Careers

Looking For A FUN & EXCITING Job? With FLEXIBLE Hours?

The Rushmore Plaza Civic Center is seeking fun and flexible individuals for our staff, for various shifts. We are a fun group of people who enjoy our jobs every day and want YOU to become a part of our team. Only great attitudes need to apply!

The Rushmore Plaza Civic Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer!

Available Jobs

Full-Time Careers

Advertising Strategist

About Our Job

Our growing Corporate Sales and Marketing department seeks an experienced, motivated marketing professional to join our team.  If you're interested in combining your passion for entertainment with your successful track record in advertising and marketing we want to speak with you!

This position has a base salary of $44,275.66 (depending on experience and qualifications) PLUS the potential to earn commission.

Job duties may include:

  • Work with Director of Corporate Sales and Marketing to develop marketing communications campaigns.
  • Work with advertisers and promoter marketing to determine event budget, coordinate timely and usable ad submissions, place buys, and prepare reports related to budget.
  • Develop, create, copyedit and launch marketing, promotional materials and company literature for print, electronic and digital mediums.
  • Conduct extensive media outreach with fresh story ideas and interview opportunities. Promoting a positive image for the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center with all local, state and national media organizations and promoters.
  • Acting as an additional contact for special business partners including suite holders, corporate sponsors, and advertising partners of the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center.
  • Work in conjunction with the Account Executive in activating and fulfilling corporate, suite and/or advertising sponsorship packages when needed.
  • Serves in rotation with other designated staff members as Manager on Duty for major events.

About You

We are looking for a dedicated advertising and marketing professional that has a strong innovative spirit.  Someone who has previous experience with an ad agency and/or event promotion and is creative, organized and able to meet the needs of the client.  This individual must have the ability to quickly establish personal relationships with both clients and advertisers through trust and empathy while becoming an expert on the Rapid City Market.

Our ideal candidate will:

  • be familiar with the following advertising tools:  Facebook Business Manager, Google Ads Manager, Google Analytics, and the Adobe Suite.
  • be an excellent listener, assertive, persistent and persuasive
  • be adaptable and can think on their feet be willing to accommodate to a flexible work schedule as some nights and weekends may be required
  • be willing to get involved in the community as building relationships and networking will be important in this role

We understand your time is valuable, so we encourage you to apply if you possess one of the following minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications or related field and three years' experience in facility management, public relations, marketing or related field preferred.
  • Associate's degree in marketing, communications or related field and five years' experience in facility management, public relations, marketing or related field.

To apply now, please click: http://bit.ly/AdStratR

Food and Beverage Workers 

Part-Time Bartender - $8.65 - $10.86

Seeking experienced bartenders to help with various functions at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center including hockey games and banquets. Must be knowledgeable about various drinks and speed of service is a plus.

May be required to work in adverse weather, stand and walk for long periods, and frequently perform heavy lifting. These positions are located at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center. Some positions require applicants to be 21 years of age (BFOQ-Bona fide occupational qualification).

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Part-Time Line Cook/Kitchen Staff - $10.71-$13.67

Job Summary
The Rushmore Plaza Civic Center is looking for prep cooks, line cooks, and sous chefs to help with banquets, catering, and other events. The ideal candidate is able to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a positive attitude.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare basic components of each dish
  • Memorize and utilize basic meal prep procedures used in the kitchen
  • Ensure that the kitchen, all food prep areas and all food storage areas meet restaurant cleaning standards
  • Monitor product freshness and rotate out old product based on a schedule created by the restaurant

Qualifications and Skills

  • At least 6 months of restaurant and/or kitchen experience preferred
  • Ability to work flexible hours- may be asked to work nights or weekends
  • High School Diploma desired but not required
  • Ability to stand and walk for long hours, frequently performing heavy lifting
  • May be required to work in adverse weather

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Part-Time Stand Supervisors & Asst Supervisors - $10.83 - $13.67

Looking for individuals to lead our concessions stands to provide quality service as well as consistent products. Must be able to work with large groups of people in a fast pace worked environment, work with management and be detail-oriented.  Food service experience is a plus. A positive attitude is a must!

May be required to work in adverse weather, stand and walk for long periods, and frequently perform heavy lifting. These positions are located at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center. Some positions require applicants to be 21 years of age (BFOQ-Bona fide occupational qualification).

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Part-Time Catering Server - $9.85

Seeking helpful people with great customer service to help with banquets and other functions at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center. Must be able to stand and walk for long periods, accommodate customer request and communicate with other servers/runners to ensure a quality experience, and help set-up and tear down various banquets/functions at the Civic Center. Will train the right applicant.

May be required to work in adverse weather, stand and walk for long periods, and frequently perform heavy lifting. These positions are located at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center. Some positions require applicants to be 21 years of age (BFOQ-Bona fide occupational qualification).

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Part-Time Concessions Worker - $9.10-$8.93

Looking for individuals to help in our concessions stands for concerts, hockey games, and other events.  Must have a positive attitude and great customer service.  Food experience is a plus.  Will train the right applicant.

May be required to work in adverse weather, stand and walk for long periods, and frequently perform heavy lifting. These positions are located at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center. Some positions require applicants to be 21 years of age (BFOQ-Bona fide occupational qualification).

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Part-Time Dishwasher - $9.10 - $8.93

Hiring part time dishwashers to help with catering, banquets, and other events.  Experience running a commercial dishwasher is a plus, but will train the right applicant. This is a great stepping stone and could lead to other opportunities. Must be hard-working and have a positive attitude!  

