Sage Hospitality Resources Banquet Server in Baltimore, Maryland

Req # 6244BR

Job Title Banquet Server

Position Type Part Time - On-Call

Location Name Hyatt Place Baltimore

City Baltimore

State MD

Why Us People love working at Sage because of what we stand for. We dare to be different; not only in the experiences we provide our guests, but also in the experiences we provide our associates. Being true to ourselves is simply a part of who we are. Together, we strive to create a community that is based on integrity, respect, creativity, and mutual support. Being part of an organization where things matter is what our associates' value most.

Posting Overview

Under general supervision, provides prompt and courteous food service to customers. Set-up, service and break down assigned functions in a safe, accident-free manner.

Requirements

Competencies

Dealing with Ambiguity

Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

Compassion

Genuinely cares about people; is concerned about their work and non-work problems; is available and ready to help; is sympathetic to the plight of others not as fortunate; demonstrates real empathy with the joys and pain of others.

Composure

Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.

Interpersonal Savvy

Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.

Knowledge/Skills

Must have basic knowledge of customer service principles, food service function, and restaurant and kitchen operations.

Abilities

Lifting trays, dish racks, glass racks, etc. 20 -40 lbs. Pushing carts, Queen Marys, hotbox, portable bar 50 -100 lbs.

Carrying trays, dish racks, glass racks, etc using both hands at 20 -40 lbs.

Must have manual coordination to punch buttons, grasp items in hand, and to balance and carry trays loaded with food and beverages.

Bending/kneeling: Ability to bend to lower level cabinets and lift trays.

Mobility: Maneuver in narrow areas and between seated guests.

Continuous standing required to service guest functions; 100% of the time scheduled.

Climbing approximately 12 steps 20% of 8 hours. No driving required. Must have moderate comprehension and literacy to read use records and all special requests. Must have ability to perform multiple tasks at one time, must be able to follow verbal and written instruction, and be able to communicate both verbally and in writing. Must be highly organized and able to pay attention to sound and sight details in crowded and noisy situations, particularly when handling multiple tasks. Must be able to use tact and understanding when dealing with a variety of customer service problems, including stressful and highly emotional situations.

Education/Formal Training

High school education or equivalent.

Experience

Previous experience in similar position of 3 months or longer.

Material/Equipment Used

Computerized order machine, basic writing materials, restaurant equipment including but not limited to coffee machines, ice machines, toasters and beverage dispensers.

Environment

Physically strenuous: prolonged standing, walking, lifting and carrying throughout entire shift in 95% indoor environment. Going in the freezer temperatures can be -10 degrees.

EEO Statement

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.