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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 2015. For more information, click here .  

EFFECTIVE  6/17/2015

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.

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.

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.

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

Regularly patrol lobby, corridors, and common areas, enforcing safety and security measures. Patrolling 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. Other duties may be assigned.

 

RESERVATIONS SALES AGENT, FULL-TIME--$9.00 PER HOUR

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.

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

 

MAINTENANCE ENGINEER, FULL TIME--$9.00

Assist with maintaining hotel, performing minor and routine painting, plumbing, electrical wiring, and other related maintenance activities. Replace air conditioner filters. Requires maintenance of furnace, air conditioner, boiler, kitchen equipment, refrigeration, mechanical, pneumatic/electronic systems & controls, carpentry & finish skills. Maintain standards of quality guest service. Scrupulously adhere to all safety standards. Increase level of guest satisfaction by delivery of an exceptional product through employee development. Promptly respond to and resolve guest requests, complaints, or questions in a courteous and timely manner. Physical requirements include: Minimum lifting/pulling of 50 pounds. Pushing, bending, stooping, upward reaching, manual dexterity. Hearing, writing, typing. Other duties may be assigned.

 

HOUSEKEEPING OFFICE ASSISTANT, FULL-TIME--$10.00 PER HOUR

Must be customer and associate oriented, responsible for administering job tasks for the housekeeping department, good computer skills are required. Position includes; hi phone usage, handling all lost and found, communicator for the department, utilizing time management skills and maintaining current policies, assist department by cleaning rooms when needed.  Must be self-supervising and able to handle multiple tasks. This position is from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Physical requirements include minimum lifting of 40 pounds. Pushing, bending, stooping, upward reaching, manual dexterity. Hearing, writing, typing. Minimum pulling of 40 pounds. Other duties may be assigned

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 .

HOUSEKEEPING ASST. MANAGER, FULL-TIME--$$ BASED ON EXPERIENCE

Supervise housekeeping and laundry staff, providing input for counseling, termination, performance evaluations, training, and development. Assist in the development of the annual budget.  Monitor performance against plan. Implement and maintain cost control systems for staffing, linen inventories, and cleaning supplies. Assist with associate mentoring, training, and development; provide fair and equitable feedback to attain maximum level of guest service. Ensure quality services are rendered in meeting guest needs. Schedule staff according to labor standards and forecasted occupancy. Maintain room quality based on Driftwood and hotel guidelines. Monitor and maintain required level of cleanliness in rooms, storage areas, laundry, restrooms, and common areas.  Analyze and resolve work

problems. Initiate or suggest plans to motivate associates to achieve work goals. Train new associates. Ensure safety standards are strictly followed. Enforce procedures for the acceptance, security, and return of guest lost and found items. Enforce procedures for security of on-loan equipment. Maintain productivity and labor cost goals. Conduct inventories of linen, supplies, and equipment as required. Order and receive supplies to maintain adequate inventory levels. Immediately alert hotel management of emergency situations via all communication avenues. Ability to accurately use various office and accounting software. Physical requirements include; Minimum lifting/pulling of 40 pounds, pushing, bending, stooping, upward reaching, manual dexterity. Being on feet for long periods of time.

Hearing and writing. 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 INSPECTOR, FULL-TIME--$$ BASED ON EXPERIENCE

Report to Housekeeping Office at the beginning of shift, pick up and sign out key, and return key when reporting to office at end of shift. Inspect all assigned rooms and suites daily, including bed stripping,

bathroom cleaning, vacuuming, dusting, checking working order of room lights, air conditioner unit / television / radio / iron / hairdryer, spot cleaning, cleanliness under bed, and stocking all room supplies.

Supervise Room Attendants, including the re-cleaning of any items missed or not cleaned to Driftwood and hotel standards. Ensure quality services are rendered in meeting guest needs. Maintain room quality based on Driftwood and hotel guidelines. Monitor and maintain required level of cleanliness in rooms, storage areas, laundry, restrooms, and common areas Assist with cleaning rooms, as needs of the business dictate. Train new associates. Ensure safety standards. Enforce procedures for the acceptance, security, and return of guest lost and found items. Report any items missing from rooms. Report all items in need of repair to supervisor and maintain equipment used in work. Protect guest safety and well-being; be courteous to all guests and co-workers.  Must have a valid driver’s license. Ability to accurately use various office software.  Physical requirements include Minimum lifting of 40 pounds. Pushing, bending, stooping, upward reaching, manual dexterity. Hearing, writing, typing. Minimum pulling of 40 pounds. Other duties may be assigned.

 

GOLF COURSE GREENSKEEPER, SEASONAL FULL-TIME--$$ BASED ON EXPERIENCE

Report to Supervisor at the beginning of shift to review daily duties. Hand watering greens, weed eating, hand raking bunkers, digging irrigation ditches and other manual labor duties that maintain the golf course turf and surrounding areas.  Organizing the Maintenance building and keep work area and equipment clean. Ability to drive motorized vehicles, maintenance vehicles to include mowers, sand bucker rakes, golf carts, Cushman’s and other related equipment.  Pick up debris, empty trash and maintain golf course. Maintain a clean organized work space. Be knowledgeable about golf terminology and be aware of etiquette to golfers. Secure all areas and clean equipment used prior to leaving the facility. Be aware of where golfers are on the course so you know where and when to do your assigned duties.  Maintain contact with the Golf Course Superintendent, Golf Staff, starters and rangers to ensure staffing levels and guest satisfaction.  Physical requirements include minimum lifting of 30 pounds Pushing, bending, stooping, kneeling, pulling, upward reaching, manual dexterity Hearing, writing, speaking. Ability to stand on feet for hours at a time and be able to climb stairs.  Must be able to work in extreme heat for extended periods of time.

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$110
per night
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