Harkins Theatres is here to help you land the most exciting job ever!
The 5th largest movie theatre chain in the US is looking for talented employees with a desire to work in show business! Based in beautiful Scottsdale, Arizona, Harkins Theatres is the oldest and largest privately owned and operated company in the industry. Harkins is renowned as an industry leader in quality, innovation, presentation and guest satisfaction with locations across the Southwest. Harkins Theatres is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Harkins firmly believes its continued success depends on how well we cultivate the abilities of all our employees, regardless of race, citizenship, gender identity, color, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, national origin, age, disability that may be reasonably accommodated, family status, veteran’s status or any other status or condition protected by local, state or federal law. We are committed to providing equal opportunity in recruitment, employment, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, training, education and all other aspects of the Company’s employment practices.

Employment at Harkins Theatres can provide a world of opportunities and training in the essential elements of success:

A, E, I, O, YOU
project a positive Attitude
show the Effort
demonstrate your Integrity
and this will create Opportunity
for YOU!

Harkins Theatres is currently recruiting for the following positions:

  • Human Resources Coordinator
  • IT Program Manager
  • Senior Software Engineer
  • Maintenance Technician
  • Facilities Special Project Technician I
  • Facilities Maintenance Technician I
  • Bartender
  • Barista
  • PlayCenter Manager
  • PlayCenter Assistant Manager
  • PlayCenter Team Member
  • Senior Manager
  • Assistant Manager
  • Team Member
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    Human Resources Coordinator

    Location: Harkins Theatres Support Office – Scottsdale, Arizona

    The Human Resources Coordinator will be the first point of contact for all HR, payroll, and benefits related questions. Additional responsibilities include: verifies, processes and inputs data into HCM and WFM systems for all employee new hire, termination, raise requests and other changes, and follows up with theatres if information is missing; I-9 and E-verify work authorization administration and record retention; notifies and reminds eligible employees to participate in our health insurance plans, answers related questions, verifies and approves data in HCM system; receives and verifies employee incentive orders and enters data on spreadsheet; maintains integrity of employee record retention.

    Position Requirements:  Strong team and customer service attitude, a must; High school diploma or GED required. College degree preferred; 1+ year business experience handling high volume transactions, HR experience preferred; Excellent data entry skills; Organized with strong attention to detail; Microsoft Excel, Word, and Internet browsing proficiency required; Experience with UltiPro, Cognos, Access and Outlook a plus  

    IT Program Manager

    Location: Harkins Theatres Support Office – Scottsdale, Arizona

    The IT Program Manager will plan, direct and organize Information Technology projects, identify and mitigate risk by leading cross-functional program teams including vendors and third-party organizations. This individual will research and develop ideas, build business justification and evaluate costs, risks and challenges to find solutions and drive technology improvements. Additional responsibilities include: assists with the development and execution of strategic objectives and coordinates oversight and planning; researches, evaluates and documents IT centric, real world business solutions; researches and evaluates third-party tools and assists in the development of buy versus build options; assists in the evaluation and implementation of compliance standards throughout the business environment; assists with monitoring and evaluating the technical performance of company programs and third-party vendors; ensures projects are completed on time and within budget; acts as advisor to the program team regarding projects, tasks and operations.

    Position Requirements: High school diploma or GED and 8 years IT program management experience; Bachelor's degree in business or IT related field preferred; knowledge of standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the IT field; skilled in organizing resources and establishing priorities; ability to deal with many projects in various stages of negotiation, design, construction, and post-construction; supervisory/team building/mentoring experience a plus; excellent written and verbal communication skills; organized and detail oriented.  

    Senior Software Engineer

    Location: Harkins Theatres Support Office – Scottsdale, Arizona

    The Senior Software Engineer will design, develop, test, implement and maintain custom software applications, websites and database systems utilizing MS Visual Studio, C#.NET, ASP.NET, HTML, XML, JSON, JavaScript, jQuery, SOA, MVC, AngularJS and MS SQL Server. Additional responsibilities include: develop .NET applications and services, utilizing object oriented analysis and design; design and develop database systems using MS SQL Server; participate in design and code reviews; understand .NET architecture to help provide technical direction for development projects; assist in researching solutions and technologies relating to software development; develop diagrams and documentation for applications and systems.

