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Event Setup Houseman

Part Time


Under direct supervision from an Event Services Supervisor, Event Setup Housemen perform event set-up and tear down, housekeeping and light maintenance tasks as assigned. In the absence of an Event Services Supervisor, may receive instruction from the Event Services Lead, Director of Events, Event Manager or Manager on Duty.



  • Sets up tables, chairs, staging, dance floor, and other equipment according to the room diagrams and event resumes
  • Tears down equipment and supplies after events are over
  • Maintains cleanliness in the event spaces, including hallways and other common areas
  • Keeps service corridors and storage areas clean, organized, and unobstructed
  • Empties trash and operates various types of cleaning equipment
  • Reads and understands room diagrams and event resumes in order to set event spaces accordingly
  • Interacts with other staff and event planners, and responds quickly to needs and requests
  • Other duties as assigned by management



  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent GED and must be able to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be available to work flexible hours and days including early morning, days, evenings, overnight, weekends and holidays
  • Must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time and lift objects up to 50 pounds
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain a valid Kansas or Missouri driver’s license or identification card


Job Title: Event Setup Houseman

Reports To: Event Services Supervisor

Supervises: N/A

Status: Non-Exempt


How to Apply:

Please apply in person at the Overland Park Convention Center located at 6000 College Boulevard, Overland Park, KS 66211 or email a resume to aflager@opconventioncenter.com