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Banquet Server

Company: Schweitzer Mountain Resort
Location: Newport
Posted on: July 10, 2024

Job Description:

Please note, this position is located at Schweitzer Mountain Resort in Sandpoint, ID

Seasonal (Seasonal)

Thanks for your interest in Schweitzer! We're a community of passionate ski industry pros who work hard and play even harder at Schweitzer. Our team is consistently recognized as some of the friendliest in the biz, and we've worked diligently to craft a culture of inclusivity, respect, and fun! With our master plan as our guide to the future, we're collectively channeling to grow thoughtfully, charting a course of enhancing mountain accessibility and village vibrancy. We look forward to learning more about you and how you can be a part of the Schweitzer difference!


  • Free Ikon Pass for all eligible employees
  • Additional free skiing + riding privileges across the family of Alterra Mountain Company resorts for eligible employees and their dependents
  • Discounted skiing + riding for friends and family of eligible employees across the family of Alterra Mountain Company resorts
  • Employee housing available in Sandpoint area
  • Onsite employee childcare available (limited space)
  • Flexible Time Off (FTO) and Paid Time Off (PTO) policies for eligible employees to rest, relax and recharge
  • Generous discounts on outdoor gear, apparel, food, lodging, etc.
  • Medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, short term & long-term disability insurance, EAP, HSAs, FSAs, and more for all eligible employees
  • 401k plan with generous employer match
  • Paid parental leave of up to 6 weeks for eligible employees
  • Discounts available for equipment rentals (based on availability), retail, food, lodging, and more
  • Pro-deal pricing on equipment from top outdoor brands
  • Bereavement pay
  • Employee transportation available
  • Discounted tuition with partner online university for all Alterra Mountain Company employees to further education
    POSITION TYPE: Seasonal - Part time

    STARTING PAY: $12/hr. +Gratuity


    POSITION SUMMARY: Banquet servers are responsible for keeping an event on track, supplying excellent guest relations, and general event labor.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTONS: Banquet service includes set up with attention to detail, buffet attending, plated meal service, and breakdown of food and beverage while following detailed plans and strict timelines. Responsibilities include polishing, proper linen set up, some table/chair set up, bussing tables, clearing dishes, clean up, restocking and returning equipment to its assigned location. Must be capable of managing and performing multiple tasks in a professional and efficient manner. Involves guest interaction with a high standard of customer service and dress code. Maintain high standard of safety and cleanliness in all areas. Will work outdoor festival tents. Will work at multiple Schweitzer venues to fulfill group events and weddings needs which include but not limited to The Sky House, Outdoor locations, and The Lakeview Lodge. Will need to be available most Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Including Schweitzer festival weekends including Labor Day Weekend.

    Must strictly adhere to banquets uniform standards

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Combined standing/walking position for up to 10 hours per shift. Will get breaks as available. Required to lift over 25lbs frequently and over 50lbs occasionally. Will bend, squat, kneel, climb, twist, and reach above shoulder level on a frequent basis; will use hands for grasping and fine manipulation. Worksite is 60% inside. All sensory skills needed.

    OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES: Must have extensive knowledge of Schweitzer Mountain Resort facilities and activities. Responsibilities are listed as guidelines and are not limited to these items.


    SKILLS: Detail oriented, multi-tasking, efficiency, and cleanliness.

    EDUCATION: Banquets menu knowledge; English reading, writing, and communication; basic math; knowledge of Idaho State Liquor and identification laws.

    EXPERIENCE: Minimum six months to a year job-specific work experience with demonstrated competence.

    LICENSE NEEDED: Alcohol Awareness Training (may acquire during employment)

    MACHINES OR TOOLS OPERATED: Blender, coffee machine, dishwasher, dumbwaiter, knife, taps, regulators cash register, and micros ordering system.


    BENEFITS: Group 3: see Employee Handbook

    REVIEW SCHEDULE: This position and the person filling it will be evaluated once a season.

    While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job requirements, Schweitzer Mountain Resort reserves the right to modify, add, remove or assign other duties as necessary.Required
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Keywords: Schweitzer Mountain Resort, Spokane Valley , Banquet Server, Hospitality & Tourism , Newport, Washington

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