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Title Resort Maintenance Associate
Categories Front of House, Golf, Hotel, Kitchen, Transportation
Start Date 2018-06-23
Location Belding, MI 48809
Job Information

The resort embraces the natural beauty and serenity of the surrounding environment overlooking over 170 acres of neatly manicured 18-hole Championship golf course nestled in Belding, Michigan. Our facility comes complete with a full service hotel and restaurant and several wedding ceremony and banquet location on premise. Our environment is fast-paced, expansive and ever evolving… yet stable, rewarding, and enduring. It is a high performance culture where initiative and results are recognized and rewarded.

 

The ideal candidate is a dedicated self-starter with a natural drive towards customer service, seeking an opportunity to expand their knowledge and gain experience in a multi-faceted hospitality environment. This position requires a highly self-motivated individual who can work with minimal supervision and interact with patrons at a high-level.

 

JOB SUMMARY

The Maintenance Director works closely with the General Manager and Departmental Managers to Maintain buildings and property at Candlestone Resort. Very independent position. The purpose of the Maintenance Technician II is to maintain the cosmetic appearance and the mechanical function of all the buildings and grounds in both the interior and exterior of the property.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & TRAINING

High School Diploma and/or Trade School Certification (preferred)

1-2 years technical training or equivalent maintenance technician experience Hospitality experience is a plus. Must possess and utilize own tools. Ability to deal with the public and formulate solutions to maintenance problems.This individual must familiarize themselves with Candlestone Golf Resort Operating Procedures in addition to OSHA standards, and Country and state building and operating codes. In addition this position requires basic knowledge and troubleshooting skills in the Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing, Mechanical equipment and Appliance repair fields (carpentry, painting, flooring, general building Maintenance.

 

This individual must also display the flexibility to deal with ever-changing situations as it pertains to guest, owners, associates and work load. Must have excellent inter-personal skills when dealing with guests, associates, and general public. Must be able to learn and adapt to a fast-paced environment. Must have follow through process on short-term and long-term projects. Must be a self starter and able to work independently and possess a team player attitude and be able to take direction from the Owner and General Manager.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES • Work inside and outside for long periods of time and in all kinds of weather, performing tasks that require physical strength and endurance • Understand and follow instructions and specifications •  Adjust to doing the same kind of work all day long or performing a variety of different tasks on the same, depending on daily business needs • Work skillfully with your hands to do a variety of tasks. Able to use arithmetic to measure, compute amount of materials to use, and to inspect product to be sure it conforms to requirements. Ability to understand and communicate written instructions. Ability to work unsupervised

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible to maintain proper working relations within the department and with other operating departments on property.
  • Monitor the physical condition of the units and the resort and correct unsafe conditions.
  • Maintain accurate records for work orders/preventive maintenance, safety, repair/replace of major equipment, inventory of parts and supplies.
  • Diagnose and perform maintenance/repairs on A/C and heating, electrical and plumbing systems, carpentry, painting, water and sewer lines, stairs, gates, fences, patios, railings, gutters, ceiling fans, appliances, pool, amenities, landscaping, install locks and safety devices and other typical resort repairs.
  • Ability to address the concerns and maintenance needs of the guests and associates in a friendly and professional manner.
  • Ensure that all modes of property transportation are operating properly.
  • Complete work orders, preventive maintenance and daily projects reported by engineering management, front desk, or otherwise assigned during the shift.
  • Daily logs must be filed in log book and work orders must be placed on proper hook.
  • Ensure the satisfaction of all guests by providing quick and satisfactory service to owners and guests.
  • Carry out all requests from management necessary to provide 100% customer satisfaction within the associate’s ability.
  • Abide by all company and engineering policies and procedures.
  • Follow all safety procedures when performing duties.
  • Responsible for identification and/or repair of any safety hazards.
  • Responsible for learning and meeting all necessary engineering requirements for future growth in the department.
  • Must have schedule flexibility to accommodate a 7-day work week, and be willing to be on 24-hour call as needed.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS  Varies from Medium Work to Very Heavy Work:

 

Medium Work: Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally (Occasionally: activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time), and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently (Frequently: activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time), and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly (Constantly: activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of the time) to move objects.

 

Very Heavy Work: Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally (Occasionally: activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time), and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently (Frequently: activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time), and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly (Constantly: activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of the time) to move objects.

