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Employment Opportunities at Tan-Tar-A

Tan-Tar-A Resort invites you to join our professional staff. Check back frequently to view current openings.

Benefits include:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Group Term Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Short-term & Long-term disability
  • 401K
  • FSA (Flexible Spending Account)
  • Accident Insurance Plan
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • 16 Days of PTO after 1st full year of employment
  • Use of recreational facilities at Tan-Tar-A (for off duty Tan-Tar-A associates)
  • Inter- and intrardepartmental transfers and promotions

Download a Tan-Tar-A Resort employment application here . You can email the completed application to HR@tan-tar-a.com , fax it to the Tan-Tar-A Human Resource Department at 573-348-8428, or drop it by the Tan-Tar-A Resort Human Resource Office in person.

Tan-Tar-A Resort is currently recruiting interns for Spring/Summer 2016. For more information, click here .  

FOOD COURT ATTENDANT, PART TIME--$8.00 PER HOUR-SEASONAL

Working in all food court outlets including Burger King, Sbarro’s and Timberfalls Snack Shack.  Responsible for display, stock and rotating inventory items as needed, keeping front and back areas neat and clean and greeting and taking care of customers.  Must have basic food and sanitation knowledge and be able to work a flexible schedule with weekends, holidays and evenings.  Physical requirements include minimum lifting of 40 pounds, pushing, bending, stooping, upward reaching and manual dexterity and continuous standing .

 

FINE DINING COOK, FULL TIME--$BASED ON EXPERIENCE

Applicant must be able to demonstrate at least 2 years of fine dining kitchen experience. Open and close kitchen, adhere to prepared written recipes and report out of stock items to the Chef.  Prepare sauces and dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  Supervise and assist dishwasher personnel, perform set-up duties according to prep list schedule, maintain health and sanitation standards. Physical requirements include minimum lifting and/ or pulling of 40 pounds, pushing, bending, stooping, upward reaching and manual dexterity, reading, hearing and writing.

 

KITCHEN COOK, FULL TIME--$BASED ON EXPERIENCE

Open and close kitchen, adhere to prepared written recipes and report out of stock items to the Chef.  Prepare sauces and dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  Supervise and assist dishwasher personnel, perform set-up duties according to prep list schedule, maintain health and sanitation standards. Physical requirements include minimum lifting and/ or pulling of 40 pounds, pushing, bending, stooping, upward reaching and manual dexterity, reading, hearing and writing.

 

BANQUET SERVER, FULL & PART-TIME--$10.00 PER HOUR

Ensure quality guest service and comfort at all times by monitoring the area and demonstrating assertive hospitality skills. Complete all side work responsibilities as directed, understand menu items, specials, beverages, wines etc and serve all items courteously and professionally.  Relay all guest complaints and compliments to management immediately and maintain health and sanitation standards.  Physical requirements include minimum lifting and/or pulling of 40 pounds using proper lifting techniques, pushing, bending, stooping, reaching, manual dexterity, reading, hearing and writing. 

BANQUET SET UP HOUSEPERSON, FULL-TIME--$8.75 PER HOUR

Ensure that details are followed from the banquet event order (BEO). Provide guests with the finest quality of service at all times and in a warm and enthusiastic manner. Ensure that all catering areas are maintained in a clean, organized, and safe condition. Ensure that at the close of a function and at the end of the workday, all banquet rooms are cleared and securely locked, with proper room temperature and lighted turned off, and ensure all equipment is stored in the designated area. Immediately relay guest compliments or complaints to management. Submit maintenance requests to the Supervisor and/or Banquet Manager for broken or damaged equipment. Assist staff with room set ups, food service, and clean up when necessary. Maintain Driftwood and hotel standards of food, beverage, and quality guest service. Ensure guest satisfaction by delivery of an exceptional product. Physical requirements include: Minimum lifting and/or pulling of 40 pounds using proper lifting techniques. Pushing, bending, stooping, upward reaching, manual dexterity. If weight exceeds 40 pounds, asking for assistance is required. Must have or be willing to obtain Hepatitis A vaccine (series of 2 injections). Reading hearing, writing. Other duties may be assigned.

 

BANQUET CAPTAIN, FULL-TIME--$BASED ON EXPERIENCE

Provide guests with the finest quality of service at all times and in a warm, enthusiastic and friendly manner. Continuously monitor the guest’s service level and comfort at all times utilizing aggressive hospitality skills. Have a comprehensive knowledge of all menu items, specials, beverages, wines, etc.

