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Position Posted On:
4/17/2014
Employer:
Prairie Meadows Racetrack & Casino
Address:
1 Prairie Meadows Dr
Altoona, IA  50009
Website:
http://www.prairiemeadows.com/careers
Job Title:
Houseperson - Special Event Banquets
Job Type:
Technical
Schedule:
Part Time
Hours Per Week:
Varied
Position Start Date:
Contact us for more information
Pay Rate:
11.40
How To Apply:
Submit an application online at: www.prairiemeadows.com/careers
Contact Name:
 
Email:
Phone:
515-967-1340
Fax:
515-967-8598
Job Description:
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.
Job Qualifications:
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.