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Event Set-up/Laborer

Company: The Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center
Location: Fredericksburg
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

*Facility*

The Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center is a large entertainment and convention center. We hold a variety of events throughout the year.

*Job*

The role of the Operations Staff is to set-up and breakdown events. The job is a physical job and requires a great amount of standing and walking. Employees can get the opportunity to become trained on machinery such as the forklift, scissor lift, and pallet jacks. Employees will also be trained on electric, staging, landscaping and a variety of other valuable job skills.

*Reports to: Operations Manager*

*Responsibilities*

* Participate in all aspects of the conversion process for events.
* Setting-up and tearing down flooring, chairs, barricades, staging, tables, other furnishings and equipment
* Work extended and/or irregular hours including nights, weekends and holidays, as needed
* Meet the physical demands of this job, which include being able to get in and around the facility (requires personal mobility), bending, lifting, carrying, moving, climbing, working from various heights, and moderate to loud noises
* Follow oral and written instructions and communicate effectively with other in both oral and written form
* Organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines
* Work effectively under pressure and stringent schedule to produce accurate results
* Maintain an effective working relationship with clients, other employees, and patrons encountered in the course of employment
* Operate equipment such as pallet jacks, forklifts, scissor lift or other light power-driven equipment. Training and certification provided.
* Other duties as assigned

*Applicants may be subject to background and drug testing*

*Oak View Group*

Oak View Group is a sports and entertainment company engaged in a wide variety of activities, including arena development, facility management, arena and stadium alliance, sponsorships and partnerships, security services, publications, conferences, and consulting. The company, privately held, is headquartered in Los Angeles, California with offices throughout the world.

*Updated Vaccination Statement as of 3/17/2022:*

We are committed to ensuring all our buildings and office locations are the safest in the world for artists, teams, employees, and fans. Based on recent encouraging trends in the U.S. and Canada, we highly encourage our employees to continue to get vaccinate and boosted against COVID-19. Should circumstances change, we may need to reinstate vaccination requirements, in whole or in part, to safeguard the health of our employees, guests, performers, athletes, and partners.

*EEO Statement*

Oak View Group is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis ("protected class") including, but not limited to veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.

*All Applicants must apply on our company hiring website*

https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/514701

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $13.00 per hour

Schedule:
* Day shift
* Evening shift
* Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Fredericksburg, VA 22401: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Application Question(s):
* Do you have open availability? If not, when are you available to work?
* What times are you available to work?
* Are you able to meet the physical demands of this job? (standing for long periods of time, lifting tables, walking on concrete flooring, etc.)
* Why do you think you would be a good fit for this position?
* How many hours a week are you looking for? (Max 40)

Education:
* High school or equivalent (Preferred)

License/Certification:
* Forklift Certification (Preferred)
* Scissor Lift Certification (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: The Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center, Alexandria , Event Set-up/Laborer, Other , Fredericksburg, Virginia

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