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CCTV Operator& Drone Pilot- The Gorge Amphitheater

Live Nation Entertainment

Job Summary:


Live Nation Entertainment is the world’s leading live entertainment company, comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, and Live Nation Media & Sponsorship. Ticketmaster is the global leader in event ticketing with over 500 million tickets sold annually and more than 12,000 clients worldwide.  Live Nation Concerts is the largest provider of live entertainment in the world promoting more than 40,000 shows and 100+ festivals annually for nearly 4,000 artists in over 40 countries. These businesses allow Live Nation Media & Sponsorship to create strategic music marketing programs that connect over 1,000 brands with the 98 million fans that attend Live Nation Entertainment events each year. For additional information, visit www.livenationentertainment.com


Live Nation’s Concerts Division is where tours are born, artists come to life, and fans get to experience the rush of live music. From our dozens of owned/operated Amphitheaters to our Global Touring team, from Ticketing and Venue Operations to Marketing and Sales... we foster a fun and upbeat work culture with no shortage of opportunities. With perks ranging from free concert tickets to dog-friendly offices, to progressive benefits like student loan reimbursement and adoption/fertility support... it’s no wonder we are certified as a Great Place to Work organization and one of People Magazine’s “50 Companies that Care”. We want everyone to feel like they belong and can thrive in our community, so we strive to help you achieve your career and personal goals. Live music is our passion and where we find our common ground. There has never been a better time to join Live Nation.  



Passionate and motivated. Driven, with an entrepreneurial spirit. Resourceful, innovative, forward thinking and committed. At Live Nation Entertainment, our people embrace these qualities, so if this sounds like you then please read on!   



The Gorge Amphitheater seeks a CCTV Operator & Drone pilot responsible for operating safety drone fleet, resource allocation, and communication during emergency incidents. Primary duties include monitoring and operating various video screens, operating flights of safety drones within FAA rules and exceptions and collaborating with venue and emergency personnel. The role requires efficient communication, technology utilization, and critical information gathering for effective emergency response. 




  • Work in conjunction with the venue management to ensure compliance with all policies and procedures that relate to local, state, and federal laws and regulations 

  • Work directly with venue management regarding issues that require the attention of medical, security, or law enforcement 

  • Monitor venue CCTV during all phases of event to ensure safety of all parties on-site 

  • Maintain a log of all incidents that are observed on CCTV or Drone flights during each event 

  • Investigates and resolves complaints via venue CCTV 

  • Monitors venue activity and informs department heads of potential deployment changes needed 

  • Observe visitors, patrons, and employees via CCTV to preserve order and protect property 

  • Operate professional surveillance drones and monitor drone cameras during all phases of event 

  • Already hold or be willing to complete the course leading to an FAA Part 107 certification 

  • Communicates pertinent information to the staff at preshow meetings 

  • Ability to work with a diverse group of co-workers and develop strong working relationships across all departments 

  • Receive emergency and non-emergency calls and record significant information 

  • Address problems and requests by transmitting information to the proper departments 

  • Prioritize radio calls according to urgency and importance 

  • This position is part-time, seasonal; requires evening and weekend availability 




  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred. 

  • At least 2 years of experience in a similar role preferred 

  • Strong strategic thinking and creative problem-solving skills 

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills 

  • Experience with CCTV software is strongly preferred 

  • Acute sense of judgment, tact and diplomacy 

  • A strong sense of teamwork and ability to execute programs 

  • Ability to use standard office equipment 

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 

  • Already hold or be willing to complete the course leading to an FAA Part 107 Drone Pilot Certification. 



We are passionate and committed to our people and go beyond the rhetoric of diversity and inclusion.  You will be working in an inclusive environment and be encouraged to bring your whole self to work.  We will do all that we can to help you successfully balance your work and homelife.  As a growing business we will encourage you to develop your professional and personal aspirations, enjoy new experiences, and learn from the talented people you will be working with.  It’s talent that matters to us and we encourage applications from people irrespective of their gender, race, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status or caring responsibilities. 

Live Nation strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of age (40 and over), ancestry, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), family and medical care leave or the denial of family and medical care leave, mental or physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), marital status, domestic partner status, medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, military and veteran status, political affiliation, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship, race, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, and gender expression, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law, rule, ordinance or regulation.   


We will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and the California Fair Chance Act and consistent with other similar and / or applicable laws in other areas. 


We also afford equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability. For this reason, Live Nation will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant  consistent with its legal obligations to do so, including reasonable accommodations related to pregnancy in accordance with applicable local, state and / or federal law. As part of its commitment to make reasonable accommodations, Live Nation also wishes to participate in a timely, good faith, interactive process with a disabled applicant to determine effective reasonable accommodations, if any, which can be made in response to a request for accommodations. Applicants are invited to identify reasonable accommodations that can be made to assist them to perform the essential functions of the position they seek. Any applicant who requires an accommodation in order to perform the essential functions of the job should contact a Human Resources Representative to request the opportunity to participate in a timely interactive process.  Live Nation will also provide reasonable religious accommodations on a case by case basis. 


The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. 

Live Nation recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. Live Nation may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms.


The expected compensation for this position in Washington is:

$20.00 USD - $25.00 Hourly

** Please note that the compensation information provided is a good faith estimate for this position only and is provided pursuant to the Washington Equal Pay and Opportunities Act.  It is estimated based upon what an individual working in this position in the state of Washington would be paid. It assumes that the candidate will be in Washington or perform the position from Washington. Similar positions located outside of Washington will not necessarily receive the same compensation. Live Nation takes into consideration a candidate’s education, training, and experience, as well as the position’s work location, expected quality and quantity of work, required travel (if any), external market and internal value, including seniority and merit systems, and internal pay alignment when determining the salary level for potential new employees. In compliance with the Washington Law, a potential new employee’s salary history will not be used in compensation decisions.