    Position Requirements: College diploma or university degree in a computer programming related field and 4 years equivalent work experience; SSRS and relational data modeling experience (SSIS, SSAS and dimensional data modeling is a plus); able to share knowledge and experience with team members; ability to excel in a highly collaborative environment; able to adapt to changes in requirements and technologies; experience in an agile SCRUM environment is a plus; experience with mobile applications and technology a plus; experience with TFS, Resharper, Redgate and JIRA a plus; good problem detection and solving skills; quality focused, organized and detail oriented; able to read/write/speak English. 

    Maintenance Technician

    Location: Colorado - Denver/Northfield-area Harkins Theatres

    The ideal Maintenance Technician candidate will have a technical background and be skilled in electrical and diagnostics. Maintenance Technician responsibilities include: performs on-site repair and maintenance of theatre facilities; repairs popcorn poppers, butter machines, other concession items, auditorium seating, restroom, lighting, minor electrical, basic plumbing, tile repairs, etc.; safety repairs for potentially hazardous conditions; odd tasks that may include hauling or moving boxes and other equipment, scaffolding work, roof repairs, etc.; carry a company cell phone and be available evenings and weekends for emergencies; have a reliable work truck or van with current auto insurance as well as a valid drivers license.

    Position Requirements: High school diploma or GED and 5+ years of experience in electrical, mechanical, plumbing, carpentry, welding, etc.; reads and interprets blueprints, manuals and schematics; able to lift 75 pounds; flexible to work variable schedules; reliable work truck or van and willingness to travel; able to perform lock-out/tag-out procedures.  

    Facilities Special Project Technician I

    Location: Arizona – Metro Phoenix, Arizona

    The Facilities Special Project Technician I will support the facilities team by performing various special projects, with a strong emphasis on electrical and diagnostic work.

    Facilities Special Project Technician I responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: Perform on-site repair and construction projects within the theatre facilities Refurbish and installation of theatre seats. Use hand and power tools to make repairs and adjustments. Perform safety repairs for potentially hazardous conditions. Complete odd tasks that may include hauling or moving boxes and other equipment, scaffolding work, roof repairs, etc. Work onsite with vendors and construction team for final weeks before theatres grand opening. Work in a team environment.

    Special Facilities Project Technician I Requirements: High school diploma or GED. 2+ years of experience in electrical, mechanical, carpentry, welding, etc. Strong troubleshooting skills. “Outside the Box” thinker. Must have current auto insurance at all times as well as valid driver license. Reliable work vehicle (truck or van). Willingness to travel both locally and out of state. Must be able to work a fluctuating schedule. Able to lift 75 pounds. Able to perform lock out/tag out procedures.

    Facilities Maintenance Technician I

    Location: Tucson, Marana and Casa Grande, Arizona

    The ideal Facilities Maintenance Technician I candidate will have a technical background and be skilled in electrical and diagnostics.

    Facilities Maintenance Technician I performs on-site repair and maintenance of theatre facilities; Repairs popcorn poppers, butter machines, other concession items, auditorium seating, restroom, lighting, minor electrical, basic plumbing, tile repairs, etc.; Safety repairs for potentially hazardous conditions; Odd tasks that may include hauling or moving boxes and other equipment, scaffolding work, roof repairs, etc.; Carry a company cell phone and be available evenings and weekends for emergencies

    Facilities Maintenance Technician I requirements include: High school diploma or GED; 5+ years of experience in electrical, mechanical, plumbing, carpentry, welding, etc.; Able to read and interpret blueprints, manuals and schematics; Able to lift 75 pounds; Must be able to work a fluctuating schedule; Willingness to travel; Must have a reliable work truck or work van with current auto insurance as well as a valid driver’s license; Able to perform lock-out/tag-out procedures

