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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
  • Business Systems Analyst
  • Senior Software Engineer
  • IT Field Technician II
  • Plumber
  • Maintenance Technician
  • Barista
  • Bartender
  • 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: High school diploma or GED and 1+ year experience in human resources handling high volume transactions. Bachelors degree strongly preferred; strong data entry skills; Microsoft Excel, Word, and Internet browsing proficiency required. Experience with UltiPro, Cognos, Access and Outlook, a plus; organized and detail orientated; strong team and customer service attitude.  

    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.  

    Business Systems Analyst

    Location: Harkins Theatres Support Office – Scottsdale, Arizona

    Business Systems Analyst responsibilities include: reviews, analyzes, and evaluates business systems and user needs; meets with end users and subject matter experts to elicit project requirements; acts as a liaison between functional business experts and IT development team; writes user stories and participate as a team member in an agile Scrum environment; familiar with business process reengineering and can suggest ways to create process efficiencies; assist with the development of reports and implementation of new software systems as needed; understanding of SDLC; creates business artifacts; understanding of SQL.

    Position Requirements: college diploma or university degree in IT related field or a high school diploma and 5 years equivalent work experience; experience in a scrum environment, required; working knowledge of quality assurance methodologies, a plus; knowledge of commonly used software development concepts, practices and procedures; knowledge of database and development tools and environments; able to read/write in English; able to work independently or with a team.  

    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.  

    IT Field Technician II

    Location: Arizona – all Arizona theatre locations

    The IT Field Technician II will be responsible for maintaining all computer, Point-of-Sale (POS), phone, CCTV and other theatre hardware and software systems as directed. Additional responsibilities include: respond to, troubleshoot and resolve IT helpdesk tickets and assist other team members in issue resolution; develop and maintain relationships with theatre team members to facilitate communication on issues and feedback; track and manage theatre hardware inventory and software licensing; assists in theatre user training and training assistant field technicians on theatre systems and software applications; assist in the development of documentation for projects, systems and processes; work with vendors and maintenance teams to support theatre systems, including the POS system.

    Position Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent and 3 years of practical computer hardware maintenance experience; experience with lock-out/tag-out procedures; experience with Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Word and internet browsing; experience working with Microsoft operating systems and computer networks; experience working with peripheral devices and other computer based systems such as: CCTV, LED boards, phone systems, etc.; physical activity including lifting, pushing, and crawling; flexible to work variable schedules; reliable work vehicle with auto insurance and valid drivers license, and a willingness to travel.  

    Plumber

    Location: Arizona – West Valley theatres in Phoenix

    The Plumber responsibilities will include but are not limited to: maintaining, servicing and repairing all plumbing related equipment and systems such as commercial water heaters, sensor operated flush valves and faucets, domestic water supply system, domestic waste line systems water filtration systems, and commercial grade hand sinks, service sinks, mop sinks and faucets; properly utilizing computer generated help desk system; perform basic inventory and parts management; reads and interprets blueprints, manuals and schematics; carry a company cell phone and be available to respond to emergencies on weekends and after hours; have a reliable work truck or van with current auto insurance at all times as well as a valid driver's license.

    Position Requirements: High school diploma or GED and 3+ years of plumbing experience in commercial service and repair plumbing; basic knowledge of the Uniform Plumbing Code; ability to properly troubleshoot, diagnose and repair plumbing issues with limited or no supervision; able to lift 75 pounds; flexible to work variable schedules; able to perform Lock-out/Tag-out procedures.  

    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.  

    Barista

    Location: Arizona – Camelview at Fashion Square 14 in Scottsdale

    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. Additional 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.

    Position Requirements: 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.  

    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.  

    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, SanTan Village 16 in Gilbert

    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 - Chandler Fashion 20 in Chandler, SanTan Village 16 in Gilbert, Queen Creek 14 in Queen Creek, Norterra 14 in Phoenix and Gateway Pavilions 18 in Avondale; California - Cerritos 16 in Cerritos and Moreno Valley 16 in Moreno Valley; Colorado - Northfield 18 in Denver; Oklahoma - Bricktown 16 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 - Arizona Mills 25 with IMAX in Tempe and 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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