Set-Up Technician

Full time position open on the convention center set-up team.  Main duties are to set-up and strike events according to function specifications; to clean the interior and exterior of the Center and maintain them in an orderly condition.  

Must be able to pass criminal background check.

Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) status:  nonexempt – paid hourly, starting pay $9.75/hour, includes free medical and free dental insurance for the employee. 

Specific Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Sets up chairs, tables and stands according to function specifications.
  • Following functions breaks down equipment and furniture for storage or use in additional functions.
  • Cleans snow and debris from sidewalks.
  • Greets guests in a courteous, professional manner.
  • Maintains ongoing cleanliness of banquet and meeting rooms.
  • Sweeps, vacuums and cleans banquet/meeting rooms and halls as required.
  • Maintains banquet supplies and equipment stock in satisfactory working order.
  • Cleans hallways, lobbies, lounges, restrooms, corridors, stairways, offices and other work areas.
  • Sweeps, scrubs, waxes and polishes floors, using brooms, mops and powered scrubbing and waxing machines.
  • Cleans rugs, carpets, upholstered furniture and draperies, using vacuum cleaner.
  • Dusts furniture and equipment.
  • Polishes metalwork, such as fixtures and fittings.
  • Washes walls, ceilings and woodwork.
  • Washes windows, door panels and sills.
  • Empties wastebaskets, empties and cleans ashtrays.
  • Collects trash in such areas as hallways, corridors, storerooms and any other area indicated by management.  Transports trash and waste to disposal area.
  • Replenishes bathroom supplies.
  • Performs duties and functions as assigned by management. 

Minimum Experience, Skills or Education Required:

  • High school education or equivalent preferred; one to three years experience preferred.
  • Specific Vocational Preparations preferred, which include an occupationally significant combination of vocational education, apprentice training, on-the-job training or essential experience in less responsible jobs, which lead to higher jobs, or serving in other jobs. 
  • Must have mathematical development sufficient to be able to add and subtract.  Must have developed language skills to be able to read at a minimum level, print simple sentences and speak simple sentences.  Must be able to follow instructions.
  • Must be able to judge readily observable, functional, structural or compositional characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people or things.
  • Must be able to use body members, tools or special devices to work, move, guide or place objects or materials.  This would involve some latitude for judgement with regard to precision attained and selection of appropriate tool, object or material, although this is readily manifest.
  • Must be able to use hands to lift, carry or pull objects that may be heavy.
  • Must be able to interpret simple room layout drawings.
  • Must be able to work outdoors in all kinds of weather.
  • Must be able to learn simple procedures and techniques.
  • Must be able to perform routine or the same task over and over again.
  • Must be able to stand or walk for varying lengths of time, sometimes for long periods.
  • Must understand that this position is only a temporary position.
  • Must be able to be bonded. 

Physical Demands: Lifting 50 lbs. With frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 25 pounds.  Reaching.  Handling.  Fingering. Feeling.  Seeing. Climbing. Balancing.  Stooping.  Kneeling.  Crouching.  Crawling. 

Working Conditions: This employee works both inside and outside – the work activities occur inside and outside in approximately equal amounts.  Position may require work during nights, weekends and holidays.  There may be sufficient noise, either constant or intermittent, to cause marked distraction.