Seattle Repertory Theatre: Floor Staff

Seattle Repertory Theatre is committed to producing the highest quality programming and we believe that our ability to contribute to excellence in the arts depends on building a community whose members come from diverse cultures, backgrounds, and life experiences.

We are part of a growing movement in theatre to ensure inclusion of those who have been excluded historically; focusing particularly on racial and ethnic groups, LGBTQ people, people with disabilities and women, ensuring they are at the decision making table, reflected in our programming, and represented on our staff.

Position Title: Theatre Floor Staff

Department: Front of House

Supervisor: Audience Services Director

Classification: Seasonal Part-Time

Work Week: Various shifts, Nights & Weekends, Tues – Sunday, Seasonal

Pay Rate: $15.00/hour



The primary functions of the Theatre Floor Staff are to positively contribute to the patron experience. They do this through set-up and selling concessions at our shows. There are three positions each night: Bartender, Coffee and Coat Check. Each function has their own duties, but as a team we set-up and break down each night. Shift times are 5:45 PM for evening shows / 12:15 PM for matinees, and are generally between 3-4 hours in length.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, depending on assignment:

Coat Check

  • Check coats and parcels for patrons, re-distribute after show
  • Hand out Assisted listening devices and collect after show
  • Brew and Clean-up Self-Serve Coffee table
  • Ring in coats and coffee sales into register


  • Set-up bar before show
  • Make drinks and take pre-orders for intermission
  • Reconcile bank and profit nightly, including credit card sales
  • Clean up bar after intermission
  • Close down and lock bar nightly
  • MAST Permit required, must be 21

Coffee Stand

  • Set-up Coffee Stand before show
  • Wrap and prep baked goods, set-up display of candy, coffee and other goods to sell
  • Make coffee drinks for patrons
  • Reconcile bank and profit nightly, including credit card sales
  • Wash dishes and clean-up nightly
  • WA State Food Handler’s Card required


  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, evening and weekend hours REQUIRED
  • High School diploma or GED;
  • WA State Food handler’s Card/ MAST Permit;
  • Minimum one year experience in customer service, preferably in an arts environment;
  • Demonstrated ability to appropriately manage cash and inventory;
  • A genuine interest in theatre and in working with the public;
  • Strong diplomacy, interpersonal and teamwork skills;
  • Ability to perform physical labor, heavy lifting up to 50lbs;
  • This job is physically demanding which requires you to be comfortable on your feet, standing or walking for up to 5 hours. Required ability to move furniture and program boxes.
  • Computer (Microsoft Office and database) literacy and accuracy;
  • Working with iPads and Square;
  • Ability to clearly communicate, both verbally and in written form;
  • Experience in successfully meeting deadlines under pressure with grace and humor;
  • Uniform Dress

To apply, please send cover letter, resume and list of 3 professional references through the link.

You may also mail application materials to:

Seattle Repertory Theatre

Attention: Human Resources 155 Mercer Street Post Office Box 900923 Seattle, WA 98109

Position Posted: August 10, 2018

Application Deadline: August 24, 2018

Start Date: by September 9 or as soon after as possible

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $15.00 /hour


  • customer service: 1 year (Preferred)


  • High school (Preferred)


  • WA State Food Handler’s Cart/MAST Permit (Preferred)