House of Blues Foundation Room Door Host/Security in Chicago, Illinois

Job Summary:

The Role:

Maintain the safety and security of all staff, artists, vendors and guests. Create and maintain a positive and uplifting experience for diverse groups of individuals.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure guest safety through proactive personal interaction and removing hazards in the area of responsibility

  • Prevent and resolve altercations among guests

  • Lead guests and other employees in emergency evacuation procedures and provide assistance

  • Maintain control by circulating through your work area throughout the shift

  • Check identification of any guest who appears to be under 30 years of age who is drinking alcoholic beverages inside the venue

  • Ensure that no weapons or harmful items enter the venue by inspecting every guest with a metal detector or pat-down search

  • Enforce House policy regarding photos/videos/recording devices

  • Safeguard against theft and property damage

  • Communicate clearly using radios, hand signals and flashlights. Remain in constant contact throughout the shift

  • Set up area before opening (stanchions, table configuring, etc.)

  • Keep interior and exterior of the venue clear and safe, cleaning spills and removing food, trash or other obstacles, before, during and after the shift

Attend pre-shift meeting conducted by Manager on Duty prior to start of each shift

Qualifications:

  • Ability to work late hours

  • Flexible schedule

  • Experience interacting with people in a positive environment

  • Read, write and speak English fluently

  • Must be able to lift or move up to 25 lbs using proper lifting techniques

  • Tolerance of all cultures, music and art forms

Preferred:

  • Bi-lingual

  • Cash handling experience

  • Experience recognizing valid ID’s

  • Experience in a live music environment

  • Self-defense training

  • Experience using metal detection equipment

  • EMT or other medical background

Physical Demands/Working Environment:

  • Working environment is fast-paced, often loud and stressful

  • Position requires extended periods of prolonged standing and working on your feet both indoors and outdoors

  • Must be able to lift or move up to 25 lbs using proper lifting techniques

Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITYLive Nation Entertainment strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

HIRING PRACTICESThe preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

About Us

Named us as one of the Top 40 North American companies in attracting and keeping top talent by LinkedIn, Live Nation is the global leader in live entertainment and ticketing, and we offer a world of opportunity. Our Ticketmaster team doesn't just embrace new technology, we develop ground-breaking software and applications to support our world-leading ticketing platform. Our mix of legendary and brand new venues and restaurants, including the House of Blues, offer an array of hospitality careers. And our unparalleled roster of artists are supported by diverse professionals in all facets of finance, marketing and other corporate operations.

Generous vacation, healthcare and retirement benefits are just the foundation of supporting our full-time, global workforce of more than 10,000. We offer continuing professional development in addition to tuition reimbursement. We also provide paid time off to bond with a new child (plus a bonus to help with expenses); paid time off to care for a sick child and to volunteer for causes that are important to you. Plus, working for the world's largest live event and ticketing company means you'll have access to concerts, festivals, sports games and other events through our exclusive employee ticket concierge.

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