part-time JOB AT THE DECC

Guest Services Attendant


Summary

Title
Guest Services Attendant

 

FLSA Classification
Non-Exempt

Type of Position
Part-Time, Event-Driven

Type of Employment
At-Will

Hourly Wage
$10.75

Department
Internal Operations

Reports to
Internal Operations Team Lead

Date of Last Revision
04/28/2021

 

Summary/Objective
The Guest Services Attendant is one of the first faces guests see as they enter the DECC and should present a professional and welcoming demeanor. The Guest Services Attendant assists event organizers by greeting guests, directing them to their event, and answering any questions they may have. They will perform various tasks, including light cleaning, as directed based on event, and oversee events to ensure they are running smoothly. They may often make radio calls if assistance is needed.

Schedule
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 5-20 hours per week. The DECC cannot always schedule a definite ending time due to the nature of the events, but an estimated time may be provided.

Uniform
The Guest Services Attendants are expected to maintain professional grooming standards.
They must provide their own black shoes (not athletic sneakers), black socks and black slacks (jeans are not allowed). The DECC will provide polos or t-shirts with the DECC logo.

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

  • Remain highly visible and approachable during events to assist patrons
  • Work as a team with other Guest Services Attendants to perform duties in the most professional manner possible or independently for smaller events
  • Assist patrons to find assigned seats, resolve any ticketing or seating issues politely and effectively, or assist in searching for lost items
  • Assist team and/or other departments with tasks, including light cleaning, moving chairs or signage, and other event related functions
  • Maintain security by being aware of event surroundings and allow authorized access only
  • Communicate with the Duluth Police Department and/or security as needed
  • Distribute programs or event information to patrons as needed
  • Scan or check tickets at entry and exit points
  • Direct patrons through building or to facilities such as restrooms
  • Manage difficult or emotional customer situations and respond quickly and courteously to requests for service or assistance

Competencies

  • Must show excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to present a professional first impression for Duluth and the DECC to every guest
  • Ability to follow organizational and safety policies and procedures of the DECC
  • Ability to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events

Supervisory Responsibilities
None

Work Environment
The Guest Services Attendant will be in varying work spaces based on the needs of each event. The noise level in the work environment may be moderately quiet, but may also be very loud. Earplugs are available for extremely loud events. The responsibilities and pace will vary and the Guest Services Attendant will need to adapt quickly.

Physical Demands
The Guest Services Attendant should be able to communicate with other DECC employees and guests and may often use a radio. They will be regularly required to stand, walk, climb stairs, talk and hear.

Travel Required
None

Required Education and Experience

  • There are no minimum education requirements for this position

Preferred Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) OR one to three months related experience or training

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.

The at will employment status of an employee of the DECC may be modified only in a written employment agreement with that employee which is signed by the Executive Director or the Chair of the DECC Board of Directors.

By your signature below, you acknowledge your understanding that your employment with the DECC is at will, and that nothing in this description is intended to constitute a contract of employment, express or implied.

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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