Banquet Houseperson

Company Name:
Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino, Inc.
Job Title: Banquet Houseperson
Job Code: 14-546
Category: Hotel & Conference
Shift: Varied
Employment Status: Part-Time
This position is responsible for the timely set-up, breakdown, and care of all banquet furniture and event related equipment. Read and understand Banquet Event Orders (BEO) for the purposes of planning equipment and furniture needs for events. Set-up and take down tables, chairs, staging, and equipment for events. Set-up and take down of dance floor, pipe & draping, plotter signs & banners. Open and close moveable wall particians. Placing, opening & closing of umbrella s on the Pavilion deck picnic tables. Opening & closing the plastic walls around the sides of the apron tent.
High School Diploma or equivalent preferred. Previous banquet set up experience preferred. Ability to follow oral & written instructions as well as read & comprehend a set-up diagram. Excellent customer service and people skills relating to both internal and external guests.
Primarily indoor environment. Long periods of standing, walking and moving furniture/mattresses. Must be able to routinely stand, reach, bend, twist, stoop and lift items up to 100 pounds. Able to push/pull up to 150 pounds. Capable of pushing, pulling or otherwise moving portable table/chair units from storage area to function rooms. Ability to work nights, weekends, holidays and varied hours. May require working from a scissor lift. Smoking environment.

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