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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! 

 

Assistant Manager

Harkins Theatres is looking for an Assistant Manager. 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).


Additional responsibilities include:

  • 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

 

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
  • Have work availability during our busiest times:

Harkins Theatres is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!

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Bartender

The Bartender assists with the day-to-day operation of the theatre bar area which includes; mixing and serving drinks, maintaining cleanliness and organization, and daily maintenance to ensure delivering of the Ultimate Moviegoing experience.

Bartender Responsibilities:

  • Adhere 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.

Bartender Requirements:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Completion of the Tile 4 Certification course & exam with a passing score (liquor law & responsible serving training).
  • Excellent guest service skills.
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds.

Bartender Preferred Requirements:

  • Beer, wine and liquor knowledge.
  • Alcohol service experience.
  • Bilingual, Spanish a plus

We offer competitive pay and great benefits for Bartenders including:

  • FREE MOVIES
  • A fun work environment
  • Flexible hours
  • Incentive programs
  • Advancement opportunities
  • 401K 
  • Other great benefits

 

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Team Leader

We offer competitive pay and great benefits for Team Leaders including FREE MOVIES, a fun work environment, flexible hours, incentive programs, advancement opportunities, 401K and Profit Sharing and other great benefits.

Responsibilities Include:
As a Team Leader, your role is key in understanding all team member responsibilities as well as training and leading team members in order to deliver the Ultimate Moviegoing Experience.

What You’ll Be Responsible For:

  • Organizing and maintaining daily plan to ensure team is performing at best capacity.
  • Coordinate rest and meal breaks.
  • Motivates, trains, mentors, and leads team members in specific areas during each shift (i.e. concessions, box office, guest services, usher etc.) including delegating tasks and resolving minor employee conflicts.
  • Ensures that work/guest areas are clean, safe, maintained, and organized in accordance with company guidelines.
  • Provides feedback to managers on general and specific employee performance, identifies and reports policy violations, and assists with enforcement (i.e. selling techniques, proper uniform, cleanliness, etc.).
  • Handles minor guest disturbances and concerns, including product exchanges.


Requirements:

  • 3+ months of guest services, retail, hospitality, or restaurant experience.
  • Effectively communicate, read/write in English
  • Are able to work independently or with a team
  • Have work availability during our busiest times:

 

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Team Member

Team Member

We offer competitive pay and great benefits for Team Members including:

  • FREE MOVIES
  • A fun work environment
  • Flexible hours
  • Incentive programs
  • Advancement opportunities
  • 401K and Profit Sharing
  • Other great benefits

Responsibilities Include: As a Team Member, your role is key in ensuring every guest’s visit to Harkins is as good as it could possibly be by providing the Ultimate Moviegoing experience to everyone who walks through the door.

What You’ll Be Responsible For:

  • Greeting guests with a positive attitude
  • Taking tickets and providing directions for guests to their auditoriums
  • Cleaning auditoriums and common areas
  • Selling and/or preparing concession items
  • Selling tickets, gift cards and handling guest service items
  • Signing guests up for our loyalty program and answering questions

What We’ll Be Responsible For:

We provide training that will teach you the responsibilities of the job. As long as you are professional, friendly, reliable, thrive in a fast moving environment and have the desire to provide amazing guest service, we can prepare you for the rest.

Requirements:

  • Effectively communicate, read/write in English
  • Are able to work independently or with a team
  • Have work availability during our busiest times:
    • Evenings
    • Weekends
    • Holidays
    • Summer months

 

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Business Systems Analyst II

Harkins Theatres is searching for a dynamic Business Systems Analyst II to join our IT department at the Theatre Support Office based in beautiful Scottsdale, AZ. The ideal candidate will lead, facilitate, analyze, and evaluate business systems and problems to identify solutions or make referrals. They will assist with developing ideas and concepts, planning, documenting user requirements, defining scope and objectives, and formulating systems to parallel overall business strategies. The successful Business Systems Analyst II will lead and facilitate with others to develop basic system requirements, and documentation analysis. They will take the lead in the development of quality assurance standards and practices and the implementation of new systems and functionality with minimal direction.

