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Careers


We appreciate your interest in employment at Tanque Verde Ranch! Positions at TVR are a great way to gain valuable work experience and enjoy life in the desert. Our team spirit and dedication to providing the highest quality service to guests is a strong tradition at Tanque Verde Ranch. Tanque Verde Ranch may be the right place for you if you:
 

  • Enjoy working in a service position
  • Love working with people of different ages and personalities
  • Have a strong work ethic, believe in working hard and giving your best
  • Enjoy working in outdoor environments
  • Are open to working day, evening and/or weekends shifts
  • Are at least 18 years of age


Positions Available

 

Kids Night Counselor

The Kids Program at Tanque Verde Ranch is geared towards providing a fun and safe environment for the children visiting the ranch. In the night program the name of the game is to supervise the children during dinner and an activity. The job is part time seasonal, accommodating schedule to work with school or other jobs.

You must:
• have Horse Experience;
• have a reliable form of transportation;
• flexible schedules;
• be 16 years or older;
• love working with kids;
• work well in a team environment.

Food Runner

• The position of Food Runner entails but is not limited to the following job functions; Greeting all arriving guests by acknowledging their presence upon arrival or as they arrive to the table, ensuring menus, water service and bread and butter service has been completed
• The Food Runner must be able to explain all menu items including recipe ingredients, and preparation.   
• Assist in bussing and follow-up to refill drinks including water, coffee, and tea. 
• Assist in running food, coursing and re-coursing silverware.
• Maintain knowledge of the point of sales system to open and close tickets, understanding various methods of payment.  Be knowledgeable of basic cash handling procedures, including the ability to make change. 
• Pre-bus tables as needed, which includes clearing per course and resetting tables, according to meal period.
• Inform the server or supervisor if there are guest issues as quickly as possible. 
• Maintain knowledge of the entire ranch and area to assist guests with questions about the ranch. 

Minimum requirements: This position requires a high school diploma or 1-year equivalent experience. The position requires the employee to be certified through Food Runner within the Tanque Verde Ranch Food Service Certification program. The position may require the service of wine so therefore the position requires the employee to be 19 years of age or older.


Server

• The position of server entails but is not limited to the following job functions; Greeting all arriving guests by acknowledging their presence upon arrival or as they arrive to the table, ensuring menus and water service has been completed. 
• Taking all food and drink orders and the server must be able to explain all menu items including recipe ingredients, and preparation. 
• Use basic selling techniques to up-sell drinks. 
• Ensure table is receiving proper bussing and follow-up to refill drinks including water, coffee, and tea. 
• Be knowledgeable of serving buffet style service, including set-up of buffet, refreshing of buffet and service to guests.
• Maintain certification for server by following the training program and endeavoring to strive for more knowledge to provide excellent service.
• Maintain knowledge of the point of sales system to open and close tickets, understanding various methods of payment including split checks, multiple payments, gift cards, applying discounts and handling credit card transactions. 
• Be knowledgeable of cash handling procedures, including the ability to make change. 
• Pre-bus tables as needed, which includes clearing and resetting tables. 
• Resolve guest issues as quickly as possible and communicate all problems to outlet supervisor or manager immediately. 
• Maintain knowledge of the entire ranch and area to assist guests with questions about the ranch. 


Minimum requirements: 
This position requires a high school diploma or 1-year equivalent experience. The position may require the service of wine so therefore the position requires the employee to be 19 years of age or older.


On Call Banquets Server

The role of Banquets server will be responsible for providing excellent banquet food service to the guests for all functions and special events.

• The position of banquet server entails but is not limited to the following job functions; assist in setting function room including linens, china, glass, and silver for the proper number of attendees. 
• Complete pre-function checklists including setting any pre-service salads, water, etc. as required. 
• Once guests are seated ensure table is receiving proper bussing and follow-up to refill drinks including water, coffee, and tea. 
• Have basic knowledge of wine and wine service.
• Be prompt and efficient when serving courses to the tables. 
• Be knowledgeable of serving buffet style service, including set-up of buffet, refreshing of buffet and service to guests. 
• Maintain knowledge of Banquet Event Orders (BEO’s) and follow all details required by group, clients, and guests.
• Be knowledgeable about serving social functions that require plates of hors d'oeuvres during cocktail receptions, etc. 
• Be knowledgeable about the menu being served and be able to describe and explain ingredients, and preparation of any food presented. 
• Maintain certification for banquet server by following the training program and endeavoring to strive for more knowledge to provide excellent service.
• Perform final clearing of tables, complete breakdown of functions and events; which includes resetting as needed at the end of functions. 
• Assist in taking down hors d’oeuvre tables or buffets, and performing closing duties as indicated on the banquet-closing sheet. 
• Resolve guest issues as quickly as possible and communicate all problems to outlet supervisor or manager immediately. 
• Maintain knowledge of the entire resort and area to assist guests with questions about the resort. 


Minimum requirements: 
This position requires a high school diploma or 1-year equivalent experience.  The position requires the employee to be certified through Busser, Server Assistant, Server, and Banquet Server through the Grand View Lodge Food Service Certification program.  The position may require the service of wine so therefore the position requires the employee to be 18 years of age or older.


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