Server - Courtyard Cafe

John Knox Village Lee's Summit, MO

Currently John Knox Village features 5 individual dining outlets spread out over the 400 acres of residential property each with a unique style of service. Fireside is a cafeteria, Lakeside Grille is a quick service restaurant, Courtyard Café and Places Restaurant are full service restaurants, and then there's the Coffee Shoppe. Each outlet is at least a mix scratch restaurant, Courtyard Café is 90% and Places 80% made from scratch, utilizing prep and line cooks under the tutelage and leadership of a chef. Two more dining outlets are in the process of being built and will be open by the end of 2017. One of the new venues will be a full service pub and the second a higher end full service restaurant featuring a full array of international flavors on its menu. All outlets feature flexible hours, full- and part-time positions. All full-time positions are benefit eligible to include up to 5 weeks PTO for the year. Each outlet has different hours of operations, the earliest starts service at 7am and the latest is 8pm so say goodbye to getting off work at 2am from a typical restaurant. Servers working the full service restaurant earn a higher wage than a typical server in the retail world plus earn gratuities as well.

JOB SUMMARY This position provides service duties in a restaurant, dining room and kitchen environment. These duties may include, but are not limited to: functioning as host/hostess, setting up the dining area, taking food orders, serving food and cleaning and sanitizing the dining areas. Responsible for following instructions and carrying out assignments properly. Supportive of the Village's mission, values, and service/hospitality (PRIDE) expectations. Completes training hours as required by policy. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS • Sets up and cleans the assigned dining areas. • Relay orders to kitchen and serves food. • Performs food preparation. • May perform cashier responsibilities. • Complies with dining services tip reporting policy. • Observes residents and responds to additional needs. • Handles stress well and gets along with others within the workplace and with customers outside the department. • Maintains acceptable standards of workplace conduct. • Adheres to all safety regulations and requirements. The responsibilities described above represent the primary responsibilities of the job. Other responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor as warranted by business needs. The incumbent is expected to perform all assigned responsibilities.


ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS Candidate must be at least 16 years of age. Education: • This position requires the level of education typically acquired by a course of study leading to a high school diploma or GED. Licenses/Certifications: • Must obtain current Food Handler Permit within 30 days of start date. Knowledge and Skills (required unless otherwise noted): • Ability to work with a large group of residents/customers. • Beginner level knowledge of cash handling and cash register operation. • Awareness of cost control responsibilities of the position within the Department. • Ability to work irregular hours. • Ability to speak in simple sentences. • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divi