2017 Kicker Country Stampede Employment


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Country Stampede hires several hundred applicants to put on the country music festival every June! We have a variety of positions available to choose from that offer the opportunity to make a little extra summer cash all while enjoying a fun atmosphere! Employees of the Country Stampede also get to enjoy the concerts when they are not working. All available job opportunities are listed below.


Job Descriptions

Event Ticket Sales

Typically filled by returning ticket sales employees

Event Ticket Sales employees sell festival tickets at the two entrance gates. Applicants will possess advanced Customer Service skills, be extremely accurate and of the highest integrity. Experience with credit card machines, computers, and cashiering are preferred.

Shifts

Shifts begin one hour before gates open until one hour after the last act begins.

Parking Cashier

Employees sell general admission parking tickets. Cash handling skills needed for this task. Employees review parking passes on entering cars. Employee must be able to stand for long periods of time and will work in the sun and heat.

Shifts

  • Thursday
    1st shift: 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    2nd shift: 2:30 p.m. to Close
  • Friday/Saturday/Sunday
    1st shift: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    2nd shift: 2:30 p.m. to Close
Starting Pay

$7.50 per hour

Campground Security

Campground security will need to fulfill a total of 60 positions which will consist of 10 supervisors and 50 security personnel. Security personnel will be responsible for providing the presence at all gates in which they will make sure all who wish to enter have the correct wrist band, provide accurate information to our customers in order to promote a more enjoyable visit, enforce all safety rules and regulations with professional attitudes, and be responsible and take care of all stampede equipment. Security personnel report to security supervisors. Supervisors will be responsible to make sure  their assigned personnel come in 30 minutes before shift change to receive their assigned colors and any other important information or changes for the day and are at their assigned positions on time, provide water/Gatorade at all gates and correlate the transfer of personnel for meal break, and coordinate with supervisors of next shift of any problems or procedure changes. Supervisors report to security leads.

Shifts

  • First Shift: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Second Shift: 4 p.m. to Midnight
  • Third Shift: Midnight to 8 a.m.
Starting Pay

$7.45 per hour

Festival Security

Festival Security guards monitor and patrol assigned areas within festival grounds to minimize opportunities for theft, destruction of property, acts of violence or other illegal activities. They observe festival patrons to ensure they are abiding by the festival rules and regulations and provide crowd management as patrons enter, move within and exit the festival grounds. Festival Security guards are not required to or expected to take physical control of any patron but are allowed to use whatever force is reasonable and necessary to protect themselves or others from physical harm. Festival Security guards are expected to maintain positive patron relations at all times and work to resolve conflicts encountered at the lowest level possible. Festival Security guards monitor festival grounds for possible safety hazards and initiate requisite steps to resolve those hazards encountered. When required, Festival Security guards are expected to document incidents they witness or are involved in at the direction of a supervisor.

Festival Security Supervisor

Festival Security Supervisors, in addition to the duties required of a Festival Security guard, are expected to recruit, hire and schedule the requisite number of guards needed to properly monitor the area they are assigned. Festival Security Supervisors monitor the guards under their command to insure they perform all duties assigned. When required, Festival Security Supervisors are expected to document any performance issues that arise involving those under their command. Festival Security Supervisors will monitor the well-being of those Festival Security guards assigned to them and document their hours worked.

Festival Security Lead

Festival Security Leads monitor the Festivals Security Supervisors and insure they are performing their duties as assigned. Festival Security Leads have the authority to act on behalf of the Festival Security Manager and make decisions regarding the appropriate actions to take involving incidents related to the security and safety of festival patrons.

Shifts

  • Thursday
    Festival Gates: 8:00 am to Midnight
    Festival Vendor Gate: 8:00 am to Midnight
    All other positions: 3:00 pm to Midnight
  • Friday-Saturday
    Day Shift
    Festival Gates: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Festival Vendor Gate: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    All other positions: 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

    Night Shift
    All Positions: 5 p.m. to Midnight
  • Sunday
    Day Shift
    Festival Gates: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Festival Vendor Gate: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    All other positions: 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

    Night Shift
    All Positions: 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Starting Pay

$7.45 per hour

Backstage Security
(These are typically filled by returning backstage security employees)

Backstage security guards are responsible for verifying all credentials for anyone in the backstage area. They are responsible for securing the entrances and exits to ensure there is no unauthorized access into the backstage area.

Important: The majority of backstage security positions are typically filled by returning backstage security employees. If you have not worked backstage security before but are still interested, feel free to apply for this position just please be aware that most positions are filled by the returning employees.

Shifts

**Shift times will vary for backstage security. Please ask you supervisor when he/she contacts you.**

Starting Pay

$7.75 per hour

Gates

Work at gates where patrons enter the festival grounds. When patrons enter the gates, your responsibility is to greet them with a "Welcome to Country Stampede!" and check their baggage for liquids, food, or weapons. You then scan their paperwork and put the appropriate band on them. Ticket takers are to dress appropriately with good shoes. No sandals and no short shorts. No smoking at the gate and no Country Stampede shirts are to be worn in festival grounds.

Shifts

  • Thursday
    3 p.m. - Close
  • Friday thru Sunday
    12 pm – 6 p.m.
    5:30 pm - Close
Starting Pay

$7.25 per hour

Gates

Work at gates where patrons enter the festival grounds. When patrons enter the gates, your responsibility is to greet them with a "Welcome to Country Stampede!" and check their baggage for liquids, food, or weapons. You then scan their paperwork and put the appropriate band on them. Ticket takers are to dress appropriately with good shoes. No sandals and no short shorts. No smoking at the gate and no Country Stampede shirts are to be worn in festival grounds.

Shifts

  • Thursday
    3 p.m. - Close
  • Friday thru Saturdayy
    12 pm – 6 p.m.
    5:30 pm - Close
Starting Pay

$7.45 per hour

Camp Check-In

Greet patrons in their vehicles as they arrive to camp. Check credentials, scan them, and place the correct wristbands on each patron and the correct stickers on vehicles. Scan tickets of walk-ups and place the correct wristband on them. Several employees will act as cashiers, and some will act as traffic control directing vehicles into the correct lanes.

Shifts

  • General
    8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    4 p.m. to Midnight

Camping Check-In shifts begin Sunday, June 22 with the majority of shifts being filled for Tuesday evening through Saturday morning

Starting Pay

$7.45 per hour

Frequently Asked Questions