Job Openings at Upper Montclair

Upper Montclair, located in Clifton, New Jersey, prides itself on offering first-class service to our Members and guests.

If you are passionate about what you do and take pride in your work, then UMCC may be a fit for you. The following positions are available.
For any of the positions below click here to connect to Teressa Kallay, Human Resources Manager.

 
Upper Montclair CC is an EEO
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  • Ala Carte Server Part-time
    • Ala Carte Server Part-time:

      Upper Montclair Country Club is seeking experienced servers to join our team to assist our members and guests with their dining needs. This position is responsible for creating an outstanding customer service experience for our members and guests by providing exceptional food and beverage service in our beautifully renovated fine dining restaurant, casual members bar and banquet facilities.

      Job Duties: 

      • Take orders, serve food and beverages to the members and guests
      • Set up and prepare dining room and banquet rooms for events.
      • Understands the menu and able to take orders, make suggestions for food and wine and follow up with proper entering into the pos system.
      • Clearing and clean up of tables and events.
      • To work as part of team to ensure the excellence of the overall experience in dining.
      • Adhere to the steps of service guidelines.
      • Able to greet members and personalize the service by learning member’s names and preferences.       
      • Assumes responsibilities of side work and server station maintenance.

             

      Requirements:

      • Must be over 18 years of age
      • Must have working knowledge of both culinary and fine spirit terminology
      • Must have an exceptional work ethic, punctuality and service expectations associated with servers in a fine dining establishment
      • Have a keen understanding of timing of food service and the ability to prepare for the course or service needs.
      • A positive attitude to work as a team.
      • Requires standing for extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 35 pounds, bending and reaching, stooping, kneeling or crouching, climbing stairs
      • Ability to work inside and outside events
      • 2 years of serving experience
      • Flexible hours available. Weekends/nights needed
      • Fine dining experience appreciated, but not required
      • Various Shifts Available

             
       
      Please email your resume to Joe Jackson, The Clubhouse Manager at the link below.

      Click Here to email Clubhouse Manager Joe Jackson.

  • Weekend Front Desk Associate
    • Weekend Front Desk Associate  
      The Upper Montclair Country Club, a Member of the Distinguished Golf Clubs of the World, and an established golf and country club since 1901 is searching for a Front Desk Associate to join their team.      This position will be a weekends position with some possible evenings.


       Job Summary:      Greet members and guests in a friendly professional manner.   Answer main phone line and route messages to appropriate extensions, make reservations for dining and special events, performs general office work as well as updating and creating a calendar, news letters and email blast.    

      Job Duties:
      • Operates telephone switchboard; answers the telephone; transfers calls to proper extensions; takes messages for members
      • Uses proper telephone etiquette.
      • Operates front desk, lobby and coat room (unless coat room attendant is on-site).
      • Greets members and guests.
      • Provides schedule and other club information to members and guests.
      • Fulfills members’ requests (for example, places phone calls and holds letters or packages)
      • Reports presence of unauthorized visitors in or around club facility
      • Insures that dress code is followed by members, visitors, guests.
      • Performs other duties required by the manager on duty.
      • Accepts meal (to go orders get transferred to main bar) and function reservations
      • Update and maintain member mailing and telephone lists.
      • Email blasts requested by Department Heads
      • Responsible for updating daily specials (lunch/ dinner) on the website.
      • Greet job applicants filling out applications.
      • Maintain appearance of reception area and coat room.
      • Manage a “lost and found” program
      • May perform other duties within the scope of this job description as needed for the efficient operation of the club (such as floor plans, table numbers, buffet signs, etc.)

        Requirements:  

      • Great communications and computer skills
      • Multi phone line or reception experience preferred 
      • Must be able to effectively communicate with guests and associates in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service oriented manner.
      • Must be available to work weekends.
      • Business Professional Attire Required

      Please email your resume to Joe Jackson our Clubhouse Manager

      Click Here to email your resume

                 
  • Bus Person
    •  Bus Person  

      The Upper Montclair Country Club, a Member of the Distinguished Golf Clubs of the World, and an established golf and country club since 1901 is looking for an exceptional Bus Person.  

      Job Summary:   Set and clean dining room tables before, during and after meal service; Assist servers to provide exceptional service.  

