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Career Opportunities

"We are in the Happiness Business; we want every single person to walk out of our doors happier than when they arrived." 

If you would like to apply for an open position at The Lookout Mountain Club please fill out an application and return it to the front desk Tuesday-Saturday 9am-5pm. 
You may also email your resume to cynthiamotes@lookoutmountain.club

Click here for an employment application.

Our Mission: The Lookout Mountain Club was founded to provide generations of members and their families with welcoming hospitality and amenities in a location that celebrates the very best of our home, its people, and its culture. We strive to be the first choice for members seeking recreational and social experiences that are distinctly Lookout and decidedly extraordinary.

Our Vision: At the Lookout Mountain Club, we have a vision for a more connected community — for today and for generations. A community that feels like family; that gathers to recreate and celebrate in a historic place like none other. We are proud to be there in moments big and small in our members’ lives, providing them with extraordinary experiences of togetherness through our nationally recognized Seth Raynor golf course, incredible dining facilities, beautiful architecture, and family-focused amenities.

Our Core Values: 

  • Care & Passion: Having a genuine interest in the well-being of the people around you and the desire to create a memorable experience with them.
  • Personal Responsibility: Taking ownership and being accountable in the outcomes from our efforts and always committed to doing the right thing.
  • Teamwork: We will all better achieve our objectives through teamwork within our departments as well as throughout all departments.
  • Continuous Improvement: Benchmark performance, regularly evaluate and look for better ways of doing things to develop our current systems and procedures.
  • Trust: Building a high level of trust with all partners by demonstrating a reliable commitment toward attention to details, a sense of urgency and professionalism to strengthen the relationships with them.
  • Consistency: Which is essential in everything that we do while understanding that we must also consistently find ways to improve.

Banquet Chef

Job Summary (Essential Functions)

Responsible for food production needed for banquet functions and private parties. Accountable for all food costs for banquet functions. Supervise production personnel used for banquet events. Assist Sous Chef with Executive Chef’s responsibilities during the latter’s absence.

Job Tasks/Duties

  • Manages food production including menu planning, costing, execution and employee supervision for banquet functions including holiday buffets, Sunday brunch and other special occasions.
  • When requested, assists with production of daily specials for restaurants.
  • Assists in the hiring, training and ongoing supervision including scheduling of all employees involved with banquet food production.
  • Assists or relieves the Sous Chef whenever reduced banquet volume allows.
  • Establishes and adheres to food cost goals for banquet functions; takes corrective action as necessary to help assure that financial goals are attained.
  • Attends departmental staff meetings.
  • Assures that food quality standards and pre-determined costs are attained on all banquet functions.
  • Sets-up plating line for functions and assists with plating duties.
  • Performs other special, ad hoc duties as requested by the Executive Chef.

Experienced Line Cook & Dishwashers

Are you ready to become part of a growing professional culinary team? The Lookout Mountain Club is seeking experienced line cooks and dishwashers that are motivated self-starters to round out our team. These are full-time hourly paid positions. Experienced, dedicated professionals only need apply.


F&B Banquet Manager

The Food & Beverage Banquet Manager is primarily responsible for managing, planning, and directing the service team for private events and banquets. The individual will be responsible for supervising the private event and banquet team and ensuring that service standards in all for all private events are delivered to the highest standard and is always consistent to the banquet event order ("BEO"), established standard operating procedures ("SOPs") and club best practices. To ensure these high standards, the individual will also be responsible for training the service team to provide knowledgeable and seamless service.

The individual must work closely with the Private Events Director and the Executive Chef to ensure a seamless delivery from a well-trained team.

The individual will be expected to achieve key performance indicators based on mutually agreed goals established for the food and beverage department.

Education and Experience

  • College graduate of either a Bachelor or Association degree,
  • At minimum 3 years' hospitality/ service experience in a private club, restaurant or hotel,
  • Knowledgeable in F&B banquet service standards.
  • Up to date with newest food and health trends
  • Good leadership skills
  • Must have sufficient computer skill - word processing, spreadsheet and management/costing systems

F&B Bar Manager

Position Summary

The Food & Beverage Bar Manager is primarily responsible for bartending shifts, ensures the purchasing of the liquor, beer, wine & other beverage needs for the Club’s facilities & events. The Bar Manager is responsible for ensuring that the service team executes service standards in all the Clubs outlets while maintaining a high standard and is always consistent to established standard operating procedures (“SOPs”) and club best practices.