 

Environmental Conditions: Both: Inside and outside. A job is considered “both” if the activities occur inside or outside in approximately equal amounts. Wet and Humid: Wet: Contact with water or other liquids. Humid: Atmospheric condition with moisture content sufficiently high to cause marked bodily discomfort. Exposure to: Odors, toxic conditions, dust, or poor ventilation.  

 

COGNITIVE CONSIDERATIONS Must have the ability to read, write and organize material. Must be able to relate to others in a professional manner.

 

FSLA

This is a part-time, non-exempt position

 

HOURS

Applicant must be able to work a flexible schedule, holidays, and weekends.

The hours will be scheduled by the General Manager. When applying, please specify what position you are applying for.

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Title Sous Chef/Chef
Categories Kitchen
Start Date 2017-11-30
Location Belding, MI
Job Information

Sous Chef Position

An engaging, high-energy environment, Candlestone Golf & Resort presents a career opportunity: Candlestone Golf & Resort embraces the natural beauty and serenity of the surrounding environment overlooking over 170 acres of a neatly manicured 18-hole championship golf course, pristine ponds and the undulating woodlands nestled in Belding Michigan. Our facility comes complete with a full service hotel and restaurant and several wedding ceremony and reception locations on site. Our environment is fast-paced, expansive and ever evolving. . .yet stable, consistent, enduring. It is a high-performance culture where initiative and results are rewarded.

Job Requirements

Previous experience as Executive Chef, Sous Chef or Kitchen Management experience of at least 6 years in either hotels or banquet facilities is required . Strong service skills along with equally strong organizational skills. Must have strong people skills and the ability to work in both social and corporate markets.

Job Description

*Responsible for the supervision of kitchen management and staff.
*Supervise food quality, preparation and production to ensure delivery of quality product.
*Interview, recommend hiring, schedule, train, develop, and conduct performance reviews.
*Ability to work effectively under time constraints and deadlines.
*Develop menu designs, menu items and concepts with Director of Food & Beverage.
*Assist in development of annual budget, monitors variances, track labor & related expenses, maintain inventory controls.
*Assist development of restaurant concept
*Demonstrate positive leadership characteristics, which inspire associates to meet and exceed company standards

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Title Line Cook
Categories Kitchen
Start Date 2018-03-22
End Date Reed
Location Candlestone Golf & Resort
Job Information

Candlestone Golf and Resort is gearing up for the upcoming busy season and will need to add responsible and enthusiastic line cooks to our on-site restaurant, The Water Tower Grille.

Candlestone Golf and Resort provides an engaging, high-energy environment and embraces the natural beauty and serenity of the surrounding 170 acres of a neatly manicured PGA-rated 18 hole golf course with pristine ponds and undulating woodlands, all nestled in Belding, Michigan. Our facility boasts a full service hotel and restaurant, several wedding ceremony and reception locations on-site. Our environment is fast-paced, expansive and ever evolving . . . yet stable, consistent and enduring. It is a high-performance culture where initiative and results are rewarded.

The ideal candidate will have an understanding of basic Kitchen Operations, food prep and storage, following recipes and be willing to perform necessary cleaning duties. Ability to follow directions and company procedures is a MUST.

Experience is preferred but not necessary. We would be willing to train the right people.

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Title Prep/Utility Cook
Categories Kitchen
Location Belding, MI 48809
Job Information

The resort embraces the natural beauty and serenity of the surrounding environment overlooking over 170 acres of neatly manicured 18-hole Championship golf course nestled in Belding, Michigan. Our facility comes complete with a full service hotel and restaurant and several wedding ceremony and banquet location on premise. Our environment is fast-paced, expansive and ever evolving… yet stable, rewarding, and enduring. It is a high performance culture where initiative and results are recognized and rewarded.

 

The ideal candidate is a motivated and dedicated self-starter with a teamwork approach and a natural drive towards customer service, have a friendly smile and the ability to maintain a positive attitude, seeking an opportunity to expand their knowledge and gain experience in a fast-paced multi-faceted hospitality environment.  

 

JOB SUMMARY

Under the supervision of the Chef, Sous Chef & Cooks, prep/utility cooks are expected to provide efficient, clean, and customer driven service. We are looking for a professional utility prep cook to prepare food to the exact chef’s specifications and maintain cleanliness of the kitchen. Kitchen Utility Prep Cook assists with prepping ingredients, helps to set up workstations; ensuring they are well organized, clean and sanitary. Assists in maintaining the sanitation of the Kitchen; washing, sanitizing and organizing pots, pans, dishes, and other kitchenware, handles trash and recycling as needed.  