      Job Duties:

      • Assists servers in their tasks
      • Serves water as guests are seated
      • Assists in carrying food trays to tables
      • Removes soiled dishes from tables; brings dishes to dish washing area
      • Removes soiled linen and replaces with clean linen
      • Sets tables with silverware, glassware and other items
      • Cleans dining room areas
      • Stocks servers’ station with supplies
      • Collects trash from dining room, grill and other specified places after each serving period
      • Dusts chairs before and after meals
      • Keeps ice bins and buckets filled 
      • Help with setup and take down of events

      Requirements:
       
      • Ability to carry heavy trays or bins
      • Must be able to stand, stoop, bend, reach overhead, push,climb stairs and lift up to 40 pounds
      • Able to understand proper methods of service etiquette.
      • Requires both indoor and outdoor work
      • Must be able to communicate and be part of the team.
      • Must be able to work weekends.
         
      Please fill out an application or email your resume to the Clubhouse Manager.

      Click here to send email resume
  • Host/Hostess
    • Host/Hostess

      The Upper Montclair Country Club, a Member of the Distinguished Golf Clubs of the World, and an established golf and country club since 1901 is searching for exceptional Host/Hostess to join their team.

      Job Summary:
      A Host/Hostess presents a positive first impression of the establishment’s friendliness, excellent service and high standards. The Host/Hostess also greet Guests upon arrival, inform Guests of their wait time, monitor a waiting list, enter Guest names into the computer system, show Guests to their table and bid Guests farewell as they leave.
      A Host/Hostess must be able to carry natural conversation with Guests without sounding scripted or intrusive. Additionally, the Host cares for our Guests by refilling beverages and performs light housekeeping duties such as cleaning glasses and menus and ensures restrooms are clean, stocked and orderly. As a member of an energetic team, the Host/Hostess may also need to answer the phones and fill to-go orders when needed. Availability must include nights and weekends.


      Job Duties:
      • Greet incoming and departing Guests warmly with a genuine smile and eye contact; escort them to assigned dining area; present menus;
      • Use visual cues to seat Guests in either the bar or dining area depending on their preference
      • Inform Guest of current promotion and who will be serving them to ensure a smooth handoff to the service staff
      • Answer incoming calls to the restaurant and provide appropriate service
      • Manage the flow of Guests into the Dining and Bar areas, provide accurate wait times to incoming Guests if appropriate
      • Tend to special Guest needs and requests
      • Observant to Guests’ needs throughout dining experience to ensure they receive high quality service (i.e. notice a drink refill is needed while seating another Guest and ensuring the drink is refilled prior to getting back to the door).
      • Protect establishment and patrons by adhering to sanitation, safety and alcohol control policies
      • Help dining room staff by setting and clearing tables; replenishing water; serving beverages
      • Issue dining charges by verifying orders; calculating taxes; 
      Take to go orders,total bill for to-go orders and full fill orders
      • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed


      Requirements
      • Must possess a friendly, outgoing attitude.
      • Great communications
      • Clean and professional appearance
      • Standing, walking, climbing stairs, bending and stooping, reaching and lifting up to 30 pounds.
      • Knowledge of the fine dining experience
      • Host or customer service experience preferred

      Please email your resume to the Clubhouse Manager
      Click here to email your resume

  • Banquet Server Part-time
    • Banquet Server   
      The Upper Montclair Country Club, a Member of the Distinguished Golf Clubs of the World, and an established golf and country club since 1901 is searching for experienced and exceptional servers to join their team. 

      Job Summary:  To provide outstanding food and beverage service to our Members  as well as Banquets and Special Events. To work the complete event from set-up to service to clean up.

      Job Duties: 
      • Performs related banquet (dining room) set-up tasks ·
      • Provides immediate attention to all guests upon seating
      • Takes beverage order and serves food in specified station
      • Pours and refills wine, coffee, water and/or other beverages served with and after the meal
      • Clears soiled dishes and silverware as needed
      • Cleans all assigned work areas in kitchen and dining room
      • Advises supervisor of any member/guest complaints as soon as they occur
      • Assists in closing functions by performing various tasks such as removing linen, busing glasses, dishes, silverware, etc., and re-setting the room
      • Attends staff meetings


      Requirements: ·       
       

      • Must be 18 years of age or older
      • Must have working knowledge of both culinary and fine spirit terminology
      • Must have an exceptional work ethic, punctuality and service expectations associated with servers in a fine dining establishment ·
      • Have a keen understanding of timing of food service and the ability to prepare for the course or service needs
      • A positive attitude to work as a team
      • Requires standing for extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 35 pounds, bending and reaching, stooping, kneeling or crouching, climbing stairs
      • Ability to work inside and outside events
      • Serving experience preferred
      • Fine dining experience appreciated, but not required
      • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Shifts Available
      • Flexible hours available. Weekends needed.
       

