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Banquet Houseperson

Posted May 14, 2021

The Westin Virginia Beach Town Center
Virginia Beach, VA
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About This Job

Overview

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. 

Responsibilities

  • 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.

Qualifications

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.

EEO/AA Employer Disclosure

Crestline Hotels & Resorts is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action 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

The Westin Virginia Beach Town Center

4535 Commerce Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Telephone (800) 937-8461
Reservations (888) 627-9040

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Soar above it all at The Westin Virginia Beach Town Center, where you can soak up the sun at one of the nearby beaches, or explore all that downtown has to offer. Just steps from our hotel are countless renowned hot spots, such as the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts and the Pembroke Mall. If exploring the city isn't on your agenda, there's no better feeling than retiring to the upscale comfort of our spacious accommodations, featuring pillowtop mattresses, Smart TVs and room service. Following an incredible night's sleep, fuel up for your day with a delicious meal from Interlude Restaurant & Bar. Find time for a workout in our 24-hour fitness center or heated, indoor pool. Make your business meeting or wedding reception memorable in one of our 11 contemporary event rooms, complete with full-service catering, versatile AV equipment and high-speed Wi-Fi. No matter what brings you to our city, The Westin Virginia Beach Town Center offers an elevated experience, thoughtfully designed to empower your stay.