Serve all items utilizing appropriate china, glassware, silverware, garnish, and condiments. Take ownership of all guest compliments or complaints and relay same to management. Meet with function group leader to determine last minute changes and discuss various setup arrangements. Ensure proper cleaning of all equipment after function is completed. Supervise assigned banquet personnel throughout functions. Assist staff with room set ups, food service, and clean up when necessary. Maintain Driftwood and hotel standards of food, beverage, and quality guest service. Ensure guest satisfaction by delivery of an exceptional product. Minimum lifting and/or pulling of 40 pounds using proper lifting techniques.

Pushing, bending, stooping, upward reaching, manual dexterity. If weight exceeds 40 pounds, asking for assistance is required. Must have or be willing to obtain Hepatitis A vaccine (series of 2 injections).

Reading hearing, writing. Other duties may be assigned.

 

RESTAURANT SERVER, FULL-TIME --$3.83 plus tips

Must have previous serving experience, knowledge of food, be able to lift and carry heavy trays and be able to climb stairs.  Hospitality skills and neat appearance are a must.  Must be at least 18 years of age.  Micros and bar experience preferred. Physical requirements include; minimum lifting and/ or pulling of 20 pounds using proper lifting techniques . Also included are pushing, bending, stooping, upward reaching, manual dexterity.

RESTAURANT DINING ROOM ATTENDANT, FULL-TIME--$7.65 PER HOUR

Position involves clearing and setting tables, refilling drinks such as water/tea, set-up buffets, expedite food. Must have clean and neat appearance, possess enthusiasm and customer service skills, must be able to lift and carry heavy trays/tubs, be able to climb stairs. Must be able to handle working in a busy environment. Minimum lifting and/or pulling of 40 pounds using proper lifting techniques. Pushing, bending, stooping, upward reaching, manual dexterity. If weight exceeds 40 pounds, asking for assistance is required. Must have or be willing to obtain Hepatitis A vaccine (series of 2 injections).

Reading hearing, writing. Other duties may be assigned.

 

DISHWASHER, FULL-TIME --$8.00 PER HOUR

Sweeping and mopping floors, washing worktables, walls, refrigerators and cutting boards while maintaining sanitary conditions.  Removing trash, washing pots, pans and trays as required.  Washing dishes by hand and/ or in dishwashing machine.  Transferring supplies between storage, kitchen and work areas by cart or hand truck, performing opening/ closing duties as directed by the Chef.  Assist Chef/ Line Cook with any food preparation or additional responsibilities as needed.
Physical requirements include lifting/ pulling 40 pounds or more, bending, stooping, upward reaching and manual dexterity.

 

BARTENDER, FULL-TIME --$5.14 PER HOUR PLUS TIPS

Applicants must be 21 years of age or older.  2 years prior bartending experience is requried . Cashiering and Micros POS experience helpful.  Must possess assertive hospitality skills and a neat and clean appearance.  Shifts may be AM and/or PM.  Position will require individual to cross train in Banquet Bartending.  Physical requirements include lifting/ pulling 40 pounds or more, bending, stooping, upward reaching and manual dexterity.

 

COFFEE SHOP ATTENDANT, FULL-TIME--$9.50 PER HOUR

Must have basic food, beverage & sanitation knowledge. Display, stock and rotate inventory items as needed. Will be working in Coffee Shop with possible cross train in Bar outlets. Keep front and back areas neat and clean at all times. Greet and take care of customers. Be on time according to schedule.

Must be able to work a flexible schedule, with weekends, holidays and night time availability. Must have or be willing to get Hepatitis A vaccine. Physical requirements include: Minimum lifting/pulling of 40 pounds using proper lifting techniques. Anything over 40 lbs requires asking for assistance. Pushing, bending, stooping, upward reaching, manual dexterity, continuous standing. Hearing, writing, typing. Must be able to stand on feet for long periods of time.

 

ROVING SECURITY GUARD, PART-TIME--$10.00 PER HOUR

Regularly patrol lobby, corridors, and common areas, enforcing safety and security measures, outside facilities, handling guest’s disturbances, first aid calls. Must possess excellent hospitality and communication skills, be able to handle difficult situations in a calm manner i.e. intoxicated guests, domestic calls. Must have at least 2 years of experience in the security field, law enforcement and/or EMS services.  Must have a valid MO Class “E” license. Confer with management, interview guests, associates, and others to detect infringements, disturbances, complaints, theft, vandalism, etc. Patrol public areas to detect fires, unsafe conditions, and damaged or inoperative safety equipment. Report findings to appropriate party. Warn or eject troublemakers and caution careless persons. Obtain assistance for accident victims and file accident reports with the insurance company.  All reports must be filed as soon as injured has been attended to. Notify staff about presence of persons with questionable reputations. Assist management and enforcement officers in emergency situations. Enter and check rooms of guests suspected of nonpayment of bill to confirm suspicions and remove remaining personal property. Establish and supervise operational procedures for activities such as fire prevention and fighting, traffic control, guarding and patrolling physical property, orienting and monitoring personnel involved with classified information, and investigation of accidents and criminal acts. Respond to and resolve guest requests, complaints, or questions in a courteous and timely manner. Assist management with safety training when requested. Minimum lifting of 30 pounds. Pushing, bending, stooping, upward  reaching, manual dexterity. Must be able to tolerate hot and cold weather and able to work on feet for long periods of time. Hearing, writing, typing. Minimum pulling of 30 pounds.

