Banquet Set-Up

Full Time, Part Time
Magnolia St. Louis
1 month ago


Magnolia St. Louis, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, was originally built in 1924 as the Mayfair Hotel by Charles Heiss and shines brightly as the crown jewel of downtown hospitality and sophistication. It is the site of many historical firsts, including the first female general manager in St. Louis and the birthplace of “chocolates on a pillow” by cinematic icon, Cary Grant. Here, each of our 182 guest rooms, including the lavish Cary Grant and Presidential Suites, provide one of downtown St. Louis’s only boutique experiences.  Visit us at

The Banquet Houseman position plays a critical role in the Special Events operations.  The Houseman does the set-up and breakdown for special event functions in the Hotel.  It is a very physical position with lots of lifting, bending, pushing and pulling.  The Banquet Houseman must be able to follow the Banquet Event Order (BEO) directions very clearly.  The Banquet Houseman shifts may be scheduled for nontraditional shift times.

Some duties and responsibilities of the Banquet Houseman position include:

Setting the event according to the BEO instructions. Report any maintenance issues while setting so they can be corrected prior to the event. Breakdown room set and/or reset room as directed or store equipment, and clean room/area as directed. During course of setup or breakdown, maintain proper care of equipment and facilities. Utilize proper ergonomics when setting or breaking down, ask for assistance when necessary. Conduct quality check on condition of tables, chairs and linens while setting the room.

Some desired qualifications of the Banquet Houseman position include:

Able to follow instructions from Captains and Managers. Ability to read, understand and complete written instructions in a BEO. Able to meet physical requirements of the position; heavy lifting, pushing, pulling, bending, etc. Ability to complete assigned tasks on time and without close supervision. Ability to interact in a professional courteous manner with the guests. Willing to work a variety of shifts and schedules.

Magnolia St. Louis Benefits


The Magnolia St. Louis is proud to offer the following benefits to its full-time employees:
  • Free Metro Transit pass after 10 days of employment
  • Medical, Dental & Vision insurance after 30 days of employment
  • Personal Time Off – up to 10 days in your first year!
  • Paid holidays after 6 months of employment
  • Participation in the Marriott Explore employee discount program
  • Complimentary shift meal
  • Shoes for Crews
  • Charitable Donation Match
  • 401k Plan – 100% match up to the first 5%
  • Education Assistance program
  • Student Loan Debt Relief
  • “Kitz for Kidz” School Supplies program




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