IHG Banquet Setup Houseperson - InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile in Chicago, Illinois

Description:

THE JEWEL OF CHICAGO'S MAGNIFICENT MILE InterContinental Chicago is a lot like the city itself; historic but hip, refined but relaxed, cultured but comfortable. A member of Michigan Avenue's architectural elite since 1929, our hotel is within easy reach of Chicago's incomparable museums, stores, theaters and restaurants. Navy Pier, Shedd Aquarium and Oak Street Beach are minutes away.

The InterContinental Hotel Group owns, operates and franchise more than 9,000 hotels, 120 million stays per year in nearly 100 countries. Our people lie at the heart of our business - and by bringing your expertise and passion to IHG; you will help us to achieve our goal of creating Great Hotels Guest Love.

The Career Opportunity: Banquet Setup Houseperson

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with meeting room refreshes, sets & turns.

  • Assist with maintenance of Banquet Set-up office, including cleaning & trash removal.

  • Attends meetings and hotel training sessions as required by hotel management.

  • Vacuum & sweep carpets & floors, including spot removal.

  • Wipe, dust & clean windows & sills, fixtures, railing, baseboards, mirrors, ledges, doors, etc.

  • Remove debris as needed.

  • Monitor, clean & replace wastebaskets in meeting rooms & registration desks.

  • Wipe, dust & polish pianos.

  • Dust & polish all brass in function rooms.

  • Spot clean dance floors.

  • At IHG we are committed to providing our employees with a safe, secure and healthy workplace.It is your responsibility to comply with all workplace health and safety requirements, including any department specific training regarding equipment and procedures.

  • Perform other duties, tasks and special projects as assigned.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Ability to work an 8 hour shift standing and walking for long periods

  • Ability to lift, push and pull heavy items of 50 pounds or more

  • Ability to walk up and down stairs

  • Ability to direct staff, interpret floor plans and BEO’s

  • Read and speak English.

  • Previous banquet setup experience a plus

What's your passion? Whether you're into sports, shopping or karaoke, at IHG we're interested in YOU. At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team.

What Do You Get?

In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which may include healthcare support, dental, vision, disability and life insurance support, and a matching 401k plan. Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as access to a wide variety of discount programs and the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself.

So what's your passion? Do you see yourself as a Banquet Setup Houseman? Please get in touch and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG.

Job: Hotel General Management

Location: IL-Chicago

Requisition ID: R138673