Employment

Thank you for your interest in employment with Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.

All employees of Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens participate in the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS). Full time, regular status employees are provided a generous benefit package. Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you are interested in applying for a position listed below, please forward a cover letter and resume to: hr@fpconservatory.org. Or mail to:

Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Attention: Human Resources Department
1777 E. Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43203
 

Open Positions: 

Catering Server–On Call 
Bartender–On Call

 


CATERING SERVER–ON CALL

Job Summary:  Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens seeks motivated On-Call Servers to provide outstanding food and beverage service to event guests.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides excellent food and beverage service
  • Provides outstanding customer service
  • Assists with event set up, including set up of tables, linens and chairs
  • Maintains back of the house, front of the house and side work duties for overall productivity of banquet events
  • Seek council from management when needed
  • Performs clearing and tearing down of event space
  • Performs other duties as assigned and demonstrates focus on serving the guests of Conservatory events


Requirements:

  • Must have previous catering or serving experience
  • Minimum of 21 years of age
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Outstanding customer service skills displayed in a positive and friendly manner
  • Ability to maintain a professional appearance
  • Ability to maintain a sense of urgency while on the service floor
  • Knowledge of and ability to follow health and safety practices
  • Ability to lift, carry, or otherwise move materials weighing up to 50 lbs  
  • Ability to stand/walk for several hours at a time

 


BARTENDER–ON CALL

Job Summary:  Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is looking for experienced On-Call Bartenders to provide outstanding beverage service to event guests.

Responsibilities:

  • Using excellent customer service skills, provides beverage service to guests and visitors of the Conservatory
  • Completes set up and tear down of bar areas for events
  • Completes consumption report of all leftover alcohol and submits to bar lead
  • Compiles and records all alcohol information
  • Sets up, replenishes, stocks and serves bar
  • Maintains cleanliness and manages inventory of liquor closet
  • Performs other duties as assigned and demonstrates focus on serving the guests of Conservatory events

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D required
  • Minimum of 21 years of age
  • Demonstrated knowledge of customer services techniques and ability to apply in building revenue associated events
  • Knowledge of common mixed drink recipes preferred
  • Some knowledge of foodservice preferred, but not required


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Effective customer service skills
  • Ability to stand/walk for several hours at a time
  • Ability to lift, carry or otherwise move objects weighing up to 50 pounds when receiving and storing equipment and event related items
  • Skill in problem solving, communication, and attention to detail.