equipment, maintain integrity of equipment and report any issues to lead supervisor.
Perform additional duties as assigned by lead supervisor as needed.
Key competencies which are needed for this position include;
Experience in a public facility highly preferred.
Must be able to communicate clearly and concisely.
Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Must have a demonstrated ability to function in a fast paced environment.
Ability to lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.
Ability to frequently bend, crouch, stand for long periods of time and move quickly.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
No specific education or experience is required.
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State Of Iowa