Job Opportunities

Current Job Opportunities at Stratford Hall: (6)


Part-Time Cook: Reports to Dining Room Manager

Position Objectives:

To provide excellent customer service to Dining and Catered guests. Responsible for the daily preparation of food items in the pantry, fry stations or other areas of the kitchen.

General Statement of Duties:

  1. Set up station according to restaurant guidelines.
  2. Prepare all food items as directed in a sanitary and timely manner.
  3. Follow recipes, portion controls, and presentation specifications as set by the Dining Room Manager.
  4. Restock all items as needed throughout shift.
  5. Clean and maintain station while practicing good safety, sanitation, organizational skills.
  6. Properly use and maintain all equipment in station.
  7. Assist with the cleaning, sanitation, and organization of kitchen, walk-in coolers, and all storage areas.
  8. Perform additional responsibilities, although not detailed, as requested by the Dining Room Manager at any time.

Interested applicants should call the Dining Room at 804-493-1965.


Gift Shop Sales Clerk (Part-time): Reports to Gift Shop Manager

Works alone and with supervision in the Plantation Store to assist customers and perform general retail duties associated with the operation of a Gift Shop.

 General Statement of Duties (with examples of duties assigned):

  • Greet customers when they arrive at the store and ask if they need assistance.
  • Process sales transactions at the POS (point-of-sale) counter and complete end of day reconciliation and reports.
  • Clean the store: dust, clean silver, shelves, wash floors, windows etc.
  • Process and ship telephone and internet orders.
  • Handle all UPS procedures for sending and receiving packages.
  • Check sales floor daily to make sure items are correctly stocked and ready for sale.
  • Price and stock new inventory.
  • Promote and sell Friends of Stratford Memberships.
  • Update ground passes and admission tickets.
  • Work weekends, weekdays, special events, and holidays as scheduled.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Gift Shop Manager.

Qualifications:

Education:    High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

          Experience:  Some Retail Sales Experience preferred.

Specialized Skills:

  • Basic mathematical skills and selling techniques.
  • Ability to operate Computerized Point Of Sales System.
  • Works well with others, cooperative personality.
  • Loyalty and integrity.
  • Capable of working alone.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be physically able to lift heavy boxes, climb stairs, unpack merchandise and stand for long periods of time.

Interested applicants can call the Gift Shop Manager at 804-493-1969 or email Janet Branson for an application.


Dining Room Server (Part-Time):The Server works as part of the Dining Room Department team, and directly under the supervision of the Executive Chef. Dining Room Servers work during lunch and for Stratford events, providing professional and courteous food and beverage service to all guests.

RESPONSIBILITIES: • Responsible for seating and serving patrons during lunch service, group luncheons, and Stratford events • Must have basic food safety knowledge • Must be able to operate various equipment safely (ex: coffee machines, dishwashers) • Responsible and trustworthy • Respond positively to training and direction, but also self-motivated, pro-active, and able to work independently • Maintain a high standard of personal hygiene and appearance • Willing to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends and holidays • Effective verbal communication skills • Courteous, well-mannered and respectful, with a genuine interest and pride in service • Must be able to bend, lift and stoop frequently (ex: serving trays with food) • Must be able to stand on feet for long periods of time • Must be able to follow instructions well

QUALIFICATIONS:• Previous restaurant wait staff experience preferred • Previous bartending experience is a plus• Ability to follow instructions well • Ability to carry 40 lbs.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:• High School diploma or GED preferred

WORK HOURS:• Weekly hours vary, must be available to work days, nights, and weekends • Part-Time.

Interested applicants should call the Dining Room at 804-493-1965.


