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Convention Setup Crew Part-Time

posted January 16, 2020

Newport News Marriott at City Center
Newport News, VA
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About This Job

The Conference Setup Crew is responsible for the setup and breakdown of furniture and other conference materials within the conference rooms of a Conference Center.

 

To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 

Shifts Vary but must be available by 6:30am weekdays, weekends & holidays. Must be able to work late, even on weekends.


  • Maintain complete knowledge of: a) Daily scheduled group functions, times, locations, amount of people. b) Location of all Hotel function space and names of rooms. c) All styles of meeting and Banquet room settings. d) Correct maintenance and use of equipment. e) All Departmental/Hotel policies and procedures. f) All safety guidelines.
  • Use correct cleaning chemicals for designated items/surfaces, according to OSHA regulations and hotel requirements.
  • Review assignment sheets with Supervisor; update completed assignments.
  • Inspect set rooms for cleanliness and agreement to group requirements; rectify any deficiencies.
  • Inspect cleanliness and working condition of all equipment and supplies to be set up in function area; rectify any deficiencies.
  • Set up rooms and function areas with designated tables, chairs, staging, dance floor, flipcharts, easels, blackboards and other equipment as specified by group requirements and in accordance with departmental standards.
  • Set up table linens, skirting and tabletop items (water pitchers, ashtrays, glasses, etc.) as specified by group and in accordance with departmental standards.
  • Refresh rooms as scheduled, following departmental standards.
  • Breakdown function areas as scheduled in accordance to departmental procedures.
  • Empty trash containers, ashtrays and ash urns in public areas into proper containers for recycling.
  • Empty vacuum cleaner bags, replace and clean machines. Return soiled linens/skirting to Laundry.

 

Education & Experience: 

  • High school graduate/equivalent vocational training certificate or work equivalent.
  • Previous experience in similar position in the Hospitality industry.
  • Knowledge of various room set-ups and standard equipment involved. Knowledge of proper chemical handling and cleaning techniques.
  • Adhere to timelines in completion of set-ups.
  • Previous guest relations training.

Crestline Hotels & Resorts is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability status.

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About This Employer

Newport News Marriott at City Center

740 Town Center Drive
Newport News, VA 23606

(757) 873-9299

256 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

Our Hotel

Providing easy access to popular destinations including Hampton Coliseum, Christopher Newport University and Joint Base Langley-Eustis, our hotel in City Center at Oyster Point is an ideal home base for exploring the area on foot or by car. Rooms and suites feature ergonomic workstations and high-speed Wi-Fi so you can be as productive as you desire. Rest on our luxury bedding while browsing the channels on our flat-panel TVs. When you get hungry, fuel up at on creative appetizers and hearty entrees for breakfast, lunch and dinner at Kitchen 740. Our fitness center offers cardio equipment and free weights to help you maintain your exercise routine while traveling. You also can take a lap in our indoor pool. From hosting a meeting with colleagues to exploring the many things to see and do in Eastern Virginia, you'll find everything you need at Newport News Marriott at City Center.