Banquet Set Up

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Annapolis
Annapolis, MD

Posted June 23, 2022

Banquet Set Up

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Job Overview

To manually set up, break down and service all meeting rooms in accordance with high standards of quality.

Responsibilities And Duties

  • Communicate with supervisor throughout shift to be aware of the work.
  • Set up all meeting rooms to the specifications of the guest. This includes considerable physical activity in transporting awkward and heavy materials such as staging, tables, chairs, dance floors, etc., from storage area to meeting rooms.
  • Supply and replenish meeting rooms with clean glasses and fresh water.
  • Break down all meeting rooms where meetings have concluded and return to storage closet so the room will be available to be reset for the next function.
  • Maintain established cleaning schedule of meeting rooms and ballrooms so the rooms stay presentable at all times.
  • Cleaning pre-function area to include vacuuming and cleaning area and sweeping and mopping back hallway.
  • Perform any general cleaning tasks using standard hotel cleaning products as assigned by the supervisor to adhere to health standards.
  • Perform other duties as requested, such as cleaning up unexpected spills, or special guest requests.

Specific Job Knowledge And Skills

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Knowledge of various types of equipment and set up styles used in the meeting rooms. For example: different table types (round, schoolroom, etc.).
  • Ability to understand verbal English sufficient to understand verbal job requests from supervisor and guests.
  • Ability to lift and move multiple tables and chairs and podiums weighing up to 80 lbs. through a crowded room. This position requires considerable physical activity on a continuous basis throughout the shift for room set up and break down.
  • Ability to grasp, lift and/or carry, or otherwise move or push goods on a hand cart/truck weighing a maximum of 500 lbs.

Other Expectations

  • Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position.
  • Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, associates may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel. This includes nights, weekends and/or holidays.
  • All employees must maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance (specific standards available).
  • Employee is always required to take on the responsibility and wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as determined by position and duties.
  • Complies with health and safety rules, regulations and procedures to maintain a safe environment.

Working Conditions

Physical Demands

  • Ability to speak and hear
  • Close and distance vision
  • Frequently walking and standing at times, possibly extended distances; ability to bend and climb stairs when necessary
  • Frequently lift/carry/push up to 200 lbs.
  • Ability to reach with hands and arms in any direction and kneel and stoop and bend repeatedly

Environmental Conditions

Inside: Protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes. A job is considered “inside” if the worker spends approximately 75 percent or more of the time inside.

Qualifications

  • Any combination of education, training or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • CPR Certification and/or First Aid training preferred.
  • Prior hospitality experience preferred.
  • Additional language ability preferred.

Full Time Benefits

We offer a comprehensive full-time benefits package consisting of medical, dental, vision, telemedicine, pet discount program, identity theft protection, pre-paid legal support, flexible spending accounts, matched 401K, life, critical accidental or illness, short- & long-term disability, paid time off, wellness programs, wonderful hotel discounts and much more!

Spire Hospitality is an equal opportunity/AA/Disability/Veteran employer.

The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement are available using the following links: EEOC is the Law Poster (https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm) and the following link is the OFCCP's Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination policy statement (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp\_formattedESQA508c.pdf)

Part Time Benefits

We offer part-time benefit plans consisting of telemedicine, vision, dental, life, short- & long-term disability, critical illness, accident and indemnity, identity theft, pre-paid legal, pet discount program, wellness program, wonderful hotel discounts and much more!

Spire Hospitality is an equal opportunity/AA/Disability/Veteran employer.

The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement are available using the following links: EEOC is the Law Poster (https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm) and the following link is the OFCCP's Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination policy statement (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp\_formattedESQA508c.pdf)

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Annapolis

219 Room Hotel

At A Glance

Whether you are staying with us for business or leisure, no one can offer the best of Annapolis quite like DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Annapolis. We’re within walking distance of Annapolis Towne Centre and its unique shopping and dining options. A short ride via the hotel’s complementary shuttle takes you to Historic Annapolis and the waterfront, where you can find the sailing capital of the world and the freshest seafood you’ll ever eat, plus a lively music scene and more terrific shopping. We’re also close to Baltimore, Washington, D.C. and Baltimore/Washington International, and with two electric vehicle charging stations at our Annapolis hotel it’s easier to travel around.

Our rooms are great to relax or work in, with our Sweet Dreams® bedding, complimentary WiFi and ergonomic desk chairs. Suites include a king-sized bed, larger seating area with sofa bed, a kitchenette and upgraded bathrooms with a whirlpool tub and glass shower. Ports of Call, our on-site restaurant, serves a hot breakfast every morning as well as lunch and dinner specials. We also offer in-room dining and a 24-hour café for your convenience.

Our business center is open 24/7. We have 12,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space for groups of 4-400, plus a dedicated meetings coordinator and an award-winning chef.

Join us at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Annapolis. We will greet you with one of our signature, warm DoubleTree chocolate chip cookie and follow up with one of the best experiences you will ever have.