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We currently have seasonal openings in all departments including Food & Beverage, Culinary, Inn Operations, Salon & Spa, Member Fitness and Recreation.

A sample list of positions includes:

  • Line Cooks
  • Pastry Cooks
  • Servers
  • Bussers
  • Bartenders
  • Warehouse Clerks
  • Retail Clerks
  • F&B Cashier
  • Fitness Center Attendant
  • Recreation Maintenance

For a full list of available positions please click APPLY HERE.

Our season runs November through June.

  • Line Cook and Pastry Cooks

    Food & Beverage
    Key Largo
    $14.00 / hour + tips

    Summary:

    To assist the Chef and Sous Chef in the daily planning and production of all meals served from the kitchen.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and /or ability required for this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Basic cooking skills & techniques in all existing kitchen stations: Salads, Desserts, Broiler/Grill, Sauce/Sauté, Fryer and Vegetables
    • Full knowledge of Culinary school Cook Book
    • Basic overview of all kitchen stations
    • Advanced overview of a single station
    • Advanced verbal and written communication skills such as describing daily specials, writing prep list
    • Good knowledge of Meat and Fish cooking temperature and stages of doneness
    • Basic knowledge of large volume food preparation
    • Basic knowledge of Cakes & Individual Pastries
    • Basic knowledge of Garde Manger plate & platter presentation, Fruits and Vegetables carvings
    • Must know how to clean, fillet, marinate and properly store most Fishes
    • Must know how to clean, bone, tie, portion, marinate and store most prime cut meat & poultry
    • Good food portioning skills
    • Basic knowledge of American regional cooking
    • Some knowledge of international cooking techniques and basic recipes
    • Basic recipe knowledge in Meats, Fish, Vegetables, Fruits, Stocks & Sauce preparations
    • Basic food purchasing & receiving knowledge. Must know how to read an invoice & to write a requisition
    • Basic knowledge of accounting procedures such as inventories, recipe and menu costing
    • Be able to understand Point of Sale system & apply the technique
    • Some leadership knowledge
    • Must be able to coach and assist all cook 3
    • Basic knowledge of kitchen cleaning chemicals
    • Basic kitchen organizational skills
    • Intrinsic desire to become a Culinarian in all aspects

    Supervisory Responsibilities (if applicable):

    Able to work as and when required, covering and helping supervise during the Chef or Sous Chef absence

    Enforce the O.R.C Standards for quality, presentation and consistency

    Help plan and organize daily production

    Education and/or Experience: Three years (Hands-on) experience as an Apprentice or Cook 3 in a la carte Continental Restaurant

    Language

    Must be able to comprehend, read, write and speak the English language in order to communicate with co-workers and fully understand job assignments.

     Mathematical Skills:

    Basic knowledge in solids and liquids measurement units

    Must be able to convert units of measures

    Must be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide

    Basic Food costing knowledge

    Resoning Abilities:

    Must be able to work under pressure and still remain calm

    Must be able to maintain physical and verbal composure during crisis times

    Must be able to respond efficiently and adequately during an emergency

    Certificates, Licenses and Registrations:

    American Culinary Federation certified Cook/Culinarian

    State Food Handler Certification

    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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Sample physical requirements might include:

    • Must be able to carry up to 50 pounds
    • Must be able to stand for long periods of time with minimum walking
    • Must be able to hand lift up to 20 pounds on regular basis
    • Must be able to work in confined spaces on regular basis
    • Must be able to reach, grab and lift objects over shoulder height
    • Must be able to squat and kneel down on regular basis
    • Must be able to bend & twist upper body to reach up, down or side-ways on regular basis
    • Must be able to maintain a fast walking pace and hand movement as required by job

    Work Environment:

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

    • Occasionally works in outside weather conditions
    • Noise level in the work environment is usually high
    • Required to operate and work with high heat cooking equipments such as and not limited to: Broilers, Salamanders, Grills, Open Gas Ranges, Steamers, Convection Ovens, Fryers, Tilting Skillets and Kettles
    • Exposure to freezing temperatures for short period of times in Walk-in Refrigerators and Freezers is usually high
    • Required periodically to use sharp cutting tools or objects such as and not limited to: Hand Knives, Electric Cutting Blades, Cutting Wheels or Saw, Chopping and Grounding machines
    • Regularly operate heavy electric equipment such as and not limited to: Large Power Mixers, Hand held Mixers, Blenders, Slicers, Peelers, Washing Machine
    • Required to produce food in a timely manner under heavy volumes and limited space
    • Regularly works with fellow associates from a foreign country of origin with other native languages than English

    Attendance, Appearance and Conduct:

    Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established by Ocean Reef Club from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position. Associates with irregular attendance will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

    Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry and report deadlines, associate may be required to work varying schedules to meet the business needs of the Club and report deadlines.

