• Special Events Attendant

    Posted: 03/25/2024

    Job Type

    The Preservation Society of Newport County is hiring part-time and seasonal Special Events Attendants to work a variety of hours including a mixture of week and weekend days and evenings. Event season roughly matches tourism season (April-October) though events occasionally exceed this range.


    Be a part of a team that sets up, breaks down and oversees an amazing variety of events at our Newport Mansions locations.

    • Event Attendants are responsible for the set up and breakdown of a variety of events, including removing museum furnishings and then re-setting the space for events such as weddings, corporate dinners, film and photo shoots, a flower show and wine festival at the Newport Mansions.
    • The work of an Event Attendant includes physical labor, and the successful candidate will be able to lift at least 40-45 pounds on a regular basis to set up tables and chairs and assorted displays.
    • Event Attendants also clean up following events, including removing trash, taking down all tables, chairs and displays and re-setting the museum for tours as needed.
    • Assist with the successful operation of events while overseeing guests and the museum during the event.
    • Aid guests, vendors (i.e., caterers), public safety representatives and PSNC employees as requested, with a focus on conduct and courtesy.
    • Perform other related duties as required or directed.

    The desirable candidate will possess the following qualifications:

    • High School Degree or equivalent preferred.
    • Ability to communicate clearly with and professionally with guests, vendors and PSNC staff.
    • Ability to read, count and write legibly to accurately complete all documentation.
    • Ability to work independently and flexibly as well as a part of a team.
    • Follow prescribed safety, heath rules, regulations, and practices.
    • Lifting requirements of 40-45 pounds on a regular basis.
    Salary Description
    $15.00 per hour

    Interested parties may apply here.

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