Part-time Reservationist (Lodging Associate)

General Statement of Duties:

  • Books overnight lodging for guests; prepares confirmation letters, billing and accounting sheets, settles charges, including credit card processing.
  • Receives and responds to e-mails and phone calls in an efficient manner to assist guests with lodging requirements.
  • Meets and greets overnight lodgers during the week and on weekends, as required flexible work schedule.
  • Tracks and generates monthly lodging reports, e.g. accommodations, lodging occupancy and others as required.
  • Coordinates with housekeeping department to maintain communication for individual and group bookings.
  • Maintain all booking engines on a daily basis to screen new reservations and reconciliations.
  • Assists as needed for major and special events held at Stratford Hall

Qualifications:

Education:     

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

Experience:

  • Five years related experience

Specialized Skills:

  • Experienced with office equipment, computer and software understanding of Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Office and applications such as mail merge.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, with ability to prepare business communication with minimal typing skill of 40 words per minute.
  • Capacity to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, establish priorities, work independently and proceed with objectives without direct supervision.
  • Ability to exercise critical human relations skills in effective working relations with guests and staff.

Work Hours

  • Work hours vary, weekends a must, on call

To apply: Please send resume and references to lbrooks@stratfordhall.org.


Banquet Server (On-Call/Temporary): The On-Call Banquet Server works as part of the Dining Room Department team, and directly under the supervision of the Executive Chef. On-Call Banquet Servers work at catered events on-site at Stratford Hall, providing professional and courteous food and beverage service to all guests. On-Call Banquet Servers assist in set-up, serving, clearing, restocking and break-down of events.

RESPONSIBILITIES: • Responsible for assisting in all aspects of set-up, break-down, and service at various catered events on-site at Stratford Hall • Must have basic food safety knowledge • Must be able to operate various equipment safely (ex: coffee machines, dishwashers) • Responsible and trustworthy • Respond positively to training and direction, but also self-motivated, pro-active, and able to work independently • Maintain a high standard of personal hygiene and appearance • Willing to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends and holidays • Effective verbal communication skills • Courteous, well-mannered and respectful, with a genuine interest and pride in service • Must be able to bend, lift and stoop frequently (ex: serving trays with food) • Must be able to stand on feet for long periods of time • Must be able to follow instructions well

QUALIFICATIONS:• Previous banquet, catering, and/or restaurant wait staff experience preferred • Previous bartending experience is a plus• Ability to follow instructions well • Ability to carry 40 lbs.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:• High School diploma or GED preferred

WORK HOURS:• Weekly hours vary, must be available to work days, nights, and weekends • Temporary/On-call position

Interested applicants should call the Dining Room at 804-493-1965.


Housekeeper (Part-time, 29 hours per week): Reports to Housekeeping Manager in Hospitality department

Responsibilities: The housekeeper performs day-to-day cleaning and related housekeeping responsibilities associated with guest facilities, e.g. Council House, Guest Houses, Cabins, etc. The housekeeper also maintains adequate levels of all cleaning supplies and hospitality items used in the performance of assigned duties.

General Statement of Duties:

  1. Cleans and sanitizes each guestroom, bathroom facility and working space, stocks with toiletry products, as required. Areas attended to daily include floors, carpets, furniture, windows, fixtures, ceilings, walls, etc., including outside areas in immediate proximity to areas cleaned.
  2. Removes trash.
  3. Changes bed linens and replaces used towels.
  4. Assists in moving of furniture or other items as required.
  5. Reports in areas cleaned space heating and cooling conditions
  6. Performs other related cleaning/custodial functions as determined by the needs of the position/business and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Education:

  • High School graduate or GED preferred.

Experience:

  • One or more years of experience in custodial work.
  • Demonstrated ability for maintaining a daily work regimen in a consistent manner.
  • Knowledge of pertinent supplies and materials.
  • Ability to exercise critical human relations skills in effective working relations with guests.

Specialized Skills:

  • Ability to work in a structured environment.
  • Ability to accept direction in tasks assigned.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be physically able to accomplish the above tasks.
  • Must be physically able to lift up to 30-50 lbs.

To apply: Please send resume and references to lbrooks@stratfordhall.org.

updated May 2017