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Rec. Leader II - Event Logistics - PTS

Description/Duties & Responsibilities
The City of Santa Clarita has multiple part-time/seasonal (PTS) positions available in the Arts and Events Division. Under the leadership of full-time City event planners, this position will assist in the production of various community and regional events through the year.
Hours for this position will vary throughout the year, with some weeks being 15 or more hours and some weeks where there are no events, and therefore, no hours. The successful candidate must have flexibility to work a variety of hours/days, including weekdays (particularly Thursdays), weekends, evenings, and occasional holidays.
• Assists in the production of local community events including the Cowboy Festival, 4th of July Fireworks, monthly Senses block parties, monthly Celebrate cultural series, Concerts in the Park and many others
• Performs a variety of equipment set up by securing cords or banners to fixtures, setting large equipment pieces such as truss, stage, canopies, and dance floors, and placing tables and chairs for event booths and audiences
• Operates City vehicles to load or unload, transport and deliver equipment to various worksites
• Organizes warehouse and takes inventory of event supplies and equipment
• Provides information to event attendees and works event booths
• May provide technical assistance for stage lighting and sound for various events, as needed
• Other duties as assigned by Arts and Events Coordinator and/or Supervisor
Education and Experience
• High School graduate or GED equivalent
• Possession of a valid California Class C Driver’s license required
• One year of paid or volunteer experience in event organization or other related experience
• Prior event production and lighting/sound equipment experience is highly desirable
Knowledge and Abilities
• Positive, team-oriented, self-motivated, and enthusiastic
• Ability to communicate effectively and positively, both orally and in writing
• Strong team player and the ability to work both independently and as part of a work group
• Ability to maintain professionalism and exhibit good judgement in difficult situations
• Strong work ethic, proactive, and the ability to learn quickly
• Creative problem-solving skills
• Ability to organize and prioritize a variety of tasks in an effective and timely manner
• Ability to follow proper safety protocol and pay strict attention to safety at all times
• Ability to lift, drag, and push files and equipment weighting 50 pounds or more
• Flexibility to work a variety of days/hours