Conversions Event Supervisor- Full Time (Overnight)

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We are the team behind the team. As employees of the Portland Trail Blazers at the Rose Quarter, we bring people together to create extraordinary moments and lasting memories through the power of sports and entertainment. Our organization has an opportunity and responsibility to positively impact our staff, players, fans, and community. As such, we are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion within our organization and our community. We ask that you join us in this journey, and that you continue to advance this work within your own sphere of influence. We are all in this together - after all, we are all part of Rip City!


As our Overnight Conversion supervisor, you will perform nightly changeover of multiple sports arenas (i.e., setting basketball floor, setting hockey dashers and making ice, building stages, installing seats, setting rooms). You will also supervise crew members in the conversion of the buildings from one event to another along with the install and removal of retractable seating from the arena sets.


  • Overseeing conversion timelines, goals, quality-assurance, and safety training of crews.
  • Converting the arena from one performance staging to the next performance staging, such as a basketball court to a stage or a stage to an ice rink.
  • Moving and setting up sports equipment, chairs and tables, bleachers, staging basketball floor, and hockey dashers and glass.
  • Delegation to Conversion crew (including in house employees and temporary labor) and planning of daily work assigned for event set up.
  • Assisting with recruitment, training, scheduling, and supervision of all personnel disciplinary actions.
  • Confirms event information from Event Management and Production to direct department accordingly.
  • Works closely with Facility operations department to maintain equipment and ensure it’s in excellent working order.
  • Working with Conversions Manager to procure any necessary equipment for the Conversions Department.
  • Assisting Conv. Manager in the preparation of monthly Conversion work calendar for cross departmental use.
  • Work closely with the conversion day and event shifts to ensure seamless interactions between crews.
  • Helping maintain proper storage of Conversion/Event Services Staff equipment, tools, and supplies as needed.
  • Assisting in the maintenance of conversion equipment as needed.
  • Making ice and paint for up to 10 hours.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

We’d like to hear from you if you:

  • 1 year of experience in a similar position
  • Forklift & scissor lift operator experience
  • You are able to work late nights, weekends, and sometimes holidays
  • You are able to meet the essential functions of the job, as listed above
  • You are a minimum of 18 years old

Offers of employment are conditional upon the results of a background investigation. We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories and review results on an individual basis.


The Portland Trail Blazers at the Rose Quarter embraces diversity and inclusion. We celebrate individual expression and uniqueness on our campus. We do not tolerate harassment or discrimination. We are committed to hiring individuals that reflect the community we serve without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or other legally protected characteristics. We are an equal opportunity employer.


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


We invest in our employees inside and outside of work. Our benefits package for full-time teammates includes:

  • Competitive Healthcare Coverage
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Maternal & Parental Leave
  • Flexible Time Off (3 weeks + 11 holidays)
  • Wellness Perks
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Free Parking + Discounted Mass Transit Passes
  • Discounted & Complimentary Tickets
  • Ongoing Learning & Development


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