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Hyatt Events | Event Setup Houseperson in BELLEVUE, Washington


The Hyatt Regency Bellevue is excited to recruit for an Event Setup Houseperson on our Events Team!

At Hyatt, we believe our guests select Hyatt because of our caring and attentive associates who are focused on providing efficient service and meaningful experiences to each & every guest.

The Event Setup Houseperson is responsible for setting up and breaking down all meeting spaces with tables/chairs/water, etc. Duties will include:

  • Delighting guests on a regular basis & interacting with clients regarding proper setup specifications of meeting spaces.

  • Following proper instructions to correctly setup & turn meeting spaces.

  • Lifting a moderate amount of weight consistently throughout the day.

  • Maintaining proper cleanliness of all meeting spaces & back of house areas.

The hourly rate for this position is $16 plus service charges & gratuities.

This position earns additional compensation through automatic service charges applied to banquet functions. 16.5% of the taxable 25% service charge goes to the banquet service team (which includes servers, bartenders, setup housepersons and supervisors, captains, etc.). 8.5% of the 25% service charge is retained by the hotel. A taxable 25% service charge and applicable taxes shall be added to all meeting room rental charges, 6% of which goes to event setup colleagues, and 19% is retained by the hotel.


  • Medical & Vision insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • 401(k) & Retirement Savings Plan (RSP)

  • Basic Life Insurance

  • Short Term Disability Insurance

  • New Child Leave & Adoption Assistance

  • Paid Time Off

  • Full-Time Colleagues:

  • Vacation Time

  • 10 days earned upon completing 1-4 years of service

  • 15 days earned upon completing 5-9 years of service

  • 20 days earned upon completing 10 years of service

  • (1) Floating Holiday per year

  • (6) Paid Holidays per year

  • Compassionate Leave

  • Jury Duty Leave


  • Free parking

  • Free Uniforms and cleaning of your uniform

  • Free employee meals during shift

  • Fitness center access

  • ORCA Pass subsidy

  • Discounted Rooms at any participating Hyatt location starting on your first day of employment

  • Up to 12 complimentary rooms at any participating Hyatt location after 1 year of service

  • Hyatt Colleague discount program

  • Tuition Reimbursement of $1,000 per calendar year

  • Employee stock purchase plan

  • Employee Assistance Program

When applying for a position working at a Hyatt hotel, you are pursuing an opportunity to join a culture built on caring and attentive colleagues who have a passion for providing efficient service and creating meaningful experiences. Our values are the guiding principles for our success, giving us the opportunity to open over 1,150 properties worldwide.


  • A true desire to satisfy the needs of others

  • Good communication skills

  • Flexible work availability must include mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays

  • Must be able to stand/walk/be in motion for duration of shift

  • Must have physical stamina to lift moderate amounts of weight throughout duration of shift

  • Detail oriented and able to follow instructions well

  • Previous customer service experience preferred

Primary Location: US-WA-Bellevue

Organization: Hyatt Regency Bellevue

Pay Basis: Hourly

Job Level: Full-time

Job: Banquets

Req ID: BEL002414

Hyatt is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law.