part-time JOB AT THE DECC

Box Office Ticket Seller


Box Office Ticket Seller

FLSA Classification

Type of Position
Part-Time, Event Driven

Type of Employment

Hourly Wage


Reports to
Box Office Manager

Date of Last Revision


The Box Office Ticket Seller is one of the first impressions that our guests come see.  They must have strong customer service skills, present themselves in a professional manner and have a welcoming demeanor.  Box Office Sellers will greet guests, direct them to events, answer in-person and phone questions, sells tickets using Ticketmaster’s computerized ticketing platform, sells rolled tickets or hard tickets to customers via in-person or over the phone.  They will also perform other tasks like light cleaning, organizing and operating smart devices.

This position is part-time with a schedule based on DECC event needs. This position will have day, afternoon, and/or evening shifts scheduled on various days of the week and may include some holidays.  Approximately 10-20 hours per week, but the schedule and hours will vary based on event needs.  The DECC cannot always schedule a definite ending time due to the nature of the events, but an estimated time may be provided.

Business Casual

Essential Functions (Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities.)

  • Sell tickets via computerized ticketing system, rolled tickets or pre-printed hard tickets to customers while providing exceptional customer service
  • Accept payments for ticketing orders by cash or by processing credit card transactions through credit card machine
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate seller drawer, daily balance sheets, ticket transactions, and seating requests.  Must be able to accurately handle cash, add, subtract multiply or divide in all units of measure
  • Ability to handle difficult or emotional customer situations, respond to requests for service and assistance, and provide accurate directions for guest inquiries
  • Maintain accurate daily records and reports for the Ticket Office including event files, ticket ledgers, daily sales figures, event information documents, and seating charts
  • Maintain a professional and hospitable appearance and atmosphere
  • Follow health and safety protocols and ensure staff is also following procedures
  • Performs related duties provided by the Box Office Manager
  • Must be able to multi-task and be able to adapt quickly to changing environments


  • Ability to ensure a high level of customer service and patience
  • Ability to adapt to changes, delays, or unexpected events
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Must be able to accurately handle cash.  Must be able to add and subtract basic math

Supervisory Responsibilities

Work Environment
Most work is conducted in the AMSOIL Ticket Office, in a typical office setting.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet, but can be very loud.  Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, evenings, weekends and holidays.  The Ticket Seller may be in varying work spaces based on the needs of the Box Office Manager or each event.  The pace will vary and the Ticket Seller will need to adapt quickly.

Physical Demands
The Ticket Seller will need to use their hands frequently, and be able to see, hear, type, and speak often.  The employee may occasionally be required to bend, sit or stand for long periods of time.  The employee must frequently lift/and or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Travel Required

Required Education and Experience

  • Must have knowledge of basic cash handling and computer skills; Excel, Word and Windows.
  • 1+ years customer service experience or related experience with the public
  • Must be able to multi-task and adapt quickly to changing information or environment
  • Ability to work individually and/or with a team

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Knowledge of Ticketmaster is a plus but not a requirement.  Training provided.

Additional Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Successful completion of reference checks
  • Successful completion of a background check
  • Successful completion of a drug test, if applicable

Work Authorization/Security Clearance Requirements
The DECC uses USCIS Form I-9 to verify the identity and employment authorization of individuals hired for employment. On the form, an employee must attest to his or her employment authorization. The employee is required to present the DECC with acceptable documents evidencing identity and employment authorization at the time of hire. The DECC will examine the employment eligibility and identity document(s).
The list of acceptable documents can be provided by Human Resources.

At-Will Employment
This position is at will. This means if you are offered the position and accept, your employment with the DECC is for an indefinite period of time and it is subject to termination by you or the DECC, with or without cause, with or without notice, and at any time. Nothing in this job description or any other policy of the DECC shall be interpreted to be in conflict with or to eliminate or modify in any way, the at will employment status of this position.

EEO Statement
The DECC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions will be based on merit, qualification and ability. The DECC does not discriminate in employment practices on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law. The DECC will follow any state or local law that provides greater protection. This policy is neither exhaustive nor exclusive. The DECC is committed to taking all other actions necessary to ensure equal employment opportunity for persons with disabilities in accordance with the ADA and all other applicable laws.

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.
Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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