Manager, Dining Room

Overview

Make Lives Better Including Your Own.

 

The happiness of those we serve is dependent on the happiness of our associates, so you’ll receive competitive compensation and a benefits package with additional perks designed to make you smile. The work you do will be challenging yet rewarding. But you’ll earn more than a paycheck; you can enjoy opportunities to grow your career, as well as ongoing programs catered to your health, financial, mental, and emotional needs. Most of all, we believe you can find purpose, meaning, and the chance to be a part of something bigger than yourself.

 

Veterans, transitioning active duty military personnel, and military spouses are encouraged to apply.

 

We believe that in order to best serve our residents and patients, we need to first serve our associates.  One way we do that is through our benefits.  Our offerings include, but are not limited to: 

 

Full-time and part-time associate benefits:

·         401(k) Retirement Savings Plan

·         Benefit plan package

·         Employee Stock Purchase Program

·         Pre-tax Commuter Benefit

·         Associate Compassion Fund

·         Associate Discounts

·         Identity theft protection

·         Pet savings and insurance plans

·         Voluntary benefits available

 

 Full-time associate benefits:

·         Extensive Insurance Plans, including medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, health savings account and more.

·         Paid Time Off

·         Adoption Benefit

·         Tuition Reimbursement

·         Company-provided life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D)

·         Voluntary STD and LTD

 

Please note, Brookdale has adopted a policy requiring all associates to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to limited exemptions based on medical conditions, sincerely held religious beliefs, or applicable state laws and regulations.

Responsibilities

Responsible for providing quality dining experiences by overseeing dining room staff and maintaining a pleasant and clean dining environment.

 

  1. Manages daily operations of dining room, room service, and convenience store, if applicable.
  2. Assigns wait staff to designated sections and all staff to appropriate side work. Inspects work to ensure proper completion.
  3. Ensures room service orders are delivered timely and properly.
  4. Ensures smooth and timely opening and closing of the dining room.
  5. Ensures an adequate number of service employees for each shift and ensures absences are covered.
  6. Oversees resident billing of food services charges.
  7. Assists in producing weekly schedules with budgetary guidelines for service staff.
  8. Leads the training of all new dining room associates and conducts required on-going training sessions.
  9. Provides supervision for special events.
  10. May assist service staff during mealtime as needed.
  11. May assist in greeting and seating residents and guests.
  12. In consultation with the Dining Services Director, hires, trains, disciplines and terminates departmental associates in accordance with company policies.
  13. Maintains the resident request logbook and forwards these requests to the Chef and/or Food Service Director.

 

This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.

Qualifications

Education and Experience
Associate’s degree or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or two to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special Requirements
Current ServSafe Certification required. Obtain and hold any local, state and/or county required food handling/sanitation licenses and/or certificates.

 

Management/Decision Making
Applies existing guidelines and procedures to make varied decisions within a department. Uses sound judgment and experience to solve moderately complex problems based on precedent, example, reasonableness or a combination of these.

 

Knowledge and Skills
Possesses extensive knowledge of a distinct skill or function and a thorough understanding of the organization and work environment. Has working knowledge of a functional discipline. Must have outgoing and cheerful personality and be energetic, friendly, and organized. Must enjoy working with older adults and be capable of walking and standing for long periods of time. Ability to read and write English; ability to communicate with residents and other employees; ability to follow oral and written directions.

 

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

  • Standing
  • Requires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendors
  • Walking
  • Sitting
  • Occasional weekend, evening or night work if needed to ensure shift coverage.
  • Use hands and fingers to handle or feel
  • Reach with hands and arms
  • Possible exposure to communicable diseases and infections
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Talk or hear
  • Exposure to latex
  • Ability to lift: Up to 50 pounds
  • Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens
  • Possible exposure to various drugs, chemical, infectious, or biological hazards
  • Subject to injury from falls, burns, odors, or cuts from equipment
  • Requires Travel: Occasionally
  • Vision

 

Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.

Manager, Dining Room


Regular Full-Time
ID: 2021-125659
Community Operations - Dining Services
Apply Brookdale Oak Park
Brookdale Oak Park
1111 Ontario St,
Oak Park, IL 60302
field26665 Community

Regular Full-Time
ID: 2021-125659
Community Operations - Dining Services