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Show Porter, Manhattan Theatre Club 

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

Job Overview: New York City Center is seeking an experienced and proactive team member to join our Housekeeping Staff. The Custodian is a physical job that requires some lifting of heavy materials and cleaning of stage and theatre areas. Qualified candidates must be detail-oriented, reliable, and capable of having fun while maintaining high work standards. Applicants should have a flexible schedule that includes weeknights and weekends, with ample availability during the holiday and spring break seasons. After a 60-day probation period, this employee will be required to join Local 32 B/J of the Theater, Amusement & Cultural Service Employee Union. The Custodian is expected to demonstrate a passion for cleanliness and teamwork while supporting City Center's mission and our commitment to being an anti-racist organization.


Perform preset, turnover, & post show duties in a safe, professional & timely manner

  • Performing set up and clean up for events
  • Collecting and disposing of trash
  • Sweeping
  • Mopping
  • Dusting
  • Upkeep of restrooms, office spaces, and kitchens
  • Floor care
  • Other duties as assigned

Provide coverage during performances, including some customer interaction.

  • Responding to major spills or other cleaning as observed or directed

Assisting House Manager, as needed

Position Requirements

Required Experience

  • Must have a minimum of 1 year of experience cleaning in a building, performance venue, hotel, or hospital environment.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Additional Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to follow directions & work independently.
  • Possess time management and prioritization skills
  • Possess effective communication and customer service skills, including proficiency with the English language
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to walk up and down flights of stairs and stand for the duration of a shift
  • Floor care experience preferred, Stripping/Scrubbing/Buffing
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Shift -not applicable-  
Rate of Pay Non-exempt hourly rate $22.64 and eligible for overtime  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 4/26/2023  
About the Organization New York City Center has played a defining role in the cultural life of the city since 1943-making the best in the music, theater, and dance accessible to all audiences. Championed by a staff of passionate arts lovers, this commitment continues through celebrated dance and musical theater series including the Fall for Dance Festival, the Tony-honored Encores!, and the newest series Artists at the Center and City Center Dance Festival. The distinctive neo-Moorish theater in midtown Manhattan welcomes over 300,000 annual visitors to experience internationally acclaimed artists on the same stage that legends like George Balanchine, Leonard Bernstein, Barbara Cook, Martha Graham, and Paul Robeson made their mark. Home to a roster of renowned companies including Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and Manhattan Theatre Club, City Center's dynamic programming, art exhibitions, studio events, and master classes, are complemented by education and community engagement programs that bring the performing arts to over 11,000 New York City students, teachers, and families each year.  

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