Wyndham Worldwide Conference Set Up Attendant in Midland, Michigan

Conference Set Up Attendant

Description

As the world’s largest hotel company, and a leading player in the global hospitality industry, Wyndham Hotel Group boasts 7,500 hotels and 15 brands in 70 countries—all supported by more than 7,000 associates on six continents. And we know our success is attributable to our associates, a bright, talented and diverse group of individuals who embrace our signature Count On Me! service culture and have a passion for excellence. To learn more visit us at http://www.wyndhamworldwide.com .

Job Description

Wyndham Hotel Group is searching for a Conference Set-Up Houseperson to work at our beautiful the H Hotel property in Midland, MI . This position is responsible for setting up all event/meeting rooms according to specifications.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Maintain all meeting rooms and adjoining public spaces in excellent condition at all times.

  • Report all maintenance needs and damages to Manager/Engineering department for immediate repair.

  • Follow daily work sheets and checklists through to completion.

  • Maintain office area, storerooms, equipment, and work carts in excellent condition at all times. Set up and break down for banquet functions as needed including moving tables, setting tables and chairs, staging and portable stairs, podiums, buffet set-up, bar set-up, etc.

  • Set up and break down a variety of rooms in various styles and shapes.

  • Follows Banquet Event Orders with strong attention to detail

  • Maintains a strong knowledge of various types of set-up.

  • Assists the A/V team with setting up equipment.

  • Assists with transporting food/beverages to event location.

  • Attends appropriate department meetings.

  • Set out water, glasses, stationery, office supplies, and candies in rooms.

  • Refresh rooms as needed through a variety of tasks including vacuuming, removing dirty dishes, and changing water.

  • Return dirty dishes to the dishwashing area.

  • Prepare carts with supplies needed for set-up or refreshment of rooms.

  • Always maintains a professional demeanor and attitude.

  • Communicates all pertinent information to the set-up team.

  • Maintains constant awareness of safety issues, (i.e. broken glass, frayed electrical cords, leaks, broken locks and suspicious persons). Reports all safety incidents to the on-duty supervisor.

  • Ensures proper handling, cleaning and sanitation of equipment, china, glass and silver.

  • Follows through on lost and found procedures. No articles shall be removed from occupied rooms. Absolute respect for guest property should always be exercised.

  • Report any needed repairs immediately to supervisor (such as leaky faucets or toilets, loose tile, broken window panes, missing nuts or screws, etc.).

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum formal education of some high school and a minimum one year job-related experience preferred.

  • Previous meeting and event set-up and clean-up experience a plus.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Must be able to abide by the company appearance standards and compliance with the designated uniform.

  • Dedicated to exceeding service standards and providing services and standards to the highest caliber.

  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with team members at all levels of the organization.

  • Proficiency in oral and written communication skills in English. Must be able to read and interpret Banquet Event Orders and other communication methods used in Banquets.

  • Must be able to work variable shift, weekends, holidays, and special events, as needed.

  • Must have employment eligibility in the U.S.

Physical requirements:

  • Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, bend and use hands to handle objects, tools or controls.

  • Must be able to lift up to 20 lbs. and work the majority of shift on feet.

  • Frequently is required to talk or hear.

Wyndham is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veterans. We require consent to pre-employment drug testing for all positions.

Job: Food & Beverage

Primary Location: United States of America-Michigan-Midland

Employee Status: Regular

Schedule: Full-time

Organization: Wyndham Hotel Group - Wyndham Hotel Management

Job Posting: Apr 24, 2018, 12:12:50 PM

Requisition ID: 1806466

Equal Opportunity Wyndham Worldwide fosters a work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate either directly or indirectly against employees or prospective employees on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual preference/orientation, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, national origin, age or disability, or against any other protection established by applicable law or regulation. We will make reasonable accommodations for eligible disabled applicants and employees in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. We are committed to actions and policies to assure fair employment, including equal treatment in hiring, promotion, training, compensation, termination and disciplinary action and will not tolerate unlawful discrimination either directly or indirectly by our employees or agents.