WANTED: Gatekeepers Crew

Position: RiverEdge Park Gatekeeper (Seasonal)

Organization: Aurora Civic Center Authority

Reporting: This position reports to the Front of House Operations Director.

Start Date: Orientations held on May 14, 15 and 16. Each employee is required to attend one orientation date.


  • Perform entry gate personal item and bag checks
  • Conduct Alcohol I.D. verification and wrist banding
  • Successfully control exit/re-entry lane with wrist banding and/or hand stamping
  • Knowledge and ability to help RiverEdge Park patrons to the correct seating areas
  • Ticket checking and general customer service within RiverEdge Park
  • Must be aware of and follow the proper procedures for assisting patrons with disabilities
  • Be a kind and informative host to all guests
  • Attend Pre-event Guide meetings and other trainings as instructed by management
  • Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of and adhere to the Paramount Theatre and RiverEdge Park Guidelines and Regulations
  • Be aware of and enforce appropriate house rules
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Be on feet for long periods of time in an outdoor setting
  • Be available for flexible scheduled hours, including weekends
  • Provide excellent communication with the patrons of RiverEdge Park
  • Collaborate with security and local law enforcement to identify misconduct within RiverEdge Park
  • Be aware and helpful to all other departments as needed
  • Must be 18 years of age or older


Position is part-time, seasonal and hourly. Weekend availability is a must. Hours are event dependent – typically 4-5 hours per event; 12-15 events per summer.


Please choose from the following:

  • Email cover letter and resume to JeremyG@paramountarts.com with subject line “REP Employment”
  • Mail cover letter and resume to Paramount Theatre*ATTN: Jeremy Gehman*8 East Galena Blvd., Suite 230*Aurora, IL 60506

Candidates must pass a background check. No phone calls, please. ACCA is an equal opportunity employer.