1. Have fun with the job.  Yes, fun and job in the same sentence?
  2. No alcohol or illegal drugs are to be consumed at or brought to any job.
  3. If you are terminated for theft or breach of any law you will be reported to local authorities.
  4. All shortages will be removed from your commission or your flat rate. 
  5. Absolutely no smoking once inside or in view of any and all stadiums/arenas you will work.
  6. You will need to follow all policies/laws when in EMS provided transportation or lodging. 
  7. Proper uniform needs to be worn at all times.  Correct color and style of pant, closed toe shoe, shirt tucked in. 
  8. No selling of any product on the concourse in front of Concession Stands (unless told to do so)
  9. Never leave your tub unattended and never ever drag your tub on the ground.
  10. If vending, verify product count with room staff prior to leaving vending location.
  11. Must have a button, price sticker or menu identifying price to customers.
  12. Report spillage of ice or product to supervisor or usher immediately.
  13. Act professional and courteous to each person you come into contact with.  Respect yourself and everyone.
  14. Be honest at all times.  If you are not, it will catch up with you.
  15. Bring State ID with you to each event.
  16. Never bring food or beverage into the restrooms.  After using restroom wash and dry your hands.
  17. Cell phone use is prohibited while working. 
  1. Completed W4 form *available on your first day
  2. Valid State (any state) Issued ID *may NOT be a photo copy and may NOT be damaged or expired
  3. Valid Responsible Serving of Alcohol Certificate emailed to Angela at angela@emsvending.com
  4. Completion of CHAMPS customer service training
  5. Black pants or shorts - no jeans, athletic pants/shorts.  Shorts must reach the knees.
  6. Closed toed shoes
  7. Something to eat and drink.  The venue does not provide any food or drinks. If you want to bring water into the venue it must be in a gallon jug. No water bottles allowed and your vending location WILL NOT have complimentary water available for you.
  8. Good attitude and LOTS of energy.​

As a walking vendor, you will carry a tub of beverages throughout the venue selling to the fans as they enjoy the event. At Chicago Fire soccer games, our vendors sell products such as beer, water, and soda. This is a great opportunity to make money while being a part of an awesome environment.  If you are hard working, self-motivated, and have a great personality, then this is the perfect job for you! You must be able to carry 30 pounds and walk continuously for a minimum of 2 hours. You will be paid a cash advance on a portion of your paycheck, then mailed a paycheck after the event is over.  You will keep the cash tips that you make nightly.

See chart above for Report Time

Illinois BASSET 

Game Time
Report Time
03/03Fire vs. Tulsa Roughnecks12:00pm10:00am
03/10Fire vs. Sporting KC
03/31Fire vs. Portland Timbers
04/07Fire vs. Columbus Crew
04/14Fire vs. LA Galaxy


05/05Fire vs. Atlanta United
05/09Fire vs. Montreal Impact

Staff parking is free in the gravel lot accessed through S3 on game days along 71st Street.


Walking Beer/Water Vendor Job Details:

At Toyota Park soccer games our walking vendors are paid via a cash advance with the remainder of the pay via a mailed paycheck.  Commission for walking vendors is 10% of net sales (after sales tax is taken out).​  Payroll is processed the 2nd and 4th weeks of each month and typically goes out the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month.  Any event in that time frame will be on the same check.  You will keep your cash tips.  Concerts will pay 10% via check.  

Worker Parking:

Check-In Location:

Please use this link to take the "On Premises" BASSET Alcohol certification course  http://www.illinoisbassetcertification.com

​(You will take the on premises course as your customers will be drinking the alcohol you serve while at the stadium, they are not buying it at a store to drink somewhere else.)

Alcohol Policies:

  1. Beer sellers MUST NOT sell alcohol to anyone less than 21 years of age.  NEVER EVER!!
  2. Beer sellers MUST ID EVERYONE who appears under 30 every sale every time.
  3. Beer sellers MUST NOT accept any fake, expired, or mutilated ID’s.
  4. Beer sellers MUST NOT sell alcohol to anyone who might pass off to a person < 21.
  5. Beer sellers MUST stop a pass off to a minor if they suspect it.
  6. Beer sellers MUST NOT sell alcohol to anyone who is, or appears to be intoxicated.
  7. Beer sellers MUST be 21 years of age to sell alcohol unless local law requires older.
  8. Beer sellers MUST limit the sale of alcohol to 2 beer per ID.
  9. If the customer already has a beer in their possession you may not sell to them until it is finished. 
  10. Beer sellers MUST NOT sell after the cut-off.  You will be made aware of the cut-off.

How To Sign Up?

Required the day of the event:

Please do not try to sign up until you have read the entire page, then email the following information to Angela at angela@emsvending.com and let her know the following in the order provided below:
1. Your full name
2. Your age
3. Where have you worked for EMS before
4. Vending, sales or cash handling experience (companies, events)
5. Any questions you have

6. Do you have your IL Responsible Serving of Alcohol Certificate? Instructions below

Once we receive your email requesting to get on the schedule, you will receive a response email within 48 hours letting you know you are confirmed to work, put on the standby list or not on the list. No experience is necessary for this job and many first timers fall in love with the job.  

General Policies:

Check-in location:



Toyota Park 

Bridgeview, IL

Stadium Address

Employee entrance for EMS is at Gate/Door E

You are required to provide clean BLACK pants or shorts. NO Jeans, NO windpants.  You will need to wear comfortable closed toe shoes such as tennis shoes or a work shoe in a black or white color.  We will provide you with a uniform shirt. Please make sure you are properly groomed and any offensive tattoos are covered. ​

Check-In Times:

Toyota Park

7000 Harlem Avenue

​Bridgeview, IL 60455