      Please fill out an application or email your resume to the Clubhouse Manager:
      Click here to email resume


  • Dish Steward
      • Dish Steward
        Job Summary: Responsible for the cleanliness and sanitation of all dishes, flatware, pots, pans, floors, general kitchen areas and equipment.

        Job Responsibilities:         
        Responsible for the operation and sanitation of the dish washing machine.
        Knowledge of use and safety requirements of kitchen and cleaning.
        Maintaining a clean, organized and presentable area at all times.
        Maintaining and cleaning of kitchen floors, drains, walls and equipment in accordance with Club Procedures
        Cleaning and sanitizing of fixed and portable equipment
        Pots and pans are to be washed by hand in pot and pan sink using automatic soap and sanitizing dispensers. 
        Trash removal should be done several times per shift as needed. Taken to the ground floor and placed in the dumpster with boxes being broken down and stacked. 
        Kitchen must be kept clean at all times. Floors are to be swept then mopped with the proper detergent and hot water. Kitchen walls and equipment will be wiped clean in a scheduled maintenance program. ·        
        Adheres opening and closing procedures and checks work area for cleanliness
        Complying with all the Club’s rules, regulations and dress code policies. 
        Such other duties as may be assigned from time to time ·        

        Requirements:
                 
        Must be able to lift up to 45 pounds.
        Able to go up and down stairs
        Able to work with water and cleaners.
        Dependable  
      •  
      • Please fill out application or email resume to: hr@uppermontclaircc.com.
  • Line Cook
    • Line  Cook
      AM & PM Shifts, Must be able to work weekend.

      Job Summary:          Prepare food in accordance with club recipes and standards. Responsible for the daily timely preparation of all hot items and set-ups of items in place for production of all menu items and quality standards. Insures product inventory controls (use of par sheets), effective product rotation, sanitation procedures and developed recipes are adhered to.  Cooperates with the Executive Chef and Sous Chef to efficiently coordinate the daily kitchen operations per the guidelines and standards established by the Executive Chef.  

      Job Responsibilities:
      1)      Required to follow all approved recipes and picture cards when preparing menu items.
      2)      To prepare batch recipes in accordance to the instructions and scale to the activity projected.
      3)      Responsible for keeping an accurate inventory, proper labeling and rotation and sanitized storage of all food products.
      4)      To prepare and control food usage in proper portion sizes in order to minimize waste and control costs
      5)      To maintain a clean, organized and presentable work area at all times and cleaning and properly sanitizing all work surfaces used in the normal course of food production and service on an ongoing basis.
      6)      To assist in the training of employees as needed
      7)      To assist co-workers during peak times of operation. i.e. preparing and plating of banquets.
      8)      Acquire the knowledge to operate any unfamiliar equipment from your immediate supervisor prior to the operation and / or sanitizing unit.
      9)      Fosters positive communication and promotes teamwork with the front and back of the house staff to improve the quality of services and member satisfaction.
      10)    Insure that any item prepared for staff meal is of good quality and attractively presented in accordance with the Sous Chef’s guidelines.
      11)    Develop a progressive understanding of the members expectations and plan whenever possible (without detriment to the daily operations or negative financial impact) to anticipate and meet those expectations.
      12)    Monitors performance of all kitchen equipment and utensils insuring proper operation and brings to the attention of the Sous chef any defective equipment
      13)    Immediately informing a manager or supervisor upon gaining knowledge of a hazardous situation, emergency or threat to the security of guests, employees or club assets.
      14) Adheres to the documented opening and closing procedures and checks work area for cleanliness.
      15)    Complying with all the Club’s rules, regulations and dress code policies.
      16)    Such other duties as may be assigned from time to time  
      Requirements ·        
      2+ years cooking experience
      Ability to work on your feet for eight hours or more a day
      Comfortable working with a team in a fast-paced kitchen environment.
      Must be able to lift at least 40 pounds  
      Send resume to: rfoo@uppermontclaircc.com