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Service Leader

Perkins (Brainerd)
Job Description

Perkins in Brainerd is hiring for a service leader!

Duties include:

  • Achieves guest satisfaction through implementation of company policies, procedures, programs, and performance standards
  • Monitors compliance with company standards and execution of all company policies to guarantee maximum guest satisfaction and a quality work environment

Position activities and tasks:

  • Ensures that all guests are properly greeted, seated, and served
  • Accountable for proper resolution of all guest complaints
  • Ensures proper control of the facility and equipment through preventive maintenance,repairs, security measures, and adherence to safety and sanitation requirements
  • Monitors and oversees food temperatures during hot and cold handling to reduce the incidence of risk factors known to cause food borne illness
  • Trains employees during shift to guarantee proper and productive performance
  • Takes responsibility and verifies that all menu items are prepared and served according to standards
  • Anticipates, identifies and corrects system breakdowns to achieve maximum guest satisfaction
  • Communicates with Manager on Duty and coworkers regarding product/service deficiencies, equipment, safety problems, etc
  • Responsible for change fund, cash register, and guest check control. Performance will have a direct affect on the unit’s sales and profits through consistent guest satisfaction and cost controls

Physical requirements:

  • Extensive standing, without breaks
  • Exposure to heat, steam, smoke, cold
  • Reaching heights of approximately 6 feet and depths of 2 1/2 - 3 ft.
  • Must have high level of mobility/flexibility in space provided
  • Must be able to fit through openings 30" wide
  • Must be able to work irregular hours under heavy pressure/stress during busy times
  • Bending, reaching, walking
  • Communicating with guests
  • Operating cash register
  • Carrying trays of food products weighing about 20 pounds for distances up to 30 feet
  • Lifting up to 50 pounds

Education level required:

  • High school diploma; some college or degree preferred

Experience required:

  • At least six months prior experience in guest service capacity

To apply: Please go to our website here and fill out the online application.

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and is funded in part by the Initiative Foundation, a regional foundation, and Sourcewell.