March 31, 2017 - Atlanta - Mercedes Benz Stadium, future home of the Atlanta Falcons, sits next to the Georgia Dome. Aerial photos shot March 31, 2017. BOB ANDRES /BANDRES@AJC.COM
Photo: Bob Andres/bandres@ajc.com
Photo: Bob Andres/bandres@ajc.com

How to get a job at the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium

When the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium opens later in 2017, around 4,700 employees will be needed to do everything from showing guests to their seats to providing security to processing cash transactions.

If you'd like to work with Atlanta FalconsAtlanta United FC and college football games as a backdrop, apply for a job at the stadium.

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Here's what you need to know:

Which jobs are open

Positions at the stadium include those in ticket services, housekeeping and security, as well as event hosts, cash room employees and audio-visual team members. In addition to major sporting events, employees are also needed to cover special events such as graduations.

Levy Restaurants, which is Mercedes-Benz Stadium's concession partner, also has culinary positions such as sous chef available.

How to apply

Check Mercedes-Benz Stadium's website for job openings and click on the position you'd like to apply for. Fill out an online application through the site, or choose the option to apply through LinkedIn to have some of your information from that site used.

To apply for Levy Restaurants jobs at the new stadium, search for open jobs at the company's website by narrowing your search to Georgia openings.

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What they're looking for

Qualifications vary by the position you're applying for, but in general, Mercedes-Benz Stadium is looking for employees who are happy, outgoing and are passionate about helping others. You should enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and as part of a team. Employees will also need to be available for 44 out of 55 major events held at the stadium per year.

What perks are available

Stadium employees receive some pretty cool perks, including the following:

  • Interactions with players, coaches and celebrities
  • A break room with free refreshments
  • Team member appreciation events
  • Discounts on food and merchandise
  • Complimentary tour passes
  • A recognition program with food, prizes and rewards

How to get more help

If you need help with applying for a stadium job, a recruitment team will be available from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. every Tuesday through June 13 at the Career Action Center. You'll find it in Building C of the Georgia World Congress Center, and parking is available in the Gold Deck off of Northside Drive.

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