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Usher / Ticket Taker

Oracle Arena & RingCentral Coliseum
Oakland, CA
Event Staff
Part Time
OAKCA1613

AEG Worldwide is the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company with operations in the following business segments:

  • AEG Facilities, which with its affiliates owns, manages or consults with more than 120 venues
  • AEG Presents, which is one of the largest live music companies in the world dedicated to live contemporary music performances, including producing and promoting global and regional concert tours, music events and world-renowned festivals
  • AEG Sports, which is the world’s largest operator of sports franchises and high-profile sporting events
  • AEG Global Partnerships, which supports each of AEG’s divisions through worldwide sales and servicing of sponsorships including naming rights, premium seating and other strategic partnerships
  • AEG Real Estate, which develops major sports and entertainment districts worldwide

With offices on five continents, the company uses its global network of venues, portfolio of powerful sports and music brands, ticketing and content distribution platforms and its integrated entertainment districts to deliver the most creative and innovative live sports and entertainment experiences that inspire athletes, teams, artists and fans.


 

Company Overview

Oracle Arena & Oakland/Alameda County Coliseum are AEG Facilities-managed venues and Northern California's premiere sports and entertainment venues home to the Oakland Athletics (MLB), Oakland Raiders (NFL) and Golden State Warriors (NBA). Additionally, we host the top entertainers, family shows and special events at our venues.

Position Summary:

The usher/ticket takes position has the most interaction with our guests during events, and as such must provide excellent customer service and exceed our guests’ expectations. The usher position is responsible for properly checking guests’ tickets as they enter the seating areas, concourses, and other areas of the facility. The usher must properly direct guests to their seats, and to other services around the facility including restrooms, concessions, first-aid, and other event-specific locations as directed by the Event Manager. The usher is responsible for their assigned area, and is charged with observing that all guests in their area are following all policies and code of conduct requirements. The usher is also responsible for providing general assistance and customer service to guests as needed, in a friendly and helpful manner. This is a part-time, hourly, event-based position.

Essential Functions:

  • Greet and interact with all guests in a welcoming and friendly manner.
  • Check guest’s ticket, and ensure the guest is in the proper seating section.
  • Direct guests to their ticketed seats, or to the appropriate seating section.
  • Ensure that only guests with the proper ticket are sitting in assigned section.
  • Monitor seating area for guests who may not be in correct area.
  • Keep aisles, concourses, and stairs clear of guests while event is in progress.
  • Answer guest questions with regard to event and facility, e.g. location of particular section, restrooms, concession stand, first-aid, etc.
  • Handle complaints, disturbances, or related problems with guests. Forward complaint to supervisor or Event Manager as applicable.
  • Ensure guests are following all policies and code of conduct requirements.
  • Report issues or violations to supervisor or Event Manager.
  • Inspect assigned work area prior to and during event, looking for safety hazards, facility issues, housekeeping needs, personal injuries, etc. Report issues to supervisor or Event Manager.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor or Event Manager.

 Required Qualifications:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Able to work outdoors in various weather conditions.
  • Able to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Must be proactive in providing assistance to all guests with the highest level of customer service.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours including nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment, interacting with multiple departments.
  • Understanding of written and spoken English.
  • Able to see and read small-sized text on tickets (paper & electronic).

 Candidates should possess the following qualities/skills:

  • Friendly, outgoing personalities
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Reliable, punctual, excellent attendance
  • Ability to take direction and work well with others
  • Feel comfortable dealing with high stress situations or around large crowds

 AEG reserves the right to change or modify the employee’s job description whether orally or in writing, at any time during the employment relationship.  AEG may require an employee to perform duties outside his/her normal description.