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The Merrill Hotel looking for applicants for a part-time Banquet Houseman position. We are a four-diamond hotel situated on the Mississippi River in downtown Muscatine, Iowa. Ranked #1 Hotel in Iowa by the U.S. News & World Report and the #20 hotel in the United States by Trip Advisor, we consistently bring exceptional experiences to our guests with our New-American cuisine and elevated bar program. Our conference center provides service to hotel guests and patrons from around the world.We are seeking a hardworking, independent, and enthusiastic individual for our Banquet Houseman position.

REQUIRED TRAINING/ EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:High school Diploma or GED.                                                                                                                                Preferred previous experience within a conference center or comparable venue.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Able to stand for ninety percent of shiftCommand of the English languageBasic mathematical skillsAble to work long hours and non-traditional schedules                                                                                 Maintain professionalism during the shift.                                                                                           Must be able to frequently lift up to 50 pounds.


  • Setup event space based on proper standards.
  • Maintain the cleanliness and organization of the Conference Center
  • Carry Trays of food or dirty dishes for banquet service staff.
  • Gather proper supplies for the buffets.
  • Assist service staff with the execution of the events.
  • Follows standards and rules for safety, cleanliness, and sanitation.
  • Assist with any guest requests.
  • Perform necessary side work.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned.
  • Perform any Audio-Visual tasks requested.
  • Assist with off-site Catering setup and teardown.
  • Great work environmentDiscounts at Marriott Hotels worldwide!

compensation: Competitive Hourly Rate plus Share of the Service Charge

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About this Employer

The Merrill Hotel, Muscatine, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel

119 West Mississippi Drive
Muscatine, IA 52761

(563) 263-2600

122 Room Hotel

Our Hotel

As rare as a pearl found in a Mississippi River clam, The Merrill Hotel, Muscatine, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel, is a 4 Diamond, boutique hotel in downtown Muscatine, Iowa, right on the Mississippi River. The Merrill Hotel is a proud member of the International Association of Conference Centers - one of only two IACC certified hotel in the state of Iowa.

A member of the Marriott family of brands, we were recently recognized as providing the highest guest satisfaction of all Tribute hotels in North America in 2019. At the same time, US News & World Report named our hotel "The Best Hotel in Iowa" for the second straight year!

The Merrill boasts 122 luxury guest rooms and suites and an all-day restaurant and Lounge. Named after one of our city's historical figures, Maxwell's on the River also serves adjacent outdoor greenspace in our nice weather. Naturally, we offer a first-class fitness center connected to our heated indoor saltwater pool.

Our picturesque meeting venue is spectacularly located on the top floor of The Merrill. We offer over 12,700 square feet of flexible and intimate event space. Our balcony fronts the entire building and overlooks the Mighty Mississippi, making it uniquely suitable for both business and social gatherings.

Of Course, we provide such benefits as ongoing training, an employee meal plan, free parking, referral bonuses, monthly and annual employee recognition programs. Additional benefit options include health insurance, 401k, sick and vacation days. On top of all this, as a Marriott brand, the world's largest hotel company, hotel rooms are available around the world at discounted rates for the emplyees, their family and friends.