    Proper grooming is required by all associates and is described in detail in the Associates Handbook. Associates should review this policy and make sure that at all times they present themselves for shifts looking clean, neat and professional. 

    As a condition of employment, all associates agree to fully comply with Ocean Reef Club rules and regulations for the safe and efficient operation of Club facilities. Associates who violate Club rules and regulations will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. If you have any questions or doubts you should seek clarification from your supervisor.

    Job descriptions are not intended and should not be construed to be exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with a job. While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the requirements of the job, management must reserve the right to add or remove duties from particular jobs when circumstances (e.g. emergencies, change is workload, rush jobs or technological developments) dictate.

  • Commissary/Warehouse Clerk

    Commissary/ Warehouse
    Key Largo
    $12.00 / hour

    Summary:

    Under general supervision, store and issue all food and beverage products. 

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

    • Rotate stock to maintain first in first out.
    • Remove out of date items with acknowledgement of Commissary Manager.
    • Issue out products using appropriate documentation to insure proper outlet charging.
    • Must be able to operate pallet jacks, dollies and hand trucks.
    • Maintain storeroom cleanliness to meet health code standards.
    • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment.                                      

    Qualifications: 

    • Must have general knowledge of food to efficiently fill storeroom orders.
    • Must be able to read and understand requisitions.
    • Requires strong organizational skills.
    • Must be able to work independently and in a timely manner.       

    Education and/or Experience: 

    Any combination of education, training or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.  Computer knowledge required.  Prior receiving and delivery experience preferred but not required.                                                    

    Language Skills:                                           

    Must be able to read, write and speak the English language in order to communicate with co-workers, complete forms and fully understand job assignments.

  • Server

    Food & Beverage
    Key Largo
    $5.54 / hour + tips

    Summary:

    Service of food and/or beverage to include the order taking and delivery of any food and/or beverage items. This task is to be handles in a friendly, courteous, helpful, timely and professional manner resulting in a very high level of guest satisfaction.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Check station before, during and after shift for proper set-up and cleanliness.
    • Greet the guest in a friendly and courteous manner and explain any specials and/or restaurant promotions for guest awareness.
    • Record the details of the order from the guest, repeating the order to the guest to check for accuracy.
    • Input the order into the point of sale computer to inform the kitchen of the particulars in the order being placed.
    • When complete, retrieve order up to 30lbs. from the kitchen, confirm its accuracy, lift and deliver to guest along with appropriate condiments. Abide by State, Federal, and Corporate liquor regulations pertaining to serving alcoholic beverages to minors and intoxicated guests.
    • Replenish beverages as necessary and check with guests for overall satisfaction.
    • Market and serve upon request any dessert items or specialty coffees.
    • Present the check to guest promptly.
    • Regular Attendance in conformation with standards, which may be established by Ocean Reef Club from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position. Associates with irregular attendance will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

    Support Functions:

    • Assist the bus help in clearing and resetting the tables.
    • Perform all assigned side work to include replenishing condiments and restocking side stands.
    • Perform any general cleaning tasks using standard hotel cleaning products as assigned to adhere to health standards.

    Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Must have basic knowledge of food and beverage preparation, service standards, guest relations and etiquette.
    • Knowledge of the appropriate table settings, service ware and menu items.
    • Ability to read, write and speak the English language sufficient to understand menus, special promotions, record orders, communicate with guests to explain and record orders.
    • Ability to remember, recite and promote the variety of menu items.
    • Ability to operate beverage and toast equipment
    • Ability to operate a keyboard and learn Point of Sale procedures to pre-check order and close out checks.

    Education and/or Experience:

    Any combination of education, training or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Grade school education preferred. One to three years of hospitality experience preferred.