    Bartender

    Location: Arizona - Camelview @ Fashion Square in Scottsdale, Estrella Falls 16 in Goodyear; California - Cerritos 16 in Cerritos

    The Bartender assists with the day to day operation of the theatre bar area including maintaining cleanliness, organization, safety, and maintenance, and mixing and serving drinks to guests while delivering the ultimate moviegoing experience. Bartender responsibilities include: understands and adheres to all company policies/procedures and state/federal liquor laws/regulations, and ensures all bar staff do the same; understands all items sold at the bar with the ability to answer questions, make recommendations and upsell; monitor excessive alcohol consumption of guests.

    Position Requirements: High school diploma or GED and 2+ years of alcohol service experience in a bar setting; completion of the Learn2Serve training course and Certification Exam is mandatory with a passing score; must be at least 21 years of age; working knowledge of state/local liquor laws; excellent guest service skills; able to lift up to 50 pound; bilingual, Spanish a plus.  

    Barista

    Location: Camelview at Fashion Square 14 in Scottsdale, Arizona

    The Barista will assist in the day to day operation of the theatre cafe area by creating and serving coffees, teas, other beverages, pastries, cakes and other snacks, maintaining cleanliness, organization, safety, and maintenance in order to deliver the ultimate moviegoing experience.

    Barista responsibilities include: Understands all items sold at the cafe with the ability to answer questions, make recommendations and upsell; Assists with daily and weekly inventories; Completes regular training and other relevant trainings, including maintaining an updated food handling card, as applicable

    Barista requirements include: High school diploma or GED and 2+ year experience in a café service setting; Excellent guest service skills; Able to lift up to 50 pounds; Bilingual, Spanish a plus

    PlayCenter Manager

    Locations: Arizona - Norterra 14 in Phoenix; California – Moreno Valley 16 in Moreno Valley

    The PlayCenter Manager is responsible for all PlayCenter operations and ensures the safety of PlayCenter guests and employees. Additional responsibilities include: ensures company standards are being met by all PlayCenter staff; makes weekly schedule, trains employees, and conducts performance reviews; reviews and maintains safety procedures to ensure a safe play space; maintains positive relationships with guests and children, as well as with employees; plans and implements developmentally appropriate activities for children.

    Position Requirements: High school diploma or GED and 3+ years’ experience in management of a day care, school, or similar institution. Child care education preferred; supervisory/training experience; must pass fingerprint and background checks and maintain clear record during employment; must have current First Aid/Child Health Certificate and American Heart Association-Approved CPR Certification; proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Publisher; must be at least 21 years of age; able to read/write English. Bilingual, Spanish a plus; able to work independently or with a team.  

    PlayCenter Assistant Manager

    Locations: Arizona - Chandler Fashion 20 in Chandler, Gateway Pavilions 18 in Avondale

    The PlayCenter Assistant Manager is responsible for assisting the PlayCenter Manager with overall PlayCenter operations; ensuring the safety of the children and staff; helping with planning and implementing developmentally appropriate activities for children; assisting with the training and development of staff; maintaining positive relationships with guests and their children, employees and management; and performing administrative duties such as typing, filing, faxing and copying.

    Position Requirements: Must be at least 21 years of age; have at least 1 year of experience in a day care, school or similar institution; child care education preferred; have 1 year or more in a supervisory role (preferably in a child care setting); Microsoft Office experience; and excellent customer service skills; must submit to a background check; and obtain or possess Standard First Aid/Child Health Certificate and American Heart Association-Approved CPR Certification. Due to theatre operations, this position will require the person to work days, as well as during our busiest times which are evenings, weekends and holidays.

