• Wait Staff - de Seversky Mansion

    Job Location(s) US-NY-Old Westbury
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/25/2018 11:57 AM)
    Job ID
    NYIT de Seversky Mansion
    # of Openings
    Position Type
    Regular Part-Time
    Food Services
  • Overview


    Committed to educating the next generation of leaders and to inspiring innovation and advancing entrepreneurship, NYIT enrolls approximately 10,000 students on campuses in North America, China and the Middle East. As a forward-thinking institution NYIT has pioneered educational practices to serve student needs since 1955. NYIT offers 90 undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees in 50 fields of study and is home to students from more than 100 countries and from 50 states. Its seven schools and colleges include: School of Architecture and Design; College of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering and Computing Sciences; School of Health Professions; School of Management; College of Osteopathic Medicine, and the newly formed School of Interdisciplinary Studies and Education.


    • Provide attentive and efficient table service to guests creating a memorable dining experience by means of maintaining proper dining etiquette including but not limited to: menu descriptions, order taking, beverage service, delivering items, fulfilling customer needs, removing courses, replenishing utensils, refilling glasses.
    • Represent the university in the most upstanding way possible.
    • Communicate to guests and fellow staff members in a respectful manner at all times.
    • Prepare rooms for clients utilizing floor plans, BEO’s, timelines and work plans issued or communicated by leadership. This includes the physical movement of tables, chairs, additional furniture, a/v equipment, linens and other catering supplies.
    • Be on the floor 100% of the time during a meal service period to oversee, but not limited to tables assigned by captain.
    • Communicate to management and captains any guests that have consumed an excessive amount of alcohol and need to be cut off.
    • Maintain all equipment that pertains to the service areas
    • Set up each room appropriately according to floor plans
    • Communicate departmental needs, items in need of repair, guest complaints or other deficiencies to the dining room captain immediately.
    • Maintain high standards of safety and cleanliness in all areas of the mansion.
    • Perform basic cleaning tasks as needed and/or delegated by supervisor.
    • Follow opening/closing procedures and checklists.
    • Attend all training and development programs as scheduled.
    • Follow policies on grooming, appearance and professionalism standards on a consistent basis.
    • Other duties as assigned.



    • Positive and professional demeanor and proven ability to work in a team setting.
    • Excellent communication and listening skills.
    • Available to work weekends, holidays and 9 hour shifts as business dictates.
    • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
    • Ability to stand and walk for long periods of times.
    • Able to lift and manage trays of food and glasses with weights at times exceeding 25lbs.
    • Must be willing to work in both indoor and outdoor settings where varying weather and temperature conditions can be expected.

    EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability


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