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Fairmont Austin, Austin, United States

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REF5386I

Banquets Houseperson (On-Call)

Region

Luxury & Lifestyle



Company Description

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Job Description

 

Banquets On Call Houseperson
Passionate about everything Food & Beverage and putting a smile on our guests’ faces? As Banquet Houseperson, you will have the perfect opportunity to touch the hearts of our guests by making their special occasions truly unforgettable.

What is in it for you: 

  • Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor worldwide
  • Learning programs through our Academies and the opportunity to earn qualifications while you work
  • Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world
  • Ability to make a difference in the local community through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities, like Planet 21

What you will be doing:

  • Set up rooms & function areas in the hotel
  • Maintain standards of hygiene for food handling and presentation
  • Review assignment sheets with Banquet Houseman Lead; update completed assignments.
  • Maintain complete knowledge of the daily scheduled group functions, times, locations, amount of people; location of all Hotel function space and names of rooms; all styles of meeting and banquet room settings.
  • Set up rooms and function areas with designated tables, chairs, staging, dance floor, flipcharts, easels, blackboards, and other equipment as specified by group requirements and in accordance with departmental standards.
  • Set up of table linens, skirting and tabletop items as specified by group and in accordance with departmental standards. 
  • Breakdown function areas as scheduled in accordance to departmental procedures.
  • Coordinate deep cleaning of conference rooms.
  • Inspect set rooms for cleanliness and agreement to group requirements; rectify any deficiencies.
  • Maintain complete knowledge of all Departmental/Hotel policies and procedures including safety guidelines.
  • Use correct cleaning chemicals for designated items/surfaces, according to Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations and hotel requirements.
  • Perform other duties as assigned, including assisting other departments on an as-needed basis

Qualifications

 

  • Warm and caring personality; previous housekeeping experience an asset
  • Ability to work cohesively as part of a team with minimum supervision
  • Ability to anticipate and focus attention on guest needs, being professional and welcoming
  • Knowledge of various room set-ups and standard equipment involved. 
  • Knowledge of proper chemical handling and cleaning techniques. 
  • Must be able to adhere to timelines in completion of set-ups.
  • Must be able to perform in a team-oriented environment. 
  • Must be able to read instructions and follow cleaning schedules.
  • Must be able to lift 75+ lbs. and stand for long periods.

Additional Information

Fairmont Austin offers 1048 guest rooms and suites along with 140,000 square feet of meeting and event space. Our restaurants and bars include Garrison fine dining, Revue dining hall, Fulton Lounge, Rules and Regs Pool and Bar, and Good Things Coffee Shop. This is your opportunity to be part of this new iconic hotel in one of the fastest growing markets in the US.

We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent. Fairmont Austin is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

 

Diversity & Inclusion for Accor means welcoming each and everyone and respecting their differences by giving priority only to qualities and skills in extending employment and development opportunities. Our ambition is to provide meaningful employment, a warm and welcoming culture, excellent working conditions and to promote the development of all people, including those with disabilities.
When applying, do not hesitate to let us know of any specific needs you may have so that we can take them into consideration.

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