Job Openings at the Ridge

Rolling Ridge seeks responsible, creative and reliable professionals to join the team at New England's top rated Christian retreat center.  The right candidates for any position have a desire to thrive in the hospitality "industry" in an environment unique and completely unlike the "industry".  

Rolling Ridge employees are team players, able to problem solve individually while communicating clearly, and possess a positive attitude and a willing spirit. Come to Rolling Ridge, and be a part of a team where you can expand and be truly appreciated.

Open Positions Currently: 

  • Weekend Assistant to the Guest Services Director
  • Facilities Assistant
  • Part-time Cook

Job descriptions below.  If interested in applying, please submit a thoughtful cover letter and resume to thestaff@rollingridge.org

WEEKEND ASSISTANT TO THE GUEST SERVICES DIRECTOR

 The ideal candidate is responsible for assisting the Director of Guest Services in ensuring all guests’ needs are met, primarily during the weekends.
Essential Job Functions:
1. Use the Kx reservation system.
• Update group information in correct places in reservation, ie: final guest count, dietary restrictions, and meeting space set ups
2. Assist the Director with daily operations.
• Contact group leaders prior to arrival to finalize group's needs
• Answer phones and take messages
• Check emails, respond to them, and take pertinent information from them and input into Kx
• Summarize guests' evaluations
• File group information after departure
• Check availability for Private Retreat guests
• All other duties as assigned by Guest Services Director
3.  Host Groups
• Welcome guests and show them to rooms
• Set-up meeting rooms with equipment as instructed
• Deliver a welcome orientation to group
• Help kitchen with dishing washing and food prep, dining room set-up and cleaning
• Keep coffee and tea station stocked
• Perform housekeeping chores such as vacuuming, taking out trash, refilling water coolers
• Shovel pathways for guests during winter
• Carry and stack chairs and tables
Qualifications:
• Ability to thrive in a United Methodist organization and a setting that embraces diverse faith beliefs
• Possess excellent secretarial/administrative and public relation skills
• Must have the ability to prioritize and organize varied/multiple tasks
• Excellent time management and organizational skills
• Must be able to work independently and take initiative to complete tasks
• Ability to work a flexible schedule
• Friendly, energetic , hardworking and a team player
• Comfortable in speaking with individuals and groups.
• Attentive to the needs of a group but unobtrusive
• Able to be on feet for long periods of time
This position is available immediately, with part-time or full-time opportunity available.  Please reply with resume and a thoughtful cover letter to this ad.  Competitive compensation based on experience. Benefits include PTO and sick pay, as well as a relaxed and positive work environment.
 
FACILITIES ASSISTANT
We are seeking a Facilities Assistant who would work with the Facility Manager to maintain the groups and service repairs in the house.  The ideal candidate is not afraid of hard work, is able to move, life, and fix items, and has some general knowledge of basic household repair. Part-time and full-time opportunity available.  Competitive compensation based on experience. Benefits include PTO and sick pay, as well as a relaxed and positive work environment.
 

PART-TIME COOK:

The right candidate must be able to sustain a one-person kitchen, including dishwashing (when the number of guests is low) with a positive attitude and a willing spirit. Qualified candidate must be able to prepare buffet-style meals from scratch in the lakeside gallery dining room for 10-70 people. The perfect candidate must be personable, flexible, available afternoons and early evenings and part of most weekends, and able to work independently at times. Come to Rolling Ridge- and allow your culinary expertise a place to expand and be truly appreciated.
Qualifications:
• Experience in institutional or food service setting
• Knowledge of standards of food preparation and serving, storage of food, and kitchen procedures
• Knowledge of and experience in preparation of special dietary foods including vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, and dairy free
• Ability to work a flexible schedule
• Ability to stand for long periods of time
• Serv Safe Certified
• Ability to move 50 pounds
• Work with and supervise kitchen assistants in absence of Culinary Services Manager
• Ability to have meals ready for scheduled times
• Ability to resolve guests’ needs with dietary restriction about menu ingredients as they arise with grace.
• Knowledge in kitchen equipment according to safe recommended methods.
 
This position is available immediately.  Please reply with resume and a thoughtful cover letter to this ad.  Minimum of 3 years experience in food service industry, or willingness to be trained if you possess adequate knife skills.   Competitive compensation based on experience. Benefits include PTO and sick pay, as well as a relaxed and positive work environment.