SMG Changeover Laborer in Columbus, Ohio

SMG, the leader in privately managed public assembly facilities has an excellent and immediate opening for a Changeover Laborer at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. The Changeover Laborer is responsible for participating in the day-to-day functions of the movement and placement of large quantities of facility equipment and furnishings including, but not limited to, chairs, tables, stages, wall panels, dollies, etc. and other related equipment up to 50 lbs. A degree of decision making is required involving the transport and setup/dismantle of equipment for safety and efficiency reasons. Regular attendance in conformance with the policies established by SMG is essential to the successful performance of this position. This is a labor intensive position.

Major Responsibilities:


Review event documents/ task lists for area setups/dismantle and complete tasks as instructed.


Coordinate equipment movement in a safe, efficient manner.


Maintain inventory in proper storage areas.


Operate material handling equipment as necessary.


Maintain appropriate stock of supplies and equipment to perform assigned tasks.


Cleanup spills, breakages, and debris in the facility as required.


Cleanup and restock bathroom facilities as required.


General janitorial functions such as, but not limited to: sweeping, mopping, scrubbing floors, stripping composite floors, extracting carpet, washing glass/windows/mirrored surfaces, washing walls, cleaning stainless steel, dusting, replenishing supplies, bailing cardboard, rubbish and debris removal.


Must have the ability to interact with guests in a friendly, courteous and polite manner. This will include initiating contact with guests within 10 feet -- i.e. smiling, saying "Good Day" or offering assistance when needed.


Must feel comfortable when around large groups or speaking to a guest, as needed


Understands the importance of providing customer service and in understanding of "The Magic is in the Details"


All other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education and/or Experience:

High school diploma or GED required. One to two years of custodial/janitorial experience in hotels, hospitals, offices or event conversion experience relative to a commercial facility preferred.

Skills and Abilities:

Must have ability to become familiar with facility floor plan and acquainted with all sections of the facility. Upon training, must possess ability to operate machinery used by department (such as scrubbers, trash compactor, cardboard baler, and vacuum cleaners and extractors). This position requires the ability to communicate well with all individuals and work as a team player.

Working Conditions:

Exposure to adverse weather conditions and to various cleaning chemicals. Must have the ability to work flexible/irregular hours. Position requires extensive walking, heavy lifting, climbing, carrying, stooping, crawling, equipment operation both indoors and out, and the ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled