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.

 
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  • Internship Opportunities
    • Upper Montclair Country Club provides internship opportunity for students to work in an environment where they can learn and develop necessary working skills.

      There will be a main focus of work within the Food and Beverage Department of the Club and throughout placement, students will participate in service roles, learning and developing key skills such as team work, communication and quality service.

      Students will also work many Club events and private functions such as golf tournament events, weddings and other parties. Being an effective team member in this role is important and developing quality service techniques will be an ongoing development whilst on placement.

      Another important role students will have is the opportunity to undertake is devising and creating menus with the Head Chef. Responsibilities in this role include working effectively with the Head Chef to write weekly A La Carte dinner menus, special event menus and buffet menus. Creativity and an eye for detail are important skills needed to carry out this role effectively.

      As students develop the necessary skills and build on their service techniques, there will be an opportunity for them to undertake other roles and responsibilities within the Club.

      Students showing positive attitudes towards work and proving capable of competing roles effectively will also be given the chance to experience working outside of the dining room.

      The opportunity to experience working the Front Desk and operate the switchboard as well as undertake responsibilities like data input for the Accounting Department are examples of other roles available for internship students to experience. Developing phone skills and computer skills are examples of some of the skills that will be touched on in this role.

      As an intern student you will also have the opportunity to work with and alongside our Food & Beverage Director and Events Director. Roles within this area will include undertaking various jobs.  As an intern student here at the Club you will also have the opportunity to not only develop skills and apply them to your work, but to also experience many roles and undertake many responsibilities that will be an asset to your future career.

      For information regarding internship opportunities in Food & Beverage at UMCC, please contact Executive Chef Ryan Foo at rfoo@uppermontclaircc.com

      For information regarding a Golf internship at UMCC, please contact Mr. Michael Holiday, Director of Golf at mholiday@uppermontclaircc.com

  • 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
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  • 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


  • Spray Technician
    • Spray Technician

      Upper Montclair Country Club is located just 12 miles outside of New York City, Upper Montclair Country club is a 27-hole private facility.  Originally designed by A.W. Tillinghast in the 1920’s and later renovated by Robert Trent Jones Sr. in the 1950’s, UMCC has hosted a variety of professional tournaments for all three Professional Golf Associations.  The golf course has recently undergone a renovation by John Harvey and is currently in the process of an $8 million clubhouse renovation including construction of a new short game facility to be completed in the Spring of 2019. 

      Job Description:  The Spray Technician will work closely with the Superintendent and Assistants to ensure safe and accurate fertilizer and pesticide applications.  The spray tech will be responsible for keeping an up to date inventory of all products and accurate record keeping complying with all state and federal regulations.  Other responsibilities include but is not limited to calibration of sprayers/ spreaders, use of irrigation system, and assisting with other golf course projects when necessary.

      Experience Requirements: Landscape or related fields and machinery operation experience preferred. We are looking for an individual that has a positive mindset, strong personal characteristics, and the willingness to learn.  Must be able to obtain a New Jersey Pesticide Applicators License within 6 months of employment.  

      Please fill out an application or email your resume to the link below. 

      Click here to email your resume to the Greens Department