Banquet Houseperson

Renaissance Boca Raton
Boca Raton, FL

Part Time

Posted April 15, 2019

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Banquet Houseperson

POSITION SUMMARY The Company operates 24 hours a day and 7 days a week, so operational demands require variations in shift days, starting and ending times, and hours worked in a week.  

The Banquet Houseperson sets and maintains all function rooms/areas, service corridors, storerooms and equipment in safe and efficient compliance with policies and procedures, brand standards, and federal, state and local regulations.  Promptly reports emergencies, accidents, injuries, missing articles, damage, engineering items and safety hazards to management.  Reports any deviations from policies, procedures, brand standards and regulations to management.

Complies with all guest service basics such as uniforms, name tags and proper guest greeting.  Knowledgeable on hotel facilities and services to assist guests as appropriate.  Ensures all communication containing Company, hotel, brand and guest information is consistent with privacy policies, practices and regulations.  Impresses guests with quality and timely service in a pleasant and friendly manner.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Efficient and correct set up of tables, chairs, platforms/stages and other equipment as specified by group requirements.  Check and properly adjust temperature and lights.  Check electrical hook-ups for proper working order and tape down all exposed cords.
  • Provide audio visual services including set up, instruct in proper equipment use, take down and secure storage of equipment. 
  • Pick-up and deliver boxes/materials for functions as needed.
  • Service/freshen function rooms during breaks.   
  • Break down of tables, chairs, platforms/stages and other equipment.  Return all unused equipment in clean condition to proper storage area.
  • Keep function and equipment storage areas neat and clean.
  • Perform deep cleaning of function areas as assigned.
  • On time and at work when scheduled, and in proper uniform.
  • Attend department meetings as scheduled. 
  • Consistent professional and positive attitude and actions when communicating with guests and associates.
  • Report any incidents of guest dissatisfaction or unusual matters of significance to manager / supervisor so that corrective action may be taken.
  • Comply with policies and procedures.  Practice safe work habits and comply with sanitary, safety, security and emergency procedures.  Write shift reports including reports on any incidents of theft, accidents or injuries when assigned.  Check with manager / supervisor before leaving work area for any reason.
  • Perform special projects and other responsibilities as assigned.  Participate in task forces and committees as requested.
  • Any other duties / tasks as requested by management.

QUALIFICATIONS The Company may consider equivalent combination of acceptable education and experience providing the knowledge, skills and abilities cited below. 

 

Education and Experience: 

High school education or related experience.  Familiarity with audio-visual equipment and hospitality industry practices preferred.  

 

Skills and Abilities:

Ability to understand and provide friendly guest service.  Ability to understand and comply with proper set ups, cleaning, break down and storage techniques and procedures.  Ability to timely complete assigned tasks.  Ability to timely compile facts/figures, identify and investigate issues and resolve basic matters.  Ability to follow an appropriate course of action based on policies and procedures.  Ability to operate a computer, calculator, phone and other office equipment.  Attention to details with good organizational and efficient time management skills.

Consistent professional attitude and behavior with effective listening and communication skills.  Ability to work in a fast paced environment, sometimes under pressure, while remaining flexible and efficient.  Ability to satisfy the legal requirements for employment within the jurisdiction.

 

Working Conditions & Physical Effort:

 

Physical work is a primary part of job.  Work is normally performed in an interior hotel environment with equipment and machines.  The work involves exposure to extreme temperatures, chemicals, dirt, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.  The exposure to hazards or physical risks requires following basic safety precautions and use of applicable protective equipment.  Physical requirements include extended standing and walking, climbing, bending, reaching, pulling, pushing, kneeling and lifting up to 100 lbs.  While performing job duties, the associate is required to speak, listen and write.  The job requires close vision with or without corrective lenses. 

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We're just minutes from celebrated white sand beaches, premier shopping at Town Center at Boca Raton and higher education at Florida Atlantic University. Our complimentary shuttle can transport visitors to popular attractions within a 3-mile radius of our hotel. Tropical paradise awaits no matter what the reason for visiting. Our luscious resort-style pool and convenient Oasis Café and Pool Bar grant guests permission to soak up the sun with refreshing waters and tasty cocktails. The active guests can work up a sweat indoors at our 24-hour fitness center with free weights and cardio equipment available at their leisure. When it comes time to retire for the evening, our well-appointed accommodations offer elegant design accents, plush bathrobes, convenient room service and marble bathrooms. The Renaissance Boca Raton Hotel will exceed all expectations.