• Lead Banquet Houseperson

    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(12/27/2018 11:17 AM)
    Regular Full-Time
    Property Name
    Rittenhouse Hotel
    210 West Rittenhouse Square Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19103 US
  • Overview

    Opportunity: Lead Banquet Houseperson
    Supervise banquet housemen with a focus on set ups and cleanliness of meeting rooms, back of house and service areas in accordance with established standards.


    Potential Career Path   

    Assistant Banquet Manager – Banquet Manager
    Essential Job Functions

    • Check all BEO’s for set up information and requirements.
    • Oversee set up and breakdown of meeting rooms and events according to Banquet Event Orders.
    • Ensure the department is adequately stocked with all meeting room and cleaning supplies.
    • Inform Manager when items are needed to purchase, or order directly from purchasing.
    • Coach and support all housemen ensuring associates perform in accordance with standards and consistent HHM standards of conduct.
    • Transport heavy and awkward materials such as staging tables, chairs dance floors to and from storage to meeting rooms in a safe manner.
    • Break down and clean meeting rooms as necessary.
    • Maintain an established cleaning schedule of meeting rooms.
    • Maintain an established cleaning schedule for all storage rooms.
    • Communicate meeting room deficiencies directly to the Banquet Director or Banquet Manager.
    • Respond to guest requests for service, changes in room sets, and assist with information requests regarding other areas of the hotel.
    • Engage guests to offer assistance and to check on satisfaction.
    • Practice safe work habits, wear protective safety equipment where necessary.
    • Create and utilize a preventive maintenance report for all banquet equipment.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Position Requirements

    • High School diploma or equivalent preferred.
    • Previous banquet experience required.

    Work Environment and Context

    • Work schedule varies and will include working on holidays and weekends.
    • Requires standing for extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 35 pounds, bending and reaching, stooping, kneeling, or crouching.

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