Day Porter

Children's Theatre Company
2400 3rd Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404
United States

Charitable / Not for Profit
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Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
From $16.25 To $17.75
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No Travel

Children’s Theatre Company (CTC) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Day Porter. This is a full-time benefits-eligible position with a Monday through Friday first shift schedule. This position requires someone who is collaborative, customer focused, able to perform janitorial and event setup tasks, and who has the ability to positively contribute to an anti-racist/anti-bias organization. Applicants for this role should be self-sufficient and self-motivated and have good time management skills.
CTC is committed to equity, diversity, inclusion and justice in our organization and our community, and thus we seek a broad spectrum of employees. We strongly encourage and welcome applicants who are Black, Indigenous or People of Color, as well as those who are from other underrepresented communities.
Led by Artistic Director Peter C Brosius and Managing Director Kim Motes, Children's Theatre Company (CTC) is the nation’s leading theatre for multigenerational audiences and is one of the 20 largest producing theatres in the United States. A winner of the Tony Award for Outstanding Regional Theatre, CTC creates extraordinary theatre experiences that educate, challenge and inspire young people. It has set standards of excellence in the quality of its productions, commitment to new work, and innovative education and community partnerships.
CTC is dedicated to increasing equity, diversity and inclusion in our audiences, our programs and in all of our hiring for staff, artists, and recruiting of board members. CTC is committed to a future where our theatre is a home for all people, all families, and is truly reflective of our community. We are also committed to providing a work environment that is free from discrimination. CTC prohibits discrimination in employment against any employee or job applicant because of that person’s race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sex, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, familial status, veteran status, status with regard to public assistance, membership in a local human rights commission or any other legally protected status.
The Day Porter ensures a positive overall impression of Children’s Theatre Company (CTC) through the effective practice of appropriate cleaning and sanitation standards. This position is responsible for first shift daily cleaning of surfaces of all public spaces and common use administrative areas in accordance with established standards to provide an impeccably clean and safe environment for all visitors and staff. This position performs some building maintenance tasks as needed. The Day Porter is also responsible for set-ups and take-downs for events and meetings at CTC.
This position reports to the Security and Operations Supervisor.
Cleaning and Maintenance
• Carry out schedule of daily cleaning and sanitation activities at Children’s Theatre Company including:
o Wiping down high touch surfaces
o Cleaning and restocking restrooms
o Vacuuming and/or sweeping floors
o Carpet cleaning
o Dusting
o Cleaning glass and other surfaces
o Emptying trash and recycling containers
• Carry and monitor CTC two-way radio to facilitate communication with other areas of the building
• Respond to sanitation related incidents as directed, such as mopping spills or picking up trash and materials
• Performing weekly cleaning at CTC’s off-property warehouse, including cleaning bathrooms, trash removal and wiping high touch surfaces
• Communicate with external cleaning service, in conjunction with the Security and Operations Supervisor, about division of custodial duties and any outstanding custodial concerns
• Perform minor repairs and maintenance of cleaning and sanitation equipment as needed
• Perform minor repairs and building maintenance task as needed, in consultation with the Facility Systems Manager
• Notify the Facility Systems Manager concerning the need for identified building maintenance
• Work with the Patron Experience Manager to schedule cleaning activities before and after Student Matinee performances
• Work with the Theatre Arts Training Manager to schedule cleaning activities before and after in-person classes
• Monitor stock of cleaning supplies and notify Security and Operations Supervisor of restock needs
Event and Meeting Assistance
• Support all departments with special events or meetings by:
o Working with event organizer to understand the floor plan for table and chair setup
o Move and set-up tables and chairs as directed in the meeting space
o Assist with moving other equipment for the meeting as needed
o Take down and return tables and chairs after the event
o Clean up space after event, including trash removal and wiping down surfaces
• Adjust cleaning routines to accommodate upcoming events and meetings
• Maintain communication with event/meeting organizers to ensure they provide timely event notification and paperwork and to establish a timeline for the setup/takedown
Collaborate with all staff in the furtherance of CTC’s goal of being an anti-racist/anti-bias theatre that works towards Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
• Encourage and empower everyone to speak out against racist and/or biased workplace practices and policies
• Positively contribute to the ACT One platform, creating a future where our theatre is a home for all people, all families, reflective of our community
The starting pay range for this full-time position is $16.25 to $17.75 per hour. Benefits include health, dental and vision insurance, long-term and short-term disability, life insurance, vacation and sick leave and the ability to contribute to a 403(b)-retirement savings plan with a 2% match after 12 months of service.
Please send a cover letter and resume to Andrew Robertson, Director of Human Resources at Please include the name of the position(s) to which you are applying in the subject line of the email.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Collaboration – Ability to work with others and be a positive team member contributing to a positive culture
• Communication – Ability to express oneself clearly in interactions with others and to understand what others are expressing
• Critical Thinking – Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
• Customer Oriented – Ability to take care of the customers’ needs while following company procedures
• Decision Making – Ability to make critical decisions while following company procedures
• Detail-oriented – Thoroughness and accuracy when completing a task through concern for all areas involved, no matter how small
• Professionalism – Demonstration of personal accountability and effective work habits, and an understanding of the impact of communication and professional image; acting with integrity and ethical behavior with the interest of the community in mind
• Self-sufficiency – Ability to work independently, set priorities and complete work on time
• Time Management – Ability to manage the available time to organize and complete work efficiently and effectively within given deadlines

COVID-19 Vaccine

All employees of CTC are required to be fully vaccinated against the virus that causes COVID-19. If a candidate is selected to fill this role, they will be required to provide proof of vaccination.Physical Aspects
This role is periodically responsible for activities that require certain physical abilities. The more physically demanding aspects of the role are:
• Periodically lifting and moving items of up to 50lbs
• Squatting, kneeling, crouching, crawling and reaching
• Walking and standing for the majority of a shift
• Using chemicals for cleaning

• Demonstrated knowledge of OSHA workplace safety practices preferred, but not required
• Demonstrated experience working in collaboration with others
• Demonstrated experience in janitorial/custodial work preferred, but not required

Other Qualities
• Ability to work 40-hours a week on weekdays during the day
• A commitment to ethical conduct in all respects of the work environment
• A commitment to creating a just, equitable and inclusive work environment
Andrew Robertson
2400 3rd Avenue South
Minneapolis MN 55404
United States