Employment Opportunities

Managed by SMG, the world leader in venue management, marketing and development, both Chesapeake Energy Arena and neighboring Cox Convention Center offer exciting and challenging career opportunities for dedicated, customer service oriented candidates. We accept applications and resumes for posted positions only.

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Recruiter: Claudia Rojas
Email: smghr@coxconventioncenter.com
Fax: 405.605.8037
Applicants that need reasonable accommodations to complete the application process may contact 405.602.8516.

All openings will also be posted to the Department of Labor website here.(https://servicelink.oesc.state.ok.us/ada/).

SMG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and encourages Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities, and protected Veterans to apply. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Read more about Equal Employment Opportunity here. 

The most recent revision to “EEO is the Law” Poster Supplement EEOC-P/E-1, can be found here. 

 

6156 Sales Manager

May 21, 2019

SUMMARY -- SMG, the leader in privately managed public assembly facilities, has an excellent and immediate opening for a Sales Manager at Cox Convention Center and the new Oklahoma City Convention Center. Cox Convention Center is an established Center with 100,000 square feet of Exhibit Space, a 30,000 square foot ballroom and meeting rooms. The new Oklahoma City Convention Center currently under construction will be a beautiful state-of the art Center with 200,000 square feet of exhibit space, a 30,000 square foot ballroom and 45,000 square feet of meeting space. Both facilities are in the heart of exciting downtown Oklahoma City near the Chesapeake Energy Center, Bricktown Entertainment District and great hotels. We are seeking a unique Sales Manager to join our Sales team. The Sales Manager, under general supervision, oversees and coordinates all aspects of the sales process in applicable markets for short term bookings. Also, acts as liaison between the facility and clients, and works closely ensuring all clients' requirements are met and facility rules, regulations and policies are adhered to. Also works closely with Visit OKC Sales Team in joint efforts to promote both facilities.

 

 

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6154 Sales Administrative Booking Assistant

May 21, 2019

SUMMARY -- SMG, the leader in privately managed public assembly facilities has an excellent and immediate opening for a Sales Administrative/Booking Assistant at Cox Convention Center and the new Oklahoma City Convention Center. Under general supervision, the Sales Administrative/Booking Assistant's job entails providing comprehensive administrative and sales operational support to the Director of Sales and department Sales Manager. Details of the Sales Administrative Assistant are as follows:

 

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5963 Concessions Supervisor

Apr 24, 2019

SUMMARY – SMG, the leader in privately managed public assembly facilities, has an excellent and immediate opening for a Concessions Supervisor for SMG/OKC. Under the general supervision of the Director of Food & Beverage and Concessions Managers. The Concessions Supervisors main job focus is overseeing event operations of 8 to 10 Concessions areas at the Cox Convention Center.

 

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5674 Part Time Concessions Runner

Mar 14, 2019

SUMMARY -- SMG, the leader in privately managed public assembly facilities, has an excellent and immediate opening for a Part-time Concessions Warehouse Runner for SMG/OKC. Under the general supervision of the Concessions Warehouse Manager. The Concessions/warehouse runner's main job focus is to Stock/rotate inventory at all locations as needed before, during and/ or after events; building and installing portable stand locations.

 

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5597 Part Time HVAC Mechanic

Mar 5, 2019

SUMMARY -- Under the supervision of the Chief Engineer, the HVAC Mechanic will operate, maintain, inspect, clean, and make adjustments to all aspects of facility electronic and mechanical systems.

 

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5003 Catering Captain

Dec 3, 2018

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for ensuring that his or her assigned events and activities are organized and executed providing a high quality catering service for banquets, receptions and events to achieve customer satisfaction and retention.

 

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4410 Concessions Warehouse Supervisor

Sep 18, 2018

SUMMARY - Under direct supervision of the Food and Beverage Manager, this position oversees all stocking and rotating of inventory at all locations as needed before, during and or after; building and installing portable stand locations.

