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Host/Hostess - Receptionist (PM) Part-Time

posted February 7, 2019

The River Club
Jacksonville, FL
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Join our Club's professional staff. Enjoy working with a breathtaking 360 degree view of downtown Jacksonville and the St. Johns River!
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About This Job

The River Club is one of the most premier places to work in Northeast Florida.  Apply today! Take advantage of a unique opportunity to work with a breathtaking 360-degree view of downtown Jacksonville and the St. Johns River.  People are our greatest asset, and we are currently seeking people like you who have a desire to join our team.

 

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:  Good communication skills required. Food & Beverage hosting experience preferred but not required.

 

JOB KNOWLEDGE:   Must be able to interact with members in a positive manner in order to assist them during their dining experience.  Must have working knowledge of dining room service and POS system.  Knowledge of common laws of courtesy.

 

JOB SUMMARY:   Ensure Members have completely enjoyed their visit to the club by acting professionally, controlling the flow of seating, having a positive attitude, learning and using members names, exceeding members expectations and being a team player. Answering phones, taking reservations and maintaining the podium and its organization.

 

PHYSICAL ABILITIES:  Must be able to work on feet, moving about at a quick pace for several hours at a time;  Must be able to lift, carry, and move items up to 25 pounds, to include furniture, trash, glasses, dishes, ice, beer, wine, liquor - individually, or racks and/or trays, or by cases.

 

DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS:    

  1. Must be able to work a flexible schedule, to include weekends and holidays. This position is primarily Tuesday through Saturday evenings.
  2. Answer phones in a professional and courteous manner.
  3. Accurately take reservations for the dining room and club events.
  4. Confirm all reservations for lunch and dinner.
  5. Greet members and guests immediately with a smile and warm greeting.
  6. Assist members and guests with any requests and control the flow of seating in the dining room.
  7. Assist fellow team members and other departments wherever necessary to maintain positive working relationships
  8. Requires strong organizational skills.
  9. Must be able to work independently.
  10. Must exceed customer/team expectations.
  11. Must be in proper uniform, crisp, clean, and in good repair, upon entering the property, including wearing name tag.  Demeanor must be professional and welcoming. 
  12. Become proficient on all appropriate equipment and safety features.
  13. Maintain menu cleanliness.
  14. Ensure all side work is completed thoroughly at the beginning and end of each shift.
  15. Perform other jobs that will assist in quality member service as assigned by the Dining Room Manager, Membership Director and General Manager

SCHEDULE:

Primarily Tuesday through Saturday,  4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace

   

Compensation: 11/hour

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About This Employer

The River Club

1 Independent Drive
Suite 3500
Jacksonville, FL 32202

(904) 354-1111

About The River Club:

Offering stunning views of downtown and the St. Johns River, The River Club occupies not only the top two floors of the Wells Fargo Center, but also has a respected place in Jacksonville’s rich history.  Founded in 1954 as the city’s premier dining venue, The River Club continues to fulfill the distinct dining tastes of its members and guests with superb hospitality and service.

The River Club offers members access to world-class dining in a truly beautiful setting.  The dramatic exterior views of Jacksonville’s skyline rival the interior’s elegant furnishings of glistening chandeliers, warm woods, and rich fabrics.  An elegant, grand staircase ascends to the Club’s second floor, seemingly transporting members to a higher dining experience.

Member dining choices can reflect their desired mood.  There are two dining rooms, each offering an elegant dining experience.  In the formal dining room, tables are accented with fine china, sparkling crystal, and gleaming silverware.  For a more casual experience, the St. Johns Dining Room is the perfect choice.  The Social Lounge features an eclectic bistro menu while treating members to dramatic sprawling views of the St. Johns River. 

Culinary excellence is a standard at The River Club.  Members appreciate the inventive and exquisite cuisine served with unique style and flair.  Among the popular custom menu offerings are such traditional member favorites as the weekly seafood buffet, the Chef’s She-Crab Soup, and The River Club’s one-of-a-kind Bread Pudding.

More than 13,000 square feet of dining space is designated for special events, such as weddings and business luncheons and dinners.  Exciting Monthly Membership Events such as Wine Dinners, Quarterly Tastings, Member Socials and Art Shows also take place in these rooms as well as in the lounge area.  Private dining rooms and impressive board rooms lend to a professional atmosphere.  The presence of current conference technology, which includes drop-down projection screens and wireless internet capabilities makes this an ideal site for business luncheons or meetings.

The River Club, a dining institution for more than fifty years, continues to delight all with its charming and sophisticated ambience.”
 
For an Employment Application, please complete an online application or resume on this website or visit the Human Resources Department located at the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club (200 Ponte Vedra Boulevard, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL  32082).  Applications for all Clubs are accepted only at the Ponte Vedra address. Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  The telephone number is (904) 273-7729.
 
Employment Application or appointment parking is in the Parking Deck adjacent to the Administration Building only.  The entrance to Human Resources is clearly marked as you leave the parking deck.  Please use this side entrance to the Administration Building.