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San Diego Zoo San Diego ,CA
  • Posted: January 11, 2019
  • $15 Hourly
  • Part-Time

San Diego Zoo

Job Code


Food Service

Average Hours per Week

Employment Status
Without Benefits

Job Description:

It all began with a ROAR over 100 years ago!San Diego Zoo Global is a conservation organization dedicated to the science of saving endangered species worldwide. San Diego Zoo Global operates three world-class facilities: the San Diego Zoo, the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, and the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research. Our organization's vision - we will lead the fight against extinction.Help us to make a difference for wildlife and begin your adventure with a career at theSan Diego Zoo.Join the dedicated crew who are passionate about what they do and strive to create unforgettable experiences for our guests. Share your knowledge, skills and commitment to provide GRRREAT Customer Service and be a part of the ROAR with San Diego Zoo Global!
Attire-The Society has a very conservative grooming policy. Tattoos may not be visible or must be appropriately covered while on duty. Jewelry may be worn if it does not detract from a well-groomed look or create a safety hazard. No facial or tongue piercing.Amenities-Located at the San Diego Zoo in Balboa Park, this adventure offers ZOO Perks which include discounts on food/premium products, free and discounted admission to local attractions, and accrual of vacation and sick time (exception for some grants).
Put your Passion for Wildlife to Work
Location -Catering DepartmentDuration- On-call/part-time positionPositions available -1Union Position -Starting hourly wage $14.97REQUIREMENTS:
This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to get into a busy catering/banquet operation and to earn some extra income. We offer competitive pay and great employee perks. These positions require excellent customer service skills with proper and consistent etiquette. Catering/banquet experience is required. An example of experience would be at least 1 year. Some bar tending experience is required. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age. Applicants must be available to work any fivedays of the week including evenings and holidays. Scheduled hours worked will vary depending on operational needs up to 30hours per week. These are part-time/on-call positions. A good driving record and avalidCalifornia driver license is highly desirable. (Posted 1/10/2019)
Deadline to submit application: Thursday, January 24, 2019**San Diego Zoo Global is a smoke-free workplace**THIS EMPLOYER PARTICIPATES IN E-VERIFY,SAN DIEGO ZOO GLOBAL IS ANEEO/AA/DISABILITY/PROTECTED VETERAN EMPLOYER

Job Requirements:

The Catering Worker performs all job assignments with a positive attitude that reflects San Diego Zoo Global's mission and vision of saving species worldwide by uniting our expertise in animal care and conservation science with our dedication to inspiring passion for nature and leading the fight against extinction. The Catering Worker under general supervision performs a variety of moderately difficult duties in the serving of food orders to catering customers, setting and clearing properly, and keeping assigned tables and areas clean and orderly. This position reports to the Catering Lead, Food Service Supervisor or Food Service Manager.Positions in this class are assigned to the Zoo and Safari Park Catering Departments, which provides customers with table service; serving tables, this position assists in making assigned facility efficient and attractive to the public.
+ Serves orders for food and beverages
+ Prepares some food items such as salads and sauces
+ Assists in escorting guests to and from scheduled activities
+ advises guests regarding menu items
+ Assists guests
+ Answers guests' questions regarding the Zoo and Safari Park
+ Greets guests
+ Closes down event in a timely manner
+ Follows standard inventory procedures
+ Practices the GRRREAT Customer Service Standards

+ Pre-buses tables
+ Stocks supplies and sets-up tables and chairs for special events
+ Buses liquids
+ Makes coffee and other beverages
+ Cleans spilled food and liquids
+ Empties trash cans
+ Keeps assigned areas clean, orderly, and in a safe condition

Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.
Competently perform the essential functions, knowledge and skills outlined.Knowledge of:
+ Effective customer service skills
Ability to:
+ Assist customers in making menu selections
+ Deal tactfully and courteously with the public
+ Understand and carry-out instructions
+ Understand diagrams
+ Make simple arithmetic calculations
+ Understand and accurately pour beer, wine and liquor
+ Understand and operate equipment and appliances
+ Serve guests with proper and consistent etiquette
+ Give accurate information about the Zoo and Safari Park
Restaurant & banquet facilities.
Move moderate to heavy objects approximately 25-35 pounds; ability to move about in assigned areas; exposure to burns from hot plates, platters and warmers..ALL NEW HIRES ARE SUBJECT TO PASSNG A DRUG SCREEN.SOME EMPLOYMENT IS CONTINGENT UPON PASSING PRE-PLACEMENT TESTING.

San Diego Zoo


San Diego, CA
92108 USA

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