Careers

Careers

Here at Wilderness Ridge, we are always looking for ambitious, friendly people to add to our team. If you are interested in applying, please click on the link below to print our Application for Employment. Once your application is completed, please return it to Wilderness Ridge and we will contact you once it has been reviewed.

Application for Employment

Current Openings

Banquet Manager

The banquet manager is responsible for the smooth and efficient operation of the food and beverage services offered throughout Wilderness Ridge. This position oversees all aspects of a banquet or event, including set-up, food presentation, serving, and cleanup while focusing on detail, quality presentation and customer service. Banquet managers are also responsible for all aspects of supervision of banquet staff including: hiring, training, coaching, disciplining and reviewing banquet staff.

Qualifications:

  • Positive attitude, professional manner and appearance in all situations.
  • BA or BS degree preferred.
  • 3 years applicable sales and management experience, preferably in the hospitality, wedding or golf industry preferred.
  • Demonstrated quality written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems; efficiently handle multiple duties under pressure with minimal supervision; work flexible hours as required including nights/weekends/holidays.

Salary based on experience.

Job type: Full-time

Social Sales Manager

The Social Sales Manager is responsible for participating in the development and implementation of sales strategies, plans and programs primarily designed to increase catering events, maximize revenues and promote a positive image of the facility. Responsibilities include the implementation of various strategies including direct and/or telephone sales, direct marketing communications, advertising, special event promotions and community & municipal relations, etc. Responsibilities also include conducting periodic market research to provide information essential for revising current collateral, which enhance Wilderness Ridge’s competitiveness in the marketplace, as well as for fiscal and operational analysis as appropriate.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Effectively sell catering events, including but not limited to (Weddings, Social Events, School Events, Corporate Meetings, Fundraisers and Trainings) at a level to meet or exceed the budgeted requirements. 
  • Build relationships with hotels, convention contacts, special event groups, wedding organizations, civic organizations, etc. to promote special events. 
  • Develop and organize all group events, special events and manage communication between departments to help ensure coordination of activities. Maintain positive relationships and communicate clearly, tactfully, and persuasively with employees, customers and outside contacts as applicable. Ensure that all employees, especially customer contact personnel, fully understand all pertinent details in order to maximize customer satisfaction. 
  • Monitor facility activities and make recommendations to improve customer service and/or operational efficiencies. 
  • Maintain knowledge of current and projected industry developments through continuous attention to marketing and wedding periodicals and participation in relevant trade organizations. 
  • Works with the General Manager and others to schedule/coordinate personnel requirements for private functions. 
  • Develops detailed plans for each catered event at the facility. 
  • Assists in the preparation of the marketing plan and annual budget to increase the profitability of the banquet operation; monitors performance against budgets; recommends corrective actions as necessary to help assure that budget goals are met. 
  • Assure the efficient and timely submission of all banquet sales reports as required by the club. 
  • Perform other duties as appropriate and directed by management.

Qualifications:

  • Positive attitude, professional manner and appearance in all situations. 
  • BA or BS degree preferred. 
  • 3 years applicable sales and management experience, preferably in the golf, wedding or hospitality industry. 
  • Demonstrated quality written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. 
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems; efficiently handle multiple duties under pressure with minimal supervision; work flexible hours as required including nights/weekends/holidays. 
  • Positive attitude, professional manner and appearance in all situations. 
  • Demonstrated quality written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.

Benefits:

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k)
  • Complimentary golfing privileges on both courses
  • Discount on golf equipment and apparel

