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Entertainment Operations Manager

Date: Jun 18, 2022

Location: Burbank, California, United States

Company: Herc Rentals

Req #: 45272

Herc Rentals Inc. is a premier, full-service equipment rental firm – providing our customers the equipment, services and solutions they need to achieve optimal performance safely, efficiently and effectively. A pioneer of the equipment rental industry, Herc Rentals continues to evolve and grow through technological innovations, expanded product offerings and value-added services and consultative solutions to support its customers’ projects. 


With more than 55 years of equipment rental expertise, approximately 5,600 employees and approximately 312 company-operated locations across North America, Herc Rentals serves a broad range of end markets, including construction; industrial operations, refineries and petrochemical operations; governmental entities and contractors; disaster recovery and remediation; infrastructure; railroad operations; utilities; film, television, live entertainment and special event production; agricultural operations; and facilities management..



Short Description

The HES Operations Manager leads in the management and direction of the HES Event Reps to ensure positive revenue generation, providing the highest standard of customer service and continued excellence in productivity. The Operations Manager identifies areas of improving its competitive position as well as maximizing the profitability of the work location. This is an excellent opportunity for motivated self-starters who want to enhance their skills with a company whose reputation speaks for itself.


Profit and loss reporting and budgetary planning

Operational reviews and processes

Developing and maintaining relationships with customers

Employee relations and maintaining appropriate staffing levels

Fleet management

Developing, implementing and training staff on safety plans

Maintaining federal compliance with OSHA regulations and DOT standards

Conducting audits

Travel between HES locations and Herc Locations

Billing and collections

Project management

Specific HES training for Herc locations


    Professional Experience

    3 to 5 years of entertainment industry experience

    Educational Background

    Conditions of Employment

    Problem analysis and problem resolution at both a strategic and functional level
    Leadership abilities - demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others
    Management - ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and people
    Change management and organizational development experience is a preference
    Sales, financial and employee development acumen. Previous experience working with Profit and loss statements


    • Strong Customer Orientation
    • Employee training and development
    • Good judgment and strong decision making skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • A strong team player, experience with high performance teams
    • Commitment to company values
    • Computer competence
    • Ability to travel


    Our long-term strategy underscores the understanding that our success depends on the dedication and capability of our team members. We are focused on attracting, retaining and empowering talented and dedicated people to build the best team in the equipment rental industry. We also seek to build a team that reflects the variety of people, cultures and communities we interact with every day and to create an inclusive, productive environment in which all team members feel valued and respected.


    Herc Rentals provides an excellent compensation and benefits package, which includes a competitive salary, retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive medical, dental, vision care, life insurance coverage, paid vacation and holidays. 


    Herc does not discriminate in employment based on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, political affiliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.

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