 

Essential Functions

  • Review, analyze, and evaluate business systems and user needs with minimal assistance.
  • Writes Agile User Stories and participates in Grooming Design discussions with key business stakeholders and the development team.
  • Lead and contribute to developing of ideas and concepts.
  • Documents requirements, defines scope and objectives, and formulates systems to parallel overall business strategies.
  • Leads process modeling sessions and translate requirements into design.
  • Work with project stakeholders to drive out specific needs, and to design process and practices that will need to be met in new systems.
  • Develop, publish and implement test plans.
  • Assist in the development of quality assurance standards and practices.
  • Organize and lead testing processes and teams and ensure they are properly suited for individual project needs.

Additional Duties

  • Assist with the development of reports and implementation of new software systems as needed.

Education/Skills/Experience

  • College diploma or university degree in a computer programming related field or a high school diploma/GED and 3-5 years equivalent work experience.
  • Embraces Harkins inclusiveness and treats everyone with respect. Works well as part of a team and assumes the best intentions of everyone. Works collaboratively to achieve company goals.
  • Maintains a professional attitude and demeanor. Demonstrates unimpeachable integrity and accountability. Communicates professionally in all circumstances.
  • Working knowledge of quality assurance methodologies.
  • Understanding of Agile techniques including writing of User Stories, Grooming Sessions and assist in daily Standups.
  • Uses best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve products or services.
  • Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutions.

We offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Excellent Health Insurance Package (medical, dental, vision) dramatically subsidized by the company
  • Short/long-term disability and life insurance plans 100% paid by company
  • Paid time off in addition to sick pay benefits and paid holidays
  • Free soda and popcorn in the office
  • FREE MOVIES and much more!

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Project Manager

Harkins Theatres seeks an experienced Project Manager to join our IT Team at the Theatre Support Office based in beautiful Scottsdale, Arizona. The Project Manager will develop and manage technical projects through all phases of the life cycle, including relationship building, requirements gathering, planning, management, testing and implementation. They will lead assigned project team(s) to ensure its members are prepared to achieve success. They will also work to continuously improve project and program management framework, processes, tools and standards necessary to deliver high quality projects on time.


Responsibilities:

  • Supervise the daily responsibilities for the assigned project team including regular meetings, directing efforts, conflict resolution, clearing roadblocks, and providing leadership to keep teams motivated and maintain project momentum.
  • Manage the overall coordination of software and systems development projects, from planning through implementation relying on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Review, approve, and accept completed projects and ensure that projects conform to requirements specifications, industry best practices, and company standards.
  • Works with internal and external stakeholders to identify requirements for custom applications.
  • Work with stakeholders to define and set project scope, priorities, deadlines and deliverable schedules.
  • Manages and monitors project timelines and budgets.
  • Documents and communicates project milestones, open issues, decisions and risks.
  • Communicates effectively in writing and verbally to various internal and external groups.
  • Develops reports and documentation for applications and systems.
  • Coordinates project deployment/implementation activities and documentation.
  • Contributes to problem identification and potential solutions.
  • Manages the development of both IT and non-IT related systems and projects.
  • Performs industry, technology, and product research, and adapt to the trends and industry best practices relevant to the Harkins environment.
  • Assist with the design and development of database and software systems.

Requirements:

  • College diploma or university degree in an IT related field or high school diploma/GED and 7 years equivalent work experience.
  • Project management certification preferred or 5+ years of project management experience.
  • Working knowledge of IT development systems and techniques including relational databases and software languages.
  • Maintains a professional attitude and demeanor. Demonstrates unimpeachable integrity and accountability. Communicates professionally in all circumstances.
  • Embraces Harkins inclusiveness and treats everyone with respect. Works well as part of a team and assumes the best intentions of everyone. Works collaboratively to achieve company goals.
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Capable of remaining calm and using good judgment in elevating situations.
  • Diplomacy with employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to multi-task and deal with many projects in various stages of negotiation, design, construction, and post-construction.
  • Supervisory/team building/mentoring experience a plus.
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Organized with strong attention to detail and ability to exercise judgment and discretion in maintaining confidential and sensitive information.

We offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Excellent Health Insurance Package (medical, dental, vision) dramatically subsidized by the company
  • Short/long-term disability and life insurance plans 100% paid by company
  • Paid time off in addition to sick pay benefits and paid holidays
  • Free soda and popcorn in the office
  • FREE MOVIES and much more!