 

BELLPERSON/VAN/BUS DRIVER, PART-TIME--$9.00 PER HOUR

Escort incoming guests to rooms. Assist guests with luggage. Inspect guest room to ensure that it is in order, and that supplies are adequate. Explain features of room such as operation of radio, television, in-room movie system, etc. Offer information pertaining to available hotel services, points of interest, and entertainment attractions. Deliver messages and run errands. Transport guests about property on van or golf cart. Deliver packages, suitcases, and trunks. Respond to and resolve guest requests, complaints, or questions in a courteous and timely manner. Minimum lifting of 25 pounds . Pushing, bending, stooping, upward reaching, manual dexterity. Hearing, writing, typing. Minimum pulling of 25 pounds.

Must be willing to undergo an initial drug test and subsequent random drug testing. Must be able to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions. Be able to stand on feet for long periods of time. Other duties may be assigned.

FRONT DESK AGENT, FULL/PART-TIME--$9.00 PER HOUR

Responsible for checking guests in and out of the hotel promptly, efficiently and courteously following the procedures outlined in the Front Desk Handbook – provided at the start of your training. Issue room key and escort instructions to Guest Services or directly to the guest in their absence. Accurately post room charges. Collect payment and make change, run daily end of shift report and maintain accurate cash handling. Maintain a clean and tidy work area. Assist with PBX and Guest Services responsibilities in their absence. Ensure complete and accurate information is provided to all internal and external customers. Responds to guests quickly and professionally by taking appropriate action and following up to ensure satisfaction. Resolve guest complaints within scope of authority; otherwise refer the matter to management staff. Assist guests with safe deposit boxes. Secures guest’s valuables by processing lost and found. Orients and mentors new staff members. Physical requirements include: rigorous activity; grasping, writing, typing, walking, bending, stretching, repetitive motions and standing for long periods sometimes in excess of 8 hours with only a half hour lunch break. Occasional pushing, pulling, lifting and carrying of up to 25 pounds. Hearing; communication with guests and staff, audible alarm systems. Specific vision abilities required include visual acuity; near/distance vision and the ability to see color.

 

FRONT DESK NIGHT AUDITOR, FULL-TIME--$9.00 PER HOUR

All of the responsibilities of a Front Desk Agent and PBX Operator (a job description for each of these positions can be provided upon request). Run audit reports.  Adjust house accounts and prepare adjustment log daily. Process credit cards, post room and tax and do phone report nightly. Prepare “Daily Report” by auditing ledgers, micros reports and supporting documents to breakdown revenue by department and subsection. Reset systems for next day’s operations. Ensure all necessary copies of documentation and reports of daily work are distributed to the proper department.  Respond and resolve guests’ requests, complaints or questions in a courteous and timely manner. Requires grasping, writing, typing, walking, bending, stretching, repetitive motions and standing for long periods sometimes in excess of 8 hours with only a half hour lunch break. Occasional pushing, pulling, lifting and carrying of up to 25 pounds. Hearing; communication with guests and staff, audible alarm systems. Specific vision abilities required include visual acuity; near/distance vision and the ability to see color. Adheres to the dress code as outlined in the Driftwood Hospitality Associate Handbook.

RESERVATIONS SALES AGENT, FULL-TIME--$BASED ON EXPERIENCE

Handle incoming calls using good listening and communication skills to secure information necessary to complete a reservation. Use good selling techniques to up-sell when appropriate. Process daily reports, confirmations, advance deposits and purchase orders for future reservations. Update GDS reservations (online reservation sites) in reservations system (RDP) and on-line extranets. Additional responsibilities and duties may be added as needed. Minimum lifting of 20 pounds. Pushing, bending, stooping, upward reaching, manual dexterity. Hearing, writing, typing. Minimum pulling of 20 pounds. Other duties may be assigned.

  HOUSEKEEPING AIDE, PART-TIME--$8.00 PER HOUR-THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO ANYONE 16 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER.

