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Seattle Center and Waterfront Park Job Fair

Learn more, and meet the team as Seattle Center expands services to the new Waterfront Park

SEATTLE (February 8, 2023) – On Thursday, February 16th 2023, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Seattle Center, in partnership with WorkSource, is hosting a job fair as they look to increase staffing by 22% over the next two years. This event provides a unique opportunity for job seekers to connect with employers, gain insight into open positions, and learn more about the Seattle Center culture.

In January, the Seattle Center Department announced it will expand services to provide operations, maintenance, and public safety for Waterfront Park. With the transformation of Seattle’s Waterfront well underway, Seattle Center and Waterfront are hiring to fill an abundance of positions that accompany the growth.

A sample of the full-time, benefited positions that will be coming available in February and March are:

  • Security Officers, Sr. - $33.56-$40.83 hourly
  • Security Officers - $29.07-$35.26 hourly
  • Grounds Maintenance Crew Chief - $39.73-$42.92 hourly
  • Grounds Maintenance Lead Worker - $31.63-$34.08 hourly
  • Installation Maintenance Lead Worker - $31.63-$32.85 hourly
  • Gardener, Sr. - $32.52-$35.05 hourly
  • Laborers - $25.58-$27.19 hourly
  • Personnel Dispatcher - $27.82-$31.00 hourly
  • Management Systems Analyst - $40.08-$46.68 hourly
  • And many more!

The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday, and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents.

The job fair will take place at the Seattle Center Armory, Loft 3 (305 Harrison St, Seattle). This event is open to all job seekers, career-bound individuals, and the general public. There is no cost to attend, and parking is free for job fair attendees by showing a copy of a job fair flyer or web page below at the Seattle Center Fifth Avenue North Garage upon entry.

Advance registration is recommended but optional. Click here to register.

For more information, please visit seattlecenter.com/jobs.

About Seattle Center
Connect to the extraordinary at Seattle Center, an active civic, arts, and family gathering place in the core of our city and region. Seattle Center’s 74-acre campus, centered around the International Fountain, is part of the Uptown Arts & Cultural District and home to Climate Pledge Arena; more than 30 cultural, educational, sports and entertainment organizations; and a broad range of public and community programs. In everything it does, Seattle Center’s mission is to create exceptional events, experiences, and environments which delight and inspire the human spirit to build stronger communities.

In 2023 Seattle Center is expanding its role to provide maintenance and public safety services for Seattle’s new Waterfront Park, a series of new public spaces on Seattle’s downtown waterfront between Pioneer Square and the Seattle Aquarium. Seattle Center will support managing these new waterfront public spaces in partnership with the non-profit Friends of Waterfront Seattle, which offers range of recreational and cultural programming to the community.

Thanks to the support of Official Seattle Center Partners – Alaska Airlines, The Climate Pledge, Coors Light, Pepsi, Premera, Symetra, T-Mobile, and WaFd Bank – Seattle Center is the #1 arts and entertainment destination in the Pacific Northwest with 12 million annual visitors, generating $1.864 billion in business activity and more than $631 million in labor income annually.


Jayme Stocker, jayme.stocker@seattle.gov

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