Job Description

Ocotillo Village is now actively looking for a Cafe Manager with Exceptional Management Skills!  

Do you want to work in a fun and resort atmosphere? Then Village Health Clubs & Spas is the place you want to be! Here at The Village we encourage and foster a work life balance, healthy living and benefits like full club access!

If you have have a passion for Fitness, Fun and helping people change enhance their lives and the drive to be a part of a management team that WOWs our members every day then we are looking for you. 

Job Summary:

Manages club café according to State health codes, ensures food is prepared efficiently, consistently and with the utmost quality standards.

Summary of Essential Job Functions:

Responsible for all food and beverage operations Responsible for interacting with employees, members and guests in a manner aligned with the People, Places and Programs components of the Village Standards
Develops and manages department operating budget
Cost controls
Inventory management
Catering operations
Develops menu design and costs out all food
Responsible for hiring, staffing and scheduling all staff
Attract and Retain members by consistently providing excellent customer service
Approachable management style which includes supervising and managing staff members, planning, assigning and direct work/projects, appraising performance, and annual individual/team goals
Place high emphasis on the importance of the social element. This includes participation in planning and execution of club events as needed, such as Parent’s Night Out, Jazz By The Pool and Casino Night.
Participates in the Manager on Duty System
Performs other duties as assigned

Skills / Requirements

Knowledge/Experience Required:

Valid Food Handler’s Card is required
3 years of experience managing food & beverage
2 years of college education
Comfortable working in a fast paced environment where continuous improvement is expected
Strong written and oral communication skills
Demonstrate initiative to think, work, and make independent decisions based on sound judgment
Willing to "roll-up" sleeves and dig in with staff to drive processes that support the business
Ability to effectively delegate
Strong team building skills including ability to lead, train, cooperate and contribute as part of a team
Excellent analytical, organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
Must be change adaptive, flexible, and empathetic pendent decisions based on sound judgment
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suites (Word, Excel and/or PowerPoint) and Outlook
Obtain CPR certification within 30 days of hire through Company training
May be required to work evenings and weekends as needed

Required Abilities  

Physical Activity

This position requires daily standing, walking, lifting, grasping, bending and kneeling in the cafe.  Sitting for some periods of time. Substantial repetitive movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.  Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Involved in activities where one must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly. Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Requires the ability to receive detailed information through written and oral communication.  

Physical Requirement

Sedentary work involving sitting some of the time. Walking and standing are required daily.  Exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. In addition, may involve physical movement which includes moving and carrying food and beverage supplies, and activities related to membership events and programs.

Visual Requirement

This position requires close visual acuity to perform activities such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures, transcribing, viewing computer monitors and extensive reading.

Working Conditions 

It involves typical office or administrative work and member outdoor activity events 

Knowledge/Experience Preferred:

Previous experience in a club café environment
Four Year College degree in food industry/restaurant management or related field

Important Notes

We provide a very competitive benefits package, one that enables our employees to have a rewarding and healthy work-life balance. This exceptional benefits package includes:

  • Free Health club membership
  • Ongoing leadership training and development
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance plans for full-time employees
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Seven paid holidays per year
  • Paid time off
  • Short and long term disability
  • Employee assistance program
  • Café / retail / spa service discounts
  • Discounts on personal training and Pilates sessions
  • Bus pass reimbursement at participating club locations
  • Employee referral bonus

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