Nantahala Outdoor Center

  • River's End - Busser & Dishwasher

    Job Locations US-NC-Bryson City
    Seasonal
    Job ID
    2017-1095
    Category
    Food & Beverage/ Hospitality
  • Overview

    For 40+ years NOC has led the outdoor industry, taking more guests whitewater rafting and teaching more paddlers than any other outdoor recreation company. NOC also provides top-quality aerial and trail-based adventures, wilderness medicine as well as providing unmatched retail service, food service, lodging and trip planning services. Behind NOC's rapid growth is our staff’s commitment to our five core values: Lead by Example, Service Before Self, Do the Right Thing, Work Hard/Play Hard and Make it Happen. These core values unite a community of leaders and pioneers in an exciting, fun and always changing work environment.

     

    NOC career opportunities offer prospects rare opportunities to work in beautiful locations, to grow their skills and to share a passion for active outdoor recreation. Ideal candidates are leaders in the work place that wish to join a unique, values-driven organization. They aspire to excellence in their fields and disciplines and they demonstrate a commitment to the service of others. Above all, they want to provide visitors with unforgettable experiences in the great outdoors. If this sounds like you, we hope you'll apply to join the NOC team.

     

    Job Summary

     

    Busser/Dishwashers play a key role in our restaurant operations at NOC. This position works primarily in River’s End Restaurant, but depending on interest, availability and qualification, they may also have the opportunity to work in other restaurant positions. This is a great opportunity for anyone that is looking to enjoy western North Carolina, since it balances a full schedule with time off to enjoy the surrounding area. Bussers and Dishwashers that excel in their position also have the opportunity for advancement within the restaurants. 

     

    DISHWASHER - This is a seasonal position and Dishwashers report to the BOH management staff. NOC is looking to hire Dishwashers for start dates in March, April, May and June. Ideal applicants will have availability to work to the end of August. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age. 

     

    BUSSER - This is a seasonal position, tipped position and Bussers report to the FOH management staff. NOC is looking to hire Bussers for start dates in March, April, May and applicants must be 18 years of age. Ideal applicants will have availability to work through Labor Day weekend, however shorter applicants with shorter availability may still be considered based on hiring needs. Bussers will typically work either morning shifts or closing shifts. 

    Responsibilities

    DISHWASHER

    • Clear and wash all guest serving items, including utensils, dishes and cups
    • Clean cooking and preparation utensils and dishes
    • Maintain a clean work station
    • Follow proper closing procedures
    • Take proper care of all restaurant equipment
    • Assist Servers and/or Management teams by rotating clean dishes to each station
    • Assist the Back of House and/or Management teams as needed
    • Other restaurant-related tasks, as assigned

    BUSSER

    • Clear used dishes, utensils, bottles, and trash from tables in a timely manner
    • Clean and re-set tables
    • Assist guests with special seating arrangements or needs, such as moving tables, chairs, and high chairs for small children
    • Promote to guests the adventures that NOC has to offer, and provide local area information and/or directions as needed
    • Assist the Servers and/or Management teams by rotating ice to each station, as well as other restaurant-related tasks as assigned
    • Assist host as needed
    • Responsible for side work, including, but not limited to: dusting, upkeep of the bathroom, stocking product, sweeping, mopping, cleaning windows, filling brochure racks, knocking down spider webs
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    Applicants must:

    • Understand health code standards and restaurant cleanliness
    • Function well as a team player
    • Take direction well and have the ability to work independently
    • Understand the flow of restaurant operations
    • Be willing to step in and assist Servers with additional tasks during high volume
    • Be courteous and respectful

     

    Physical Requirements and Environment

    • Comfortable working in a fast paced environment
    • Dishwashers must be able to lift 50lbs; Bussers must be able to lift 30lbs
    • Comfortable working in a hot back of house kitchen environment
    • Must be comfortable standing for extended periods of time
    • Must be able to climb up and down stairs
    • Must be able to bend, stoop, twist and climb ladders

    The above noted job description is not intended to describe, in detail, the multitude of tasks that may be assigned but rather to provide a general sense of the responsibilities and expectations of this position. As the nature of business demands change, so too may the essential functions of this position.


    The Nantahala Outdoor Center (NOC) is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity in any and all terms, conditions or privileges of employment including hiring, promotions, termination, training and compensation. The NOC does not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of age, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic condition or any other status protected by federal, state or local law, where applicable. Furthermore, the NOC is committed to a work environment free of discrimination and harassment through respecting and valuing the diversity among employees and all those with whom the NOC does business.

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