Part Time
Dining Services - Dearborn
Posted 4 months ago

Wait Staff (Students)

Since 1993, Henry Ford Village has revolutionized the way people view aging. We are located on the historic Ford family farm, where Henry Ford was born and raised. Henry Ford Village features a beautiful 35 acre campus with 7 miles of hallways.

Our environment fosters the ability to enhance the lives of our residents through outstanding care and personal interactions.

If you are looking for a challenging career as a Wait Staff with an innovative industry leader, this is the opportunity for you!

Position Overview: The Dining Room Wait Staff is responsible for serving residents’ and guest meals in a friendly, service-oriented manner. Assures that beveraging, souping and busing are completed according to proper procedures and resident meal needs are met based on requests and diet restrictions.  The Dining Room Wait Staff is also responsible for ensuring the appearance and the proper portions of food on each plate.  The Wait Staff is responsible for working as the runner, the serving of plates (entrees and desserts) clearing of resident plates and trash items throughout the meal, monitoring for help needed in other areas, and the proper sanitation procedures followed in clean up.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Ensures the residents and guests have an enjoyable meal with high quality service. Ensures the residents have an enjoyable meal with appealing plated food.
  2. Maintains dining and kitchen sanitation requirements.
  3. Communicates appropriately with supervisors and dining room staff and listen effectively.
  4. All other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Ability to serve meals, understands guests’ special requests, and follows through with the service process in a friendly manner.

Education and/or Experience:  Experience in a kitchen/food serving environment preferred.  High School Diploma or GED required, unless an active student.

Language Skills:

Ability to speak, understand and follow instructions in English.

 Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; or reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee may be required to lift or move 25 pounds with assistance; always use safety devices (carts, etc.) when lifting or moving heavy objects.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception.

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