Extra Help - Concession Attendant/Event Assistant

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Position Type:

Civil Service -Extra Help

Classification Title:

Extra Help - Services

Position's Functional Title:

Extra Help - Concession Attendant/Event Assistant

Position Summary:

This temporary position will support and assist the Center for Performing Arts (the Center) Concession Manager with a variety of event related duties, including event preparation, concessions operations, and mixology. The job includes setup and cleanup of concession and event areas and equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities:
•Steadfast production while working a fluctuating and sometimes demanding schedule, including mandatory attendance at certain public events.
•Setup and cleanup of concession and event areas and equipment, including but not limited to:
oAll equipment’s and counters must be cleaned and sanitized before and after each event.
oAll products must be stocked correctly and be maintained throughout each event.
oAll products must be checked and rotated properly in accordance to their expiration dates.
oAll products must be checked periodically during event to ensure proper temperature for serving.
oAny liquid substance left over from the cooling of products must be drained in a proper fashion. Soda dispensary system must be checked before and after each event for any malfunctions or any need to refill.
oAll inventories must be properly stored after each event to allow easy access in setting up for next event.
•Dispense food and beverages one transaction at a time including preparation, cost tally, and cash transaction with customer.
•Using basic math skills and be able to handle cash transactions in a fast pace environment.
•Responsible for a cash bank of over $200.00
•Inspect identification to ensure customer meets age requirements for alcohol consumption.
•Observe customer alcohol consumption and behavior to prohibit sales to intoxicated parties.
•Prepares event areas
oBar set up
oOther duties as assigned by supervisor

Physical Demands:
Occasional heavy lifting up to 20 pounds particularly in concession stand duties and general endurance during certain weekend events.

Minimum Qualifications:

•Age 21+ required.
• High school diploma
• One year in a cash handling position.
•Must be experienced in bartending and concession stand operations.
•Must be familiar with standard theatrical terms and practices.
•Must be detail oriented.
•Must be a quick, clever troubleshooter and able to work under strict deadlines in a fast paced environment.
•Must be knowledgeable of all liquor dispensary laws.
•Knowledge of mixology.
•Knowledge necessary to properly check identification.
•Must have good basic math skills and be able to handle cash transactions in a fast pace environment.
•Must adhere to all the standards and ethics required by GSU and State of Illinois, including the Procurement Code.
•Must maintain friendly and efficient attitude with all public and coworkers.

Preferred Qualifications:

Three years in cash handling position.
One year bartending experience.
Some experience in event planning.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

This is a temporary assignment which will end when funding or hours is exhausted. Employees in this position performs a variety of duties as assigned by their supervisor and outlined above. Pay rate is $12 – $14 per hour.




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Job No:
Posted: 6/3/2021
Application Due: 9/1/2021
Work Type: Full Time