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Date:  Apr 20, 2024
Req ID:  37626

Mena, AR, US, 71953

Anticipated Starting Salary:  $36,000

Position Number: 22092238 
County: Polk 
Posting End Date: Until Filled 

Anticipated Starting Salary: $36,000 

Queen Wilhelmina State park 

Assistant Restaurant Manager

Position #:           22092238

Grade:                 GS05

Salary:                   $36,000

Requisition:        37626

Location:              Queen Wilhelmina State Park, Mena, AR


Closing date:      Until Filled


This position functions as the Assistant Restaurant Manager, with an emphasis on managing the dining room and handling group functions and customer service operations.  Job duties include monitoring preparation of all food, hosting, coordinating restaurant group functions, ordering food and supplies, staff training, supervising, and scheduling employees, and serving as the Manager on Duty in the absence of the Restaurant Manager.  Applicant must be able to work a varied shift, including evenings, weekends, and holidays. 


This position offers a full benefit package including paid holidays, annual 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.


We are an EOE/AA/ADA employer.  Women and minorities 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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