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at City of Thornton, CO

Pay: $12.23 to $16.15/hour
$12.23 - $16.15
Posted: 9/29/2019
Job Status: Part Time,Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: 2347584

Job Description

Overall Job Objective


This position is also eligible for tips.

Under immediate supervision, this position is responsible for the day-to-day preparation and service of the food and/or beverages at Thorncreek Golf Course.


(Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. The list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.)

Provides excellent customer service to customers and members of the golf course facilities. Acts in a professional and courteous manner at all times. Works with all food and beverage staff to ensure the highest level of member and guest satisfaction. Works with all golf and maintenance staff to ensure the highest level of member and guest satisfaction.
Cooks and prepares all foods for Thorncreek Golf Course using established recipes. Prepares daily specials and special events foods as needed. Prepares menu items to order - breakfast, lunch or dinner.  Operates ovens, stoves, grills, microwaves, fryers, etc. Ensures correctness of the temperature of appliances and food. Maintains portion control for all foods served. Controls spoilage and waste. Responsible for the quality control and presentation of all foods served. Maintains sanitary health practices around the preparation of food. 
Provides timely food and beverage service to guests including, but not limited to, distributing menus, making menu recommendations, taking food and beverage orders, submitting orders to kitchen, preparing or mixing both non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages, placing food and beverages on trays, adding garnishes or other appropriate ingredients, delivering and serving orders. Has thorough knowledge of menu contents, daily specials, and basic preparation of each; has thorough knowledge of beverages and promotions. Keeps bar area stocked appropriately with beer, liquor, cups and lids, ice etc., and in clean and good working order. Removes soiled dishes from tables. Itemizes bills correctly and efficiently secures payment.
Washes dishes.  Cleans up tables and bar counter; vacuums the dining room area and sweeps/mops the kitchen. Keeps equipment, kitchen, food prep areas, counters, stoves, ovens, coolers, and freezers clean. Properly rotates all foods in stock, coolers, and freezers. Adheres to all Public Health Regulations.
Observes and enforces all local, state and federal liquor laws. Protects course and city from liability and image with regard to serving intoxicated persons. Notifies proper staff when issues occur.
Ensure that deliveries are received, stocked, rotated in the kitchen. Assists in daily and weekly order and preparation sheets.
Reports hazards and maintenance needs for the kitchen to the appropriate personnel.

Works special events and banquets when needed.  

May be required to work nights, weekends, holidays, and overtime.

Performs other duties as assigned.


Must be at least 16 years of age or older. No prior food service experience necessary.  Some knowledge of golf is preferred. Customer service or food and beverage service experience preferred. Additional schooling or training in food service and preparation or customer relations is highly desirable. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.

Licensing/Certification Requirements:
City of Thornton Liquor Training must be obtained at the first available opportunity.
May need the ability to travel to various locations in a timely manner as the job requires.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of the policies, procedures and goals of the city of Thornton and the department.
Knowledge of Thorncreek Golf Course Rules and Regulations and of the game of golf.
Knowledge of basic food preparation and food arrangement.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of sanitary cleaning in a kitchen.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of running kitchen appliances.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of effective customer service.
Knowledge of Public Health Regulations.
Knowledge of local, state, and federal liquor laws.
Skill in food preparation.
Skill in preparing or mixing both non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages.
Skill in the safe and lawful operation of all required equipment and appliances.
Skill in the safe and proper operation of a kitchen, including keeping floors dry and safe.
Skill in dealing tactfully and effectively with the public.
Skill in organizing and managing multiple competing tasks.
Ability to plan and prepare quality foods for small to large groups of people in an efficient manner.
Ability to read, interpret, understand and comply with instructions and kitchen safety procedures and standards.
Ability to use standard equipment and food processing equipment in a safe and appropriate manner.
Ability to listen well and communicate effectively orally and in writing with various audiences.
Ability to work well and communicate with the public and others.
Ability to provide quality customer service to the public and others.
Ability to operate all equipment necessary to perform the functions of the position.
Ability to handle money accurately, conscientiously, and honestly.
Ability to work in a high-usage, fast-paced environment.
Ability to understand and carry out written and verbal instructions.
Ability to understand and apply policies and procedures.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with city employees and the general public.
Ability to deal with the public and resolve problems in a mature, effective, and responsible manner.
Ability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays, or flexible schedules.


Examinations may include but are not limited to application screening beyond minimum qualifications; written, oral, practical exercise or any combination thereof or other job related assessment deemed appropriate by Human Resources.
Your application will be used as a screening tool. Completeness and accuracy are important! Any false or untrue statements or material omissions in the application and related paperwork or during the selection process could disqualify you from consideration.
As a condition of employment, the city of Thornton conducts background investigations for all positions which may also include a review of credit report and/or driving record. A drug screen, physical, and/or psychological examination administered by a city-designated provider will be required for pre-determined positions.