Website Cinemark

Job Description

Headquartered in Plano, TX, Cinemark Holdings, Inc. is a leader in the motion picture exhibition industry with 500+ theatres in the U.S. and Latin America.

Join Our Team!

Do you enjoy working together as a team to accomplish major goals? Join Cinemark to utilize and expand your skills! We are dedicated to making the movie experience memorable, “One Guest at a time.” Our world class talent creates a warm and friendly culture through shared values.

What We Can Offer You:

Every team member deserves the star treatment! Each career comes with a variety of benefits for both hourly and salaried team members. *Benefits may vary by career category, see career listing for exact details*

Employee Discount


Growth Opportunities

Education Assistance

Health Benefits

Parental Leave

Paid Time Off

Pet Insurance

What is a Concessionist?

A Concessionist is primarily responsible to create a welcoming environment for customers. They sell soft drinks, packaged and/or bulk candies, popcorn, hot dogs, ice cream, coffee, and other food items to theatre patrons. This individual operates, maintains, stocks, and cleans the concession stand and/or restaurant. The Concession or Restaurant Worker may be asked to cross-train and work as a Box Office Cashier or Usher, as staffing needs require. As a result, Employees must also be able to perform the essential job functions of those positions.

Some locations are equipped for alcohol sales. There are additional requirements for Employees who work with alcohol. Employees who work with alcohol may be in positions such as Bartender or Server.

A Day in the Life of a Concessionist:

Greets customers and visitors

Uses suggestive selling techniques

Provides fast and friendly service; The average transaction time should be no more than 60 seconds

Rings up the sale on a computer terminal, accepts payment, and makes change

Responsible for cash balance and inventory balance

Prepares food (popcorn, hot dogs, nachos, pretzels, sandwiches, light entrees, desserts, etc.)

Properly operates cooking, warming, and popping equipment

Stocks concession and restaurant supplies

Cleans concession area, lane dividers and equipment thoroughly multiple times throughout the shift.

Sanitizes areas anywhere food product is served, stored or present every hour (food service areas, kitchens/sculleries, beverage stations, condiment/butter areas.

Wipes down door handles, faucets, counters, card readers, terminals, counterfeit detectors and any non-food surface areas that are highly touched by a Guest or Team Member

Keep an eye out for safety or security issues (trip hazards, lighting, suspicious persons, etc.) and reports to management.

Consistently ensures and promotes adherence of proper social distancing guidelines.

Properly utilizes Personal Protective Equipment while completing position specific tasks.

Ability to adapt to the frequency and scope of required cleaning tasks.

Watches for safety or security issues (trip hazards, lighting, suspicious persons, etc.) and reports to management

Performs other work-related duties as assigned

Checks the identification and verifies the legal age for purchase of alcoholic beverages

Verifies all necessary film ticketing restrictions have been met (where applicable) and places the appropriate stamped wristband on the Customer

Prepares, pours, and delivers alcoholic beverages to Customers

Understands and complies with state liquor laws and Cinemark policies with regard to alcohol service

Notifies management of impaired customers, and does not serve them alcoholic beverages

What You Will Need to Have:

Availability to work flexible shifts which include evening hours, weekends, and holidays

Requires regular and consistent attendance

Ability to communicate with all ages, genders, and personalities

Ability to effectively and regularly converse in and comprehend in English

Ability to stand for extended periods of time, and to be able to move quickly as the bulk of concession sales occur in the fifteen minutes before the start of a movie

Requires the ability to occasionally lift and clean popcorn kettles, warmers, butter machines, hot dog and other food preparation equipment, and soft drink equipment

Ability to move, carry, push and pull heavy bulk food products and containers from remote or separate storage areas. Sometimes this must be done quickly in order to keep shelves stocked

Requires the ability to reach at different levels

Must be able to speak clearly

Be able to hear or lip read adequately

Have the manual dexterity to handle a variety of food products without spilling the contents, while accepting payment or making change

Ability to obtain a health card or food handlers permit is essential (where required)

Employees who work with alcohol are required to complete a Safe Alcohol Service training program

Must be at least 16 years of age

Strong verbal and interpersonal skills

Accurate cash handling and math skills

Must be at least 21 years of age (for alcohol service)

Must complete a Safe Alcohol Service training program (for alcohol service)

What Physical and Environmental Requirements You Will Need to Have:

Frequent bending, kneeling, and lifting up to 50 lbs.

Frequent standing, walking and reaching around the theater.

Noise level may be moderate to high at times.

Be able to work in a standing position for extended periods of time.