    Language Skills:

    Must be able to comprehend the English language in order to communicate with co-workers and fully understand job assignments.

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

    Must be able to obtain any required certificates. i.e....Food Service Certification or, Liquor Service Card.

    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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Sample physical requirements might include:

    • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
    • Must be able to reach, grab and lift objects over shoulder height
    • Must be able to squat and kneel down on regular basis
    • Must be able to bend & twist upper body to reach up, down or side-ways on regular basis

    Work Environment:

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Be a team player and provide lateral service.
    • Follow Ocean Reef Club Associate Handbook and Quality Job Standards.
    • Be able to endure outside weather conditions; heat, rain, cold, and at times high winds.
    • Be willing and able to work when needed, including weekends & holidays.

    Attendance, Appearance and Conduct:

    Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established by Ocean Reef Club from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position. Associates with irregular attendance will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

    Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry and report deadlines, associate may be required to work varying schedules to meet the business needs of the Club and report deadlines.

    Proper grooming is required by all associates and is described in detail in the Associates Handbook. Associates should review this policy and make sure that at all times they present themselves for shifts looking clean, neat and professional. 

    As a condition of employment, all associates agree to fully comply with Ocean Reef Club rules and regulations for the safe and efficient operation of Club facilities. Associates who violate Club rules and regulations will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. If you have any questions or doubts you should seek clarification from your supervisor.

     

    Job descriptions are not intended and should not be construed to be exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with a job. While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the requirements of the job, management must reserve the right to add or remove duties from particular jobs when circumstances (e.g. emergencies, change is workload, rush jobs or technological developments) dictate.

  • Bartender

    Food & Beverage
    Key Largo
    $5.54 / hour + tips

    Summary:

    To serve beverages to the members/guests in a friendly, courteous and timely manner.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Maintain proper and adequate set-up of the bar on a daily basis. This includes requisitioning and stocking of all beer, wine, spirits, paper products, fruit and other necessary supplies based on a daily business projections. Working in a clean – as – you – go manner.
    • Greets member/guests in a courteous and friendly manner, promote drink and food specials, and ensure quality of drink recipes.
    • Accurate check processing in point of sale system.
    • Accountability for appropriate portions on all drinks served.
    • Attend monthly meetings.
    • Always represent the quality of The Ocean Reef Club in appearance, style, and attitude.

    Qualifications:

    • Previous bartending experience is required.
    • Previous experience with micros or any other POS system.

    Education and/or Experience

    High School diploma required. College degree preferred.

    Language Skills

    Must be able to comprehend the English language in order to communicate with co-workers and fully understand job assignments.

    Reasoning Ability:

    The ability to carry out tasks and instructions whether written or verbal; being able to recognize signs of intoxication and cut-off if necessary.

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

    All appropriate food and federal and state licenses required for food and beverage managers. TIPS certification helpful.

    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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Sample physical requirements might include:

    • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
    • Must be able to reach, grab and lift objects over shoulder height
    • Must be able to squat and kneel down on regular basis
    • Must be able to bend & twist upper body to reach up, down or side-ways on regular basis

    Work Environment:

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Be a team player and provide lateral service.
    • Follow Ocean Reef Club Associate Handbook and Quality Job Standards.
    • Be able to endure outside weather conditions; heat, rain, cold, and at times high winds.
    • Be willing and able to work when needed, including weekends & holidays.

    Attendance, Appearance and Conduct:

    Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established by Ocean Reef Club from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position. Associates with irregular attendance will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

    Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry and report deadlines, associate may be required to work varying schedules to meet the business needs of the Club and report deadlines.

    Proper grooming is required by all associates and is described in detail in the Associates Handbook. Associates should review this policy and make sure that at all times they present themselves for shifts looking clean, neat and professional. 

    As a condition of employment, all associates agree to fully comply with Ocean Reef Club rules and regulations for the safe and efficient operation of Club facilities. Associates who violate Club rules and regulations will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. If you have any questions or doubts you should seek clarification from your supervisor.

     Job descriptions are not intended and should not be construed to be exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with a job. While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the requirements of the job, management must reserve the right to add or remove duties from particular jobs when circumstances (e.g. emergencies, change is workload, rush jobs or technological developments) dictate.

How to Apply

Please click APPLY HERE to visit our web site and apply on-line.


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