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The Moss Center is seeking experienced Bartenders, Bar-Backs and Servers to assist with the operations during regularly scheduled performances at the center. The Moss Center is a world-class, multi-disciplinary performing arts center in the heart of the Town of Cutler Bay. The Center is managed by the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, and is dedicated to presenting and supporting arts and culture to the entire Miami-Dade County community.

Description
The Moss Center is seeking enthusiastic food and beverage staff who can provide excellent customer service in a friendly and creative environment. Responsibilities may include bartending or server in a cabaret nightclub, bartender or server for live theatrical events and bar-back in support of the operations of all points of sale. Successful candidates should be able to work in a fast paced service environment, working well under pressure.

Responsibilities may include

  • Prepare alcohol or non-alcohol beverages
  • Interact with customers, and provide table food and beverage service
  • Prepare cocktails
  • Operating and balancing point of sale systems
  • Restock and replenish bar inventory and supplies
  • Providean excellent guest experience
  • Comply with all food and beverage regulations

Requirements

  • Minimum 1 year food and beverage experience
  • Knowledge of service best practices
  • Computer literacy
  • Excellent verbal skills; second language will be considered a plus
  • Neat appearance and positive attitude
  • Relevant training certificate a plus

Rate: $15.03 per/hr Email: MossCenterJobs@miamidade.gov
Phone: 1-888-815-9994
Closing Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022

Qualifications
5 years or greater professional stage/theatrical audio technician or engineer. Theatrical and entertainment stage audio experience, including show design and experience as a head or assistant audio technician, or live mix audio engineer. The applicant must demonstrate live sound mixing expertise. Strong leadership and experience managing load in and show crews of 4-16 IATSE and non IATSE stagehands is a must.

Responsibilities
Supervise all audio/visual crews for load-in, set up, operation and load-out of all stage productions. The head audio/ visual technician will supervise electrical and video crews during all work/ maintenance calls operating and maintaining all theatre audio/ visual systems.

Operating, repairing and maintaining all in house audio/visual equipment. Including but not limited to speakers, paging systems, infrared hearing devices, house audio circuits, cabling, soundboards, amplifiers, sound web system, video projectors, audio/video playback devices, and video switchers.

The applicant must show proficiency in modern stage audio/video technology, digital sound reinforcement, signal flow, digital audio measurement and digital BSS processing equipment, and must be experienced in operation of digital & analog audio control boards specifically the Digidesign SC48.

Computer skills
PC & Mac: Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Avid Pro-tools, Q Lab, d&b R-1 remote software.

The Head Audio technician/engineer works with the Theater Production Manager, Head Carpenter and Head Electrician in discussing the daily schedule to determine safest and most efficient use of crew and resources.

Crossing over departmental lines to assist in the areas of video, carpentry, fly rail, properties and electrics is a must for a well-rounded member of the house crew.

The position requires managerial skills to lead, oversee and work as a team with all employees and presenters of the The Moss Center.

Compensation: 40 hours weekly - full time, $27.84 per hour, plus applicable overtime as needed. Based on current rates of the IATSE local 500 contract.

Interested parties should submit a letter of introduction and resume via email to Joyce Fleming at fleming@miamidade.gov.

Closing Date: Sunday, January 1, 2023

Parking attendants are responsible for assisting patrons into one of the three available parking lots at The Moss Center. In this position, successful candidates will be responsible for assisting patrons with the parking of vehicles, directing patrons into open spots in both public and managed lots, at the The Moss Center.

Environmental Concerns: Some positions require standing for long periods of time in a variety of weather environments. May include overnight shifts. Must be available to work evenings and weekends and have a flexible schedule.

Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma or greater required.

All interested candidates will need to call WorkSquare at 1-888-815-9994 or visit their website.

Job Type: Flexible schedule (Must be able to work daytime, evenings, holidays and weekends on a varied work schedule.)
Salary: $15.03 /hour
Email: MossCenterJobs@miamidade.gov
Phone: 1-888-815-9994
Closing Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022

Qualifications
5 years or greater professional stagecraft / theatrical carpentry experience and expertise, including set construction, counterweight system operation, and stage rigging. ETCP certified preferred.<

Experience as a head or assistant stage carpenter with the ability to demonstrate. Strong leadership managing typical load in / load out and show running crews of 4-24 IATSE and non IATSE stagehands is a must.

Responsibilities
Supervise all crews for load-in, set up, operation and load-out of all stage productions.

The head carpenter/fly person supervises all departmental heads and department crews during all work/maintenance calls while serving as the show carpenter and fly person as necessary.

