Hyatt Event Set-up Lead in NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana
At Hyatt, we believe our guests select Hyatt because of our caring and attentive associates who are focused on providing efficient service and meaningful experiences.
The Banquet Event Setup Lead is responsible for assisting the Banquet Event Supervisor on making sure the function space is visually appealing and presenting the offering for the event. This may include linen, dance floor, platforms/stages, and table setting, food station design, and beverage service. Other duties include oversight of the general banquet room refreshes, and maintaining a sanitary environment.
Responsible for leading the banquet event setup house person employees and provide day to day instructions and assignments. Monitor performance and recommend corrective action
Responsible for assisting the Banquet Event Setup Supervisor for training, evaluating, counseling, and disciplining of banquet event setup house person
Responsible for inspecting and maintaining set-ups for cleanliness and accuracy to ensure that all of the guest needs are met and exceeded.
Responsible for the set-up and/or break down tables, chairs, and platforms/stages, skirting, table tops and other equipment as specified by group requirements.
Responsible for room refreshes during breaks (replenish supplies, water pitchers, glasses, etc.)
Responsible for reporting any issues or concerns, and monitoring the upkeep of the meeting spaces, storage area, back of house and equipment.This will include developing cleaning and repair process for tables, chairs, linens, platforms/stages, etc. Report all damages or issues to the Director of Event Services, Event Services Senior Manager, Event Services Manager and Event Setup Supervisor
Responsible for ensuring clean linen and skirting are stock in storage areas
Responsible for delivering all boxes and materials for functions when requested by a client of a group or by management
Responsible for leading 25 to 30 Banquet Event Setup house people
Assist the Banquet Event Supervisor for monthly inventory of tables, chairs, linen dance floors etc
Responsible for following all rules and regulations set forth by the Event Services Department as well as the Hyatt Employee handbook
Hyatt associates work in an environment that demands exceptional performance yet reaps great rewards. Whether it's career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment, if you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you
Due to the cyclical nature ofthe hospitality industry, candidates must be willing to work a flexibleschedule, that may require to work nights, weekends, overnight and/or holidays
Must have basic computer skills toread and write emails
Must be able to read and understand the details on a room diagram
Ability to lift, and carryobjects. Physical activities include move, lift, carry, push, pull, able tooperate and control heavy equipment
Must be able to assist withcoaching, mentoring and recognizing banquet event setup employees
Must be able to communicate with multiple meeting plannerssimultaneously
Must have a positive attitude andwilling to go the extra mile to exceed the expectations of both internaland external guests
Prior hospitality experience ispreferred in a mid to large scale operation
Communication skills areutilized a significant amount of time when interacting with guests, coworkers,and supervisors
Conduct pre-shift andpost-shift with the banquet event setup team
Reading and writing abilitiesare utilized often with event orders and instructions
Basic math is used frequentlyto ensure the proper set up of tables, chairs, dance floor,platforms/stages, etc
- High School Diploma is preferred
Primary Location: US-LA-New Orleans
Organization: Hyatt Regency New Orleans
Pay Basis: Hourly
Job Level: Part-time
Req ID: NEW008714
Hyatt is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law.