Join Our Team!

The Ford Idaho Center, managed by Spectra, is a leader in sports, entertainment and venue management. We are dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization.

We value a customer-first, team player, mentality in an exciting, fast-paced work environment. Together we transform events into great experiences through creative entrepreneurship, innovative techniques and best-in-class service that touch every aspect of the live event experience. Through our expansive scope of integrated services and marketing expertise, we provide our partners with the best resources to generate revenue and drive the bottom line.

Spectra

The Ford Idaho Center is a proud partner of Spectra. Spectra is the expert in hosting and entertainment, partnering with over 300 clients at 400 global properties to create memorable experiences for millions of visitors every year. Spectra’s expertise is embodied within three divisions: Venue Management, Food Services & Hospitality, and Ticketing & Fan Engagement. Learn more at SpectraExperiences.com.

Open Positions

Thank you for your interest in Spectra/Ford Idaho Center.

We accept applications and resumes for posted positions only.

Box Office Attendant

Under supervision of Box Office Manager, the Box Office Attendant (Part time) is responsible for ticket sales and customer service for all ticketed events at the Ford Idaho Center.

Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization. Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories.  Apply HERE

Responsibilities:

Know and understand the operations of the Paciolan ticketing system

  • Familiarize yourself with each event (ticket prices, discounts, restrictions, reserved or general admission seating, etc.)
  • Know and understand seating charts and configurations of the Ford Idaho Center
  • Perform transactions for all events on the ticketing system with efficiency and accuracy
  • Collect proper currency or credit card amount for purchase of ticket(s) as well as give back proper number of tickets and correct change
  • Communicate and satisfy patrons with world class customer service
  • Operate phone and address call in patrons’ requests for information
  • Reconcile all monies received from ticket sales
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Additional duties may be assigned by Box Office Manager

Qualifications:

  • Ability to multitask in a fast‐paced environment
  • Familiarity with Windows based computers
  • Possess excellent customerservice skills
  • Experience working with the public and cash
  • Ability to work independently and as a productive member of a team
  • Capable of working a flexible schedule and extended hours, including but not limited to working early mornings, nights, weekends and holidaysin addition to traditional business hours
  • Must be able to work in a loud noise environment
  • Must be over 18 years or older
  • Strong verbal communication skillsin the English language (Spanish is a plus)
  • Proven ability to work well with all levels of management
  • Strong analytical and problem‐solving skills

Spectra is an equal opportunity employer and our employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, handicap, marital status, or any other status or condition protected by Federal and/or State laws, except where bona fide occupational qualifications apply.

Apply HERE

Guest Services Attendant

A Guest Service Attendant is an on-call, per event employee who will act as primary provider of direct service to guests as they are entertained at the Ford Idaho Center.  They are responsible for providing a safe environment for our guests and ensuring all service needs are met.  Guest Service Attendants will work in positions as needed including; usher, ticket taker, suite staff and door guards.

Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization.  Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories.  

Responsibilities:

  • Provide exceptional customer service and assistance to all guests
  • Greet and scan tickets as guests enter the building
  • Greet and usher guests to their seats.
  • Provide directional assistance to guests throughout facility
  • Control and monitor all access to all restricted areas for events
  • Provide a safe and secure environment for the Ford Idaho Center
  • Report actual/suspected violations of FIC policies, procedures, rules or regulations to your supervisor.
  • Complete an incident report on a timely basis, as required
  • Ensure emergency exits are clear at all times, and assist guests with special needs exit safely
  • Act as a member of the emergency evacuation team by directing guests to emergency exits
  • Move around to various positions/locations as event needs
  • Hand out materials to guests as needed for events
  • Follow all event procedures and safety standards
  • Provide excellent customer service assistance to all clients
  • All other duties assigned by Guest Services Manager or Supervisor

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must have a demonstrated ability to function in a fast paced, high-pressure environment
  • Customer service experience and exceptional customer service, communication skills.
  • Comfortable working with the public with an outgoing and friendly personality
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in the English language
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of team, remaining flexible in your role
  • Ability to work flexible schedule including long hours, nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to work minimum of 1 Event per Month at the Ford Idaho Center.

