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Lead Steward

Company: Nashville Symphony
Location: Nashville
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

Our Mission: The Nashville Symphony inspires, entertains, and educates through excellence in musical performance.

One of Tennessee's largest arts organizations, the Nashville Symphony has been an integral part of the Music City sound since 1946. Led by music director Giancarlo Guerrero, the orchestra performs more than 150 concerts annually, with a diverse repertoire that includes classical, pops, jazz, movies, and more. It is one of the most active recording orchestras in the U.S., with a total of 14 GRAMMY - Awards and 27 nominations.

Job Description

The Lead Steward will assist with both set-up and teardown for weddings, parties, and other events held at Schermerhorn Symphony Center. The ideal candidate has a positive attitude, a flexible schedule, and a willingness to learn about planning and executing events.
Perform all tasks outlined on banquet event orders, daily set-up sheet, and daily cleaning schedules.
Assist in the coordination and delivery of all items needed prior to and during special events.
Perform and practice the proper lifting, moving and transporting of equipment and tools.
Utilize proper cleaning supplies for equipment and fixtures, and ensure proper techniques are utilized in the cleaning of such equipment.
Maintain clean receiving areas, downstairs storage areas, elevators, and dumpster areas.
Maintain an organized and hazard-free work area at all times and post the appropriate safety materials (i.e., wet floor signs) as required.
Ensure compliance with health, safety, and fire codes and policies.
Remove trash and place it in designated containers.
Ensure a high standard of customer service and satisfaction.

Supervisory Responsibilities

The Lead Steward supervises temporary staff and part time stewards, and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

The duties listed above are not all inclusive. The person in this position is expected to perform other work-related duties as assigned even though they may not be considered primary duties.


Work Requirements and Qualifications
High School diploma or G.E.D preferred
Excellent communication and teamwork skills
Positive attitude and strong commitment to client satisfaction
Ability to lift up to and including 50 pounds (tables, chairs, etc.)
Must be able to work flexible hours (early mornings, evenings, weekends, holidays)
Must be able to stand or walk for varying lengths of time, including long periods

Additional Information


The Nashville Symphony prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, genetics, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


The Nashville Symphony is in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 which maintains that no person in the United States shall, on the ground of race, color, or national origin, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance. If you have questions concerning the Nashville Symphony's compliance with Title VI, please contact the Vice President of Human Resources and our Local Title VI Coordinator, Nakisha Hicks.

This company is a smoke-free workplace in compliance with the Non-Smoker Protection Act, Tennessee Code Annotated

39-17-1801-1810. In accordance with that law and company policy, smoking is prohibited in enclosed areas of company property.

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