Chesapeake Hospitality

  • Banquet Houseperson / Set-Up

    Location : Name DoubleTree Philadelphia Airport
    Requisition ID
    2019-1329
    # of Openings
    1
    Department
    Food
    Brand
    DoubleTree
  • Hotel Image

    DoubleTree Logo

    Overview

    DoubleTree by Hilton is conveniently located north of the Philadelphia International Airport and just minutes from the Philadelphia Sports Complex, the Navy Yard, and Center City Philadelphia. It features 331 guest rooms, 12,000 sq. feet of meeting and banquet space, Players Sports Bar, Landing Restaurant, Common Grounds, and 24-hour business center. However, the heart and soul of DoubleTree by Hilton is its employees. They are our greatest resource! As an employee, you will have the opportunity, resources and support to use your talents and abilities to make every guest's experience an extraordinary one every visit. 

    Position Summary

    We are currently looking for a part-time Banquet Houseperson to join our team. This role is essential in assuring operational efficiency of banquet events while maintaining the ultimate guest experience, and providing essential support to the Banquet Manager and Sales & Catering department.

    Responsibilities

    This position involves preparation of banquet space for events, inspecting the space for cleanliness, and ensuring that banquet space is set up due to our clients' specifications.  Strong attention to detail is a must for this position.  Our ideal candidate will follow detailed directions and updates to the team to ensure that Banquet Event Orders (BEOs) are executed properly.  This is a part time position that will require flexible hours to include weekends and holidays.

     

    Qualifications

    • Most work tasks are performed indoors. Temperature generally is moderate and controlled by hotel environmental systems.
    • Must be able to exert well-paced ability to maneuver between functions occurring simultaneously.
    • Must be able to exert well-paced ability to reach other departments of the hotel on a timely basis.
    • Must have the ability to bend, squat and frequently lift 25 lbs. and occasionally lift up to 50 lbs.
    • Must be able to stand and walk for an extended period of time or for an entire shift.
    • Must be able to push and pull carts and equipment weighing up to 250 lbs. occasionally.
    • Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity.
    • Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with guests, supervisors and subordinates.
    • Vision occurs continuously with the most common visual functions being those of near and color vision and depth perception.
    • Requires manual dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment.
    • Previous experience in a banquet operation is a plus.

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