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Our employees are our most important asset. It takes a wide variety of skills to provide the quality of service we deliver to our local, national and international guests. We are proud of our diverse workforce and we support the success of each one of our employees. If you are committed to excellence in whatever you do and enjoy a fast-paced, team-oriented environment, we encourage you to apply for a position.

If accommodations are required either to complete the application process and/or attend an interview, please contact the Human Resources Department at 206-694-5000.

Washington State Convention Center is committed to the policy of equal employment opportunity and nondiscrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual preference, orientation, gender identity, genetic information, pregnancy, age, religion, veteran status, military status, disability, or any other status protected by law.

Application Process

 

  • Applications are only accepted for current job openings.
  • Applications must be filled-in, printed and sent in to us via mail or fax. Job applications may not be submitted electronically.
  • Application forms are in PDF and require Adobe Acrobat Reader. You may also collect an application in person at our Service Entrance, 9th & Pike Street, in downtown Seattle; Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Additionally, the WSCC job-line is available at (206) 694-5039.
  • Resumes may not be substituted for applications.

Full-Time

Custodian

Hourly Wage: $20.32.  Custodians are responsible for the cleaning and maintenance of the interior and exterior areas of the facility. This position requires high school diploma or GED and at least one year experience in a custodial position in a service or hospitality environment.

Director of Security and Public Safety

Salary $105,000 or DOE.  This position will be responsible for developing, implementing, and managing all aspects of the public safety, security, and emergency preparedness programs for the WSCC.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice or related field and six (6) to ten (10) years’ experience at a management level; equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered. Significant experience in public safety; established, extensive positive working relationships with federal, state, and local law enforcement, and emergency medical personnel is highly desirable.

Sales Coordinator

Salary $40,000 per year. The Sales Coordinator will provide professional administrative sales and services support assisting the department in promotion, booking and contracting with excellent customer service.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Sales, Business, Marketing or related subject preferred. Minimum of three (3) years of administrative experience, preferably in hospitality and convention sales or related area. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered. Strong proficiency in Microsoft® Office and other related sales and space management databases.

Security Officer

Hourly Wage $21.84. Security Officers are responsible for ensuring the safety and security of the Convention Center facility, property and occupants through security patrol and the monitoring of security systems. The Officer must also provide information and respond to Convention Center guests in a customer service oriented manner. This position requires a high school diploma or GED and at least two years of security officer experience.

Set-Up Attendant

Hourly Wage $20.32. The Set-Up Attendant is responsible for performing the required activities related to completing event room/area sets, conversions and maintenance. Set-up Attendants will assist with meeting the event requirements and ensuring the proper presentation of the facility. This position requires a high school diploma or GED; and a minimum of one-year experience in event set-up or support activities.

Vice President of Operations

Salary $130,000 or DOE.  This position is responsible for the management and review of day-to-day operations which includes building operations, event services, security and public safety, and capital projects.

Required Qualifications:  Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from a four-year college or university and ten years related experience and/or training; equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered. Requires six to ten years of experience at a senior management level which demonstrates excellent administrative and leadership abilities.

On-Call

On-Call positions do not work a regular schedule; hours will vary from 0-40 hours per week.

Admission Attendant On-Call

Hourly Wage $15.06. This position assists the Event Services Department in successfully fulfilling the needs of our guests, related to accessing the event space, for each event. Typical assignments may include, but are not limited to: greeting guests, providing directions, taking tickets, checking credentials/badges, and providing general information about WSCC and Seattle. This position requires a high school diploma or GED and experience in a service or hospitality environment.

Set-Up Attendant On-Call

Hourly Wage $18.96. The Set-Up Attendant is responsible for performing the required manual tasks related to event room/area sets, conversions and maintenance. This position requires a high school diploma or GED; and a minimum of 6 months experience in hospitality or event set-up activities is preferred.

Transportation Attendant On-Call

Hourly Wage $16.10.  This position is responsible for checking credentials of exhibitors entering the facility via loading areas, monitor/control traffic flow and the usage of passenger loading zones, respond to inquiries about daily move-in/move-out activities within and around the Convention Center. This position requires a high school diploma or GED and experience in a service or hospitality environment.