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Job Title: Part-Time Maintenance and Setup Team Member 

Job Summary: 

We are seeking a reliable and detail-oriented Part-Time Maintenance and Setup Team Member to join our team at Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center. As a crucial member of our operations, you will be responsible for maintaining and preparing event spaces within the convention center. Your role is essential in ensuring that our facility remains in top condition and is ready to host a wide range of events, from conferences and exhibitions to weddings and trade shows. 

Key Responsibilities: 

Event Setup: Assist in setting up event spaces according to the specifications and needs of clients. This includes arranging seating, tables, audio-visual equipment, and other event-related items. 

Maintenance and Repairs: Conduct routine maintenance checks to identify and address any issues within the facility, such as lighting, HVAC systems, plumbing, and general repairs. 

Cleaning and Sanitization: Ensure that all event spaces are clean and presentable before each event. This may involve sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, and cleaning of restrooms and common areas. 

Furniture and Equipment Handling: Safely handle and transport event furniture, equipment, and supplies, ensuring they are stored appropriately when not in use. Inventory Management: Maintain an inventory of event supplies and report any shortages or damage to the supervisor. 

Safety and Security: Follow safety guidelines, including the proper handling of equipment and chemicals, and report any safety hazards or security concerns to management. 

Client Interaction: Interact with event organizers and clients to ensure their setup requirements are met, address any last-minute requests, and provide excellent customer service. 

Team Collaboration: Work closely with the entire maintenance and setup team to ensure efficient operations and smooth transitions between events.

Qualifications: 

  • Ability to lift and move heavy objects, stand for extended periods, and work in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to follow instructions accurately.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Willingness to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as event schedules require. 
  • Knowledge of basic tools and equipment used in maintenance and setup tasks.

Physical Requirements: 

This role involves physical labor, including the ability to lift and carry heavy objects, stand for extended periods, and perform tasks that may require bending, stooping, and reaching. 

Working Conditions: 

The role is primarily performed within the convention center, which may include exposure to a variety of environmental conditions, including noise, varying temperatures, and odors. 

Application Process: 

If you are a motivated, team-oriented individual with a strong work ethic and a commitment to excellence, we encourage you to apply. To apply, please complete the online application, or come in the business office and apply in person. 

Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds to apply. We thank all candidates for their interest in our organization; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Title: Seasonal Banquet Staff Team Member

Location: Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center

Job Type: Seasonal

About Us: Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center is a renowned event and hospitality company known for delivering exceptional experiences to our clients and guests. We are currently seeking enthusiastic and dedicated Seasonal Banquet Staff Team Members to join our dynamic team for the busy event season. This role offers the opportunity to be part of exciting events and contribute to creating unforgettable memories.

Job Description:

Overview: As a Seasonal Banquet Staff Team Member, you will play a key role in providing top-notch service to our guests during various events, including weddings, corporate gatherings, and special occasions. This position requires strong teamwork, attention to detail, and a passion for ensuring guests have a memorable experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Event Setup: Assist in the setup and preparation of banquet rooms, including arranging tables, chairs, linens, and table settings according to event specifications.
  • Guest Service: Greet guests warmly, escort them to their seats, and provide excellent customer service throughout the event.
  • Food and Beverage Service: Serve food and beverages accurately and professionally, adhering to established serving standards.
  • Table Maintenance: Monitor and maintain the cleanliness and appearance of tables and dining areas during events.
  • Problem Solving: Address guest requests and concerns promptly and courteously.
  • Event Breakdown: Assist in event breakdown and cleanup, including clearing tables and returning equipment to storage.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with other team members, including servers, bartenders, and event coordinators, to ensure the seamless execution of events.
  • Safety: Adhere to food safety and alcohol service guidelines to ensure a safe and responsible event environment.
  • Uniform: Maintain a neat and professional appearance in accordance with the dress code.

 

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in banquet service or hospitality is a plus but not required.
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow instructions.
  • Availability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.
  • Physical stamina to stand, walk, and lift trays and equipment during shifts.
  • TIPS or ServSafe certification (or willingness to obtain) for alcohol service roles.

 

Education: A high school diploma or equivalent is preferred.

Benefits:

  • Competitive seasonal hourly wage
  • Training and development opportunities in hospitality and event services
  • The opportunity to work in a dynamic and exciting event environment

 

How to Apply: If you are a motivated and team-oriented individual who enjoys working in a vibrant event atmosphere, please submit your online application at www.beckleyconventioncenter.com, or email andrea@beckleyconventioncenter.com.

Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center is an equal opportunity employer. We look forward to reviewing your application and potentially having you on board for an exciting event season.