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Event Aide

Job Id: 
Performing Arts & Events Center
$11.50 - $15.00/hour
Job Description: 

EMPLOYMENT STATUS:      Temporary, Part-Time

SALARY RANGE:                $11.50 - $15.00/hour

OPENS:                 Jnauary 2, 2018

CLOSES:                 Until Filled


NOTE: This is a temporary, part-time position with no benefits. Hours may vary depending on facility usage. Shifts may include day, evening, weekend and holiday hours.



Under the general direction of the Performing Arts and Event Center (PAEC), Executive Director, the Event Aide performs a variety of tasks related to special events held at the Center. The tasks include event set-up and dismantling, patron services during the event, parking, and crowd control duties as assigned by the Operations Manager or the Rental Coordinator on duty for the event. The events can include but are not limited to wedding ceremonies & receptions, conferences, dinner parties, classes and business meetings. This position is essential to the overall functionality of the PAEC and its events. Some tasks maybe labor intensive.



  • Setup and break down events and programs.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written directions from staff and supervisors.
  • Show up in a timely fashion for all shifts as required.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Interact with clients and serve as a representative of the PAEC; assist clients with technical and non-technical issues and concerns as they develop.
  • Help maintain a safe environment for the clients and staff by adhering to and enforcing standard safety practices.
  • Provide excellent customer service.
  • Work with staff to prepare/plan for upcoming events.
  • Inspect and report damages, maintain inventory of PAEC event items.
  • Work comfortably on ladders and lifts.
  • Perform minor emergency maintenance during events, such as replacement of lights bulbs.
  • Perform tasks which include vacuuming, sweeping and replenishing supplies/product as needed.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.



  • Public assembly, hospitality, and food service industries and other aspects of crowd control.
  • Set up and dismantling of various types of equipment including tables, chairs, linens, pipe and drape, stanchions, dance floors, and moderate audio/video based on the needs of the clients of the Center.



  • Work with basic hand tools and small power tools.
  • Work schedules that may include early morning hours, weekends and late nights.
  • Lift up to 50 lbs and push up to 75 lbs.



Any combination equivalent to: graduation from High School or equivalent and one year of experience in the special event industry.


TO APPLY:  Please complete a required City of Federal Way application form and attach resume and cover letter.  Applications available at City Hall, 33325 8th Avenue South, Federal Way, online at www.cityoffederalway.com, or by calling 253-835-2530.


The City of Federal way is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workplace. Applicants may request a copy of the City’s EEOP Utilization Report by contacting Human Resources at 253-835-2531. Any person requiring ADA accommodation should advise the City of the need. For telecommunications relay service for voice and text telephones call 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388/TTY or 1-800-833-6384/voice.