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Senior Financial Analyst

The Senior Financial Analyst will evaluate current and previous financial data to prepare the budgets/forecasts, maintain KPI's and provide budget to actual analysis for the Theatre Support Office and theatre locations. This individual will work with all levels of the organization to report, monitor and financial data


Essential Functions:

  • Create, maintain and report on department and theatre budgets
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of financial models, forecasts and business cases
  • Prepare and analyze theatre operations metrics and other corporate departments
  • Prepare weekly, monthly & quarterly reports and analysis
  • Analyze financial/ operational performance and effectively communicate findings
  • Research and resolve various inquiries from other areas within the organization
  • Assist with the development of analytical tools
  • Partner with various corporate support departments to provide recommendations for cost savings and process improvements to enhance business performance
  • Perform special projects as assigned
  • Assist in reporting that identifies risks/opportunities and disseminate results and accountability to all levels of the organization
  • Assist in management reporting and presentations

           

Education/Skills/Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance
  • Masters and/or CPA preferred
  • 4-6 years progressive financial planning and analysis experience or related work experience
  • Retail Experience is a plus
  • Experience developing and working with financial models, budgeting tools, multi locations/stores, merchandising, distribution
  • Strong analytical and internal control skills
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and quantitative skills.
  • Advanced Excel skills including pivot tables, charts and dashboards.
  • Organized with exceptional attention to detail and ability to exercise judgment and discretion in maintaining confidential and sensitive information.
  • Strong guest service and relationship management skills as well as the ability to engage and collaborate with other business partners at all levels of the organization.
  • Able to focus and prioritize with frequent interruptions and minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.
  • Highly adept at solving complex analytics questions and providing answers and recommendations in an understandable format.
  • Understands basic accounting & financial terms+ years’ experience developing reports using Microsoft BI.

We offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Excellent Health Insurance Package (medical, dental, vision) dramatically subsidized by the company
  • Short/long-term disability and life insurance plans 100% paid by company
  • Paid time off in addition to sick pay benefits and paid holidays
  • Free soda and popcorn in the office
  • FREE MOVIES and much more!

Harkins Theatres is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Senior Human Resources Manager

Harkins Theatres is searching for a dynamic Senior Human Resources Manager to join our Human Resources Team at the Theatre Support Office based in beautiful Scottsdale, Arizona.
 

The ideal candidate will lead the human resources business partner team to create partnerships and provide HR support with department heads and Theatre Operations management teams. They will provide HR support in the following areas: employee relations, employee engagement, investigations, employment separations, unemployment administration, leaves of absence, workplace accommodations, workers compensation, benefits administration, workforce planning, employee development, training, employee well-being, and employee reward & recognition programs. The Human Resources manager will also partner with department heads and operations to roll out HR initiatives and effectively communicate internal topics.


Essential Functions:

  • Serve as the primary leader for our Business Partner team, responsible for building and leading a growing team of human resource professionals. Supervises the daily responsibilities, conducts regular meetings, assigns projects, follow-up, etc.
  • Ensure operational consistency and best practices are in place and being used by monitoring and reviewing BP’s investigations, responses, recommendations and strategies for responding to employee relations inquiries. Partner with legal, internal audit, IT and operations to investigate where needed and ensure all documentation is completed and sent to the appropriate people.
  • Partner and coach managers and employees on matters including policies and best practices, employee or personal development, relevant laws, regulations, performance issues and corrective action. Provide solution-oriented recommendations and support where needed. Assist managers with written and verbal communication for coaching and counseling employees.
  • Accountable for case management, progress reporting, accurate documentation and tracking of all internal investigations.
  • Keep up to date on employment regulations, local, state and federal laws/requirements, industry trends, current practices, new developments, employment legislations and employment compliance.
  • Analyze employee data including survey results, churn and organizational health assessments and partner with managers to set engagement strategy & identify mitigation opportunities.
  • Manages the unemployment administration including reviewing claims, handling hearings and quarterly report review.
  • Oversees and ensures that leave of absences, workplace accommodation, interactive process, COBRA notifications are administered timely and properly.
  • Oversees benefit administration, open enrollment, wellness program, employee engagement and rewards & recognition programs.
  • Partners with training team for new company programs, training and development.
  • Promotes an open-door practice and remains available to all employees throughout the organization for questions, comments, concerns and follow up while maintaining a partnership with leadership.
  • Manages the exit questionnaire program which includes program design, data entry, reporting and following up with former employees, as requested.
  • Administers corporate events, programs and giveaways.
  • Communicates effectively in writing and verbally with all levels within the organization as well as with external contacts with varying professional disciplines.
  • Regular attendance and physical presence at the work site.
  • Although minimal, some out-of-area and overnight travel may be required.
  • Sets high standards for self while maintaining company standards, policies, and procedures to ensure delivery of the ultimate moviegoing experience at all times.
  • Maintains a professional working environment while setting a positive and professional example for others to follow.
  • Requires typing on a computer, reaching, stretching, twisting, bending, lifting and carrying up to 20 pounds, pushing, pulling, interacting with others, speaking on the telephone, problem solving, cognitive skills and leading a team of employees.

