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Convention Set Up Crew - Banquets

Posted May 14, 2022

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

Key Duties & 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.

Education and 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/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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520 Cowper Street
Palo Alto, CA 94301

(650) 322-9000

Welcome to el Prado Hotel

Formerly known as the Garden Court, the all-new el PRADO Hotel has emerged from a recent refresh to become one of the most unique hotels in downtown Palo Alto. Framed by charming Spanish architecture, we feature a distinctive European ambiance and bright, airy and open interiors that simultaneously soothe and inspire arriving guests. 

el PRADO, “the meadow” and our hotel draws its name and inspiration from this concept to provide an open and tranquil respite found along a traveler's journey. Effortlessly moving between Old World character and modern comfort, our luxury hotel offers the intimacy of a stately Spanish home infused with contemporary style and sophistication.