Facilities Event Supervisor
Job Details
Gaillard Center - CHARLESTON, SC
Part Time



Position: Facilities Event Supervisor
Reports to: Facilities Manager 
Location: Downtown Charleston, SC
Hours: Part-Time, Hourly, Primarily Nights and Weekends

Organization Background
The Charleston Gaillard Center is an 1,800-seat performance hall located in Charleston, South Carolina. The facility also contains 16,000 square feet of exhibit and meeting space, along with office and public spaces. The Charleston Gaillard Management Corporation (CGMC) is a non-profit 501c3 organization responsible for managing the facility.  

The Charleston Gaillard Center's mission is to provide the Lowcountry with a world-class performance hall, elegant venue space, and vibrant educational opportunities inspiring our community through the power of the performing arts. We seek to enrich the diverse community of Charleston with artistic and cultural experiences that are accessible and unique, and to serve as an education resource for generations to come.  For more information about the Charleston Gaillard Center, please visit http://www.gaillardcenter.org.


Position Summary
Seeking a self-motivated individual to supervise the facility at performance hall and exhibition hall events.  It is necessary to be able to work nights and weekends.

The Facilities Event Supervisor’s primary responsibilities are to be present and on call during events, respond to facility related issues that may arise during the events, and manage janitorial and waste removal services during the events.  Examples include responding to broken equipment and systems (elevator, plumbing, etc.), managing HVAC control, and ensuring janitorial tasks are completed. 

•    Supervise events to maintain a high quality, clean, and safe environment
•    Provide facilities support during events and shows, and coordinate janitorial needs
•    Assist Event Managers and Event Planners as needed to ensure execution of events and performances
•    Complete general maintenance work and repairs as assigned, including but not limited to replacing lightbulbs, painting, plumbing, mechanical repairs, furniture moves, cleaning, and special assignments (including work at heights on ladders)
•    Use, repair, and maintain janitorial machine equipment as needed (floor scrubber, carpet extractor)
•    Oversee waste management and recycling/composting efforts


•    1-3 years related experience
•    Proficient in general maintenance and related tools (carpentry, plumbing, painting, mechanics, machine repair)
•    Independently motivated to find what needs to be done and do it

Skills and Knowledge
•    Strong communication skills for coordination between coworkers and departments
•    Able to follow specific directions and provide updates/feedback to supervisor 
•    Must possess strong attention to detail and ensure projects and repairs maintain a high standard of quality 
•    Willing to be flexible in an ever-changing environment and act as a team player
•    Able to learn new systems, tools, and processes on the fly
•    Always maintain professional demeanor and appearance
•    General computer skills (email, word processing)
•    Related skill certifications a plus


Pre-Employment Requirements
•    Must submit to a criminal background check 
•    Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States


Physical Requirements
•    Ability to move, transport and/or position up to 50lbs of various equipment and materials
•    Activities may require sustained periods of movement, traversing, and positioning to meet facility and event demands
•    Must be willing and able to work at heights




The CGMC is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. Individuals from underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.