 

INTELLECTUAL/SOCIAL, PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The intellectual/social, physical demands, and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Intellectual/Social demands:

  • While performing duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to multi-task under time limits and in high pressure situations.  Position requires frequent attention to details and accuracy of specified standards including: following simple to complex (more than 3 steps) instructions, and concentration which frequently extends beyond 30 minutes at a time.  This position requires constant use of interpersonal skills with internal and external clients including: greeting, directing clients verbally and with visual cues towards various building locations. Position also requires being able to recognize and resolve conflicts, by being able to openly communicate with clients and determine optimal solution to their concern.  Employee must frequently work both independently and as part of a team.   

Physical demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will frequently move about various areas of the buildings in the course of directing or escorting customers to their seats. 
  • Employee must frequently communicate in-person and via in-house radios with supervisors to exchange information.
  • Employee may stand in one location for extended periods of time.
  • Employee may occasionally be required due to business demands and event operations to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. 

Work environment:

  • The duties of this position are performed primarily indoors.  Constant exposure to a moderate loud environment and frequently to constantly communicating with guests in a loud environment.  Frequent to constant exposure to crowded workspaces and crowded events with thousands of guests in attendance.  The employee is occasionally exposed to weather conditions by entrances prevalent at the time of events, jackets are provided.

Spectra is an equal opportunity employer and our employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, handicap, marital status, or any other status or condition protected by Federal and/or State laws, except where bona fide occupational qualifications apply.

Apply HERE.  For additional questions contact Logan.yost@spectraxp.com.

Operations Coordinator

The Operations Coordinator oversees the areas of housekeeping, grounds maintenance, room sets and Horse Park services of the Ford Idaho Center. The Operations Coordinator must be able to lead crews (5+) in housekeeping and set ups; responsible for daily check lists and labor allocation sheets.

Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization.  Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories.  Apply HERE

Responsibilities:

  • Leads teams of 5+ in housekeeping and set ups
  • Trains and motivates part time staff and temp staff in daily activities
  • Responsible for thorough execution of daily check lists
  • Promptly reports any concerns or personnel issues to Operations Management
  • Verifies and reports information from daily cleaning checklists throughout facility
  • Responsible for filling out and verifying quality room sets and other event paperwork
  • Operates an assortment of equipment including: forklifts, pallet jacks, buffers/burnishers, rider sweepers/scrubbers, walk behind scrubbers, blowers, vacuums, snow removal equipment and others as needed.
  • Handle folding chairs, stacking chairs, tables of various shapes and sizes, drapery and skirting
  • Responsible for safe use of various supplies including a variety of cleaning chemicals, mops, brooms, shovels and scrapers in completion daily tasks
  • Responsible for accurately completing room sets
  • Responsible for assisting Horse Park sets and respective stall cleanings and stall preparations
  • Direct housekeeping, set up crews, and temporary staff during events
  • Provide excellent customer service assistance to internal and external clients
  • Maintain a customer first mentality

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent required
  • Must have a demonstrated ability to function in a fast paced, high-pressure environment
  • Ability to read and accurately interpret event resumes for room sets
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at one time and meet deadlines
  • Experience in public facility strongly preferred
  • Familiarity with OSHA requirements
  • Demonstrated experience in handling multiple tasks at one time and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability and proficiency with various event sets
  • Must have demonstrated ability to lead large teams of 5+ employees with minimal direction
  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in the English language, both orally and in writing
  • Possession of or ability to obtain a valid driver’s license highly desirable
  • Demonstrated self-starter
  • Must have open availability to work long hours including nights, weekends and holidays.

Spectra is an equal opportunity employer and our employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, handicap, marital status, or any other status or condition protected by Federal and/or State laws, except where bona fide occupational qualifications apply.  