May be required to work in adverse weather, stand and walk for long periods, and frequently perform heavy lifting. These positions are located at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center. Some positions require applicants to be 21 years of age (BFOQ-Bona fide occupational qualification).

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Custodial & Maintenance Workers

Part-Time Custodial Maintenence Workers - $8.65-$11.97

Hourly, duties dependent on work areas assigned.

  • Set-up and tear-down of flooring stages, bleachers, portable walls, tables, chairs, etc.
  • May remove snow from walkways
  • Operates power equipment to trim grass, shrubbery, and trees
  • Edge sidewalks and flower beds
  • Clean pools and fountains
  • Move materials, equipment and supplies
  • Transplants trees, shrubs and flowers
  • Performs irrigation repairs and minor maintenance to mowing equipment buildings and structures.

May require valid driver’s license, ability to work in varied weather conditions, and ability to climb ladders and frequently walk, lift and stand for extended periods of time.

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Event Staffing

Part-Time Event Staff – $8.65-$11.97

Excellent Customer Service is a Must!!

Working mostly indoors, guest assistance and wayfinding, ticket taking, crowd management, Building Greeters, and Security.

Minimum age of 21.
Must be able to read & write English effectively.

May occasionally work in adverse weather conditions.  Will walk and/or stand for extended periods of time.  Must be able to work varied shifts including nights and weekends.  Will perform age verification for alcohol consumption after completing the Responsible Alcohol Service Program.  

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Part-Time Parking Staff - $8.65 - $11.97

Patience and Great Customer Service Skill Necessary!

Responsible for directing traffic into and out of the parking lots for events located at the Civic Center; standing in traffic is required. All clothing needed to stay warm and dry is your responsibility, other than reflective safety equipment which will be furnished.

  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • Must possess a valid drivers license.
  • Must have own reliable vehicle, with proof of insurance.
  • Required safety gear will be provided and must be worn.
  • Will always work outside, frequently in adverse weather conditions, standing and walking for extended periods of time.

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Part-Time Shuttle Bus Driver - $9.31- $13.10

Shuttle Drivers Personnel

Friendly attitude and helpful personality is a must!

Must have CDL with passenger endorsement. On campus shuttling of guests to/from entrance doors on major event days/nights. Must be able to work weekends and nights

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Part-Time Valet Attendant - $8.65 - $11.97

Looking for a qualified, outgoing individuals with great customer service skills.

The position will mostly work evening and weekends greeting premium customers, and assisting those customers by parking & retrieving their vehicles from designated locations. Applicants may work in adverse weather conditions and will stand, run, and walk for extended periods of time.

Must possess a valid drivers license.

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Part-Time Stagehands – $13.62 - $37.40

Looking for individuals to set up, run and strike concerts, dance shows, theatre shows, lectures and other events as needed. The number of hours and distribution of hours varies depending on the production schedule. Prior production or theatre experience is a plus, but not required.

These positions are part time and will be on an as needed basis.

Must be 18 years or older.

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Clerical & Box Office Staffing

Part-Time Front Office – $8.65 – $15.07

Performs varied clerical duties such as typing, report and survey preparation, receptionist functions, the collection of fees, computer data entry, radio communications, filing and other office duties. May require valid driver’s license and some working knowledge of computers and office procedures.

Looking for a qualified, outgoing individual with experience in customer service. Position would mostly work evening and weekends answering and directing phone calls, use of standard office equipment, assisting customers, and answering general questions during events

Must be 18 years of age.
Must be able to read & write English effectively.

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Part-Time Box Office Seller/Cashier – $8.65 – $11.97

Looking for friendly outgoing individuals who enjoy interacting with others and assisting customers.

  • Operates cash register, computer, and adding machine.
  • Takes orders in person and by phone.
  • Makes change.
  • May be required to stand for long periods.

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Volunteer Groups

Help raise cash for your favorite nonprofit

As a means of sharing and giving back to the Black Hills Area, we invite volunteer organizations to raise funds for their favorite nonprofits by operating concession stands, running merchandise stands, and serving as event ushering groups. This is a great alternative to traditional fundraising for your organization, and provides a positive impact on the community.

  • All volunteers will be required to attend training
  • Volunteers must be 16 or older (must be 21 to sell alcohol)

If your organization is interested in fundraising at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center please contact Ryan Knutson at [email protected] or Larry Dale at [email protected] both can be reached by phone at 1-605-394-4115.


 

DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE: Effective January 1, 1994, a pre-employment drug screen is required prior to employment in any posted City position. A confirmed positive drug screen or evidence of applicant tampering with the sample will be basis for denial of employment for a period of six months from the date of testing. If you have concerns regarding this policy, please contact the City Human Resources Division.

The City of Rapid City is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), it is the policy of the City of Rapid City to affirmatively recruit, hire, train and promote the most qualified persons into all job levels without regard to race, color, age, religion, national origin, sex, or disability, and to recruit for disabled veterans, and veterans of the Vietnam Era and an Affirmative Action Employer (AAP). It is the policy of the City of Rapid City under SDCL 3-3-1 to provide Veteran’ Preference in Employment, and under Resolution 2012-014, to provide Disability Consideration in Employment. Directions for the Veterans Preference or Disability Consideration can be found on the application.

Applications and information may be obtained from the City website at www.rcgov.org
For printed copies of the Job Description and/or Task Analysis contact the City Human Resources Department at 605-394-4136