Ushers and Ticket Takers

Ford Theatres

Los Angeles, CA

USHERS AND TICKET TAKERS

The Ford Theatres seeks self-motivated, culturally-minded people with energetic personalities and positive attitudes to be Ushers and Ticket Takers for its 2018 Ford Theatres summer season, which runs from April through October and includes over 50 music, dance, theatre, family and public engagement events. The outdoor 1,200-seat amphitheatre is located in the Cahuenga Pass near Hollywood, CA.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Greeting and directing theatre patrons; providing information and assistance in routine and emergency situations; distributing programs; tearing tickets; seating patrons, merchandise sales, and responding to patron inquiries with an emphasis on good customer service.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Ability to work nights and weekends. Most evening shifts begin at 5:30PM, Saturday morning shifts at 8:00AM. All ushers must be courteous with staff and public as well as present a clean, neat appearance. Applicants must have the ability to climb multiple stairs and stand for extended periods of time. Some lifting required (20 lbs).

 

EXPERIENCE

Applicants with customer service experience preferred. Restaurant wait staff experience is a plus.

 

EDUCATION

Must be at least 16 years of age. If under 18, must provide work permit. Multilingual skills (Korean and Spanish especially) are highly valued.

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must have valid California identification card and a reliable method of transportation.

 

HOURS

Hiring and training in March-April, season runs from April through October. Hours range from 10 to 25 hours per week.

 

COMPENSATION

Pay rate begins at $13.25 per hour.

 

BACKGROUND

The Ford Theatres bring people together for transformative arts experiences that inspire, empower and ignite cultural exchange. Located in a 32-acre County regional park, the facility is one of the oldest performing arts venues in Los Angeles. The Ford is owned by the County of Los Angeles and operated through a partnership between the LA County Department of Parks and Recreation and the Ford Theatre Foundation.

 

How To Apply

email a cover letter and resume to:

Bill Berry Event Services Manager, Ford Theatres wberry@ford.lacounty.gov www.fordtheatres.org

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