Conference Set-Up Houseperson - Dolce Norwalk

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Wyndham Worldwide
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Conference Set-Up Houseperson - Dolce Norwalk
15 Nov 2016

Dolce Norwalk Guests of Dolce Norwalk enjoy Fairfield County's finest meeting, wedding, and event destination, set on 66 acres of rolling hills, meadows, and woods. Our staff takes dedicated care of a world-class facility that boasts 21,200 square feet of function space, a ballroom and a boardroom, 32 meeting rooms, an amphitheater, 120 newly renovated guest rooms, a restaurant and lounge, a fitness center and sauna, an indoor pool, on-site sports facilities, and nearby golf. Job Description
Wyndham Hotel Group is searching for a Conference Set-Up Houseperson to work at our beautiful Dolce Norwalk property in Norwalk, CT . 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.).

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: - R egularly required to sit, stand, walk, bend and use hands to handle objects, tools or controls. - Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. and work the majority of shift on feet. - Frequently is required to talk or hear. Wyndham Hotel Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veteran/Disabled. We require pre-employment drug testing for all positions.

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Wyndham Worldwide
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Contact: HR Department

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