Closing date: Friday 31 January 2020
£8.50 gross per hour
Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve is undoubtedly one of the UK’s hidden gems that really should be on everyone’s ‘must do that’ list. Spanning 600 acres of beautiful countryside, with stunning views, Port Lympne is the only wild animal park in Europe to offer unique short breaks, where guests can wake up surrounded by animals, go on safari, enjoy once in a lifetime animal encounters and most importantly be part of real conservation in action.
At Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve we require a Food & Beverage Supervisor for our unique Italian Style Restaurant and our Bear Lodge Clubhouse Restaurant which serve our day visitors and guests staying at our overnight accommodation experiences.
Duties of the role will include:
- Provide staff with support and training.
- Ensure that high standards are maintained in cleanliness, hygiene, and presentation
- Manage and maintain all the equipment.
- Manage the cashing up and change ordering.
- Working alongside the Restaurant Manager with stock management including deliveries, rotation, and waste control
- Ensure customer satisfaction through promoting excellent customer service
This role is a minimum of 30 hours per week and will include evenings, weekends and bank holidays normally worked in shifts over five days a week. Due to our remote location a reliable form of transport is advantageous.
The Ideal candidate with have prior experience gained in a similar high end service environment. You will have the ability to prioritise, make appropriate decisions under pressure and be able to juggle various tasks at once to ensure everything runs smoothly.
You will have good problem solving abilities and a proven track record of maintaining exceptional standards of service and presentation. Strong team leadership skills, excellent communication skills and an understanding that the needs of the guest come first at all times are essential for this role.
As a Port Lympne and Howletts employee, you will benefit from free entry into both of our parks, free tickets for your family and friends, free onsite parking, as well as discounts on food, accommodation and retail products. Plus, length of service-related benefits which include a company health plan and additional annual leave.
All applicants must have right to work in the UK.
To apply: Please use the form below or email a CV along with a covering email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Or post to: Human Resources, Port Lympne Reserve, Lympne, Kent, CT21 4PD.