    PlayCenter Team Member

    Locations: Arizona - SanTan Village 16 in Gilbert, Queen Creek 14 in Queen Creek, Norterra 14 in Phoenix and Gateway Pavilions 18 in Avondale; California - Mountain Grove 16 in Redlands; Colorado - Northfield 18 in Denver; Oklahoma - Bricktown 16 team in Oklahoma City

    Our PlayCenter Team Members ensure the safety, cleanliness and well-being of the children in the PlayCenter, interact and play with the children, register children into the center/database and maintain positive relationships with guests, their children and coworkers.

    Position Requirement: must be at least 18 years of age and have 6 months of childcare experience; high school graduate or equivalent; Microsoft Office skills; able to lift 30 pounds; must submit to a background check & fingerprint clearance; obtain or possess Standard First Aid/Child Health Certificate and American Heart Association-Approved CPR Certification. Due to theatre operations, these positions require the person(s) to work during our busiest times, which are evenings, weekends and holidays.

    Senior Manager

    Locations: Arizona; California; Colorado; Oklahoma; and Texas

    The Senior Manager assists the theatre General Manager with ensuring company standards are met; supervises the daily responsibilities of theatre employees and follows through to ensure tasks are complete and company standards are being met; assists the General Manager with employee selection, training, mentoring, employee relations, performing annual reviews and setting development goals; able to perform all duties of each position within the theatre and fills in when needed; resolves guest disturbances and concerns, and employee concerns; may be assigned overall operation responsibility for a specific area of theatre operations such as auditing, concessions, facilities, human resources, payroll, and projection/presentation; assists the General Manager with maintaining the safety and security of the theatre; communicates effectively in writing and verbally to employees, guests and vendors; responsible for operations of the entire theatre in the General Manager's absence; portrays a friendly and helpful attitude with guests and employees; administrative duties including typing, filing, faxing, copying.

    Position Requirements: High school diploma or GED and 2+ years of movie theatre management experience; Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook; supervisory/training experience; able to read/write English; able to work independently or with a team; able to multi-task with frequent interruptions; organized and detail oriented; bilingual, Spanish a plus.  

    Assistant Manager

    Locations: Arizona - Sedona 6 in Sedona; Colorado - Northfield 18 in Denver; Texas - Southlake 14 in Southlake

    The Assistant Manager assists Senior and General Managers with the overall operations of the theatre, as well as performs the day-to-day functions of assigned department while supervising team members (TM) and team leaders (TL); must have hands on experience and be able to become fully competent in all theatre departments; oversees guest services to ensure that all guests receive the best movie going experience; responsible for understanding and adhering to all company policies/procedures and ensures that TMs and TLs do the same; assists with inventory and deliveries; inspects all delivery contents and takes immediate action to correct any errors or damages; upholds the company's standards for film presentation including: following projection operating procedures, ordering parts and supplies, and arranging for necessary repairs in a timely fashion.

    Position Requirements: 1+ year of management experience preferred; excellent guest service skills; movie theatre experience a plus; proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook; able to lift up to 50 pound boxes/items from the floor/shelf; good written and verbal English Language skills. Bilingual, Spanish a plus.  

    Team Member

    Locations: Arizona; California; Colorado; Oklahoma; and Texas

    Our Team Members are responsible for the basic guest service jobs of the theatre, which includes: cleaning theatres and common areas (ushering), selling and/or preparing concession items (concessions), selling of tickets, gift cards and miscellaneous guest services items (box office) and tearing tickets and directing guests to the location of the movie-specific auditorium (door).

    Position Requirements: Must be at least 16 years of age; project a positive attitude by smiling; effectively communicate, read/write English; work independently or with a team; and available to work during our busiest times: holidays, weekends and summer months.

If you're interested in joining our team you must be at least 16 years of age.  To apply for a theatre position, please complete our Employment Application and submit it to your theatre of choice.  To apply for a non-theatre position, please fax this application and/or your resume to 480.443.0950 or email showbizjobs@harkins.com :

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Join the Harkins team and enjoy...
•FREE Movies
•Flexible Hours
•Fun Work Environment
•Incentive Programs
•Advancement Opportunities
•401(k)profit sharing

Additional benefits for management, PlayCenter and corporate positions.


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