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Event Staff - Catering and Set-Up/Tear-Down

TPD is looking for friendly, hard-working, and reliable people to help with the many exciting events that happen around Portland, OR.  TPD assists various local hotels, event centers, universities, and companies with their large events, ranging from set up and tear down to catering to kitchen staff.  We provide flexible scheduling solutions, so if you're looking for just a few hours a week or full-time hours*, our system allows you to pick your own schedule!  

What a typical Event Support shift could look like:

  • Setting up tables and chairs for a conference
  • Providing customer service and directions for event guests
  • Assembling booths for vendors at a trade show
  • Erecting tents and canopies for an outdoor event
  • Directing traffic and assisting cars with parking
  • Catering an awards banquet at a university
  • Pouring Beer & Wine / Bartending for a gala event
  • Preparing food for a wedding or company party

Benefits include:

  • Competitive wages and weekly paydays - $13.50-17/hour on average
  • Flexible scheduling- choose when you want to work
  • Electronic scheduling through texts/app!
  • Benefits
  • Paid Vacation
  • 401 K

General Requirements:

  • Great communication skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Positive attitude with a customer focus
  • Physically able to lift, carry, and move 25-75 lbs regularly
  • Physically able to stand and walk for 6-8 hour shifts

Catering Requirements

  • Must have a valid Food Handler's Card
  • 1+ years in food service
  • OLCC card and Back of House experience is a plus

Kitchen Requirements

  • 1+ years experience in a kitchen environment
  • Good knife skills

To apply, kindly submit your resume (cover letter not required).  We encourage you to follow up on the status of your application by calling TPD at 503-505-9128


TPD will not share your information with anyone outside of our firm without your approval as privacy and confidentiality are part of TPD's core values.


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