BE A PART OF HISTORY

We are seeking over 700 new associates to fill positions in entertainment, hospitality and other specialty services with JW Marriott Savannah at Plant Riverside District—a newly transformed historic destination.


Tequilier at Savannah Tequila Co.

Location: JW Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District - Savannah, Georgia
Job Title: Tequilier at Savannah Tequila Co.
Employment Status: Full-Time
Pay Type / FLSA Status: Salaried (Exempt)
Available Shift: All Shifts / Flexible
# of Openings: 1
Requisition Number: 5632

Description

Beginning in Spring 2020, JW Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District is set to transform Savannah’s historic riverfront into a vibrant new entertainment destination inviting guests and visitors to experience incredible dining between 12+ outlets, live music and concerts, high-end shopping and inspired hotel stays. The JW Marriott Savannah will offer 419 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites for couples, families, business guests and groups looking for inspiration, and discerning travelers with an appetite for something different.

 

JW Marriott Savannah offers a work experience unlike any other—where pursuing your passion is not only welcomed, it’s actively encouraged. We’re seeking over 700 new associates to fill positions in entertainment, hospitality and other specialty services at Plant Riverside District.

 

You will have access to ELITE Benefits/Perks such as:

•Hotel Stay and Food/Beverage discounts at Marriott Hotels Worldwide for you and your family/friends

•Discounted Employee Menu – as low as $2/meal

•We are all friends here!  Refer your friends and get a Bonus up to $2000 if they are hired!

•Largest Hospitality Employer in Savannah – growth opportunities are unlimited!

•20% Discount at all Kessler restaurants, Art Galleries, and Spas

•Start early with your Retirement Plan!  401K match up to 6% - goes into effect after 3 months

•Health Insurance Plans as low as $22/week!

•Stay Healthy!  Kessler Wellness Challenge – promotes healthy lifestyle with discounts at gyms and giveaways

•Discounted Bus Passes

•We care about your Fur Babies too!  We provide discounted Pet Insurance!

• 23 days of Paid Time Off (PTO)/year – start accruing right away!

•Enjoy the Holidays! We offer Seven (7) paid holidays throughout the year!

•”Tickets at Work” discounts, special access to theme parks and more!

•Recognition Program with amazing prizes!

•Tuition Reimbursement and Professional Certification Assistance

•Company paid Basic Life Insurance $10,000

 

*****This position is expected to start 1 month prior to opening date*****

 

Purpose / Objective

The overall objective and purpose of the Tequilier is to support the Food and Beverage Outlet Manager in the management for the Food & Beverage Division, including the Restaurant & Bar, and integrate its functions to serve local and hotel guests. The incumbent is responsible for maintaining profitability and quality control as well as ensuring compliance with company policies and standard operating procedures. They are to provide inspiring and strategic leadership while directing the activities of the outlets in support of the mission, core values, standards and goals established by the company.

 

Areas of Responsibility

Primary areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Ensure that all preparation for functions and outlets are completed daily
  • Follow labor guidelines and ensure that front of the house labor costs are within budgeted guidelines
  • Ensures point of sale operations and cash handling practices are following according to standard operating procedures.
  • Assists with corrective action to continuously improve service results.
  • Assists with interviews, schedules, training, coaching and counseling, resolving problems, providing open communication, and recommending discipline when appropriate.
  • Assists with work schedules and evaluating work performance of employees.
  • Ensures staff adheres to local, state and Federal liquor laws.
  • Ensures compliance with all food & beverage policies, standards and procedures by training, supervising, follow-up and hands on coaching.
  • Assists in maintaining service and sanitation standards in restaurant, bar/lounge and room service areas.
  • Monitors alcohol beverage service in compliance with local laws.
  • Supervises daily shift operations
  • Ensures Grand Performers are in compliance with appearance standards.
  • Complete weekly schedules per Peak Performance standards

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA’s)

To perform this role successfully, an individual must have experience achieving desired result(s) in their areas of responsibility. The requirements listed below are representative of observable behaviors and essential knowledge, skill, and abilities required of a successful incumbent.

  • Strategic business leader - Works strategically to devise plans in alignment with organizational goals.
  • Cultivates engagement - Builds loyalty to the company and not to themselves. Proven ability to host/facilitate effective meetings, motivate teams to produce results with tight timeframes while simultaneously managing several projects.
  • Generates alignment - Ensures proper time and effort is spent to build high level performance and consistency throughout collection.
  • Leads with courage - Provides a culture of accountability.
  • Execution of plans - Utilizes our systems, tools and resources to accomplish results and achieve goals
  • Advanced level of written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of federal and state liquor laws and basic employment law
  • Knowledge of finance, budgeting, and cost control principles
  • Knowledge of inventory control reporting systems
  • Ability to facilitate and lead effective, collaborative group meetings
  • Thorough knowledge of Food and Wine, as well as Beer, liquor and mixed drinks.
  • Proficient in Micros POS system

 

Supervisory Responsibilities

Supervisory and leadership responsibilities include achieving results through providing direction and accountability of the following Grand Performers within the culture and policies established by the Kessler Collection.

  • F&B Supervisors

 

Key Partnerships

To perform this role successfully, an individual must cultivate successful relationships with the following individuals to achieve alignment and support.

  1. Food and Beverage Outlet Manager
  2. Culinary Leadership
  3. Property Ops team

 

Minimum Qualifications

Education, Certifications, Work Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related training equivalent - required
  • 2+ years of relevant work experience in similar scope and title – required
  • 2+years of  Tequilier experience - required
  • Experience within luxury brand/markets – required
  • Manager food safety certification and TIPS training certification - preferred or attained within 30 days

 

Work Environment / Conditions

The work environment/conditions described herein are representative of those that an incumbent may experience.

  • Must be comfortable working in a shared space, with constant noise, without the use of a private office.



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