Sage Restaurant Group Banquet Houseperson in Chicago, Illinois

7143BR

Req #:

7143BR

Why Us:

Come discover The Blackstone, a downtown Chicago luxury hotel near Grant Park. This downtown Chicago hotel has been a favorite of movie stars, sports legends, royalty and presidents since 1910. Thoughtfully restored to its original grandeur, this Michigan Avenue hotel features French Beaux-Arts architecture and over 1,400 contemporary works by local artists. The Blackstone boasts stunning guest rooms and suites, while Mercat a la Planxa serves modern Catalan cuisine in a unique Mediterranean setting. Host unforgettable affairs inside the magnificent Crystal Ballroom and marvel at 11,396 square feet of lavish meeting space. Located just steps from Chicago's major attractions including McCormick Place, Grant Park, Soldier Field, Art Institute of Chicago, Field Museum, Millennium Park, Navy Pier and Shedd Aquarium.

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Job Title:

Banquet Houseperson

Location Name:

The Blackstone

City:

Chicago

EEO Statement:

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Posting Overview:

Clean and maintain all corridors and public areas in accordance with all housekeeping procedures and standards and safety and security rules and regulations to ensure guest satisfaction.

Requirements:

Competencies

Energy and Drive

Energetic and takes initiative, persistent in pursuing and completing tasks, strives to exceed expectations

Strategic Skills

Proficient in required job skills and knowledge. Intelligent in grasping and integrating new information. Active learner with strong curiosity. Natural instincts and insight for finding the best solution to unclear issues and problems. Considers multiples resources and methods for analyzing problems. Makes great decisions

Personal and Interpersonal Skills

Welcoming and warm personality, engages easily, actively connects with others, genuinely caring and compassionate, visibly demonstrates desire to understand others, creates confidence and trust with others, socially aware of self and others, is known for communicating the right message at the right time, utilizes a variety of approaches and communication techniques tailored to each situation, facilitates consensus in groups, comfortable in conversing with individuals from a variety of backgrounds and at all organizational levels. Is direct yet tactful and considerate of audience, Positively accepts and provides feedback.

Operating Skills

Is effective in prioritizing work, consistently budgets time and processes to create maximum efficiency with minimum disruption or redundancy, is time sensitive, understands how work and processes fit in with other departmental or organizations priorities or objectives, is able to adjust work to accommodate expected and unexpected changes. Is able to gauge progress with respect to overall impact and results

Courage

Can think and act independently with confidence. Has personal fortitude and integrity when faced with challenges.

Knowledge/Skills

Self-starting personality with an even disposition. Ability to meet standards of appearance. Can communicate well with guests. Moderate hearing necessary as guests approach with requests and questions. Heavy communication with

housekeepers/main linen room attendant, supervisor. Excellent vision necessary to assess required reaction to meet standards. Minimal speech communication skills to utilize alternate communication. Minimal literacy necessary; can utilize alternate training tools.

Abilities

Pushing vacuum entire length of hallway, carrying supplies from department to assigned floor, carrying dirty

linen to laundry shoot, removing room service trays and carrying dirty dishes to service area. Bending/kneeling -dusting requires bending and kneeling to reach all areas. Room service trays are placed on floor for pick up. Bending would be required to retrieve dirty dishes.

Must be able to lift 50+ lbs

Mobility -movement to reach all areas of responsibility to include: shelves, windows, ledges, pipes, under and around furniture. Continuous standing -continuously standing and/or walking to accomplish all that is required for position. Climbing stairs -approximately 40 steps 15% of 40 hour week. No driving required.

Education/Formal Training

No formal education needed.

Experience

Prior housekeeping experience desirable.

Material/Equipment Used

Chemicals/Agents used: Standard cleaning chemicals. Protective gloves worn approximately 10% of 8 hours. Protective goggles worn approximately 20% of 40 hours. Operation of vacuum cleaner, floor buffer, carpet cleaner, pressure washer.

Environment

Inside 80% of 8 hours.

Position Type:

Full Time - Regular

State:

IL