Requisition Number: 1184148
Job Title: VooDoo Nightclub Stagehand
Date Posted: 12/20/2017
Department: Food & Beverage
Property: Harrah's North Kansas City
Shift: Swing
Status: Part-Time

Guest Service Requirement:

The vision of Harrah’s North Kansas City Casino and Hotel and Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. is for each of our brands to be the overwhelming first choice of its targeted customers for casino entertainment.  When you work at Harrah’s, your most important responsibility is providing truly great service to every guest every time.  You’ll see this in the fundamentals of how we run our business, how we deliver and measure great service, and the policies to support it.  All Harrah’s employees are expected to provide fast and flawless service, promote our Total Rewards program, help players feel lucky by wishing them luck, celebrating wins, and providing fast service to keep them in action, recognizing and making players feel special by using the guests’ names, remembering what they like and anticipating their needs, and providing a spotless, pleasant, and clean environment, which includes dressing neat and clean and being well groomed.  By joining the Harrah’s team, you are committing yourself to these values and acknowledging your dedication to truly great service.

Job Description:

Position Summary:

Responsibilities include setup, operation, and maintenance of stage and set pieces, loading and unloading equipment, lights, sound, props, rigging, and special effects for productions, concerts and special events in our VooDoo Lounge and ConferenceCenter.  Responsible for the cleanliness of the stage, backstage, and surrounding areas in the entertainment and meeting venues. 


Job Description:

Responsible for load in, set, strike, and load out of all entertainment venues, bandstands, and stage productions as well as support for promotions, tournaments and special events, both internal and external. Responsible for load in, set, strike, and load out of all audio/visual needs and support for meetings, banquet functions, including off property audio/visual needs and support with regard to concerts and special events. Responsible for spot light operator on scheduled shows as needed.

Assists if necessary with the collected effort of any technical work needed for stage/meeting space set-up and breakdown.  Assists in the safety, proper maintenance, repair and technical work of any stage sets, meeting spaces and conventions.  Operates motorized vehicles, i.e. hydraulic and electrically powered hi-reach (man lift) and hand tools.  Responsible for maintenance and setup of all audio/video equipment throughout the property. Presents oneself as a credit to Harrah’s and encourages others to do the same.
Evaluates industry developments and recommends appropriate uses to management and ensures all products meet standards set by department. 

Meets the attendance guidelines of the job and adheres to regulatory, departmental and company policies.  Assists with other tasks as assigned by departmental leadership.

Knowledge, Skills & Education Preferred:

  • High school diploma. 
  • No prior knowledge is needed for this position, however familiarity with musical and production equipment is a plus.
  • Must be able to get along with co-workers and work as a team.
  • Must present a well-groomed appearance.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Able to read, comprehend, and apply technical material. I.E. Trouble Shooting using equipment manuals.
  • Must communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing.
  • Must have an awareness of job responsibilities and effectively apply them.
  • Must interact with team members, outside agencies, and performers in a professional and courteous manner. 
  • Must display a positive attitude while working multiple priorities and tasks.
  • Must be flexible in a demanding environment.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English. 

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be flexible in a demanding environment.
  • Must maintain a good attitude at all times.
  • Must be open minded and willing to work and learn from a variety of other team members.
  • Must be able to work in an environment ranging from controlled to moderately severe.
  • Must be able to climb, stand, bend, and stoop.
  • Must be able to work in cramped areas for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift up to 100 lbs.

Important Notice:

This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an employee in this position may be asked to perform from time to time. Guest service is an intricate portion of all job positions on property.  Because of this, you may also be asked to perform other duties or tasks in focus of truly great service.

Licensing and Certification Required:

Employees may be required to obtain a Missouri Gaming Commission license.  The initial license is paid for by the employee through payroll deduction.  All subsequent renewals for the license are paid by Harrah’s North Kansas City.