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9909 - Events Worker

at Pima County

Posted: 3/18/2019
Job Status: Part Time,Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: 2293173
Categories: General Labor
Keywords: labor, cleaning

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Position Description

There are multiple intermittent positions, with rotating days and shifts (including midnight and weekend shifts), in the Kino Sports Complex Department. OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Salary Grade: MS

Performs a variety of general tasks related to County-hosted events including working in the areas of concessions, parking, security, ticket collecting and/or grounds and facility maintenance.

Grounds maintenance work includes raking, dragging, cutting, trimming, seeding, fertilization; general clean up includes restrooms, trash removal, walkways; equipment set up/tear down; hours of work are varied and include evenings, weekends, holidays and can be up to 20 hours per week during busy season or just a few hours in a calendar year. Must be able to lift 75 lbs. and work outside in extreme heat, humidity, dust and cold.      


(Work assignments may vary depending upon the department's needs and will be communicated to the applicant or incumbent by the supervisor.)
Conducts beginning and ending concession and/or supply inventories;
Receives, unpacks, and stores materials, supplies, and equipment;
Receives money from the public in payment for snack and novelty items purchased and makes change;
Maintains and balances cash register funds, and maintains records of money received and items sold;
Maintains clean working conditions in area of assignment in compliance with sanitary regulations;
Performs routine maintenance tasks including weeding, painting, cleaning and field maintenance;
Directs vehicles for event parking;
Maintains security on event grounds and in parking areas;
Performs ticket collecting duties;
Moves equipment and furniture;
Provides janitorial services including restroom clean-up/product re-stocking, trash pick-up, trash can liner replacement and facilities/equipment clean-up.
Knowledge of:

  • basic operation of concessions;
  • standard receiving, inventory, and sales practices and procedures;
  • simple cash transactions and record maintenance;
  • basic arithmetic functions and cash register operation;
  • practices, tools and equipment used in the maintenance, repair and cleaning of grounds and facilities;
  • general safety and sanitary practices relating to area of assignment.
Skill in:
  • providing customer service in large, and sometimes unruly, crowds;
  • requisitioning supplies;
  • maintaining effective working relationships;
  • understanding and following verbal and written instructions;
  • performing basic arithmetic calculations and cash register operations;
  • performing routine manual labor tasks.

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of training, education, and experience which demonstrates the minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities.      

Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application.  Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see resume" on your application.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. One (1) year experience in one or more of the following:
    1. Grounds/landscaping.
    2. Detailed ball field maintenance.
    3. Customer Service.
    4. Work large crowds/events.

    5. Selection Procedure:
      Pima County Human Resources Department reserves the right to admit to the selection process only those candidates that meet the minimum/desired qualifications. All applications will be assessed based on an evaluation of the listed education and experience.  Candidates meeting the minimum/desired qualifications may be further evaluated/scored against any advertised Preferred Qualifications.  The hiring authority will interview and select the successful candidate from a referral list provided by Human Resources. Additional assessments/testing may be required as part of the selection process.

    Supplemental Information

    Licenses and Certificates: Current first aid and cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification (American Red Cross or equivalent) must be acquired prior to completion of initial training.  Some positions are required to have a Fingerprint Clearance Card. Valid driver license is required at time of application.  Valid AZ driver license is required at time of appointment. The successful applicant will be subject to a 39-month DOT Motor Vehicle Record review to determine applicant's suitability to operate county vehicles in accordance with Pima County administrative procedures.  Failure to obtain and maintain the required licenses and certifications shall be grounds for termination. Any offer of employment resulting from this recruitment is contingent upon Risk Management's review and approval of the candidate's driving record.

    Physical/Sensory Requirements:  This classification requires the ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds, and the ability to stand for long periods of time, often under unfavorable weather conditions.  Any additional physical and sensory abilities will be determined by the position.

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