SDZWA

Banquet Worker - Part Time - San Diego Zoo

2920 Zoo Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA Req #1951
Friday, May 20, 2022

San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance is a nonprofit international conservation leader, committed to inspiring a passion for nature and creating a world where all life thrives. Empowering people from around the globe to support our mission to conserve wildlife through innovation and partnerships, we support cutting-edge conservation, and bring the stories of our work back to our two world-famous front doors — the San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park — giving millions of guests, in person and virtually, the opportunity to experience conservation in action. The deep and extensive knowledge gained from more than a century of experience in wildlife care, health, veterinary services, nutrition and conservation makes us invaluable in the global effort to save species. Our team members play a crucial role in driving our conservation efforts forward and bringing us closer to a world where all life thrives.

HOW WILL YOU IMPACT OUR MISSION

The Banquet Worker provides customers with table service this position assists in making assigned facility efficient and attractive to the public. This position reports to the Banquet Lead, Food Service Supervisor or Food Service Manager.
 

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • 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
  • Adheres to all SDZWA and department policies and practices
  • Performs related duties and responsibilities as required

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

The San Diego Zoo is seeking friendly, cooperative, motivated and outgoing employees. These positions require excellent customer service skills with proper and consistent etiquette. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and be available weekends and holiday periods; weekday availability a plus.

 

  • JOB EXPERIENCE
    • At least one Catering/Banquet experience is required
    • Some bartending experience is required 
  • JOB QUALIFICATIONS
    • Competently perform the essential functions, knowledge and skills outlined  
  • SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
    • Effective customer service skills
    • Assist customers in making menu selections
    • Deal tactfully and courteously with the public in a diverse environment
    • 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    

SOME OF THE PERKS YOU WILL ENJOY AS A TEAM MEMBER

  • Free admission to the San Diego Zoo and the San Diego Zoo Safari Park
  • Family Passes
  • Complimentary Tickets 
  • Local and In-House Discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Program 

IMPORTANT DETAILS

  • Location: San Diego ,CA
  • Position Type: Hourly Part-Time Non-Exempt Union Position - If selected there will be union fees and dues to be paid to the Union
  • Hourly wage: $15.42 

THIS EMPLOYER PARTICIPATES IN E-VERIFY

SAN DIEGO ZOO WILDLIFE ALLIANCE IS A DRUG FREE WORKPLACE

SAN DIEGO ZOO WILDLIFE ALLIANCE IS AN EEO/AA/DISABILITY/PROTECTED VETERAN EMPLOYER

 

At San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance, we thrive on celebrating our differences. Diversity is vital for the benefit of our employees, our guests, our community, and our wildlife.


SDZWA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. SDZWA will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin or ethnicity, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, marital status, parental status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete an application, please email your request to
 sdzwacareers@sdzwa.org and provide the job title and location to which you are applying.

Be an ally for wildlife by joining our team!

At San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance, we thrive on celebrating our differences. Diversity is vital for the benefit of our team members, our guests, our community, and our wildlife.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete an application, please email your request to sdzwacareers@sdzwa.org and provide the job title and location to which you are applying.

As a Federal Contractor, San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance is required to participate in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work in the United States. 

San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance is a drug free workplace

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