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server assistant

Hiring Deadline: Open until filled
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Zip Code: 77019
Industry: All
Employer: River Oaks Country Club
Job Tracking ID: 1379952798
Job Description:
River Oaks Country Club, one of the most distinguished clubs in Houston, is looking for a dedicated and responsible Server Assistant to join our team. River Oaks has morning and afternoon/evening shifts available. This position requires a team player who can juggle daily chores as well as special requests for assistance in completing weekly dining cleaning and maintenance. Candidates should apply online at riveroakscc.net for faster consideration.

Position:
Server Assistant

Essential Functions:
• To efficiently assist the front waiter in a friendly and courteous manner. To follow the service sequence and standards of the club, according to the training standards.
• To reset tables as needed before, during and after service hours according to priorities established by the guests' needs.
• Clear tables as the guests are finished.
• Refill, remove or replace all beverages and drinks.
• Assist in food delivery, taking out trays of food with large tables when available, serving, condiment service, ground pepper service, and bread presentation.
• To ensure proper set up and maintenance of the service station, tables and common areas through the dining room.
• To ensure sufficient set-ups for service station, including silver, china, sugar, creamers, tea, tea box, water according to business levels. Always prepare for 20 percent over expected business.
• To ensure that all silverware, glasses and china are polished and set according to set standards. Polishing cloths are used for all glasses.
• Knowledge of, and adherence to, all uniform requirements, to be professional in both appearance and manner at all times.
• To fold napkins, polish, and manicure tables.
• Knowledge of , respect for, and adherence to all staff privileges and responsibilities
• Adherence to schedules and attendance at all service staff meetings.
• To be prepared to seat guests in the absence of the room Captain. Guests are to be seated when approaching the table.
• To work well as a team member with the entire club staff. Additional duties and responsibilities will be added from time to time
• Cleans all, iced tea machines, coffee machines, breadbox and other work equipment.
• Informs supervisor of any complaints and/or or issues
• Attends department meetings
• Performs other duties as requested by supervisor or General Manager


Special Requirements:
• Must possess an outgoing personality
• Must possess honesty and integrity
• Must be courteous and tactful at all times
• Must treat others with kindness and respect
• Ability to appear for work on time
• Ability to interact well with co workers
• Ability to understand and follow posted rules and procedures
• Ability to follow directions from a supervisor

• Minimal understanding and usage of English language
• Knowledge of the proper way to set and clear tables.
• Ability to work fast and safely

Employee Type: Full-Time, Part-Time
Compensation: TBD

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