Event Host/Hostess

Leisure: Community Arts and Exhibits


$8.65 Per Hour


Free access to all 4 of the City of St. George Golf Courses, the Recreation Center, the City Pool and the Aquatic Center upon successful completion of 3-months of employment.
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Job Description

Position Summary:

Under the general direction of the Community Arts & Exhibits Administrator, set up-maintain-break down events, ensure facility integrity, finalize & receive payment due for rental.

Essential Functions: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. The list of tasks is illustrative only and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class).

1. Sets up and breaks down all events occurring at the Pioneer Center for the Arts Facility - including the Social Hall, Art Museum, Opera House and Plaza and the St. George Community Center. Events include but are not limited to weddings and receptions, poetry reading, meetings, Heritage Week, and all city sponsored events.

2. Assures that the facility is clean and ready for the event.

3. Contacts lessee(s) at the beginning of each week to find out setup needs and then follows-through throughout the week until the event occurs. (Reassuring them that their event is the most important thing happening here that week.)

4. Sets up for the event, and is present on-site during event (policing) in case any emergencies arise; such as heat, air conditioning problems, adding chairs or tables, or rearranging them throughout the event, cleans up messes that need immediate attention, checks that there are no lit candles or liquor on the premises, and/or kids playing in the fountain or leaving trash outside, sees that the users respect the facility.

5. Checks that there is no damage to facility following the event, and that the kitchen is cleaned up per rental agreement such as, sweeping, and mopping floors, taking out the garbage.

6. Collects any outstanding monies due from the renter, obtains signatures, makes sure the lights are off and the building is locked and secure for the night.

7. Breaks down the event, cleans tables, puts away chairs and makes sure that the facility is ready for following events as soon as possible following the event, schedule permitting,

8. Assists with production of St. George Art Festival, St. George Marathon, and other City sponsored special events.

9. Performs related duties as assigned.

Typical Physical/Mental Demands/ Working Conditions

Physical activity: Exerts up to 50 lbs of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. of force constantly to move objects. Repetitive motion involved with setting up/taking down of chairs and tables. On occasion may lift weights up to 80 lbs. to approximately waist height. Risk of bodily injury is light under normal conditions. Intermittent exposure to stress as a result of human behavior.

Minimum Qualifications


Education: High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience: One (1) year of experience in work force in a responsible setting, preferably one that has prior customer service experience.


Possess a valid driver license. A valid Utah Driver License must be obtained within 60 days of hire and be maintained throughout employment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of:

• General customer service skills

• Facility oversight

• Basic sound system knowledge

• Computer and computer programs

Ability to:

• Organize and set-up various events and meeting configurations

• Communicate verbally and in writing in a proficient manner

• Establish and maintain effective working relations with those contacted in scope of work, e.g., individual renters, community groups, colleagues, etc.

• Must be able to work evening and week-ends as required.

To Apply

Submit a completed City of St. George Employment Application online at careers.sgcity.org. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis. This Position is open until filled. Refer questions to Human Resources at 435-627-4670. Pre-employment drug screening and criminal background screen are required. The City of St. George is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, national origin, age, disability or genetic information. We make reasonable efforts to provide reasonable accommodation to disabled candidates.