Seasonal Event Setup and Breakdown Assistant

Location: Willamette Business District, West Linn

Duration: May 8th to September 4th, Wednesdays Only, approximately 6-7 Hours per Week

Pay Rate: $15 per hour

Historic Willamette Markets is seeking a reliable and physically capable person to assist with our Wednesdays in Willamette Summer Street Market set-up and breakdown every Wednesday from May 8th to September 4th. This seasonal position requires the transportation, setup, and takedown of event equipment and signage at designated locations in the Willamette Business District of West Linn. This position is approximately 6-7 hours per week.

Job Description:

Transport event equipment, including signicades, pop-up tents, tables, chairs, and merchandise bins, to/from our utility trailer in Willamette to Willamette Falls Drive.

Day of Timing/Hours:
Before Noon (timing is flexible):
• Set up signicades in designated locations around Willamette before the market. (approximately 1.5 hours)

12:00 - 3:00 PM:
• Assist with transporting & setting up pop-up tents, tables, and chairs at the event site (these are only for event management, not the vendors)
• Ensure all equipment is arranged correctly and secured for the duration of the event.
• Provide assistance before the event as needed, including minor setup adjustments, such as filling water weights and attaching them to the tents.

8:00 PM:
• At the end of the event, responsibilities include dismantling tents, tables, and chairs and returning all equipment to the trailer.
• Collect all signicades from their designated locations and return them to the trailer.
• Communicate any issues or concerns to the Market Manager promptly.
• Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. at a time.
• Availability every Wednesday from May 8th to September 4th. If a scheduled vacation occurs, help to find a replacement.
• Physical stamina and endurance to work outdoors in various weather conditions.
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
• Reliable and punctual with a commitment to fulfilling assigned tasks.
• Excellent communication and teamwork abilities.

• Gain valuable experience in event setup, breakdown, and logistics.
• Flexible schedule with consistent Wednesday shifts.
• Opportunity to work outdoors and contribute to community events.

Hourly wage: $15/hour

This opportunity is excellent for students and others seeking temporary employment who enjoy hands-on work in a dynamic event environment. If you meet the requirements and are interested in this position, please get in touch with us at [email protected]. We look forward to hearing from you!

Historic Willamette Main Street 1785 Willamette Falls Drive, Suite #6, West Linn, OR 97068
Schedule: Seasonal
Compensation Type: Hourly
Compensation Range: 15