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Date:  Jul 6, 2024
Req ID:  39325

Bismarck, AR, US, 71929

Anticipated Starting Salary:  $32,405

Position Number: 22092017 
County: Clark; Hot Spring 
Posting End Date: Until Filled 

Anticipated Starting Salary: $32,405 

DeGray Lake Resort State Park 

Asst. Restaurant Manager

Position #:           22092017

Salary:                   $32,405

Grade:                  GS05

Requisition:        39325

Location:              DeGray Lake Resort State Park, Bismarck, AR


Closing date:      Until Filled


This position works closely with the Food & Beverage Manager, Restaurant Manager, and sales personnel to ensure that adequate food and serving staff are available for a full-service restaurant and banquet facility. Applicant will supervise the front/back of the house operations. Job duties include greeting and seating guests, explaining menu items, providing information, assisting with, and resolving complaints, preparing work schedules, providing counseling and disciplining employees, assisting line cooks, overseeing banquet food preparation, ensuring work service areas are clean and meet health department guidelines. This position trains and supervises regular and seasonal employees, handles monetary transactions, and performs other duties as assigned. Must be able to work a varied schedule, including weekends, evenings, and holidays, and must possess a valid driver’s license and excellent public relations skills. A criminal background check is required.


This position offers a full benefit package including paid holidays, annual and sick leave, health insurance, and retirement pension. 


Applicants must meet or exceed the following qualifications:  The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus, three years of experience in restaurant management or related food service management. Other job-related education and/or experience may be substituted for all or part of these basic requirements, except for certification or licensure requirements, upon approval of the qualifications review committee.


EOE/AA/ADA.  Minorities and women encouraged to apply.


Applications accepted online ONLY:



The Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism has three major divisions: Arkansas State Parks, Arkansas Heritage and Arkansas Tourism. Arkansas State Parks manages 52 state parks and promotes Arkansas as a tourist destination for people around the country. Arkansas Heritage preserves and promotes Arkansas’s natural and cultural history and heritage through four historic museums and four cultural preservation agencies. Arkansas Tourism improves the state’s economy by generating travel and enhancing the image of the state.

Position Information

Class Code: S048C

Grade: GS05


Salary Range: $32,405.00 - $46,987.00


The Assistant Restaurant Manager is responsible for assisting the Restaurant Manager in all aspects of the park's food service facilities. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.


Provides daily supervision to food service workers. Assists in the preparation of food orders and oversees temperature controls, portion controls, presentation, and food rotation. Checks the quality of raw and cooked food products to ensure that standards are met. Inspects supplies, equipment, and storage areas for temperature and sanitation requirements, and inspects work areas to ensure conformance to established standards. Assists Manager with menu planning and food and supply orders. Manages inventory by checking the quantity and quality of received products; rotating supplies, and altering menu to cut down on food waste. Assists in taking inventories; maintains records on food cost, food waste, and dish breakage. Communicates and works closely with all park operational units to meet the requirements of food service operations. Performs other duties as assigned.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of laws, regulations, or standards governing food preparation and storage and the ability to ensure compliance with same. Knowledge of appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials required. Knowledge of food service techniques, procedures, and safety concerns. Ability to train employees in multiple of job tasks related to food service or kitchen sanitation. Ability to provide information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates. Ability to monitor and review information from materials events or the environment to detect and assess problems. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal educational equivalent of a high school diploma; plus three years of experience in restaurant management or a related field. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.



The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

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