Posted

30+ days ago

Location

College Station, TX

Description

Benchmark’s company culture is central to our management philosophy. The company’s stated purpose is “to provide an entrepreneurial environment where determined people dare to create, share, and build futures.

To be the “benchmark” by which all others are judged takes passion, courage, and dedication. We invite you to explore our extraordinary offering of unique opportunities, all with a common goal of providing an unforgettable journey.

Job Description Summary:

All team members of the Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center, a Benchmark Hospitality property, have the same fundamental job description: to take great pride in providing Howdy Hospitality to all guests while walking the Aggie Path of P.R.I.D.E. daily. We're all responsible to represent the foundation of the strong moral compass and principles that represent Aggieland. Our jobs are not just to make a difference but to "Be the Difference." This is the first and most important expectation in all job descriptions. We hire only team members of the highest character who will hold themselves to these expectations, and only candidates with this commitment should apply.

Job Description:

Scheduling: The hospitality industry is 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and 365 days of the year.  All candidates must be available and are expected to work Game Days, Ring Ceremonies, Graduation, and other high occupancy times due to special events.  Punctuality and reliability are essential to respect and trust-building for our team members; these are the critical ingredients in creating memorable experiences for all our guests we serve.  Additionally, we strive hard to manage and minimalize overtime, but it should and will be expected when business levels call for it.

Position Status and Scheduling Expectations: 

•             Full Time- 30 – 40 hours a week depending on the level of business forecasted for the hotel

•             Days: Varying Saturday - Friday

•             Start times:  Typically, 6 am  (projected 8 hours a day- some AM’s may be required based on business needs.

We are all Aggies, some academically and some voluntarily, and we are all part of the Aggie network.  Our primary job is to Walk the Aggie Path of P.R.I.D.E. in everything we do.

 

Positivity - We wake up daily and choose to bring a positive perspective finding the good in all things and creating an environment others want to be part of.  Each team member is hired to project genuine and sincere positivity daily. 

 

Respect - We embrace and appreciate others and show consideration for their desires, interests, privacy, physical space, belongings, and different viewpoints, philosophies, physical abilities, beliefs, and personalities.  We choose to show respect even when it's not given, not only to our guests but, more importantly, to each other.

 

Integrity - We consistently demonstrate and live by sound moral and ethical principles. Not because someone is watching but because it is the right thing to do.  "An Aggie does not lie, cheat or steal, or tolerate those who do.

 

Dedication - We are unyielding in our commitment to walking our path and dedication to Being the Difference in everything we do. We flex our "proactive muscles" in being more positive, respecting, and holding ourselves to an even higher commitment to integrity.

 

Excellence - We strive to make today even a little better than yesterday by growing excellence daily.

 

As a team member of the Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center, we require everyone first to Walk the Path of P.R.I.D.E. before every shift to check someone in, create a cocktail, clean a guest room or execute a meeting/event.    Only through our commitment to living the Howdy Hospitality lifestyle can we indeed Be The Difference by creating memorable experiences in the lives of all we serve.

QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE, TRAINING, & WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Communication skills for guest interaction and able to understand elevated responsibilities of expectations both verbally and written
  • Prefer minimum formal education of a high school diploma and a minimum of 1.5 years of job-related experience.
  • Must be able to obtain Serve Safe certification.
  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Requires ability to interpret / extract information and / or perform arithmetic functions. 
  • Must maintain strict confidentiality and judgment regarding privileged information.
  • Must have professional appearance with good personal hygiene.
  • Must adapt to changes easily.
  • Must embrace a fast-paced, active environment.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Skilled with cooking and baking various types of food/dishes

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  Other duties as assigned.

  • Checks with leadership for daily objectives.
  • Support in setting up any a la carte stations required for meal times.
  • Produces dishes inn accordance with standard recipes and presentations established by the Chef.
  • Preps, Cleans and organizes workstation. 
  • Maintains a clean and sanitary culinary environment in compliance with all local and federal health codes.
  • Performs banquet and kitchen line functions as directed by the Executive or Sous Chef.
  • Completes mis en place before start of service