Apply HERE

Overnight Security Attendant

An Overnight Security Attendant is a part - time employee who will act as primary security of all assets at the Ford Idaho Center. They are responsible for providing a safe environment for our guests and ensuring all buildings are secure.

This position is based at our Ford Idaho Center. The Ford Idaho Center features a variety of flexible spaces to host events of all types and sizes. The Ford Idaho Center is a unique combination of three venues under one complex: Ford Idaho Center Arena, Ford Idaho Sports Center, and Ford Idaho Horse Park. The complex is flexible to meet the needs of events of all types and sizes. It is well-suited for conventions, meetings, tradeshows, sporting, social and entertainment events.  Apply HERE

Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization. Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories. 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide exceptional customer service and assistance to all guests
  • Greet all guests at the gate to assure they are properly credentialed and are to be there.
  • Prevent unauthorized people and prohibited property from entering the facility and or property;
  • Respond to alarms, emergencies and other incidents as needed to preserve life and protect property;
  • Greet and assist Drive Buys requiring access to horse stalls and RV spots.
  • Do a nightly stall check during large scale horse events
  • Keep and maintain a cashbox at the beginning and end of a shift.
  • Provide directional assistance to guests throughout the complex
  • Control and monitor all access to all restricted areas
  • Provide a safe and secure environment for the Ford Idaho Center
  • Report actual/suspected violations of FIC policies, procedures, rules or regulations to your supervisor.
  • Complete an incident report on a timely basis, as required Maintain various electronic records;
  • Operate CCTV cameras, vehicle gates, fire alarm panels and other life safety equipment;
  • Act as a member of the emergency evacuation team by directing guests to emergency exits as needed
  • Conduct exterior patrols to detect hazards and suspicious activity;
  • Conduct interior patrols to detect hazards and suspicious activity;
  • Hand out materials to guests as needed for events including parking passes.
  • Follow all event procedures and safety standards
  • Provide excellent customer service assistance to all clients
  • All other duties assigned by Security Manager or Supervisor

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Must have a demonstrated ability to function in a fast paced, high-pressure environment
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License
  • Must be able to operate a motorized vehicle
  • Customer service experience and exceptional customer service, communication skills.
  • Comfortable working with the public with an outgoing and friendly personality
  • Comfortable with the potential of working around animals such as horses
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in the English language
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of team, remaining flexible in your role
  • Ability to work flexible schedule including long hours, nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to work the majority of Arena events at the Ford Idaho Center.

Intellectual/social, Physical Demands And Work Environment

The intellectual/social, physical demands, and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Spectra is an equal opportunity employer and our employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, handicap, marital status, or any other status or condition protected by Federal and/or State laws, except where bona fide occupational qualifications apply.

Apply HERE.  For additional questions contact Logan.yost@spectraxp.com.

Parking Supervisor

Parking Supervisor is an on-call, per event employee who directs customers in and around the Ford Idaho Center parking lots during events.

This position is based at our Ford Idaho Center location. The Ford Idaho Center features a variety of flexible spaces to host events of all types and sizes. The Ford Idaho Center is a unique combination of three venues under one complex: Ford Idaho Center Arena, Ford Idaho Sports Center, and Ford Idaho Horse Park. The complex is flexible to meet the needs of events of all types and sizes. It is well-suited for conventions, meetings, tradeshows, sporting, social and entertainment events.  Apply HERE

Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment, and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization.  Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories.  

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise parking attendants in a variety of parking locations and positions
  • Greet and direct customers entering parking lots
  • Communicate parking and event information to the public
  • Selling/taking parking tickets
  • Count back correct change as needed
  • Ability to use a mobile device to take card payments on site
  • Park cars quickly and efficiently
  • Monitor lot during events, immediately contacting Security Manager as issues arise
  • Provide positive and friendly experience to all customers
  • Set up signs, parking cones, and stations prior to each event
  • Identify and problem solve parking issues; prevent when possible
  • Provide excellent customer service assistance to internal and external clients
  • Report to the Security Manager for any other duties asked to perform for each event.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent preferred
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of team
  • Must have a demonstrated ability to function in a fast paced, high-pressure environment
  • Must have the ability to work flexible schedule including long hours, nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in the English language
  • Must be comfortable working with the public
  • Requires strong interpersonal and communications skills

The intellectual/social, physical demands, and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Spectra is an equal opportunity employer and our employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, handicap, marital status, or any other status or condition protected by Federal and/or State laws, except where bona fide occupational qualifications apply.