 

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4408 Lead Concessions Runner

Sep 18, 2018

SUMMARY - Under direct supervision of the concessions supervisor the lead concessions runner position is responsible for stocking and rotating inventory at all locations as needed before, during and/or after events; building and installing portable stand locations.

 

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4362 Lead Cook IIII

Sep 13, 2018

SUMMARY Advanced knowledge in all cooking techniques with experience in restaurant cooking, banquet cooking. Will be expected to work alongside and direct a culinary staff of two or more on a restaurant line or in a full service banquet kitchen.

 

 

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4298 Full Time Painter

Sep 6, 2018

POSITION SUMMARY: The Painter performs mixing, matching and applying paint to various surfaces, completing touchups and providing other operational tasks as directed and needed.

 

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4238 Part Time Restaurant Hostess

Aug 29, 2018

POSITION SUMMARY:Under the general supervision of the Restaurant Manager, the restaurant host (or) host's is an individual who greets customers as they arrive at the restaurant. Hostess will set up seating rotation for all reservations. Works closely with the front of the house staff to ensure needs are being met.

 

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572 Part Time Police Officer

Aug 8, 2018

SUMMARY
The Police Officer is responsible for ensuring the safety of patrons, staff, vendors and property. They are responsible for documenting any incidents when they take police action while working for SMG and on any ejections, disturbances or problems that may arise.

 

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3969 Part Time Liquor Room Runner

Aug 7, 2018

SUMMARY -- SMG, the leader in privately managed public assembly facilities, has an excellent and immediate opening for a Part-time Liquor Room Supervisor for SMG/OKC. Under the general supervision of the Director of Food & Beverage Manager. The Liquor Room Supervisors main job focus is to oversee event operations of the liquor warehouse.

 

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3965 Part Time Concessions Supervisor

Aug 7, 2018

SUMMARY -- SMG, the leader in privately managed public assembly facilities, has an excellent and immediate opening for a Concessions Supervisor for SMG/OKC. Under the general supervision of the Director of Food & Beverage and Concessions Managers. The Concessions Supervisors main job focus is overseeing event operations of 8 to 10 Concessions areas at the Chesapeake Energy Arena and the Cox Convention Center.

 

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3964 Part Time Cook I

Aug 7, 2018

SUMMARY -- SMG, the leader in privately managed public assembly facilities, has an excellent and immediate opening for a Cook I for SMG/OKC. Under the general supervision of the Sous Chef/ Stand Supervisor. This position works in the assigned concessions or restaurant preparing food items for that stands needs.

 

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3963 Part Time Beertender

Aug 7, 2018

SUMMARY -- SMG, the leader in privately managed public assembly facilities, has an excellent and immediate opening for a Part-time Beertender for SMG/OKC. Under the general supervision of the Director of Food & Beverage Manager. The Beertenders' main job focus is to prepare and serve bottled and draft beer to customers in portable locations at the Chesapeake Energy Arena and the Cox Convention Center.

 

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3962 Part Time Restaurant Bartender

Aug 7, 2018

SUMMARY -- SMG, the leader in privately managed public assembly facilities, has an excellent and immediate opening for a Part-time Bartender for SMG/OKC. Under the general supervision of the Director of Food & Beverage, Concessions manager, and Lead Bartender. The Bartender's main job focus is Bartenders prepare and serve drinks to customers in bars and restaurants at the Chesapeake Energy Arena and the Cox Convention Center.

 

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3952 Part- Time Lead Cook I

Aug 6, 2018

Summary

This position requires advanced knowledge in all cooking techniques with experience in restaurant cooking and banquet cooking. Basic experience in Garde Manger is also required. May be expected to work alongside and direct a culinary staff of two or more on a restaurant line or in a full service banquet kitchen.

 

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3951 Part Time Cook III

Aug 6, 2018

Summary: This position works in the assigned concession stand, restaurant kitchen, or the main kitchen preparing food items for the facility. This is an interim leadership position.

 

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3950 Part Time Cook II

Aug 6, 2018

Summary

This position works in the assigned concession stand, restaurant kitchen, or the main kitchen preparing food items for the facility.