The individual must work closely with Service Director & Banquet Director to help strategize, roll-out and promote menus, promotions and special events that exceed members’ expectations and achieve financial targets for the department.

The individual will be expected to achieve key performance indicators based on mutually agreed goals established for the food and beverage department.
JOB SPECIFICATION
OPERATIONS

  • Purchases liquor, beer, wine, and other beverages for the Club’s facilities and events, ensuring that par levels are established and adhered to.
  • Works with the Service Director to create the specialty cocktail of the week, specialty cocktails for the beverage menus and ensures that the beverage menu changes with the four seasons of the year. Also coordinates with Men’s Grille Supervisor with Golf Facilities beverage purchasing and needs.
  • Changes two or three seasonal beers with the four seasons of the year.
  • Ensure that documented SOPs are executed by the service staff when ringing in beverages for the bar.
  • Is responsible for counting of all inventories at the end of the month.
  • Reviews cost with the Service Director at the end of each month to ensure the Club is working within the budget.
  • Assist in Pre-Shift meetings and informs the service staff of the cocktail of the week, any low or out of stock items, reviews and focuses on one wine, beer, and cocktail a week to elevate the staff’s beverage knowledge.
  • Controls, monitors and tracks breakage and waste behind the bar.
  • Conducts and/or participates in weekly F&B operational meetings to be informed of upcoming events, menus, training, and other items as necessary to ensure an exceptional dining experience for our members and guests at the Club.
  • Ensures all Bar outlets are maintained in pristine condition and standards consistent with a premier private club and ensures coordination with the housekeeping and maintenance departments to ensure all equipment is in working order.
  • Participates and assists with other Club requirements and duties, as necessary.

PERSONALIZED SERVICE / MARKETING

  • Conducts periodic market research regarding the competition and presents a report to the Service Director and F & B Director on the experienced service and product quality, comparative pricing and any ideas or concepts that are found to add value to the overall Club experience.
  • Develops, trains, and promotes a mentality among the service team that they are all selling membership by delivering an exceptional experience through knowledge of liquor, beer, and wine.
  • Successfully handles member complaints and feedback to a standard that members are happy and content with while also complying with Club standards rules and regulations.

EVENTS MANAGEMENT

  • Coordinate with the Service Director, Banquet Director, Golf Operations, Tennis, Swimming and Social departments on providing beverage services for events and activities in their respective departments.

EDUCTION & EXPERIENCE

  • College graduate of Hotel and Restaurant Manager or equivalent,
  • At minimum 5 years’ hospitality / service experience in a private club, restaurant, or hotel.
  • Knowledgeable in F&B service standards at all levels of dining from casual to fine dining.
  • Up to date with newest food and health trends
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Have strong computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheet, and management/costing systems.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience
  • Healthcare Benefits'

Bartender

Job Summary (Essential Functions)

We are hiring for a bartender who will be responsible for providing the highest quality of beverage production and service to our Members and their guests. In addition to supporting all Club venues, events, and fellow Employee Partners, the Bartender maintains the bar, service areas, and related storerooms.

Job Tasks/Duties

  • Follow proper procedures for stocking and cleaning bar area
  • Fulfilling all members and guests needs to company expectations
  • Ensure opening and closing duties are performed to ensure bar readiness at all times
  • Ensure orders are submitted to manager
  • Ensure monthly inventory is complete and accurate
  • Ability to create Craft Cocktails, Specialty Menus
  • Versed in Wine and Beer

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time


Dining Room Host

Job Summary (Essential Functions)

This position is responsible for greeting guests at the door. The host seats and presents clean menus to guests in a friendly, professional and quick manner.

Job Tasks/Duties

  • Greets and seats guests, presents menus to guests, informs them of special catch and soups.
  • Treats all guests in a manner to ensure their complete satisfaction. Always strives to exceed guests' expectations.
  • Takes names on a waiting list.
  • Runs the floor plan board.
  • Observes tables and keeps track of clean, dirty and occupied tables.
  • Takes guest information and quotes wait times to guests accurately when tables are not immediately available.
  • Cleans, organizes and stocks menus at host area.
  • Answers phone and answers questions concerning the menu and restaurant.
  • Interacts with guests as they arrive and as they leave the restaurant to ensure positive dining experience.
  • Fills to-go orders, if applicable.
  • Performs other duties as directed.
  • Helps reset tables that are finished with dining experience.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $10.00 - $12.00 per hour


Food and Beverage Service Staff

Base pay of 7.00 an hour plus tips. Our servers average between $17 and $20 an hour.

