Job Description

Benchmark’s company culture is central to our management philosophy. The company’s stated purpose is "to provide an entrepreneurial environment where determined people dare to create, share, and build futures.

To be the "benchmark" by which all others are judged takes passion, courage, and dedication. We invite you to explore our extraordinary offering of unique opportunities, all with a common goal of providing an unforgettable journey.

Job Description Summary:

The Pool Service Manager is responsible for overseeing the operation and staff to maintain the highest level of standards and efficiency. The Pool Service Manager will demonstrate a leadership role to all other staff members and will be responsible for staffing, training, and schedules of Pool staff. Ideal candidates will be dedicated to motivating staff to ensure the highest standard of service and presentation.

Job Description:

Responsibilities include:

  • Be thoroughly familiar with the menus, ingredients and methods of preparation for each dish served at the Pool as well as the Pool drink menu, wine list and hours of operation for all food and beverage outlets. Has a thorough knowledge of the pool layout and the property in general. Is knowledgeable about Hotel Valley Ho and its amenities.
  • Exhibits control of all shifts; monitors standards, cleanliness and team performance relative to timing and accuracy with the goal of total guest satisfaction. Trains and motivates staff, building morale and practicing succession planning. Embraces and practices all Hotel Valley Ho standards.
  • Monitor towel and dish pickup procedures, establishing timely pick-up and the overall cleanliness of the pool deck as a high priority. Ensures Pool Deck, cabana and Pool Bar areas are clean and organized, and that all equipment is functioning properly, reporting any problems to the Director of Engineering immediately.
  • Assists with all functions as required by accounting; has strong working knowledge of micros point of sale system, gratuity sheets, employee time edits, and cashier close-outs.
  • Supervise all food and drink orders to ensure they are prepared to standard recipes; set-up and delivered on time.  
  • Should be familiar with all positions in the Pool Bar, and be able and willing to fill those positions when needed.
  • Attends weekly F&B and Staff meetings; checks Banquet Event Orders to prepare for any scheduled functions, and informs crew of upcoming events.
  • Be aware of all liquor laws as well as company and departmental policies regarding consumption of alcoholic beverages. 
  • Assists with Pool Bar inventories and controls costs. Performs monthly inventory and reconciles with purchases to confirm accurate usage.
  • Coordinates seasonal hours of operation changes. Communicates these changes to appropriate staff in an efficient and timely manner. 
  • Is familiar with Maricopa County Health Code and assists with the compliance of the Pool Bar and related employees. Trains staff accordingly, with regards to ensuring cleanliness and organization of pool area, bar, kitchen, and mini bar storage.
  • Performs any other duties as assigned by the Food and Beverage Manager.

Specific job knowledge, skill and ability:

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he/she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

  • Must be in good physical condition; able to lift and quickly transport heavy trays through wet and crowded areas.
  • Excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to work outdoors in inclement weather when necessary. Works well under pressure. Can handle hot plates and equipment.
  • Pleasant personality to effectively deal with guests; questions and service, and to contribute to the overall atmosphere of teamwork with fellow employees. Strong attention to detail a must.
  • Must have previous server/bartender experience. Is knowledgeable regarding food, beverage and pool service techniques. Takes pride in their department and property; is detail orientated.
  • Has a sincere desire to provide the utmost in guest service.
  • Opera and Micro experience a plus.
  • Must adhere to practices of occupational safety and health.

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