Job Description


Description

Position Summary:

The Banquet Captain helps coordinate and executes wedding and special events at Snow Mountain Ranch.

Essential Functions / Requirements:

  1. Must have at least one year experience in banqueting, catering and/or food service.
  2. Must have knowledge of special events coordination.
  3. Must be organized and have excellent time management and organizational skills.
  4. Must follow and be fluent in written and oral English.
  5. Must maintain a neat, clean, professional appearance and presentation.
  6. Must work holidays, weekends, and morning or evening shifts.
  7. Must have basic computer skills and develop knowledge of property management software.
  8. Setup and execution of weddings and special events.
  9. Serve as liaison between various departments needed to implement weddings and special events.
  10. Collaborate with Conference/ Wedding Coordinator and Executive Chef to help with site tours and informational meetings.
  11. Provide guidance to event leaders.
  12. Manage every detail of events to meet guest expectations.
  13. Train banquet staff in proper etiquette, policies, procedures and event venue set up and service.
  14. Schedule and supervise banquet staff.
  15. Have access to and knowledge of AV inventory and coordinate needs with AV Techs.
  16. Develop standardized floor plans to give guest a clear understanding of the facilities’ layout.
  17. Keep a detailed inventory of banquet supplies and the condition of those supplies.
  18. Must be able to work eight hour shifts on concrete floors and lift 40 pounds up to 36 inch high tables.
  19. Must possess a valid, USA state issued driver’s license, an acceptable driving record, and comply with YMCA driving rules to be approved to operate YMCA vehicles.
  20. Support the Association safety program. Promote safe work practices and a safe environment for guests, members and staff.
  21. Uphold the YMCA of the Rockies Mission, policies and programs.
  22. Ability to work cooperatively with others in a diverse environment.
  23. Must meet acceptable criminal background check standards.
  24. Possess excellent customer service skills; for example, friendly, personable, helpful, patient, and professional.

Other Functions / Requirements:

  1. Assist in special event room set-up.
  2. Uphold and reflect the YMCA core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility and Faith in all functions.
  3. Promote a cooperative, positive and problem-solving atmosphere at all times.
  4. Ability to work cooperatively with others in a diverse environment.
  5. All other duties as assigned.

Note: Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.

GENERAL YMCA OF THE ROCKIES REQUIREMENTS:

  • Uphold and reflect the YMCA core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility and Faith in all functions
  • Uphold the YMCA of the Rockies Mission, policies, and programs
  • Possess excellent customer service skills; for example, friendly, personable, helpful, patient, and professional
  • Support the Association safety program. Promote safe work practices and a safe environment for guests, members, and staff
  • Promote a cooperative, positive, and flexible atmosphere while working with others in a diverse environment
  • May be required to work evenings, weekends, and holidays, depending on the position
  • Must meet acceptable criminal background check standards

COMPENSATION:

This is a seasonal, hourly (based on 40 hours/week) position, paying $10/hr, with employee perks including:

  • Room (shared room in our staff dormitory with free wifi and no bills!)
  • Board (3 buffet-style meals per day, 7 days per week)
  • Other employee perks and discounts, including:
    • Access to the YMCA of the Rockies facilities, which include: an indoor pool, basketball gymnasium, fitness classes, hiking/biking/skiing trails, climbing wall, library, and craft shop
    • Free Grand Passes for skiing, rock climbing, mountain biking, and golf (dependent on season and resort – limited number available, first come first served basis)
    • Free gear rentals for sports and outdoor activities
    • Employee programming, including free or discounted staff trips, provided by the Human Resources Office
    • Discounted nights at YMCA of the Rockies lodges (with some date restrictions based on season/occupancy)

DRUG/ALCOHOL POLICY:

We have a zero tolerance policy for alcohol or drugs on property; in addition, no drug use is tolerated (including marijuana) during your employment with us whether on- or off-duty.

REFERENCES:

You must submit three references with your application, including their name, phone number and email address.

Two references must be someone who know you professionally (former or current manager, supervisor, teacher, professor, coach, pastor, etc.) and one reference must be a family member.

If you are a rehire and have worked at YMCA of the Rockies Estes Park Center, Snow Mountain Ranch, or Camp Chief Ouray at any time during the past three years, references are not required.

ABOUT THE YMCA OF THE ROCKIES:

The YMCA of the Rockies operates two year-round family resorts and conference centers on each side of Rocky Mountain National Park: Estes Park Center located in Estes Park, CO; Snow Mountain Ranch located in Winter Park, CO; and Camp Chief Ouray, a summer resident camp for kids located on the Snow Mountain Ranch property.

Snow Mountain Ranch (SMR) is located on the western side of the Rocky Mountain National Park, in a more remote area of Colorado known as the Fraser Valley, near Granby and Winter Park. In the winter, SMR is home to one of the largest Nordic ski areas in the country, with over 100 km of trails on the 5000-acre property. Winters at SMR can last up to eight months, but for winter enthusiasts, there is no place like it, with days and days of powder. In the summertime, SMR is surrounded by back-country forests and trails, with opportunities to get your boots or wheels in the dirt for many hours of fun.

We employ people of all ages, from across the country and the world, who want to experience the mountains and support our healthy spirit, mind, and body mission. Join us!

QUESTIONS?
Please call our HR office at 970-887-2152 ext. 4219, or email hrofficesmr@ymcarockies.org.

 

Position Requirements
 

Full-Time/Part-Time
Seasonal 

Position
Banquet Captain - Seasonal - (Room & Board Provided!) 

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Non-Exempt 

Location
Snow Mountain Ranch 

About the Organization
 

EOE Statement
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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