Job Knowledge, Core Competencies and Expectations

  • Greet and acknowledge members and guests.
  • Is knowledgeable about the menu, buffet and wine list.
  • Ability to time the service of each course.
  • Learns members’ names and their special preferences.
  • Job Tasks/Duties
  • Sets up side station and performs assigned side (prep) work.
  • Provides immediate attention to all members and guests upon seating.
  • Makes sure that children are in the appropriate type of seat and are safe and secure.
  • Distributes food and wine menus; answers questions.
  • Fills glasses with ice water and suggests menu items.
  • Ensure that the correct account numbers and names are given for billing.
  • Efficiently serves food and drinks in a friendly and courteous manner, offers suggestions on daily specials and wine selections.
  • Places orders with kitchen; informs cooks about any special cooking instructions.
  • Assembles food on tray; procures items from each station as necessary.
  • Serves meals; places dishes by courses in front of each person.
  • Checks back to ensure member and guest satisfaction; replenishes water and butter as necessary.
  • Removes soiled dishes. Clears tables after each course and resets them with appropriate silverware.
  • Presents dessert menus, suggests and serves dessert, coffee and after-dinner drinks.
  • Verifies accuracy of prices, state and federal taxes, tips and other charges on all checks.
  • Presents the bill.
  • Handles all cash and credit card charges as prescribed by standard operating procedures.
  • Keeps dining room and bus station areas clean.
  • Clears, cleans and resets tables that have been vacated.
  • Advises supervisor of any complaints as soon as they occur.
  • Performs clean-up and closing duties as assigned by manager.
  • Attends pre-meal meetings as requested by the Dining Room Captain; Dining Room Supervisor; Dining Room Manager; or Outlet Manager.
  • Thanks members and guests; invites them to return.
  • Consistently follows local and state laws and the club’s policies and procedures for the service of alcoholic beverages to members and guests.
  • Performs other appropriate duties assigned by Food and Beverage Service Manager.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time


Housekeeper

The Housekeeper is responsible for maintaining the cleanliness and readiness of the Clubhouse and related facilities to ensure member and guest first and lasting impressions are one of impeccable cleanliness and no detail is too small.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

  • Part-Time positions
  • Daily work hours are dependent upon business and will vary from week to week
  • The position regularly requires weekend work and occasionally long hours and/or split shifts

Required Education and Experience

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent desirable
  • Must be able to read and comprehend product labels, material safety data sheets (MSDS), and work orders
  • One year of comparable work experience is preferred

Job Knowledge, Core Competencies and Expectations

  • Knowledgeable about maintaining, cleaning and preserving a wide variety of surfaces is preferred
  • Ability to learn how to use and maintain equipment relevant to compete the duties of the position
  • Ability to follow instructions regarding the use of chemicals and supplies, as wells as, from the Facilities Manager or GM
  • Ability to learn and perform required role in emergency situations
  • Ability to work by themselves
  • Ability and desire to be a positive influence and team member, assist others when able, and interested in developing themselves

Masks, gloves and face shields are available.

Job Types: Part-time


Outside Golf Services Attendant

Part Time

8.00 an hour plus tips

Meals While on Duty

Practice and Playing Privileges

Tasks and Duties Performed will include:

  • Good Customer Service for Members and their Guests
  • General Knowledge about golf and its rules
  • Practice Facility and Maintenance Set-UP
  • Maintain Cleanliness of Bag Drop, Bag Room, Cart Barn, and Staging Area
  • Range Ball Pick Up and Golf Cart washing
  • Clean all Golf Clubs for Members and Guests
  • Performs other tasks assigned by the Supervising Golf Staff

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions
  • Able to meet and perform the physical requirements and to work effectively in an environment which is typical of this position
  • Frequent lifting, bending, stooping, and pulling
  • Frequent repetitive motions
  • Continuous standing and walking

Licenses and Special Requirements

  • Valid Driver's License