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Deadline to apply: August 30, 2019 @ 5:00 PM, PDT

Salary: $21.38 – $28.88 hourly

The Oregon Convention Center is seeking enthusiastic applicants to join our team. We’re looking for employees who enjoy working in a fast paced and friendly environment with great opportunities for advancement within Metro. The Convention Center hosts people and events from around the world at a world-class venue. This position is responsible for tasks that are essential to providing a memorable experience for both shows and guests.

The Administrative Technician is responsible for coordinating and performing a variety of moderately complex administrative and technical duties in areas such as accounting, procurement, budgeting, database management, record keeping, and payroll for the Oregon Convention Center – Operations Department. Supervision is received from the Director of Operations.

This position interacts with internal staff and external customers. Duties include supporting department managers, providing information and assistance regarding departmental services, policies and procedures, and the collection, verification and editing of information for various reports. Additionally, the position serves as backup to other department members.

About the Oregon Convention Center
Like the region itself, our dedication to serve people and our planet in the best ways possible demands that we constantly be on the move that we stay open-minded and maintain an inexhaustible supply of creativity. Our job is to make sure everyone here feels safe bringing what they’ve got to the table because progress relies on everyone keeping an open-mind and positive change can begin anytime, anyplace, with anyone.

The OCC is LEED Platinum Certified. We have one of the largest solar panel arrays on a U.S. convention center which produces 25% of the electricity we use. While we’re striving to be the most sustainable event venue in the world and the first choice as a venue for green meetings, our commitment to sustainability is just one example of our dedication to a better tomorrow.
Annually OCC hosts roughly 500 events with an average of $600 million in economic benefit for the region from the national and international visitors who attend conventions and events at the venue.

At the Oregon Convention Center we’re passionate about cultivating diversity, advancing equity and practicing inclusion in all of the work we do. We hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive.

Three years of responsible administrative and general office experience, High school diploma or G.E.D OR any combination of education and experience that would provide the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge and ability required to perform the job.

Associate’s degree in Business Administration, Office Management or related field or applicable certification.

To apply: visit for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center.

Application requirements:
1) Electronic application, 2) answer to supplemental questions, 3) resume and 4) cover letter describing your qualifications as they relate to the duties of this position.

Metro is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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