Part-time Events Support Staff

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As such, the museum pledges to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual preference, national origin, disability, or status as a veteran. The museum conducts its recruiting and selection process in a manner meant to achieve the best possible match between applicants for positions and available openings. No walk-ins. The Amon Carter Museum of American Art campus is smoke-free.

Basic Function and Responsibility
Provide assistance with museum events.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities
1. Assist with preparation and provide support during events including exhibition receptions, cultivation dinners, public programs, and corporate events as directed by the Museum Events Manager. Must carry and maintain radio contact when on duty.
2. Arrange tables, chairs, place settings, floral arrangements and event equipment.
3. Assist with cleanup and breakdown after the event, mindful of the special nature of the art museum environment
4. Maintain inventories of event supplies, table service, silver, linens and paper items.
5. Assist with oversight of caterers and vendors on-site.
6. Inform the Museum Events Manager of any safety hazards or repairs necessary for event equipment.
7. Assist with event-related cleaning requests.
8. Submit hours worked on timesheet for approval and payroll in a timely manner.
9. Assist with emergency and evacuation procedures if requested.
10. Other duties as assigned.
11. Maintain confidentiality.

Supervision Received
Supervision and training is received from the Events Manager.

• High school diploma; college or trade school certification required.
• Prior VIP event experience preferred.
• Food Handler Certification required (class provided); Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) certificate preferred.
• Must be responsible, reliable and available to work the schedule necessary to support museum events scheduled early mornings, during the day, in the evenings and on weekends. The work schedule varies and may average five to twenty hours per week, with hours from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
• Must follow proper food-handling etiquette and direction regarding preparation, handling, storage and disposal of food.
• Excellent time management skills needed to perform duties according to deadlines and report to work timely when scheduled.
• Must take direction well, follow instructions, and work without supervision.
• Must be able to stoop, lift, and carry objects not exceeding 25 pounds. Job requires long periods of walking and standing.
• Must be able to read and understand museum safety instructions and signage; must follow all museum regulations and instructions.
• Good personal grooming and professional etiquette required at all times.

Note: Satisfactory completion of post-offer drug screen, physical, and Food Handlers Certification required. The required uniform and radio will be provided. The Carter Museum campus is smoke-free.

Position open until filled. Send letter of interest, employment history and references to HR Manager, 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth, TX 76107 fax (817) 665-4315 or to EEOC.