Job type: Full-time

Assistant Restaurant Manager

Wilderness Ridge is seeking an Assistant Restaurant Manager to assist with all food and beverage service for the club. This person would directly supervise all food and beverage staff including service staff and beverage cart staff. They will hire, train and supervise subordinates. Additionally, they will apply relevant marketing principles to assure that the wants and needs of guests are consistently exceeded.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan and implement staffing schedules to ensure customer service standards are achieved with minimum employee cost. Monitor activities to ensure compliance with Company payroll policies and procedures.
  • Ensure maintenance of all appropriate sanitation standards including, but not limited to, employee hygiene and uniforms, kitchen food service equipment and preparation areas, food storage areas, receiving areas, washing areas, dining areas, patio, snack bar areas, bar areas, restrooms, and beverage carts.
  • Monitor the purchase ordering and receiving program to maintain par-stock levels on food and beverage inventories and ensure proper quantity and price on all purchases.
  • Monitor internal cost controls for the department. Ensure quality levels of food and beverage products and maintain standards in production, presentation, services, facilities, and guest satisfaction.
  • Interact positively with guests and promote all facility services
  • Maintain communication with all departments to ensure guests needs are met.
  • Manage employment activities for applicable staff members, including but not limited to, personnel recruitment and selection, performance evaluations, training, compensation, discipline and termination, enforcement of all company polices, etc.
  • Maintain knowledge of current and projected industry developments through continuous attention to industry periodicals and participation in relevant trade associations and organizations.
  • Work with the Director of F&B to ensure efficient and timely submission of all required operational, financial, budgetary and related reports.
  • Perform other duties as appropriate.

Qualifications:

  • High school, college degree, required or preferred.
  • 2 years applicable functional, supervisory and/or management experience, preferably in the hospitality industry.
  • Demonstrated experience and capability in the areas of budget development, fiscal management, strategic planning, staff management.
  • Demonstrated quality written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems; efficiently handle multiple duties under pressure with minimal supervision; work flexible hours as required including nights/weekends.
  • Positive attitude, professional manner and appearance in all situations

Job Type: Full-time

Banquet Server

Banquet servers are responsible for providing excellent service and ensuring guest satisfaction. Other responsibilities include setup for all banquet functions (tables, linens, silverware, glassware, etc.), re-filling beverages and bussing for plates and glassware throughout events, preparing rooms for upcoming banquet events, clean banquet and service areas during downtime. Hours vary, candidates can expect to work 15-30 hours/week, mostly weekends. Candidates must be detail oriented, punctual, team players, able to work in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment. Flexible scheduling. Starting wage is $12.00/hour. Benefits include complimentary golfing privileges on both courses for employees, discounts on golf equipment and apparel. Must be 19 years old.

Banquet Bartender

Banquet bartenders are responsible for providing excellent service and ensuring guest satisfaction for a variety of events including weddings, business dinners, and golf outings. Hours vary, candidates can expect to work 15-30 hours/week, mostly weekends. Candidates must be detail oriented, punctual, team players, able to work in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment. Flexible scheduling. Starting wage is $8.50/hour plus tips. Benefits include complimentary golfing priveleges on both courses for employees, discounts on golf equipment and apparel. Must be 21 years old.

Banquet Houseperson

The Banquet Houseperson is responsible for setting furniture based on client’s request and company standards, cleaning and maintaining all banquet spaces, as well as performing minimum maintenance on banquet equipment.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Organizing banquet equipment and supplies
  • Setup of audio-visual equipment
  • Vacuum and shampoo carpets, mop floors, and dust all banquet spaces
  • Setup and tear down chairs and tables for weddings on the wedding island
  • Work with maintenance department to ensure needed repairs are completed
  • Complete various deep cleaning projects as needed
  • Assist Banquet Servers with setup as needed
  • Additional tasks assigned by management

Job Requirements and Skills Include:

  • Must have open availability and able to work night, weekends, and holidays.
  • Must be able to lift at least 40lbs
  • Candidates can expect to work 40 hours a week between a variety of shifts including early mornings and late evenings
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to perform independently in a fast paced always changing environment
  • Must be attentive to details

Starting wage based on experience.

Restaurant Host/Hostess

Hosts/hostesses are responsible for greeting and seating guests in a friendly manner while ensuring guest satisfaction. Hours vary, candidates can expect to work 15-30 hours/week, mostly evenings and weekends. Candidates must be detail oriented, punctual, team players, able to work in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment. Flexible scheduling. Starting wage is $9.00/hour. Benefits include complimentary golfing privileges on both courses for employees and discounts on golf equipment and apparel. Must be 16 years old.

