• Banquet Houseperson

    Job Location(s) US-NY-Old Westbury
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(5/31/2018 10:28 AM)
    Job ID
    NYIT de Seversky Mansion
    # of Openings
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Food Services
  • Overview


    Committed to educating the next generation of leaders and to inspiring innovation and advancing entrepreneurship, NYIT enrolls approximately 10,000 students on campuses in North America, China and the Middle East. As a forward-thinking institution NYIT has pioneered educational practices to serve student needs since 1955. NYIT offers 90 undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees in 50 fields of study and is home to students from more than 100 countries and from 50 states. Its seven schools and colleges include: School of Architecture and Design; College of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering and Computing Sciences; School of Health Professions; School of Management; College of Osteopathic Medicine, and the newly formed School of Interdisciplinary Studies and Education.


    NYIT's deSeversky Mansion seeks a Banquet House Person to work at out Old Westbury campus. Under the direction of the Dining Room Manager and Banquet Managers, responsibilities include: completing the setup, breakdown and storage of tables, chairs, linens, ect. 


    Responsibilities include: 

    • Follow Banquet Event Order to the setup specifications provided by the Sales office
    • Breakdown room, reset room and/or set rooms for display as directed after each event per the BEO or sales team
    • Complete housekeeping responsibilities as required. Such as, sweeping, mopping and dusting
    • Maintain proper care of all equipment and store all equipment as necessary
    • Ensure all storage rooms are neat and organized
    • Ensure proper linen is set for each event
    • Participate in BEOs meetings as scheduling allows.
    • Communicate any housekeeping needs to the housekeeping department as well as facility related work that is required to NYIT Facilities and Operations department, to ensure the mansion is kept up to the highest standards.
    • Maintain inventory and quality control of all equipment that pertains to the service areas such as linens, chafing and serving dishes, glassware, flatware through SOPs and training programs.
    • Complete detailed end of shift reports with pertinent event information for management review
    • Complete walkthrough to ensure that opening and closing procedures are taking place daily through check lists developed by the Dining Room Manager.
    • Maintain cleanliness/sanitation of service and kitchen work areas, dining room areas related and equipment, assisting with inventory as required.
    • Other duties as assigned.



    • Educational Requirements: High School or Equivalent
    • Minimum 2 years professional experience within catering facility setting
    • Must be able to lift at least 50lbs
    • Excellent communication and customer service skills
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends, holidays, late night and early morning shifts as business dictates.
    • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.


    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand for extended periods of time. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.




     Please submit cover letter & resume for consideration




    EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability


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