 

Education/Skills/Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree and 6+ years’ experience with 3+ at a manager level or 10+ years’ experience in human resources with 5+ being at a manager level.
  • Multi-unit/multi-state required; California experience preferred.
  • SHRM or HRCI Certification preferred.
  • Supervisory/training/mentoring experience required.
  • Knowledge of HR policies and procedures and their application in the day-to-day working environment is critical.
  • Embraces Harkins inclusiveness and treats everyone with respect. Works well as part of a team and assumes the best intentions of everyone. Works collaboratively to achieve company goals.
  • Maintains a professional attitude and demeanor. Demonstrates unimpeachable integrity and accountability. Communicates professionally in all circumstances.
  • Proficient in an array of technical tools: Microsoft office products including Excel, Word, and Dayforce.
  • Organized with strong attention to detail and ability to exercise excellent judgment and discretion in maintaining and communicating confidential and sensitive information.
  • Able to prioritize and work on multiple projects and tasks with frequent interruptions while maintaining flexibility and composure.
  • Self-starter, fast learner with a can-do spirit. Able to navigate aggressive deadlines and work independently as well as with a team.

 

We offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Excellent Health Insurance Package (medical, dental, vision) dramatically subsidized by the company
  • Short/long-term disability and life insurance plans 100% paid by company
  • 401K
  • Paid time off in addition to sick pay benefits and paid holidays
  • Free soda and popcorn in the office
  • FREE MOVIES and much more!

 

Harkins Theatres is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!

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System Administrator II

Harkins Theatres seeks a talented Systems Administrator II to join the Information Technology team at the Theatre Support Office in Scottsdale, AZ. The Systems Administrator II will design, implement, and support Harkins systems, data storage solutions, and other associated server infrastructure to ensure a stable and efficient computing environment. Install, configure, and manage domain services, Office 365, hypervisors, monitoring tools, patch management, system backups and other technology solutions as directed by your supervisor.


Responsibilities

  • Leads the systems administration team in maintaining server infrastructure, including physical servers, storage solutions, virtualization technologies, and cloud-based infrastructure.
  • Designs, recommends, and implements server infrastructure upgrades.
  • Designs and supports Active Directory services, organizational units, DNS records and group policies.
  • Designs and supports server operating systems, and third-party applications.
  • Performs server audits and health checks.
  • Responds to, troubleshoots and resolves IT helpdesk tickets and assists other team members in issue resolution.
  • Designs, implements, and maintains e-mail, SPAM and archive systems.
  • Designs, implements, performs and monitors backup and recovery procedures.
  • Designs, implements, and maintains patch management solutions.
  • Researches and recommends new technologies and systems to improve processes, efficiencies and security.
  • Must carry a smart phone and be available outside of regular work time to respond via email, text and voice for critical/emergency situations or for scheduled maintenance.
  • Leads the team in accommodating PCI Compliance requirements.
  • Provides technical guidance to the technical services team as needed.
  • Leads the administration and management of software and systems security as needed.
  • Remains up to date with industry knowledge, technology advancements and best practices.
  • Assists with placement and deployment of servers requiring lifting up to 50 pounds.

Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED and 4-7 years’ experience in system administration of Microsoft operating systems.
  • Training and mentoring experience.
  • Embraces Harkins inclusiveness and treats everyone with respect. Works well as part of a team and assumes the best intentions of everyone. Works collaboratively to achieve company goals.
  • Maintains a professional attitude and demeanor. Demonstrates unimpeachable integrity and accountability. Communicates professionally in all circumstances.
  • Guest service experience desired.
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Able to lift 25 to 50 pounds occasionally.
  • Able to read/write/speak English.
  • Able to focus with frequent interruptions and navigate aggressive deadlines.

We offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Excellent Health Insurance Package (medical, dental, vision) dramatically subsidized by the company
  • Short/long-term disability and life insurance plans 100% paid by company
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid time off in addition to sick pay benefits and paid holidays
  • Free soda and popcorn in the office
  • FREE MOVIES and much more!

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Harkins Theatres is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


If you're interested in joining our team you must be at least 16 years of age. 

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.