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Food and Beverage- BZ
Bronx Zoo

Job Description
Status: Non-Exempt
Schedule: Must be able to work 3-5 days per week including weekends and holidays. Schedule varies and is dependent on weather and guest attendance; schedule subject to change through the spring and summer.

Earn your stripes in food service! Maybe you’d love to prepare food in the fast-paced environment of the ‘back of the house,’ interact with guests at our café cash registers, or work at one of our many mobile carts or kiosks throughout the park. You can earn your stripes through many different food and beverage opportunities. Help our guests recharge and refuel. Gain valuable experience, and jump into your career!

Apply now! We’ll consider you for several openings, below.

Restaurant Associate / Food Service Worker

Essential duties may include:

  • Producing and preparing menu items and ready-to-eat food items
  • Operating cash register, collecting payment, and giving customers correct change
  • Having the knowledge of food product, identification and acceptable level of food quality
  • Knowing the methods of food preparation, cooking times, and portion sizes to ensure food is prepared according to recipe and acceptable food quality standards.
  • Food Handlers Certified preferred (or able to attain within the first 45 days)

Food Commissary Driver
Food Service Supervisor

(Clean, Valid Driver’s License Needed)

Essential duties may include:

  • Delivering orders to all restaurants, mobile carts, and kiosks park wide by operating vehicles in a safe, responsible manner.
  • Training, motivating and supervising leads and hourly staff addressing and correcting staff behaviors as necessary.
  • Completing all designated logs, checklist and forms with accuracy on a daily basis.
  • Assisting with maintaining inventory and supplies with current design space, including conducting monthly physical counts, reconciling variances, and inputting data.

Temporary Assistant Manager

Essential duties may include:

  • Creating and communicating a daily schedule for associates and supervisors that include start times and break times while ensuring budgeted labor dollars are being managed efficiently.
  • Overseeing the daily operation of assigned location(s) and staff to achieve sales target.
  • Maintaining cash and inventory controls to ensure that funds are handled in an accurate and secure manner that conforms to department policies and procedures.
  • Ensuring that the food or merchandise presentation area is fully stocked, organized and visually appealing.

EOE/ AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled

Qualification Requirements

Additional Information:
Positions require:

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift and/or move 20-50 pounds
  • Adhering to local, state, and federal sanitation guidelines in food handling and food storage procedures
  • Maintaining a clean work environment in adherence with all Department of Health codes
  • Comfortable being exposed to cold and hot weather conditions
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work well within a team dynamic
  • Successfully passing math test for cash register responsibilities
  • Delivering excellent service to customers

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