Daytime Restaurant Host/Hostess

Hosts/hostesses are responsible for greeting and seating guests in a friendly manner while ensuring guest satisfaction. Candidates can expect to work 30 hours/week, Mon-Fri 10:00am - 4:00pm. Candidates must be detail oriented, punctual, team players, able to work in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment. Flexible scheduling. Benefits include complimentary golfing privileges on both courses for employees and discounts on golf equipment and apparel. Must be 16 years old.

Restaurant Busser

Bussers are responsible for clearing tables, re-filling beverages, setting tables and maintaining cleanliness of the dining room and bar while providing excellent service and ensuring guest satisfaction. Hours vary, candidates can expect to work 15-30 hours/week, mostly evenings and weekends. Candidates must be detail oriented, punctual, team players, able to work in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment. Flexible scheduling. Starting wage is $7.50/hour plus tips. Benefits include complimentary golfing privileges on both courses for employees, discounts on golf equipment and apparel. Must be 16 years old.

Restaurant Server

Servers are responsible for providing excellent service and ensuring guest satisfaction in the restaurant. Hours vary, candidates can expect to work 15-30 hours/week, mostly evenings and weekends. Candidates must be detail oriented, punctual, team players, able to work in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment. Flexible scheduling. Starting wage is $2.15/hour plus tips. Benefits include complimentary golfing privileges on both courses for employees, discounts on golf equipment and apparel. Must be 19 years old.

Restaurant Bartender

Restaurant bartenders are responsbile for providing excellent service and ensuring guest satisfaction in the restaurant. Hours vary, candidates can expect to work 15-30 hours/week, mostly evenings and weekends. Candidates must be detail oriented, punctual, team players, able to work in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment. Flexible scheduling. Starting wage is $7.50/hour plus tips. Benefits include complimentary golfing privileges on both courses for employees, discounts on golf equipment and apparel. Must be 21 years old.

Line Cooks, Part-Time and Full-Time

Line cooks are responsible for prepping, cooking and plating food as directed by chefs and other duties as assigned. Hours vary, mostly evenings and weekends. Candidates must be detail oriented, punctual, team players, able to work in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment. Flexible scheduling. Starting wage depends on experience. 1 to 2 years’ experience preferred. Benefits include complimentary golfing privileges on both courses for employees and discounts on golf equipment and apparel. Must be 19 years old.

Dishwasher

Dishwasher candidates must be punctual, team players, able to work in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment. Wage based on experience. Employees receive complimentary golfing privileges on both courses and discounts on golf equipment and apparel. Must be 19 years old.

Beverage Cart/Café Attendant

As a member of the beverage cart/café staff, individuals will complete opening and closing duties, including restocking and cleaning of work space. This position must provide excellent guest service on the beverage cart, as well as in the café. Applicants must be a team player and enjoy working with others who are team players. Qualified candidates should have basic bar knowledge, including how to mix drinks. Availability to work a variety of hours and through the fall season is a must. Starting wage is $6.25/hour plus tips. Uniforms are provided, along with complimentary golfing privileges on both courses for employees, discounts on golf equipment and apparel. Must be 19 years old.

Golf Outside Services Staff Member

As members of the golf outside services, individuals will help maintain all aspects of golf carts, driving range and surrounding clubhouse areas. Qualified candidates should have a clean driving record. Furthermore, individuals should be able to work well in a team environment, have an eye for detail and display a positive attitude. No experience is required, but individuals should be accustomed to working outdoors in all kinds of weather. Starting wage is $9.00/hour plus tips. Uniforms are provided, along with complimentary golfing privileges on both courses for employees, discounts on golf equipment and apparel. Must be 16 years old.

Golf Starters and Marshals

As a member of the golf service staff, Starters & Marshals will help maintain pace of play on the golf course for both regular play and golf outings. This position will act as an ambassador for the golf department. Qualified candidates should have a clean driving record. Furthermore, individuals should be able to work well in a team environment, have an eye for detail and display a positive and outgoing attitude. Golf experience is required. Morning and afternoon availability is a must. Starting wage is $9.00/hour. Uniforms are provided, along with complimentary golfing privileges on both courses for employees, discounts on golf equipment and apparel. This is a fun summer job for anyone ages 21 and up.

KemperSports is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

 

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