The Salvation Army Banquet Assistant in Ewa Beach, Hawaii

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Banquet Assistant


Ewa Beach




POSITION TITLE: Banquet Captain

DEPARTMENT: Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center (Kroc Center Hawaii)

SUPERVISOR: Event Sales Manager


CLASSIFICATION: Part Time, On-Call, Hourly

GENERAL STATEMENT: The Salvation Army is a branch of the Christian Church, and the ultimate goal of all programs is a spiritual, emotional and physical regeneration of all people.

MISSION STATEMENT: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ

and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

KROC CENTER HAWAII VISION: Kroc Center Hawaii is a community center where families, individuals and relationships thrive in the name of Jesus.


The Banquet Captain will oversee banquet functions and will assist in all management operations, including scheduling, training, and control. This position will operate according to established procedures and standards. The Banquet Captain will have the ability

to effectively understand, reflect, and communicate the Christian principles, mission, goals, and strengths of The Salvation Army and The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center.


  1. High School diploma or GED equivalent.

  2. Communicate effectively by reading, writing and speaking English

  3. At least one year previous banquet or restaurant service experience.

  4. Must be 18 years or older

  5. Have valid food handler card or ability to obtain within 30 days of hire

  6. Exceptional leadership skills

  7. Excellent written and oral communication skills

  8. Strong interpersonal skills


  1. Work with people of diverse backgrounds and circumstances

  2. Maintain high quality control in repetitive tasks

  3. Work with minimal supervision, and in a team setting with other professionals

  4. Exercise sound judgment

  5. Take initiative with projects

  6. Coordinate food service between kitchen and banquet service staff

  7. Inspect all set up and ensure that it follows the Banquet Event Order

  8. Enforce all rules and regulations of the center

  9. Adhere to basic hygiene procedures and grooming standards

  10. Ensure proper room sets for all events

  11. Review and implement table and seating diagrams

  12. Manage all opening and closing side work

  13. Complete event captain’s report

  14. Complete strike list and closing inspection duties

  15. Follow all health and safety regulations

  16. Control and limit waste

  17. Maintain banquet cleanliness in front and back of house

  18. Assist in pre-service and periodic training

  19. Manage inventory and operating materials

  20. Assist with all reasonable barista support duties as required

  21. Be flexible and cooperative with last minute changes

  22. Ability to effectively understand, reflect, communicate the Christian principles, mission, goals, and strengths of The Salvation Army and The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center.

  23. Maintain a professional attitude and approach to problem solving.

  24. Communicate effectively by reading, writing and speaking English

  25. Perform other duties as assigned


  1. Strong organizational skills and ability to multi task

  2. Detail oriented and attention to detail

  3. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and maintain poise under pressure

  4. Ability to maintain a self-motivated and self- directed schedule

  5. Ability to take projects from beginning through completion

  6. Respond to crisis situations in a calm and effective manner

  7. Must possess the self-discipline necessary to perform repetitive tasks without lowering quality of work

  8. Able to work with limited supervision, and work in a team setting with other professionals

  9. Exercise good judgment and comfortable taking initiative with projects


The candidate chosen for this position will be required to pass a criminal history information check. Conviction of a crime will not automatically preclude employment. The circumstances involved in the conviction(s) will be considered.

This position may have frequent phone and in person contact with people from diverse backgrounds who may be angry, hostile, confused or frustrated.

This position will work with a variety of weather conditions (rain, wind, snow, sun, heat); must be able to work indoors or outdoors; must be able to stand on feet and walk throughout the day; must be able to frequently lift and carry up to 50 lbs.; must be

able to bend, squat, push, pull frequently; must be able to walk on uneven surfaces on an occasional basis; must be able to perform simple grasping, fine manipulation and repetitive hand & arm movements frequently, squeezing, overhead reaching occasionally.

This position has access to confidential and private information. It is essential that confidentiality and privacy be observed.


Qualified individuals must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without accommodation. A qualified person with a disability may request a modification or adjustment to the job or work environment in order to meet the physical requirements

of the position. The Salvation Army will attempt to satisfy requests as long as the accommodation needed is a reasonable and no undue hardship would result.

It is expected that each employee will be familiar with The Salvation Army Western Territorial Handbook for Employees. Questions regarding its contents can be directed to the Human Resource Assistant or immediate supervisor.

The Salvation Army facilities and vehicles provide a smoke and drug free work environment for all employees and volunteers.

The Salvation Army reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.

I have read the description for the position of the Banquet Captain. I acknowledge my understanding of this, and am able to conduct myself in accordance with its purpose.

• Interested parties must apply online at

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  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access

to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure

is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41

CFR 60-1.35(c)

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