Stadium Operations Assistant

  • Houston Dynamo FC
  • Houston, TX, USA
  • 30 May, 2024
Sessional MLS Stadia & Operations

Job Description

RESPONSIBLE TO | Manager, Stadium Operations
SUPERVISES | N/A
STATUS | Full-Time 
 
COMPANY BACKGROUND
The Houston Dynamo Football Club (HDFC) is a multi-faceted organization dedicated to inspiring and supporting soccer participation and growth in Houston, TX and beyond. The Club’s brands include men's and women's professional teams - the Houston Dynamo (MLS) and Houston Dash (NWSL), a development academy, Houston Dynamo Dash Charities, as well as Shell Energy Stadium and Houston Sports Park. The Club has a rich history, including MLS Cup titles (2006, 2007) and in-season tournament championships for both the Dynamo (2018) and Dash (2020) and is focused on building toward the next championships, inspiring and uniting the city of Houston through the sport of soccer and community outreach, and creating the most inclusive sporting experience and diverse fan base in the city and state.  
 
PURPOSE OF THE JOB
The Full-Time Stadium Operations Assistant is under the supervision of the Stadium Operations Manager and Stadium Operations Coordinator. This position is responsible for performing event setups, troubleshooting calls during events, and assisting with daily operations of Stadium. This includes managing operations supplies and equipment, assisting the Stadium Operations Coordinator supervising staff, ensuring compliance with regulations, and maintaining a safe and efficient environment.  
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Participates in all aspects of the conversion process for various event(s) execution. Duties include manually setting up and tearing down event equipment such as event flooring, tables, chairs, podiums, bike racks, banners, trash cans, etc. and converting the Stage Right System for concerts and other events. 
  • Work alongside, assist, and oversee part-time and contracted laborers to set up events around the organization. 
  • Report directly to the Stadium Operations Coordinator and complete all instructions provided by the coordinator. 
  • Have the ability Operate power tools and other equipment, such as, light trucks, pallet jacks, golf carts, forklifts, scissor lift, and any other machinery in a safe and professional manner. 
  • Assist other departments with any manual tasks and work with Facility Engineers for stadium maintenance projects at the discretion of the Stadium Operations Manager and Coordinator. 
  • Perform any preventative maintenance tasks on any Operations Equipment 
  • Reports irregularities, discrepancies, damages, loss of property or any other safety concerns to either the Operations Manager or Stadium Operations Coordinator. 
  • Assist in keeping inventory of building tools, machinery, cleaning supplies and building equipment. 
  • Other duties as assigned.  
 
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
  • Minimum of High School Diploma, or equivalent – Required.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license – Required. 
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs. Must be able to handle manual labor job duties.
  • Must be able to work extensive hours, especially on weekends and holidays, and remain flexible to work odd hours. 
  • Must be able to work independently to accomplish daily and event duties. 
  • Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, building tenants and the public. 
  • Must have the ability to become certified in the current First Aid and safety procedures if needed. 
  • Must be able to receive certifications to operate equipment such as pallet jacks, forklifts, scissors lifts and other machinery equipment if needed.  
 
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS ABILITIES, AND OTHER ATTRIBUTES
  • Working knowledge of basic building operating systems and cleaning procedures. 
  • Experience in using basic hand and power tools. 
  • Ability to identify problems and their root causes, and to develop and recommend effective solutions. 
  • Superior level of detail orientation, accuracy, and sense of urgency. 
  • Maintains Organizational Core Competencies.  
 
ORGANIZATIONAL CORE COMPETENCIES
Accountable – Holds themselves (and when appropriate others) accountable for achieving goals and objectives.
Collaborative – Works collaboratively with others to achieve organizational outcomes.
Progressive – Open minded, accepting, creative, and innovative in approach.
Values Driven – Being ethical in decision making and operating with professional integrity.
Agile – Achieves personal and organizational success within a changing, dynamic and complex              environment. Ability to handle ambiguity.  
 
OTHER INFORMATION
Diverse candidates of all backgrounds are welcome, and the Club seeks individuals passionate about sport, inspiring the city and devoted to the organization's growth. While duties and responsibilities vary across positions, we are seeking individuals who are accountable, collaborative, progressive, agile and ethical/values driven.  

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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