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Event Staff

The St. James
Part-time
On-site
Springfield VA

POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

The St. James is actively seeking an Event Staff at its Springfield, VA location.

The St. James is the premier sports, wellness, and active entertainment destination brand in the country, with a mission to maximize human potential by designing, developing and operating sports, wellness and entertainment destinations that engage, inspire and empower people to pursue their passions and be their best at play, at work and in life.  Our flagship development in Springfield, Virginia features a premium health club, celebrity chef-inspired restaurant, premium medi-spa, 20,000 sq. ft. active entertainment center, as well as an indoor field house with FIFA-sized field, two NHL-regulation sized ice rinks, 52-meter Olympic competition pool and much, much more.  The St. James allows the whole family to pursue their passions in 30+ sports. 

The Events Staff will report directly to the Banquets & Events Manager for The St. James. This is a part-time employment opportunity. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including early mornings, late nights, weekends (mandatory) and holidays.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with the complete setup and breakdown of the banquet area.
  • Relay food and beverage orders.
  • Maintain a high level of cleanliness and awareness of sanitary practices.
  • Anticipate guests’ needs and exceed customer service expectations.
  • Maintain composure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Relay important information about orders, allergies and special requests to the appropriate person.
  • Respond urgently and appropriately to any concerns.
  • Present in professional appearance and mannerisms.
  • Welcoming guests upon their arrival and assisting them with their seating arrangements.
  • Tending to guests' requests, questions, and complaints and relaying them to banquet captains
  • Ensuring that the venue and facilities remain neat and clean.
  • Ensuring that all applicable safety regulations are communicated and adhered to.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS
 

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Degree in hospitality or similar preferred.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience as a catering server or similar.
  • Excellent leadership abilities and the ability to manage many staff members.
  • Great time management and multitasking abilities.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication abilities.
  • The ability to provide an excellent level of customer service, even in stressful situations.
  • Ability to lift up to 40lbs, move furniture and stand for long periods of time.
  • Willingness to work long hours, irregular shifts, and on weekends and holidays.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

For more information, please visit our website: www.thestjames.com

The St. James is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We welcome qualified applicants from a variety of backgrounds inclusive of their race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, expression or orientation, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, or status as a disabled or Vietnam-era veteran.

 

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