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Harkins Theatres is here to help you land the most exciting job ever!

The sixth 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.

Harkins Theatres is currently recruiting for the following positions:

  • Assistant Manager
  • Buyer - Food & Beverage
  • Human Resources Coordinator
  • Internal Auditor
  • IT Business Systems Analyst
  • IT Programmer I
  • IT Programmer II
  • PlayCenter Assistant Manager
  • PlayCenter Team Member
  • Receptionist
  • Senior Manager
  • Senior Engineering Technician
  • Team Member
  • Team Leader
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    Senior Manager


    Positions now available in Arizona at Flagstaff, Prescott Valley and Yuma; in Colorado at our Northfield location; and in Oklahoma at our Bricktown location!  Our Management Team is responsible for the overall operations of the theatre including operating movie projectors, cash handling, Team supervision and development, guest service, etc.

    Position Requirement: Minimum three years supervisory/management experience including cash handling, customer service and the ability to motivate and train employees. 

    Assistant Manager


    Positions now available in Arizona at Gateway, Prescott Valley, Sedona, and Casa Grande; in Colorado at our Northfield location; in Texas at our Southlake location; and in Oklahoma at our Bricktown location!  Our Management Team is responsible for the overall operations of the theatre including operating movie projectors, cash handling, team supervision and development, guest service, etc.

    Position Requirement: Minimum one year supervisory/management experience including cash handling, customer service and the ability to motivate and train employees.

    Buyer - Food & Beverage


    The Buyer will support Harkins Theatres in procuring the best products at the best price; assist in managing Requests For Proposals (RFPs) and vendor Agreements; act as a liaison between theatre management and concession vendors; and assist with all aspects of concessions including product testing, invoice management, research and in-theatre promotions.

    Position Requirement: Bachelor's degree in purchasing or supply chain management or 3+years of equivalent work experience; strong quantitative and analytical skills; project management skills; excellent written/verbal communication and negotiation skills; very organized and detail oriented; movie theatre experience a plus; ability to work with a team and/or independently; and working knowledge of Microsoft Office 2010, including advanced skills with Excel.

    Human Resources Coordinator


    The HR Coordinator will update our HCM system with new hire, raise, separation, transfer and other types of employee data; complete employment verifications; process workers compensation claims; administer benefit enrollments and leaves of absence; handle company store orders for employee incentive program; and provide assistance to other HR members as required.

    Position Requirement: minimum of 1 year work experience in an HR department with HCM and WFM programs; strong data entry skills; excellent interpersonal, written and communication skills; very organized and detail oriented; ability to work with a team as well as thrive in individual projects; ADP experience a plus; and working knowledge of Microsoft Office 2010, including intermediate skills with Excel and Access.

    Internal Auditor


    Our Internal Auditor will assist in planning audits and risk assessments; perform fieldwork, prepare work papers and audit reports; review and analyze processes and procedures; collect, research and compile data; perform special projects of varying complexity as directed; communicate audit findings and special project results through written reports; document company processes and procedures and design work flows; and internal auditing management as required.

    Position Requirement: 4-year college degree in accounting or related field; 3-5 years of relevant professional experience in internal audit, including lead auditor and project management experience; CPA, CIA or applicable professional certification is preferred; experience in multiple auditing techniques and standards; possess excellent written/oral communication skills; strong attention to detail, monitors own work to ensure quality, accountable and meets deadlines; comfortable working independently and in a small team in a fast-paced environment; and strong interpersonal and internal customer service skills.

    IT Business Systems Analyst


    The Business Systems Analyst within our corporate IT department reviews, analyzes, and evaluates business systems and user needs; assists with developing ideas and concepts, documents requirements, defines scope and objectives, and formulates systems to parallel overall business strategies; works with IT team members and other departments to develop, publishes, and implements test plans; organizes testing processes and teams and ensures they are properly suited for individual project needs; and develops and maintains test automation practices and assists in the development of quality assurance standards and practices.

