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Start Your Hospitality Career with Wyndham Worldwide

Job ID: 
Job Function: 
Hotel/Resort Operations
Food & Beverage
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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Dolce Hotels & Resorts

Banquet Porter

26 Oct 2017

As the world’s largest hotel company, and a leading player in the global hospitality industry, Wyndham Hotel Group boasts 7,500 hotels and 15 brands in 70 countries—all supported by more than 7,000 associates on six continents. And we know our success is attributable to our associates, a bright, talented and diverse group of individuals who embrace our signature Count On Me! service culture and have a passion for excellence.  To learn more visit us at http://www.wyndhamworldwide.com.


As Toronto, Canada's premier meeting center, the Ivey Tangerine Leadership Centre, a state-of-the-art facility, provides the best destination for productive meetings. The centre offers a unique conference venue and event experience. Our location in the Exchange Tower in the heart of downtown Toronto's Financial District coupled with onsite catering and attentive staff offer a corporate retreat that meets the needs of today's business professionals.


Job Description

Wyndham Hotel Group is searching for a Banquet Porter to work at our beautiful Ivey Tangerine Leadership Centre property in Toronto, Ontario.  This position is responsible for setting up all meeting rooms according to function sheet specifications.


Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Maintains all meeting rooms and adjoining public spaces in excellent condition at all times.

  • Reports all maintenance needs and damages to Manager/Supervisor for immediate repair.

  • Follows daily work sheets and checklists through to completion.

  • Maintains office area, storerooms, equipment, and work carts in excellent condition at all times.

  • Sets up and breaks down for banquet functions as needed.

  • Sets up and breaks down a variety of rooms in various styles and shapes.

  • Sets out water, glasses, stationery, office supplies, and candies in rooms.

  • Refreshes rooms as needed through a variety of tasks including vacuuming, dusting, removing dirty dishes, and changing water.

  • Returns dirty dishes and cutlery to the dish washing area.

  • Prepares carts with supplies needed for set-up or refreshment of rooms.

  • Assist in the Health & Safety program by ensuring that section 28 of the OHSA and company/departmental health & safety policies and procedures are being followed.

  • May be required to perform additional and / or different responsibilities from those set forth above.


Basic Qualifications

  • Must have a good command of the English language, both spoken and written; must  be able to communicate well on the phone, in-person, and via e-mail

  • Requires   knowledge of catering/meetings/banquet and varied hospitality elements.

  • This position requires a Post - Secondary Education in a related field with a minimum one year industry work experience

Physical requirements:


  • Heavy work - Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 50 pounds of force frequently and/or 20 pounds constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.

  • Ability to stand during entire shift.

  • Frequently is required to talk or hear.  



Wyndham Hotel Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer supporting diversity in all of our business practices.


We are proud to provide employment accommodation during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodation, please indicate this on your application and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.


If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete an application please email your request to Mycareer@Wyn.com and provide the job title and location to which you are applying.

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