Banquet Set-up

Kirkwood Community College

JOB GOAL:

This Position can be Full-Time with Benefits or Part-Time. Weekend shifts pay 14.28 and an automatic $0.50 raise at 6 months.

We are looking for evening and weekend shifts, available until  at least 11pm.

To advance Kirkwood's Center for Hospitality Excellence's vision to lead the world in educating and preparing the finest hospitality professionals that will impact the global community. Our Mission is to be the best place to learn, recruit and stay. We do this by teaching, developing and serving.


BENEFITS:
For our Full-Time employees we offer benefits UNHEARD of in this industry! Check them out here! (Download PDF reader) This includes things such as 18 days of paid time off a year, a very low cost for health insurance, tuition benefits, hotel stay discounts, and a generous retirement account program.


GENERAL JOB SUMMARY:

Set up chairs, tables and equipment per banquet event orders. Assists with food functions and banquet events as needed. This position serves as a trainer. Trainers are responsible for supervising the learning experiences of students and other employees in all areas of The Hotel at Kirkwood Center, The Kirkwood Center for Hospitality Arts and The Kirkwood Center for Continuing Education.

UNIVERSAL CORE COMPETENCIES: 

  • Advocate for Continual Improvement- empowering each other to identify opportunities for excellence.
  • Collaborate with Mutual Accountability- working together with a willingness to take ownership and account for our actions. 
  • Champion Service- anticipating needs and create a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive environment. 
  • Perseverance- commitment to excellence even in the face of adversity or delay in achieving success. 
  • Lead- regardless of title, through positive influence. 

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Read banquet event orders and/or receive oral instructions to determine work     assignments.
  • Move equipment and other materials to and from storage and production areas, loading docks and delivery vehicles to required location.
  • Maintain proper care of all banquet equipment after each use.
  • Move, lift, or carry needed tables, chairs and additional equipment from storage, and return them after use.
  • Regular and consistent attendance at work.
  • Perform other related work duties as assigned.

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS:

  • Welcome, value, and nurture people of all backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences as well as support and promote an environment that accepts differences.
  • Regular and consistent attendance at work.
  • Provide prompt and courteous service to all customers. 
  • Adhere to all environment policies and procedures as required.
  • Ensure adherence to all regulatory requirements, including the health code.
The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the essential job duties/responsibilities and performance expectations of the job, which should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned.     

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES WITH/WITHOUT REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION:

Position involves working in a business setting. Occasional (15-30%) viewing equipment and other types of close visual work. Frequent (34-66%) reaching, sitting, pulling, lifting (up to 50lbs) grasping and pushing. Constant (67-100%) standing, walking, repetitive motion and listening.      

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or the equivalent required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, OR REGISTRATIONS:

  • Banquet or Server experience is preferred, but not required.


Kirkwood Community College shall not engage in nor allow unlawful discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment. This includes all employment practices, hiring practices, and unwelcome harassment of applicants or employees based on race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information or actual or potential parental, family, marital status or veteran status. If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with the policy please contact the Vice President of Human Resources at Kirkwood Community College, 313 Kirkwood Hall, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd., SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404, Telephone: 319-398-5572,  Email: equity@Kirkwood.edu or the director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560 Facsimile: (312) 730-1576, TDD (800) 877-8339 Email: OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.

Job Benefits:

Kirkwood offers a wide range of employee benefits.  Read more about them here

Job ID: 84124

Posted 19 days ago

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