Careers

A Career at the Cosmos Club


 

As an employee of the Cosmos Club, you will be part of a very select group of individuals having the ability, character and knowledge to work for one of the world's most exclusive private clubs. The Club staff is comprised of approximately 150 employees who serve more than 3,000 members and their guests. Our commitment to our membership is equal to the commitment to our staff. Our pledge is to create a work environment that is warm, caring, and hospitable.

Our Mission: A team of diverse professionals consistently creating memorable and unique member and guest experiences reflective of the social and intellectual atmosphere of the Cosmos Club and its refined setting.


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Food & Beverage Intern - Summer

Position Description

Summer Food & Beverage (F&B) Intern

Classification:
Hourly / Non-Exempt

Reports to:
Director of Food and Beverage

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Essential Functions:

  • Assists the Dining Room Management team with restaurant functions throughout a normal shift
  • Assists in club events for the setup and administration of the event
  • Assists with data entry and ordering in our ChefTec inventory software system
  • Assists with making updates to the Club wine list
  • Assists with making updates to Northstar and changing menu items on a weekly basis
  • Assists with reading and analyzing our Daily Sales Report
  • Performs research on F&B trends in wine, food, beverage and service

Other Duties:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change. When possible, you will also be invited to attend NCCMA chapter events, wine tastings and similar.

Hours:

  • Temporary position (May - August 2018)
  • Flexible schedule needed: weekends and holidays included
  • Includes paid time off
  • Shift Meals
  • Rate of pay will commensurate with experience

 

Cosmos Club provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Cosmos Club complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Cosmos Club expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Cosmos Club employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

 

Requirements

Experience:

  • Previous hospitality experience preferred

 

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand for long periods of time, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms.
  • Must be able to lift, carry, push and pull food trays, carts, chairs and tables up to 40 lbs with or without reasonable accommodation

Salary Range

Special Instructions/How to Apply

  • Status:
    CLOSED
    Closing Date:
    04/6/2018
    Date Posted:
    09/8/2017
    Number Positions:
    1
    Job Type:
    Internship
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    Closing date:
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    Closing date:
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    Number positions:
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    Location:
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    Closing date:
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    Number positions:
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    Closing date:
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    Number positions:
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    Closing date:
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    Closing date:
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    Number positions:
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    Closing date:
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    Closing date:
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    Number positions:
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    Job type:
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    Closing date:
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    Number positions:
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Now Hiring!

The club seeks qualified individuals to join our team of diverse professionals consistently creating memorable and unique member and guest experiences reflective of the social and intellectual atmosphere of the Cosmos Club and its refined setting. Cosmos Club is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions, including those related to recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, and recognition of individuals on the basis of their ability and job related qualifications and without regard to race, creed, color, religion, gender, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, military status, veteran status and any other classifications protected by law. The Club complies with the law regarding reasonable accommodation for disabled employees. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the interview process are requested to contact the Manager in order to arrange such accommodation.