Utility Porter

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Utility Porter


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Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA) serves three primary roles: it is the world’s leading presenter of superb artistic programming, is a national leader in arts education and community relations, and functions as the manager of the Lincoln Center campus, which is home to 11 separate resident organizations. LCPA presents over 350 performances annually throughout our different performance series.

In addition, LCPA supports an array of programs for Lincoln Center Education including its community and family programming. Further, LCPA supports initiatives related to events at the David Rubenstein Atrium, LC Kids, as well as numerous key institutional initiatives and projects.

Lincoln Center is a sixteen-acre campus open to the public and operational on a 24×7, 365-day basis. Utility Porters are scheduled to work 8 hour shifts and may work at any time of the day or night, and any day within the week. Specific responsibilities include:


  • General cleaning activities in indoors and outdoor public spaces, surfaces, and walls
  • Buffing and polishing of floors, shampooing carpets, and power washing
  • Maintain cleanliness of restrooms and office spaces
  • Replenish supplies in restrooms, and ensure that any low stock situations within the inventory are communicated
  • Removes trash by emptying trash containers; transporting trash to disposal area and replacing trash liners
  • Move heavy furniture, set up and break down of tables and chairs
  • Operate commercial floor cleaning equipment


  • Shovel snow with hand shovel (during winter season)
  • Operate snow remove equipment
  • Lift and place carpets on floors during rain


  • Stand on feet for extended periods of time during shift
  • Lift at least 50 pounds


  • Strong customer service skills and ability to be a strong team player
  • Driver’s license a plus

The position is full-time (40 hours per week) and is scheduled on a swing shift, with fluctuating work hours. Weekend work is a requirement. Voluntary overtime is available, with occasional mandatory overtime to support operational needs.

The position is a union-represented role and employees are required to join the Local 32BJ union within 30 days of employment. Employees are eligible for benefits following 90 days of employment.

What is Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts?

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA) is the world’s leading performing arts center in the heart of New York City. In these times of heightened anxiety and vigilance, we are holding on to the important role the arts play in our lives: they nourish our hearts and minds, teach us valuable lessons and critical skills, and help us create community. We are resolved not to lose sight of what connects us, and we hope you will consider joining our talented, diverse team.

We are:

1. The manager of the Lincoln Center Campus.

  • We are part of 16 acres of activity and one of eleven amazing resident organizations

2. A leading Arts Presenter.

  • We curate a number of series showcasing music, dance, and theater

3. An Education Hub.

  • We have reached 20 million students, educators, principals, and community members

Who are our people?

Lincoln Center is a diverse team of dreamers, collaborators, and entrepreneurs who use unique platforms in the heart of New York City and beyond to advocate for the transformative impact of artistic experiences.

Lincoln Center People imagine and create in concert with this mission by founding President John D. Rockefeller III – “The arts are not for the privileged few, but for the many. Their place is not on the periphery of daily life, but at its center.”

Lincoln Center welcomes applicants from all sectors who agilely solve problems, show up as they are, and can’t stop innovating.

What’s the news?


Who is our President and CEO?

Henry Timms is the co-founder of #GivingTuesday and the co-author of New Power.

Join us!

It is the policy of Lincoln Center to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, marital or civil partnership/union status, familial or caregiver status, alienage or citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, military or veteran status, genetic information, predisposition, or carrier status, unemployment status, domestic violence, sexual violence, or stalking victim status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. LCPA is committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, customer focus, and innovation.

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