Operating and maintaining all theatre rigging and carpentry systems and related areas.

Operating, repairing and maintaining all stage equipment. Including but not limited to counterweight system, fly lines, rigging systems and winch motors.

Maintaining inventory control of tools and expendables.

The Head Carpenter / Fly person works with the Theater Production Manager Head Electrician, and Head Audio/Video Technician discussing the daily schedule to determine safest and most efficient use of crew and resources to produce events hosted at The Moss Center.

Crossing over departmental lines to assist in the areas of lighting, projection, video, fly rail, properties, and audio is a must for a well-rounded member of the house crew. The position requires managerial skills to lead, oversee and work as a team with all employees and presenters of the The Moss Center.

Compensation: Based on current rates of the IATSE local 500 contract.

Interested parties should submit a letter of introduction and resume via email to Joyce Fleming at fleming@miamidade.gov.

Closing Date: Sunday, January 1, 2023

General Statement of Responsibilities: Ushers are a vital part of the experience that the patrons have when they first enter the The Moss Center. The service element that the ushering staff offers to event attendees ensures a favorable impression and guarantees their comfort and safety.

Qualifications

  • Must have experience working with the public.
  • Must possess sensitivity to the needs of patrons.
  • Must possess a positive and enthusiastic attitude.
  • Must have the ability to enforce safety regulations.
  • Must be able to pay close attention to details. 
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively via radio headset.
  • First Aid CPR/AED certification is preferred.
  • Ability to carry at least 50 lbs. of material.

Responsibilities

  • Provide all guests with a positive first impression of the The Moss Center by offering superior, individualized guest service through excellent customer service.
  • Hand out programs as patrons are led into the theater.
  • Effectively communicate with guests locating their seats.
  • Ability to identify problems and work with Managers to resolve any issues that may arise.
  • Provide information regarding The Moss Center events and facilities.
  • Have a working understanding of the functions of other departments.
  • Pay attention to ensure no food or beverages go into theatres when appropriate.
  • Seat latecomers (most times in partial darkness).
  • Follow directions of Captains and House Managers.
  • Assist patrons with disabilities.
  • Monitor crowd for unusual behavior, flash photography and video cameras.
  • Lead patron evacuations in case of emergencies.

The Moss Center is a world-class, multi-disciplinary performing arts center in the heart of the Town of Cutler Bay. The Center is managed by the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, with funding support from the Office of the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners. The Moss Center is dedicated to presenting and supporting arts and culture and providing access to the arts to the entire Miami-Dade County community.

All interested candidates will need to call WorkSquare at 888-815-9994 or visit their website.

Job Type: Flexible schedule (Must be able to work daytime, evenings, holidays and weekends on a varied work schedule.)
Salary: $15.03 /hour
Email: MossCenterJobs@miamidade.gov
Phone: 1-888-815-9994
Closing Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022

The Moss Center is seeking highly skilled Building Attendants to assist with the day to day operations of the facility.  Position acts as an ambassador to the facility, requires exceptional customer service and attention to detail.

The ideal candidate will ensure the safety and well-being of all guests, members, colleagues, patrons and visitors of The Moss Center. The building attendant will strive to provide the highest degree of professional and courteous service. This position endeavors to maintain, and will always attempt to improve, the status of safety and security within and around the facility and grounds. The building attendant will effectively use all the tools at their disposal and care for the assets of The Moss Center.

Job Description
Nature of Work

The ideal candidate will ensure the safety and well-being of all guests, members, colleagues, patrons and visitors of The Moss Center. The building attendant will strive to provide the highest degree of professional and courteous service. This position endeavors to maintain, and will always attempt to improve, the status of safety and security within and around the facility and grounds. The building attendant will effectively use all the tools at their disposal and care for the assets of The Moss Center. The Moss Centeris a world-class, multi-disciplinary performing arts center in the heart of the Town of Cutler Bay.

Environmental Concerns: some positions require standing for long periods of time in a variety of weather environments. May include overnight shifts. Must be available to work evenings and weekends and have a flexible schedule.

