Lead Host/Hostess

Riverwoods - Exeter, NH3.5

If you ask the staff what the best part of working at RiverWoods is, they’ll tell you it’s the residents. If you ask the residents what the best part of living here is, they’ll tell you it’s the staff.

We are seeking a full time, 40 hours/week Lead Host/Hostess for our Boulders campus. Under the direction of the dining room manager, the Lead Host/Hostess is responsible for professionally greeting and seating residents and their guests, coordinating the activities of the dining room personnel, assist with scheduling, orientation and training of the dining room personnel and coordinate special functions at the Boulders. A flexible schedule and weekend availability is a must. A typical schedule could be working 10:30am-8:30pm, or 10:30am-8:30pm. The ideal candidate will provide quality customer service with a positive attitude and commitment to teamwork while meeting the needs of residents, staff and visitors. Someone who is approachable, able to multi-task, perform under pressure and able to give direction is desirable.

RiverWoods, the Seacoast’s premier Continuing Care Retirement Community, is committed to being the best in the world at providing community and peace of mind for our residents and staff. The foundation of our culture, the RiverWoods Way, is built on our five core values: Respect for the Individual, Authenticity, Not For Self, Mutuality and Sustainability. Our core values direct and guide the way we work together, think and act. To be a great place to live, it must be a great place to work, and RiverWoods demonstrates its commitment to providing employees the opportunity to be their best self by offering access to a variety of benefits to allow staff to achieve their personal and professional goals.

Hard-working employees committed to our mission have access to developmental programs such as the Emerging Leaders Program, LNA Career Ladder, affordable higher education through our partnership with College for America, on-site fitness classes and extensive wellness programs, tuition reimbursement, 403(b) with a company match, as well as our various medical, dental, life and disability options.

If you are looking for more than a job and wish to be part of a community constantly striving to grow, develop and expand our horizons (we call that Be Better), consider RiverWoods. Whether this is your first job or you’re looking for a rewarding career, RiverWoods is a GREAT place to work!

Ability to exert up to 40-50 pounds frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.
Must have the ability of a flexible schedule to work around special events, functions, and staffing challenges.
5-7 years equivalent and relevant experience in restaurant and catering industry preferred.
Previous restaurant, serving, catering or host/hostess experience is required.
ServSafe Certification preferred
High School Diploma or equivalent of HiSET. Preferred: Associates degree in Food Service, Hospitality, or Business Management.
To apply please email Careers@riverwoodsexeter.org