Cinemark Job Application & Career Guide | Job Application Review

Cinemark ApplicationCinemark is the third largest cinema chain in the U.S., with a total of 334 movie theaters in as many as 41 American states, as of June 2015. The company owns 503 movie theaters and a whopping 5,720 screens in total, located in the U.S. and Latin America, where they have 169 Cinemark locations in 14 countries.

If this sounds like the conditions you expect from your ideal cinema theater and if you think you are able to provide such a standard of service, then send in your Cinemark application today for a job at the movies. This article will show yu how to do just that as well as how to ace your interview.

If you are in need of more inspiration, check out our Job Application Guide for Regal Cinemas.

Cinemark Employment Opportunities – Overview

There are opportunities for Cinemark employment in the Theater Sector, the Theater Management Sector, the Home Office and also a few miscellaneous positions with the company.

The Theater Sector includes the following Cinemark careers:

  • Usher
  • Restaurant Associate
  • Maintenance Associate
  • Cashier
  • Concession Worker
  • Assistant Manager

The positions listed as miscellaneous include Cinemark jobs for TechniciansCall Center Support Representatives or Food and Beverage Managers.

 

Cinemark Theater Employees

Cinemark Theater Employees

Cinemark Application Process

The Cinemark application process includes two ways of submitting your job application form, depending on the sector you are applying to. You can either print out a standard Cinemark Jobs and Employment Form that you can take in personally at the Cinemark locations you would be interested in working or you can apply through the Cinemark application portal.

Whether you find it more convenient to submit your application online or in person, the first step you need to take is to go the Cinemark website and then to the official Cinemark Careers page.

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Cinemark Application – Screenshot 1

Click on the sector you would like to apply to, TheatersTheater ManagementHome OfficeMiscellaneous, so that you can find out more about the specific application process of the sector you are interested in.

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Cinemark Application – Screenshot 2

If you want to apply to the Theaters Sector, the Cinemark application process gives you the options of downloading the Cinemark Jobs and Employment Form or submitting your Cinemark online application through the Cinemark Careers Portal.

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Cinemark Application – Screenshot 3

If you choose to apply via the Cinemark application portal, you need to bear in mind that is does not include all of the Cinemark jobs, but only some limited to a set of locations. Furthermore, with the portal you are only allowed to apply for one Cinemark job, in one Cinemark theater, every 180 days, so make sure to check the application status for your Cinemark job application.

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Cinemark Application – Screenshot 4

In the event that you do not find the Cinemark theaters locations that you are interested in included in the list from the Cinemark application portal, it does not mean that there are no available positions at that location.

Therefore, taking the time to submit your Cinemark job application in person at the theater might prove to be more efficient in this case.

The standard Cinemark job application form can be used to apply to jobs at any of the company’s theater formats, Cinemark, Century Theaters, CineArts, Tinseltown or Rave Cinema.

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Cinemark Application – Screenshot 5

You will need to provide your personal and contact information and then to answer a series of specific questions regarding past applications/ careers you might have had with Cinemark, whether or not you have a driver’s license, your current and past employment status and your availability.

Then, you need to put in information about your education and your employment history. At the end there is a section where you can include any other experience that you might have that is relevant to the Cinemark career you are applying for.

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Cinemark Application – Screenshot 6

If you choose to apply for a Cinemark job in the Theater Management sector, you need to go the official Cinemark Careers page and then to the Cinemark Employment in Theater Management page.

There you will be presented with a description of the Cinemark Career, as well as with certain guidelines that you need to follow during the Cinemark job application process.

For instance, you will have to specify your salary requirement, as all the Cinemark application that list this as “open” or “negotiable” are excluded from the hiring process.

You are given the option of e-mailing your resume (click on the e-mail button and you will be redirected to the appropriate web page), faxing your resume at 972-665-1007 or mailing it to the Human Resources Department at:

Human Resources
Cinemark USA, Inc.
Attn: (The position applying for)
3900 Dallas Parkway, Suite 500
Plano, TX 75093“, according to the official Cinemark Careers page.

Cinemark Job Openings

1. Usher Job Description

Usher Job Duties

He/ She will greet guests in a respectful and friendly manner, all while maintaining a smile. He/ she will show guests to their seats if they are in need of assistance. Furthermore, ushers are expected to be able to answer the guest’s questions regarding the start time and end time of movies, the location of the screening rooms, snack bars and restrooms and any other Cinemark-related question that the guest might have.

Usher Job Requirements

There are no special requirements for this job.

Usher Salary & Benefits

As this is an entry level Cinemark job, the base salary starts at the minimum wage of the state/ country. In the U.S. this is approximately $7.50 per hour, and it can get as high as $9.00 per hour as the employee gains experience at Cinemark.

Usher Work Schedule

The working schedule depends if you have chosen a part-time or full-time job and on the number of hours you wish to put in.

2. Cashier Job Description

Cashier Job Duties

You will have to collect the money for the tickets from movie goers and provide with the correct change when necessary. Make sure that the tickets you give them come from the ticket machine, because company policy dictates that loose tickets should never be sold.

Cashier Job Requirements

As a Cinemark Cashier, you will interact with the movie goers directly and so, you must always have a friendly and respectful approach to customer communication. There are no other requirements for this position.

Cashier Salary & Benefits

As this is also an entry level Cinemark career, the salary for this position usually starts out at a an hourly rate of $8.00 and can get as high as $10.00, according to the performance and the experience of the employee.

Cashier Work Schedule

The working schedule depends if you have chosen a part-time or full-time job and on the number of hours you wish to put in.

Cinemark Application & Interview Tips

  • Keep your resume close by when filling in the application form.
  • Proofread the application before sending it in.
  • Visit a cinema to have the fresh experience in your mind before the interview
  • Be proactive and tell them what you would change and improve.
  • pick a casual outfit for entry level positions and a business formal look for Management Cinemark careers.

Benefits at Cinemark

  • Medical and Dental plans – available after one month of employment
  • Prescription Drug Card
  • 401 (k) Retirement Plan – available after at least one year of employment
  • Paid Vacations
  • Life Insurance
  • Dismemberment Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability Policies
  • Accidental Death
  • Travel Accident Insurance
  • Free Movie Passes

Examples of Cinemark Interview Questions

  • What do you think is your greatest weakness?
  • How would you describe yourself in three words?
  • Tell me something about you that is not in your resume?
  • What are your hobbies/ passions?
  • Are you willing to work during weekends?
  • Are you willing to work late during the week?
  • What was your favorite part about your last workplace?

Cinemark Opening Hours

The standard hours of operation for Cinemark theatres is 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 A.M. from Monday to Sunday. While the opening hours are 10:00 A.M. for the vast majority of Cinemark theatres, closing hours might vary according the films presented that week, pushing closing time earlier or later than 12:00 A.M..

Cinemark Contact Information

If you wish to contact Cinemark’s corporate office, the address of their headquarters is: Cinemark USA, Inc., 3900 Dallas Parkway, Suite 500, Plano, TX 75093-7865, according to the Cinemark official website. You can also reach the corporate office by telephone at 1-800-246-3627 or by e-mail here.

Cinemark official site: www.cinemark.com

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James holds a bachelor’s degree in Business and Finance from the Haas School of Business. He currently lives in New York with his wife and two children. James has a special eye for statistics and loves to familiarize himself with tons of new things. He is extremely friendly and comes in the aid of everyone who needs advice.

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