Illustrative Tasks

  • Protect property and lives by patrolling the area.
  • Detecting suspicious activity and threats to property or people.
  • Daily reporting of all incidents, accidents or medical emergencies.
  • Monitor entrances of property through camera surveillance.
  • Identify visitors and ask for appropriate documents.
  • Guard against theft and maintain security.
  • Respond to all alarms and calls of distress.
  • Call for aid if necessary.
  • Use short-wave radios and cell phones to stay in contact with other attendants and management.
  • Answer telephone calls to take messages, answer questions and provide information during nonbusiness hours or when switchboard is closed.
  • Inspect and adjust security systems, equipment and machinery to ensure operational use and to detect evidence of tampering.
  • Regulate and monitor building systems.
  • Manage parking lot signs.
  • Manage parking list.
  • Manage traffic flow from cross walk to theater.
  • Escort customers or employees to their vehicles if needed.
  • Give directions as needed.

Knowledges, Abilities and Skills

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and work responsibilities of the position. This job description and the duties of this position are subject to change, modification and addition as deemed necessary by the company. Employees are required to comply with supervisory instructions and perform other job duties, responsibilities and assignments required by company officials. The job responsibilities of this position may include cross-training in other functions to ensure satisfactory operation. Willingness to work extended and/or irregular hours, including nights, weekends and holidays.

Schedule: Show based only

To apply for this position, call WorkSquare at 1-888-815-9994 or visit their website.

Salary: $15.03/per hour
Email: MossCenterJobs@miamidade.gov
Phone: 1-888-815-9994
Closing Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Theatre Production, General Theater or a sufficient combination of equivalent training and experience. Minimum of five years of responsible experience in production management, event management and theater maintenance of a performing arts facility or theater is required.

Job Specifications
Nature of Work

This is highly advanced and specialized work requiring considerable independent decision-making in regard to administrative and supervisory production tasks necessary to operate The Moss Center. Designed by world renowned Arquitectonica International, Inc., the Moss Center includes a 966 seat state-of-the-art Theater Building, a separate Activities Building, and an outdoor promenade leading to a gently sloping lawn for outdoor concerts and festivals along the Black Creek Canal.

An employee in this class is responsible for leadership in providing event planning, event production and facility management, maintenance, labor payroll and administration of The Moss Center. Incumbent provides schedules and supervises all backstage activity and must be responsible for delegating all technical responsibilities. Specific responsibilities include organizing, planning, and executing all aspects of each event to ensure that the event is implemented smoothly and completely; managing events by making decisions regarding technical emergencies, Moss Center emergencies, safety, financial interests of the client (internally or externally), and/or financial interests of The Moss Center and Miami Dade County; overriding, accepting or rejecting production staging techniques described by department heads, presenters representatives, local organizations or guest artists; advancing performances as assigned, i.e., identifying technical needs, creating crew schedule, executing logistical details; overseeing activities related to the booking of events, enforcement of lease agreement requirements and facility maintenance and repair work. The incumbent exercises considerable independent judgment and technical expertise in the production management and administration of performing arts events. Supervision is exercised over a staff of union and non-union technical professionals and maintenance employees assigned to various phases of theater operations and/or maintenance. General supervision is received from the Assistant Director of The Moss Center who holds the incumbent responsible for the effective management of all Moss Center events.

Illustrative Tasks

  • Direct, oversee and coordinate all aspects of any event presented by The Moss Center to ensure that the event is implemented smoothly and completely and to the satisfaction of the user.
  • Acquire and disseminate all necessary technical, production, and departmental information essential to ensure the successful execution of each scheduled event.
  • Regularly schedule meetings with users of the facility to evaluate the technical needs of each event, in order to recruit, assign and schedule the best possible technical staff and equipment needed to successfully produce each event and execute the logistical details.
  • Consult with appropriate departments, i.e., operations, education and outreach, box office and concessions to prepare estimates of personnel, equipment, and material needs for various events with related expenses.
  • Provide on-site technical supervision during events to ensure the effective execution of the event requirements, proper performance by union and non-union stage workers and proper operation of theater systems.
  • Act as liaison between incoming production staffs and The Moss Center production staff.
  • Create daily and weekly schedules for stage crew taking into account show and budgetary needs, as well as awareness of union work rules. Relay all such information to the client and Assistant Director on a regular basis.
  • Inspect, monitor, and evaluate work-related conditions and physical facilities to determine compliance with prescribed operating, health and safety standards, regulations and guidelines.
  • Authorize, in consultation with the Assistant Director, all stagehand payrolls, equipment maintenance service orders, and related invoices and check requisitions.
  • Maintain an inventory of all production equipment in the field of lighting, sound, rigging, carpentry, film and video projection as well as all other specialized equipment.
  • Maintain all technical specifications information and regularly communicate any changes in this information to users and proper Moss Center departments.
  • Provide administrative support to the Assistant Director, and Managing Director in implementing the facility’s business plan, objectives and overall strategic direction.
  • Offer feedback to supervisor with regard to operational procedures and policies to achieve the highest level of customer service and optimize financial results.
  • Meet with potential tenants for tours of facility and production advance.
  • Attend all necessary meetings to provide and receive accurate and timely communication regarding related issues.
  • Supervise opening and closing House procedures, placement and use of equipment in the Center.
  • Perform related work as required.