Aid housekeeping teams with cleaning and maintaining all assigned rooms and suites daily, including bed stripping, bathroom cleaning, vacuuming, dusting, checking of room lights, air conditioner unit, television, spot cleaning, and stocking all room supplies. Report any items missing from rooms and suites. Report all items in need of repair to supervisor and maintain equipment used in work. Scrupulously follow all safety guidelines. Protect guest safety and well-being; follow all policies and procedures. Greet all guests with warm, friendly welcome; inquire about their well-being.  Physical requirements include minimum lifting of 40 pounds. Pushing, bending, stooping, upward reaching, manual dexterity. Hearing, writing, typing. Minimum pulling of 40 pounds.

 

HOUSEKEEPING ROOM ATTENDANT, PART-TIME--$9.00 PER HOUR

MUST BE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER . Clean and maintain all assigned rooms and suites daily, including bed stripping, bathroom cleaning, vacuuming, dusting, checking of room lights, air conditioner unit, television, spot cleaning, and stocking all room supplies. Report any items missing from rooms and suites. Report all items in need of repair to supervisor and maintain equipment used in work. Scrupulously follow all safety guidelines, i.e.: blocking open door with cart. Protect guest safety and well-being; follow all policies and procedures, i.e.: guest missing room key must get replacement at front desk with identification. Greet all guests with warm, friendly welcome; inquire about their well being. Physical requirements include minimum lifting of 40 pounds.  Pushing, bending, stooping, upward reaching, manual dexterity.  Hearing, writing, typing.  Minimum pulling of 40 pounds .

BOWLING ATTENDANT, FULL-TIME--$7.65 PER HOUR

MUST BE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER . Proper cash handling procedures to include Micros transactions, balancing daily receipts, balance bank, complete all closing reports and deposits. Greet all guests and assist them in the bowling process; to include ringing up each transaction and provide proper shoe sizes, score cards, scoring directions as well as overseeing the lanes for needed repairs. Maintain a clean facility and work area. Maintain a safe work environment by promoting safe work practices and document any unsafe areas or practices with written documentation and work orders when needed. Possess strong hospitality skills while in direct contact with the guests, other staff members and on the phone. Minimum lifting of 20 pounds. Pushing, bending, stooping, upward reaching, manual dexterity. Hearing, writing, typing. Minimum pulling of 20 pounds. Standing for long periods of time. Other duties may be assigned.

  POOL/WATERPARK ATTENDANT, FULL-TIME, SEASONAL--$7.65 PER HOUR

Prefer American Red Cross lifeguarding/lifesaving or Water Safety Instructor, or YMCA equivalency. CPR and First Aid preferred.  Maintain pool chemical and cleaning logs. Greet all guests and creating a hospitable atmosphere. Maintain a safe and clean facility and enforce all appropriate safety rules. Minimum lifting of 20 pounds. Pushing, bending, stooping, upward reaching, manual dexterity. Hearing, writing, typing. Minimum pulling of 20 pounds. Standing for long periods of time. Must be a strong swimmer. Other duties may be assigned.

 FITNESS CENTER ATTENDANT, FULL-TIME--$8.00 PER HOUR

Proper cash handling procedures to include Micros transactions, balancing daily receipts, balance bank, complete all closing reports and deposits. Greet all guests and verify they are either a hotel guest, club member or a Tan-Tar-A associate. Must maintain a clean facility and complete the daily cleaning and inspection list as well as the chemical logs. Possess strong hospitality skills while in direct contact with the guests, other staff members and on the phone. Properly assist guests in a prompt and hospitable manner. Minimum lifting of 20 pounds. Pushing, bending, stooping, upward reaching, manual dexterity. Hearing, writing, typing. Minimum pulling of 20 pounds. Standing for long periods of time. Other duties may be assigned.

MARINA ATTENDANT, FULL-TIME--$7.65 + TIPS

Boater Certification Card and Valid Driver’s license required. Will be responsible for proper cash handling when pumping and selling gas and merchandise. Greet all guests and assist with questions. Maintain a clean work area, including all docks, boats and the immediate cove. Must possess strong hospitality skills while in direct contact with the guest and on the phone. Responsible for communicating to all boat renters safe boating practices; including boat equipment, life jackets, boating laws, how the boat operates and how the guest should operate it. Must maintain a safe work environment. Minimum lifting of 20 pounds. Pushing, bending, stooping, upward reaching, manual dexterity. Hearing, writing, typing. Minimum pulling of 20 pounds. Standing for long periods of time. Must be a strong swimmer. Other duties may be assigned.

 

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