Apply HERE.  For additional questions contact Logan.yost@spectraxp.com.

Administrative Assistant - NAMPA CIVIC CENTER

Administrative Assistant is a part time hourly, employee who represents the Nampa Civic Center as initial contact for prospective clients and the general public both on the phone and in person. Administrative Assistant will also assist guests with event information and or route necessary calls to appropriate personnel.

Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization.  Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories.  Apply HERE

Responsibilities:

  • Answer incoming calls to the Nampa Civic Center
  • Assist with guest or clients with general questions.
  • Create Event Summary packet for Director.
  • Daily process incoming mail: sort, open and distribute to various departments.
  • Promptly and accurately log all incoming checks.
  • Manage lost and found.
  • Coordinating all vending machine needs and office orders.
  • Office Maintenance; making copies, keeping work area and office clean.
  • Assist walk in customers with ticket sales.
  • Create event folders and signage.
  • Collect, distribute and log employment applications.
  • Maintain master data sheet binder.
  • Perform filing or other office related work including but not limited to new-hire paperwork
  • Assist with scheduling and contract work for the Director.
  • Assist with Event Coordinator duties; including small events, City events, and repeat clients,
  • Assist finance with AR and AP
  • Provide excellent customer service assistance to internal and external clients.
  • Exemplify the GREAT philosophies

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma/GED or equivalent preferred
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, fast paced environment
  • Ability to work flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays as events require
  • Ability to multi task while maintaining strong attention to details
  • Exceptional customer service skills—outgoing and friendly personality required
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in the English language, both orally and in writing
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook. And Publisher

Spectra is an equal opportunity employer and our employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, handicap, marital status, or any other status or condition protected by Federal and/or State laws, except where bona fide occupational qualifications apply.  

Apply HERE

Staff Accountant - NAMPA CIVIC CENTER

The role of the Staff Accountant  for the NAMPA CIVIC CENTER is to monitor, control, and audit all financial transactions, and to perform a full range of professional accounting duties involved in fiscal management, record keeping, reporting and financial analysis of the facility. 

Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization.  Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories.  Apply HERE

Responsibilities:

  • Process and prepare accounts payable invoices.
  • Verify & post entries to general ledger accounts; run trial balances
  • Detail processing for accounts receivable and collection calls for outstanding payments.
  • Process Box Office ticket reports and record transactions.
  • Assist with month end closing procedures.
  • Prepares select event settlements and sales journals.
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts.
  • Handle payroll processing and onsite Human Resource functions.
  • Prepare audit work papers and perform analysis of accounts.
  • Perform analysis of accounting records; prepare event profitability statements.
  • Prepare sales statements.
  • Assist with employee record maintenance.
  • Perform related professional accounting work in support of accounting functions.
  • Apply Federal, State, and local laws and regulations pertaining to accounting and auditing work.
  • Examine and verify a variety of financial documents and reports.
  • Prepare a variety of financial statements, reports, and analyses.
  • Operate a ten-key calculator by touch at a speed necessary for successful job performance.
  • Operate a computer to perform accounting functions.

Qualifications:

  • One year of professional accounting experience preferably including some supervisory experience. Some experience in building management industry preferred but not required
  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in accounting, finance, business administration or a closely related field.
  • Must be accurate and efficient with ability to meet deadlines
  • Capable of working with all levels of management
  • Knowledge of Sage 100 preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, and Outlook required

Spectra is an equal opportunity employer and our employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, handicap, marital status, or any other status or condition protected by Federal and/or State laws, except where bona fide occupational qualifications apply.  

Apply HERE