Knowledges, Abilities and Skills

  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of production management and production administration of a public performing arts complex or theatrical facility.
  • Considerable knowledge of supervisory principles and practices and evaluation methods.
  • Considerable knowledge of the principles of accounting and government purchasing practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of and skilled in all areas of theater, dance and concert production and processes.
  • Able to supervise all aspects of production.
  • Able to manage and resolve unexpected situations on a regular basis.
  • Able to provide accurate technical estimates to users.
  • Able to maintain and operate lighting, sound and rigging equipment.
  • Skilled in ETC Emphasis, Express and Strand software lighting control.
  • CAD, Vectorworks, Softplot or equivalent drafting skills.
  • Able to operate theater systems and stage manage events.
  • Skilled in Windows based programs including Word, Outlook and Excel.
  • Able to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Able to provide excellent customer service.
  • Able to effectively and efficiently multitask, set priorities, shift priorities and adapt to changes in situations.
  • Able to handle physical effort by lifting up to 50 pounds, walking, and standing.
  • Able to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays on a regular basis.
  • Knowledge of general building maintenance requirements for a public performing arts complex or theatrical facility.
  • Ability to manage a public performing arts complex or theatrical facility and to adjust to key issues and concerns that arise in the early years of operating a new performing arts complex.
  • Ability to supervise and motivate subordinates and volunteers in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale.
  • Ability to prepare and administer budgets, reports and summaries.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with subordinates, superiors and the public.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing.

Apply at: Careers (miamidade.gov)
Closing Date: Friday, October 28, 2022

The Moss Center is dedicated to presenting and supporting arts and culture and providing access to the arts to the entire Miami-Dade County community. Is seeking customer service oriented, motivated individuals to assist with ticket selling and other customer service needs in our box office. The successful candidate must be computer literate and possess excellent customer service skills. This position up to a maximum of 29-40 hours per week. The position scheduled hours determined by business need.

Responsibilities Include but are not limited to:

  • Process ticket sales at the box office and assist with group sales when requested.
  • Answer questions concerning admission fees, event schedules, coming attractions and ticket policies.
  • Balance all applicable transactions for the date of service and complete all necessary reports before departure.
  • Open cash and all monies, vouchers, coupons, or credit cards received during daily sales.
  • Work extended and/or irregular hours including shows, nights, weekends and holidays, as required.
  • Providing accurate information to our patrons, processing ticket sales in person and over the phone, and distributing will call at performances or events.
  • Assisting the Box Office Manager and Lead Ticket Seller with reports and other tasks as requested.
  • Balancing all transactions, monies, and receipts, as well as completing any necessary reports at the end of shift.
  • Providing a high level of customer service in all interactions with patrons, promoters, and other departments.
  • All other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Experience using a computerized ticketing system
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Demonstrate exceptional skills in customer relations, communications and problem solving.
  • Calculate mathematical computations and handle financial transactions rapidly and accurately in a fast paced environment.
  • Operate computerized ticketing system and standard office equipment.
  • Follow oral and written instructions and communicate effectively with others in both oral and written form.
  • Work independently, exercising judgment and initiative.
  • Remain flexible and adjust to situations as they occur.
  • Maintain an effective working relationship with clients, employees, patrons and others encountered in the course of employment.
  • Work effectively under pressure and/or stringent schedule and produce accurate results.
  • Bilingual ability (Spanish/English) and/or prior Box Office experience is a plus.

Knowledges, Abilities and Skills

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and work responsibilities of the position. This job description and the duties of this position are subject to change, modification, and addition as deemed necessary by the company. Employees are required to comply with supervisory instructions and perform other job duties, responsibilities and assignments required by company officials. The job responsibilities of this position may include cross-training in other functions to ensure satisfactory operation. Willingness to work extended and/or irregular hours, including nights, weekends and holidays.

To apply for this position, call WorkSquare at 1-888-815-9994 or visit their website.

Job Type: Hourly (29 to 40 hours weekly)
Salary: $15.03/per hour
Email: MossCenterJobs@miamidade.gov
Phone: 1-888-815-9994
Closing Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022