 

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3949 Part Time Lead Cook II

Aug 6, 2018

Summary

 

This position requires advanced knowledge in all cooking techniques with experience in restaurant cooking and banquet cooking. Basic experience in Garde Manager is also required. May be expected to work alongside and direct a culinary staff of two or more on a restaurant line or in a full service banquet kitchen.

 

 

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3923 Part Time Building Service Worker

Aug 3, 2018

SUMMARY - SMG, the leader in privately managed public assembly facilities, has an excellent and immediate opening for Building Service Workers for SMG/OKC. Under the direct supervision of the Operations Management this position will perform various physical tasks to set-up and tear-down equipment and materials for arena and convention center events, as well as, clean and maintain the facility and provide other operational tasks as needed.

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3928 Part Time Dishwasher

Aug 3, 2018

SUMMARY - SMG, the leader in privately managed public assembly facilities, has an excellent and immediate opening for a Part-time Dish Washer for SMG/OKC. Under the general supervision of the Lead Cook/ Sous Chef/ Executive Chef, the Dishwasher is responsible for cleaning all china, glass, silver and serving equipment; facilitating all plate-up and delivery of all food the prospective functions; set-up and breakdown of all Banquet buffets; cleaning of all Food & Beverage food prep and servicing areas, to include main kitchen, restaurant kitchens, concessions kitchens and back hallways.

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3926 Part Time Concessions Bartender

Aug 3, 2018

SUMMARY -- SMG, the leader in privately managed public assembly facilities, has an excellent and immediate opening for a Part-time Bartender for SMG/OKC. Under the direct supervision of the Director of Food & Beverage, Concessions Manager, and Lead Bartender this position will perform various task such as prepare and serve drinks to customers in bars and restaurants at the Chesapeake Energy Arena and the Cox Convention Center.

 

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3925 Part Time Catering Attendant

Aug 3, 2018

SUMMARY -- SMG, the leader in privately managed public assembly facilities, has an excellent and immediate opening for a Catering Attendant for SMG/OKC. Under the direct supervision of the Catering Manager this position will perform various task such as assist in preparation, as well as, cleaning, assist with breakdown of tables and banquet equipment after each event, and attend pre-function meetings for briefing of event details. This position is responsible for providing a high quality catering service for banquets and receptions and to achieve customer satisfaction and retention.

 

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3929 Part Time Food Runner

Aug 3, 2018

SUMMARY -- SMG, the leader in privately managed public assembly facilities, has an excellent and immediate opening for a Part-time Food Runner for SMG/OKC. Under the general supervision of the Executive Chef, Sous Chef and Restaurant Manager. The Expeditor / Food Runner's main job focus is the quality plating and delivery of food items from the kitchen to the guests table.

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3930 Part Time Dining Server

Aug 3, 2018

SUMMARY -- SMG, the leader in privately managed public assembly facilities, has an excellent and immediate opening for a Part-time Food Runner for SMG/OKC.  Under the general supervision of the Restaurant Manager, the Dinning server is to serve Guests in a courteous, helpful, professional and pleasant manner. The employee is responsible for duties such as greeting guests, servicing the guest’s needs, opening and closing side work and other service related duties.

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3340 Apprentice Electrician

Jun 20, 2018

SUMMARY - Under direct supervision of the Lead Electrician, and under general direction of an immediate supervisor in the electrical shop, the apprentice electrician engages in the construction, maintenance and repair of electric power, lighting, equipment and communication systems of all facilities. 

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1979 PT Security Guard

Dec 13, 2017


SUMMARY: This position is responsible for under general supervision, patrols assigned territory to protect patrons and property.

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180 Full Time Electrician

Aug 19, 2017

SUMMARY: Under direct supervision of the Lead Electrician, the Electrician engages in the construction, maintenance and repair of electric power, lighting, and communication systems of both facilities. Other tasks as needed.


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181 Part Time Cook

Aug 19, 2017

This position works in the assigned restaurant kitchen, or the main kitchen preparing food items for the facility.

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SMG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities, and protected Veterans to apply. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.