    Position Requirements: College diploma or university degree in a computer programming related field or a high school diploma and 5 years equivalent work experience; working knowledge of quality assurance methodologies; knowledgeable of commonly used software development concepts, practices and procedures; knowledgeable of database and development tools and environments; ability to work independently or with a team; and be organized and detail oriented.

    IT Programmer I


    Our IT Programmer I will develop, test, implement and maintain custom software applications and systems using MS Visual Studio, ASP, HTML, XML and Java; assist in the design and development of database systems using MS SQL Server; test and debug new applications and modifications; identify, troubleshoot and resolve issues with third-party and custom applications, systems and processes; assist in the development of reports and documentation for applications and systems.

    Position Requirements: College diploma or university degree in a computer programming related field or high school diploma or equivalent and 3 years equivalent work experience; some training and/or experience with MS SQL Server, MS Visual Studio .NET, HTML, XML, and Java; ability to work independently or with a team; and be organized and detail oriented.

    IT Programmer II


    Our IT Programmer II will develop, test, implement and maintain custom software applications, websites and systems using MS Visual Studio, ASP, HTML, XML and Java; design and develop database systems using MS SQL Server; test and debug new applications and modifications; identify, troubleshoot and resolve issues with third-party and custom applications, systems and processes; assist in researching solutions and technologies relating to software development; and develop reports and documentation for applications and systems.

    Position Requirements: College diploma or university degree in a computer programming related field or high school diploma or equivalent and 5 years equivalent work experience; training and experience with MS SQL Server, MS Visual Studio .NET, HTML, XML, and Java; ability to work independently or with a team; and be organized and detail oriented.

    PlayCenter Assistant Manager


    Position now available in Arizona at Gateway Pavilions! 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); MS 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


    Positions now available in Arizona at our Chander Fashion, Gateway Pavilions and Norterra locations; in Colorado at our Northfield location; and in Texas at our Southlake location.  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; MS Office skills; and be 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 busy times, which are evenings, weekends and holidays.

    Receptionist


    The Receptionist's role is to operate a telephone switchboard to answer, screen and route high volume of incoming calls to the appropriate employee/department; provide information about the company such as location of theatres, events and different products and services offered; receive, sort and distribute mail and other deliveries to recipients; receive, log and distribute resumes; type a variety of forms, letters, reports and memos; maintain the organization, inventory and cleanliness of the kitchen, lobby and mail room including making coffee, emptying trash, loading/unloading a dishwasher, changing soda boxes, stocking beverages and other supplies; ensure efficiency, organization and guidelines for meeting rooms are followed to allow for smooth transitions from one meeting to the next; create/send weekly shipments to remote locations; and assist other departments with projects as needed.

    Position Requirements: Candidates must have a high school diploma or GED, previous multiple phone line experience; effectively communicate verbally and in writing to all levels of the organization; excellent guest service skills; Microsoft Excel, Work, Outlook, Access and Internet research experience; able to multi-task with frequent interruptions; able to lift 30+ pound boxes from the floor and repetitive motions.

    Senior Technician


    The Senior Engineering Technician's role is to maintain and troubleshoot various projection and sound systems, research new equipment and assist in its implementation, assist Director with department supervision, which includes; training, mentoring, performance evaluations and goal setting for technicians, develop and maintain good relationships with theatre managers, theatre equipment manufacturers and suppliers and must be available by phone and respond in a timely manner to emergencies and equipment issues calls, which include weekends and evenings.

    Position Requirements: Candidates must have 10 years experience as a movie theatre projection and sound technician, or in a related field, 2 years experience in a supervisory capacity, training or experience in electronics troubleshooting repair, good computer skills and networking knowledge, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, reliable transportation, state required auto insurance and valid drivers' license.

    Team Member


    Positions now available at our locations in Arizona, Colorado, Texas, California and Oklahoma. 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.

    Team Leader


    Our Team Leaders provide leadership, training, and mentoring to team members in their assigned areas; Concessions, Usher, Box Office.

    Position Requirements: Must be at least 16 years of age, have 3+ months of guest services, retail or hospitality experience, leadership skills, the ability to master all team member responsibilities, project a positive attitude by smiling, effectively communicate, read/write English, work independently or with a team, and be 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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