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Facilities Houseperson

Facilities (Part-Time On-Call)




Set-up and arrange chairs, tables, platforms, furniture and equipment for events according to diagrams and oral instructions. Refresh, touch-up, and clean meeting areas. Drives various powered industrial trucks such as electric carts, forklifts, and utilizes pallet jacks to mobilize equipment. Provide customer support and service to internal and external clients. Performs related work as required. This is an on-call union position, and all individuals in this role are represented by UNITE HERE! Local 19.

SALARY: $20.50 per hour (Rate of pay for first 30 working days is $1.00/hr less the rate listed)


  • Arranges chairs, tables, and other furniture/equipment for banquets, conventions, dances, dinners, and other events according to charts, plans, and oral instructions.
  • Refresh meeting areas to prepare for event and maintain area for continuous “show ready” including sweeping, pick up trash, empty garbage cans, wipe tables, chairs, glass, windows, doors, spot clean rug, etc.
  • Sets up equipment and platforms.
  • Reads, interprets, and carries out written instructions to set up and arrange furniture and equipment for events.
  • Interacts with clients, Event Managers, and Food & Beverage personnel to ensure set-up and services of events.
  • Operate/drives powered industrial truck including Cushman
  • Provides customer support to clients.
  • Drive company vehicle for business purposes
  • Perform other related duties as required.


  • Able to speak, read and write in the English language effectively.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience with room set-up and customer support in a Convention Center and/or Hotel.
  • Scheduling flexibility is essential, willing to work evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Must have a valid California Driver’s License with no restrictions.
  • Able to lift items up to 80 lbs in weight
  • Able to execute setups according to charts, diagrams, and written specifications.
  • Knowledge of safety rules, practices, and precautions associated with setup and facilities duties.
  • Experience working with power tools, as well as a variety of motorized equipment such as forklifts, scissor lifts, and boom lifts.


  • Drop In: Complete an application at the Human Resources Offices (located in San Jose McEnery Convention Center across from the Marriott Hotel)
  • Email: Send resumes to Please include “Facilities Houseperson (Part-Time)” in the subject line.




Launched in 2004, Team San Jose is a non-profit management corporation that operates the San Jose McEnery Convention Center and cultural venues California Theatre, Center for the Performing Arts, City National Civic, Montgomery Theater, Parkside Hall, and South Hall, and serves as the Convention and Visitors Bureau for San Jose.  Team San Jose is a strategic partner supporting the success of local events, and drives travel to our community through sales, marketing and public relations efforts.

Team San Jose ensures the success of meetings and events with its unique collaboration between the local hotels, arts groups, and local labor – all working to effectively manage the quality of the customers’ experience from beginning to end.  Team San Jose’s model is changing the way our meetings and conventions industry serves customers - putting them first with one team for all their event services needs - rather than handing them off to multiple organizations after the meeting is booked.

Team San Jose’s success has supported the local economy by attracting events and visitors which drive spending in local hotels, cultural and convention venues, restaurants and attractions, which in turn helps create jobs. The organization’s seamless service has received raves from planners, with 98 percent of our customers returning to San Jose.


If you are an enthusiastic person with experience in the hospitality industry who is eager to become part of a progressive performance oriented team, please submit resume to: jobs@san  Please include “Facilities - Facilities Houseperson (Part-Time On-Call)” in the subject line of your email.  For more information about Team San Jose, please visit our website at: Team San Jose is an equal opportunity employer.

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