Banquet Set-Up (Part-Time) - DoubleTree Cedar Rapids

Hilton
 Cedar Rapids, IA

Responsible for set-up, break down and cleaning of all banquet spaces and functions. Assisting guests in function areas as needed.

The Benefits- Hilton is proud to have an award-winning workplace culture ranking #2 Best Company To Work For in the U.S.

We support the mental and physical wellbeing of all Team Members so they can Thrive personally and professionally in a diverse and inclusive environment, thanks to innovative programs and benefits such as:

  • Access to your pay when you need it through DailyPay
  • Career growth and development
  • Team Member Resource Groups
  • Recognition and rewards programs
  • Go Hilton travel discount program
  • Best-in-Class Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Supportive parental leave
  • Employee stock purchase program (ESPP) - purchase Hilton shares at 15% discount
  • Debt-free education: Access to a wide variety of educational credentials (ex. college degrees, high school completion, English-language learning, digital literacy, professional certificates and more)

*Please note, benefits may vary depending on the classification and union status of the position.

What will I be doing?

Banquet Set-up is responsible for supporting Food and Beverage operations to deliver an excellent Guest experience while ensuring cleanliness of all areas and maintaining equipment. Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Setting up tables, chairs, stages, dance floors, etc. for all functiions
  • Maintain cleanliness of banquet, meeting and conference areas to meet established cleanliness and quality standards
  • Cleaning includes, but not limited to, vacuuming, shampooing carpets, removing trash, reporting maintenance deficiencies for repair/replacement
  • Ensure equipment is in full working order and report any defects
  • Project a professional manner to guests and team members
  • Assist back of house team when requested
  • Able to lift and push Banquet Equipment
  • Lift/Pull/Push at least 50 pounds
  • Comply with hotel security, fire regulations and all health and safety legislation
  • Attend training provided by the hotel
  • The starting pay is $15.00 per hour

What are we looking for?

To fulfill this role successfully, you must possess the following minimum qualifications and experience:

  • Basic knowledge of Meeting Rooms Set up, service standards, guest relations and etiquette
  • Knowledge of appropriate table settings and service ware
  • Must posses strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work in outdoor areas
  • Be familiar with all events happening at the hotel
  • Ability to perform under pressure effectively for extensive periods of time while maintaining professionalism

What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!

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