Catering Servers – Oregon Zoo
Position Title: Catering Servers – Oregon Zoo
Deadline to apply: April 17, 2018 @ 5:00 pm, PDT
Salary: $12.63 hourly
This is a temporary position. Temporary positions are limited to a maximum of 1040 hours per 12 month period. These positions are expected to work for the 2018 Spring/Summer seasons.
Do you belong at the zoo? Are you looking to work in a fun environment? Do you have a positive attitude, enjoy providing customer service to guests from around the country and the world who represent many backgrounds? Would you enjoy working with co-workers who represent the diversity that the Portland community provides? And, do you thrive on having a variety of jobfunctions to perform? If you would thrive in this type of work environment and could imagine arriving at the workplace each day to be greeted by a mountain goat at the entrance to a world class animal and wildlife conservation facility, the Oregon Zoo may be a perfect workplace for you.
Servers are essential waitstaff. They set up, serve and clean-up for a variety of catered events from formal dinners to company picnics. A Multnomah County food handler's card is required for this position. This position will have varied shifts and requires day, evening and weekend availability.
At the Oregon Zoo, we hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive.
Catering staff enjoy benefits like free admission to the zoo for you and your family as well as admission and parking at Metro parks like Blue Lake park. The zoo also participates in the Reciprocal Employee Attraction Pass, offering admission to 15 area attractions as well!
• Must be 18 years of age.
• Experience serving food and/or beverages in a banquet or off-site catering setting
• Customer service experience
• Must have ability to obtain a Multnomah County Food Handler's Permit at the time of employment (upon hire)
• Any combination of education and experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the classification duties and responsibilities.
• Experience serving in a restaurant, hotel or catering setting
• Cashiering experience
• Culinary school training
To apply: visit www.oregonmetro.gov/jobs for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center. Metro is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.