Banquet Housemen @ UnionLeague



POSITION:                        Banquet Housemen


REPORTS TO:                   Conference Services Manager, Housemen Supervisor, Banquet Captains, Director of Banquet Operations



  • Arrive at the League House and the floor on time and with a positive attitude.
  • Full Dress Uniform:  Housemen Polo Shirt, Black or Navy Blue Pants, Black Shoes, Black Socks, Name Tag, Radio, Ear Piece, and Game Plan Paperwork for the day.
  • Establish a warm welcome and professional atmosphere for all members, guests, and employee
  • Hygiene and grooming are extremely important. Maintaining a clean and neat appearance is imperative.
    • Hair kept clean, above collar. Facial Hair well-kempt. No earrings.
    • All tattoos are to be completely covered while at work.


JOB DUTIES                     

  • Ability to read, comprehend, and execute all given worksheets and Private Event Orders (PEO’S). 
  • Report to Manager on Duty to receive worksheets for the day and review the Game Plan for the day. 
  • Check-in and communicate with Private Event Managers or Banquet Captains when necessary. 
  • Set all function rooms accurately, completely with a great sense of urgency.  Ensure all function rooms are set accordingly to the given specifications. 
  • Ability to set up, breakdown, and return to the storage location for the following items:

o   Portable Dance Floor, Staging, Tables, Chairs, Bar Stools, Black Leather Chairs, Flags, Portable Bars, Air Walls, Furniture, Lamps, Chair Carts, and Table Carts.  (Not limited to the items listed)

  • Vacuum and Clean all function rooms and public spaces in the clubhouse before and after every function

o   Including by not limited to: Vacuuming, Dry Mopping, Wet Mopping, Dusting, Wiping and cleaning with wet rages, Glass Cleaning. 

o   Steam and Deep Clean supplies and equipment per request from supervisor

  • Respond to all supervisor, client, and member requests immediately
  • Attend all scheduled meetings for the department or as requested
  • Carry and Operate a walkie-talkie with an ear piece during shift
  • Deliver all requested Meeting Materials and Packages to the Box Storage Room (BSR) or Function Rooms.

o   Return necessary materials to BSR if necessary

o   Bring down fully packed and labeled boxes for shipping to the Purchasing Department. 

  • Communicate with Supervisors and Engineering Department regarding items that need to be fixed throughout the building
  • Be respectful throughout each shift of the historical paintings, statues, display cases, and overall League House
  • Able to work 3 – 5 hours at a time without a break
  • Bending and lifting required.  Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. and push up to 250 lbs.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time


MANDATORY WORK DAYS INCLUDE (But are not limited to):

New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Mother’s Day, Easter, Fall Ball (1st Saturday in November), Thanksgiving, Family Christmas (1st Sunday in December)



This job is open at the following location:

Philadelphia, PA -- 140 South Broad Street- Philadelphia, PA, 19102