Opportunities at JBFC

Posted August 6, 2014

House Staff 2014

Theater House Staff

The Jacob Burns Film Center seeks part-time, year-round house staff to work in our three-screen, independent, art-house cinema.  Staff will be scheduled in the positions of Box Office, Concession and Usher, with the opportunity to join our A/V team who assist with the many special events we hold throughout the year.  The theater is open 365 days a year, and night/weekend flexibility is a must.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Aid in selling tickets, concessions and guiding patrons to theaters
  • High level of communication with managers, co-workers and patrons
  • Provide undivided attention to patrons while assisting them with their needs
  • Manage money handling procedures in a busy environment
  • Assist patrons with special needs
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the building; lobby, restrooms and theaters
  • Show up for shifts when scheduled, with flexibility for change in schedules
  • Remain aware of daily, weekly and monthly schedules, with knowledge of upcoming events


Applicant should demonstrate the following:

  • Outgoing personality with an interest or love of film
  • Experience with customer service including volunteering and interning
  • Leadership capabilities and self motivation to perform tasks and learn new things
  • Ability to think fast and remain calm in a busy environment
  • Politeness and patience with the desire to work hard and have fun


This is a part-time, hourly position beginning at $8.50/hr. 

Applicants must be available to work at least 3 days a week, which include 2 weekend shifts which entail Friday, Saturday and Sunday, plus at least 1 weekday.

Please send resume, cover letter, and references via email only to with “House Staff 14” in the subject line of your email.  No phone calls please.

Candidates who are being considered will be contacted and requested to have a follow-up interview.

The Jacob Burns Film Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer that encourages people of any race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age and ability to apply.