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Lead Banquet Houseperson

The Rittenhouse

Opportunity: Lead Banquet Houseperson Supervise banquet housemen with a focus on set ups and cleanliness of meeting rooms, back of house and service areas in accordance with established standards.

Posted January 18, 2019

Lead Banquet Houseperson

The Rittenhouse

Opportunity: Lead Banquet Houseperson Supervise banquet housemen with a focus on set ups and cleanliness of meeting rooms, back of house and service areas in accordance with established standards.

 

Potential Career Path   

Assistant Banquet Manager – Banquet Manager Essential Job Functions

  • Check all BEO’s for set up information and requirements.
  • Oversee set up and breakdown of meeting rooms and events according to Banquet Event Orders.
  • Ensure the department is adequately stocked with all meeting room and cleaning supplies.
  • Inform Manager when items are needed to purchase, or order directly from purchasing.
  • Coach and support all housemen ensuring associates perform in accordance with standards and consistent HHM standards of conduct.
  • Transport heavy and awkward materials such as staging tables, chairs dance floors to and from storage to meeting rooms in a safe manner.
  • Break down and clean meeting rooms as necessary.
  • Maintain an established cleaning schedule of meeting rooms.
  • Maintain an established cleaning schedule for all storage rooms.
  • Communicate meeting room deficiencies directly to the Banquet Director or Banquet Manager.
  • Respond to guest requests for service, changes in room sets, and assist with information requests regarding other areas of the hotel.
  • Engage guests to offer assistance and to check on satisfaction.
  • Practice safe work habits, wear protective safety equipment where necessary.
  • Create and utilize a preventive maintenance report for all banquet equipment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Previous banquet experience required.

Work Environment and Context

  • Work schedule varies and will include working on holidays and weekends.
  • Requires standing for extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 35 pounds, bending and reaching, stooping, kneeling, or crouching.

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Address

210 West Rittenhouse Square
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone

(215) 546-9000

Rooms

118 Rooms

Website

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