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Conference Service Attendant-1
Property Name
Benchmark, a global hospitality company
Job Title
Conference Service Attendant-1
Location
New Jersey-Northern/Newark
City
Basking Ridge
Work Permit
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in this country will not be considered.
Industry
Hotel/Resort
Position Categories
Banquet Services
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At BENCHMARK, a global hospitality company the definition of success is as individual as each of the over 10,000 employees worldwide who compose our award-winning teams. Each person brings unique skills, talents, experience, history, and culture to our company. Together, they form an extraordinary mosaic that supports BENCHMARK's very entrepreneurial culture. Each team member's desire for accomplishment is supported by our determination and passion to build successful and rewarding futures.

Job Description

Sets up and breaks down conference rooms according to event orders as well as maintains cleanliness standards for equipment and meeting rooms.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be able to lift 70 pounds, good communication and guest relation skills, ability to follow directions.  

Availability to work variable hours.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    Perform all duties in a professional manner and in accordance with company policies.  
    Flexibility to work a varied schedule due to business levels and industry demand.  
    Follow all safety procedures to ensure a safe working environment.  
    Maintain uniform and grooming standards as outlined in the employee handbook and departmental training.
    Assembles and arranges conference equipment in conference rooms per the BEO and client needs. Requiring lifting a variety of conference tables weighing 5-70 pounds; pulling and folding risers into place each weighing 150 pounds; lifting 25 pounds 3’ x 3’ or 4’ x 4’ dance floor sections and bending down to construct them.  Walking and pushing 300-pound large equipment carts.  Walking and pushing 30-pound refresh cart to specific rooms on upper and lower floors.  Also, must be able to lift and place a variety of miscellaneous conference equipment weighing 10-60 pounds such as stanchions, chairs, etc.
    Disassemble conference rooms at the appropriate breakdown times requiring bending and lifting 5-70-pound conference and banquet tables onto 4-wheel carts, lifting banquet chairs in stacks of 10 to 6’ height.  Moving 100-pound stacks of 10 chairs to storage room 200 feet to and from the function room. Being able to lift tables to storage areas and placing in the appropriate section. Must Be able to bend and kneel to pick up foreign objects, need to be able to walk to vacuum rooms.  
    Attend to any requests by guests in conference center.
    Maintain conference equipment by checking all aspects of equipment requiring bending and kneeling to floor level to check legs on chairs, tables.  Lift to secure fittings on chairs.  Bending to double check cloth and other linen in the conference center.
    Perform minor maintenance on conference equipment requiring good dexterity with tool and cordless equipment, being able to lift miscellaneous equipment weighing 5-70 pounds, being able to count and take inventory.
    Ensure storage areas are clean and unobtrusive requiring bending and lifting equipment to appropriate areas, straitening kneeling and bending to store equipment on storage shelves.  Must be able to bend and walk to sweep, mop, and vacuum.
    Provide assistance in other job classifications as determined necessary by an immediate superior.
    Cleaning and wiping off tables and working with various cleaning chemicals.
 

Job Requirements

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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