• Wait Staff - de Seversky Mansion

    Job Location(s) US-NY-Old Westbury
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3 months ago)
    Job ID
    2018-1496
    Division
    NYIT de Seversky Mansion
    # of Openings
    2
    Position Type
    Staff
    Type
    Regular Part-Time
    Category
    Food Services
  • Overview

    NYIT (New York Institute of Technology) offers 90 degree programs, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees, in more than 50 fields of study, including architecture and design; arts and sciences; education; engineering and computing sciences; health professions; management; and osteopathic medicine. A non-profit independent, private institution of higher education, NYIT has 9,000 students at campuses in New York City (Manhattan) and Long Island (Old Westbury) in New York; Jonesboro, Arkansas; Vancouver, British Columbia; and in various programs around the world. NYIT sponsors 13 NCAA Division II programs.

     

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    Responsibilities

    • 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.

     

    Qualifications

    • 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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