Members of the Candlestone Resort service team must hold themselves to the highest standards of personal behavior and adhere to the dining steps of service that are set forth during orientation and training. They are expected to lead by example through their actions and more importantly their behaviors.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & TRAINING

Candidates should have professional kitchen experience  

Key Requirements:

  • Experience in full service restaurant is desired
  • Understanding of cooking methods, ingredients and equipment
  • Solid references
  • Flexible schedule
  • Task-driven individual

 

Ability to communicate effectively with teammates, both written and verbally, and ability to carry on polite conversation with guests is a MUST. All applicants must be 18 years of age or older..

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • High School diploma or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Minimum 1 year experience performing similar duties in a commercial kitchen.
  • Demonstrated understanding of basic sanitation and food handling procedures.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of English language with ability to read, write, speak appropriately, follow directions, and effectively communicate with others.
  • Must be able to perform simple mathematical calculations.
  • Appearance representative of a kitchen professional with regard to grooming, personal hygiene, and attire.
  • Physically, requires constant standing/walking for up to 8 hours; frequent lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling of 30 lbs.; considerable use of arms and legs and moving whole body, such as with lifting, carrying, balancing, standing, walking, and stooping; considerable use of hands in order to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
  • Knowledge of kitchen equipment and safety rules for kitchen equipment
  • Accuracy and speed in executing assigned tasks
  • Familiar with industry’s best practices
  • High level of professionalism
  • Comfortable working with a team in a fast-paced kitchen environment
  • Excellent verbal communication and organization skills
  • Ability to work unsupervised

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES •

 

  • Clean and sanitize work areas, equipment, utensils, dishes, and silverware in accordance with standards.
  • Prepare a variety of foods as instructed by the Chef and adhere to proper food handling procedures.
  • Assist with banquet prep and plate up
  • Follow safety procedures and maintain a safe and sanitary work environment that conforms to all standards and regulations.
  • Store food in designated containers and storage areas to prevent spoilage according to standards.
  • Portion and wrap food, or place it directly on plates for service to customers.
  • Take and record temperature of food and food storage areas, such as refrigerators and freezers.
  • Maintain dishwashing station, sinks, and related areas.
  • Perform other light maintenance and custodial tasks.
  • Maintain excellent customer service and positive relationships with customers, employees, and vendors.
  • Assumes 100% responsibility for quality of products served.  
  • Knows and complies consistently with our standard portion sizes, cooking methods, quality standards and kitchen rules, policies and procedures.  
  • Portions food products prior to cooking according to standard portion sizes and recipe specifications.  
  • Maintains a clean and sanitary work station area including tables, shelves, grills, broilers, fryers, pasta cookers, sauté burners, convection oven, flat top range and refrigeration equipment.  
  • Prepares item for broiling, grilling, frying, sautéing or other cooking methods by portioning, battering, breading, seasoning and/or marinating.  
  • Attends all scheduled employee meetings and brings suggestions for improvement.  
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Kitchen Manager or manager-on-duty.
  • Abide by all policies, procedures and standards as laid out in Candlestone Resort Handbook. It is the responsibility of each employee to carry themselves with respect to other employees, members and to themselves.
  • Utility cooks should arrive to work well groomed and with a positive attitude. In other words, carry themselves as true professionals. Every line cook is required to maintain a clean and respectable appearance, adhering to our dress-code.
  • Maintain daily records and reports
  • Remain courteous with patrons at all times
  • Work as a team player with co-workers and in conjunction with other departments

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Be able to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift up to 30 pounds  
  • Able to do repetitive work  
  • Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours).  
  • Must be able to access all small wares or product at varying heights of storage  
  • Required to operate equipment set at standard height
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, climb stairs, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and/or sit…up to and sometimes more than eight hours per day.
  • Use hands to handle or feel objects, tools and/or controls.
  • Reach with hands and arms.
  • Hearing and talking sufficient enough to communicate with members, guests, vendors and staff.
  • Independent mobility through the resort

 

FSLA

There are part time, long-term positions available. This is a part time hourly, non-exempt position

 

HOURS Positions will be part-time and will include, but not limited to, evenings, weekends and holidays, requiring the ability to work a flexible schedule. The hours will be scheduled by the Chef & General Manager

 

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