END DATE October 08, 2016

Banquet House Attendant (Full-Time)

The Westin Waltham Boston Hotel - Waltham, MA

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  • Company
    The Westin Waltham Boston Hotel The Westin Waltham Boston Hotel
  • Location
    Waltham, MA
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Full Time
  • Experience
    Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
  • Education
    High School Diploma or GED
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Job Description

Banquet House Attendant (Full-Time) Company Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with more than 1,300 properties in over 100 countries and over 180,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. Starwood is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels, resorts and residences under the renowned brands: St. Regis(R), The Luxury Collection(R), W(R), Westin(R), Le Méridien(R), Sheraton(R), Tribute Portfolio, Four Points(R) by Sheraton, Aloft(R), Element(R), along with an expanded partnership with Design Hotels. The Company also boasts one of the industrys leading loyalty programs, Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG(R)). Please visit www.starwoodhotels.com for more information. Location Inspired! Be Westin! The Westin Waltham Boston Hotel is located just 15 miles from Boston and Logan International Airport. This mirrored landmark offers the ultimate in suburban charm. After undergoing a multi-million dollar renovation, our hotel is now an even better place to get back to your best self. Business travelers will find our location incredibly convenient with major corporate offices just one mile away. This Waltham hotel provides easy access to Concord, Lexington, and Cambridge as well as a variety of great things to do in Waltham. Department Banquets Job Description POSITION PURPOSE Set-up, clean and maintain meeting and banquet rooms following the standards of service as set by hotel management. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Properly clean and set meeting rooms and banquet functions per specifications on resume and BEOs or as given by banquet management including vacuuming floors and cleaning walls and windows/mirrors. Proper care, movement, storage of all equipment such as tables, chairs, risers, dance floor lecterns is required. Proper control and storage of meeting room supplies such as linen, pads, pens/pencils and candy, etc. are required. Service every meeting room by emptying trash, removing dirty plates, cups, linens and glasses, and replace as necessary. Straighten all chairs. Replenish water requirements as specified or requested. On a continuous basis, keep service corridors, pre-function space, and storage areas clean, organized and unobstructed. Upon customer request, locate and deliver convention material to designated location. Perform other duties as requested, such as moving furniture in and about the hotel. Other: Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position. Employees with irregular attendance will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, employees may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel. In addition, attendance at all scheduled training sessions and meetings is required. Upon employment, all employees are required to fully comply with Starwood rules and regulations for the safe and effective operation of the hotels facilities. Employees who violate hotel rules and regulations will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. SUPPORTIVE FUNCTIONS In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the manager based upon the particular requirements of the hotel: Relay any problem situations or damaged areas to Banquet Management in a timely manner for immediate action. Perform other duties as requested, such as moving office furniture and cleaning carpet and chairs. Requirements Must be able to work a flexible schedule including AM, Mid or PM shifts. Must be flexible to work weekends and holidays. High school or equivalent education required. Prior hospitality experience preferred. Grooming All employees must maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance per Starwood standards. This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an employee in this position may be asked to perform from time