Summer Music Festival Usher | Part-Time
The Grant Park Music Festival in Chicago, Illinois seeks part-time Ushers for the upcoming summer season of concerts at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park. Ushers serve as important ambassadors for the Festival and our partners at the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, and help to create a safe, welcoming, and orderly environment for our patrons.
Maintain the efficient operation of the Seating Bowl and Great Lawn.Welcome, greet and assist patrons from all walks of life; manage and resolve patron issues in a prompt, friendly manner.Provide information to patrons and the public about the Grant Park Music Festival, Millennium Park, and surrounding attractions.Communicate park rules and regulations to the public; assist in crowd control.Assist in a variety of patron engagement efforts (related tasks may include: serving beverages/food, collecting audience information, hosting special guests, and distributing passes/vouchers).CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS
Demonstrated communication skills; ability to handle challenging situations with grace and diplomacy.Ability to raise and transfer up to 20 lbs; ability to work outdoors and possibly in inclement weather; ability to be mobile for up to five hours at a time.Ability to work flexible hours (most shifts are Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday evenings) June through September; weekend and holiday availability (including the Fourth of July weekend and Labor Day weekend) is required.COMPENSATION/SCHEDULE
$15.50/hour; this position is non-exempt.Usher shifts are primarily evenings and weekends.Must be available for two in-person training sessions (May 31, 5:30pm – 8:30pm; June 6 5:30 – 8:30pm), one virtual training session (3 hours of time completed between June 1-5), and a majority of concert dates.Position Start Date: May 31, 2022For more information, and to apply, please visit: https://grantparkmf.applicants...