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Social Quarters Manager Job Announcement             08 Dec 2018

Position Title:  Social Quarters Manager

Location:  American Legion Hopewell Memorial Post 146 - Hopewell, VA

Salary Range:  $26,500.00 – $32,500.00 per year

To Apply:  Provide a resume and cover letter either by mail or e-mail to Hopewell Memorial Post 146 - Hopewell, VA


General Description:

The Social Quarters Manager serves as the Hopewell American Legion Post 146’s Club Room and Kitchen Manager directing all aspects of daily club room/kitchen activities. Develops operating policies and procedures, and directs the work of all club room and kitchen staff. Prepares, implements, and monitors the club room and kitchen budget, monitors the quality of the kitchen’s products and services, and ensures maximum member and guest satisfaction.

Essential Responsibilities:

1.  Plans and manages daily club room and kitchen operations including planning menus and supervising executing special Post events and private functions. Assures that the club room/kitchen operates in accordance with all applicable local, state and federal laws.

2.  Manages and supervises all club room and kitchen employees, including training new employees, setting staff hours and assigning duties and responsibilities. Sets and maintains standards for customer service and evaluating current employees' work habits and performance; ensures employees practice proper technique in their work and, (in coordination with the Post Executive Committee) hires, and at times, fires club room or kitchen employees.

3.  Develops and manages club room/kitchen budget including managing inventory and supplies, and accounting for food, beverage, and authorized gaming sales. Reviews income and costs relative to financial objectives; takes corrective action as necessary.

4.  Ensures the highest standards for food, beverage, entertainment and other club services. Plans, initiates, and evaluates programs to provide members with a variety of popular events. Investigates and resolves complaints regarding food quality or service.

5.  Analyzes financial statements, manages cash flow and establishes controls to safeguard funds; establishes and monitors compliance with purchasing policies and procedures.


Security:  Must successfully complete a criminal background check and be eligible for $50,000 bonding

Education:  High School Diploma or GED with Associates Degree or higher in Food Service Management or Culinary Arts desired. At least eight (8) years restaurant, banquet, or food service-related experience. Has or has the ability to obtain Food Safety Manager Certification (preferred) or ServSafe® Certification

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

•   Demonstrated management and organizational skills

•   Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written

•   Ability to supervise subordinate staff, including but not limited to assignment of duties, evaluating service, and taking disciplinary action when necessary

•   Ability to prepare and analyze data, figures, and transcriptions prepared on and generated by a computer using Microsoft Office applications (MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) or electronic cash register

•   Knowledge of restaurant food and beverage operations

•   Knowledge of food and alcoholic beverages service and control

•   Knowledge of food service techniques and cost controls such as manpower, productivity, food cost and other expenses

•  Working knowledge of federal, state and local laws governing equal employment opportunity and civil rights, occupational safety and health, wage and hour issues, and labor relations, including, but not limited to the following statutes and their comparable state and local laws (where applicable): Title VII, ADEA, Equal Pay Act, Pregnancy Discrimination Act, FLSA, ADA, OSHA, FMLA, and NLRA