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Set-Up Attendant On-Call

Posted on June 6, 2022
Seattle Convention Center
Casual / On call
 per hour
Seattle, WA
Applications accepted until position filled

Position Summary

The On-Call Setup Attendant fulfills an integral Operations role responsible for performing event room/area furniture and equipment installations, room/area conversions, and event support maintenance, as well as assisting with ensuring the proper presentation of the facilities.  The On-Call Setup Attendant will be assigned by the Operations department Crew Chiefs to fulfill work orders and other event support maintenance tasks requested by the facilities’ clients.  The On-Call Setup Attendant interacts with and works alongside the full-time Setup Attendants and/or the full-time Custodians, providing service that meets the Seattle Convention Center five service standards: Safety, Courtesy, Show, Efficiency, and Evaluation.

*This is an On-Call position, meaning there is no guarantee of how often work shifts may be available. Shifts are assigned based on event activity, seniority, and your own reported availability. Shifts may be scheduled any time during the day, nights, weekends, and/or holidays.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. 

  • Maintain a neat, clean, and professional appearance in uniform with visible SCC identification.
  • Perform all duties as a team member, in a professional productive manner, in accordance with the Quality Service Plan (QSP), to ensure the successful operation of the SCC.
  • Accurately interpret room set drawings and physically set the room(s)/area(s) to the required specifications.
  • Safely transport and/or use non-motorized equipment to include but not be limited to tables, chairs, risers, linens, skirting, dance floor, air wall, mop, janitor cart, push broom, butler and broom, spray bottles, aerosol cans, rags, ladders, rolling trash cans up to 4 cubic yard size, and personal protective equipment (PPE) such as gloves, dust masks, goggles, utility tongs, hard hats, etc.
  • Perform general cleaning and maintenance to the interior and exterior portions of the facilities, meeting room spaces, exhibition halls, and perform maintenance of restrooms using the GBAC protocol for cleaning disinfection, and disease prevention.
  • Operate powered and motorized equipment to include, but not be limited to, cordless drill, corded and cordless vacuum cleaners, battery operated rider sweepers/scrubbers, pallet jacks, Pac Mule’s, backpack blowers/vacuums, forklifts, scissor lifts, gas propelled gator 4×6, and electrostatic sprayers.
  • Using our GBAC protocols, collect refuse from receptacles both on the interior and exterior of the facilities and dispose of into the compactor, recycling bins and/or other designated containers according to our sustainability program.
  • Immediately report all accidents/incidents to a lead, crew chief, Operations Supervisor or Manager, or in their absence, security control and complete all necessary paperwork.
  • Exercise proper storage and care of the facilities’ and client’s tools and equipment. Keep all storage and equipment areas in a safe, clean, and neat condition and assist in the restocking of supplies.
  • Respond to questions from visitors and client sub-contractors, and assist other SCC departments using our 5-Service Standards (Safety, Courtesy, Show, Efficiency, Evaluation).
  • Maintain Bloodborne Pathogen course, current CPR/First Aid, and if eligible a current PIT certification
  • Assist in the removal of snow, ice, and debris from sidewalks and other areas according to the Snow/Ice Removal Plan.
  • Effectively use keys and a two-way radio using proper SCC radio codes and related FCC regulations.
  • This job has no supervisory responsibilities. responsibilities for a crew of other Set-up Attendants (full-time and on-call) during a shift.


About the employer: Seattle Convention Center

About SCC
Most people are familiar with the Seattle Convention Center (SCC) because we host a large variety of meetings, events, and conventions. That is the primary role we play – the Center provides a venue in which people gather from around the region, the nation, and the world to share ideas, celebrate and learn.

But our role goes well beyond that. The Center has a longstanding commitment to positively impact the lives of those in our region and beyond, advancing the common good.

Employees are the heartbeat of this extraordinary service culture and contribute to our collective success. This will be even more evident as we scale our operations to support two buildings, Arch and Summit, in the vibrant core of downtown Seattle.  

About your union: SEIU 6

Today SEIU6 Property Services NW represents more than 10,000 janitors, security officers, airport passenger service workers and allied industries workers in Washington state. SEIU6 members are janitors who clean office buildings in King, Pierce, Snohomish, and Spokane counties and security officers in downtown Seattle, Bellevue, and greater King County suburbs. SEIU6 also represents retail workers, stadium workers, and barbers in other private sectors within our region.


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