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The Briar Club is always searching for motivated, energetic and service-oriented individuals to join our team!

We employ a star of over 200 people in a variety of departments, including Food & Beverage, Special Events, Aquatics, Youth, Tennis, Fitness, Property Maintenance, and Club Administration. We offer both full-time and part-time employment opportunities with competitive benefits and compensation packages.


HOW TO APPLY

1. To apply, you must download the application below and save to your computer.
2. Then, fill out the application and save once again.
3. Attach application to email and submit to Human Resources.
713-622-3667 | HRInfo@thebriarclub.com
Walk-in interviews are not accepted.

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Career Opportunities

 
  • Aquatics Coordinator | Full-Time
    • Job Summary:
      The Aquatics Coordinator will assist the Director of Aquatics with operation, planning, and supervision of all aquatics programming at the club. This includes: booking, billing, and development of group and private swim lessons, USA Swimming, Summer Swim Team, and Adult Programming. At all times you will ensure outstanding customer service and have a positive attitude toward members, guest, and staff.

      This position is responsible for ensuring member, guest and employee safety in and around all swimming pool areas. The Aquatics Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Director of Aquatics with the hiring, supervising, and evaluating all aquatics staff throughout the year.

      Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

      General
      • KEEPS THE CLUB CLEAN
      • CREATES WOW by: anticipating needs and wants, being prepared, being continuously enthusiastic, executing flawlessly and doing it now
      • Responsible for planning, booking, billing, and promoting pool activities to members of all ages such as swim lessons, swim team, camps, clinics, season and daily events
      • Ensures members safety in all aquatics programs and in pool areas.
      • Works with the Director of Aquatics with communications to membership, management, and staff through member updates, website, e-mails, phone calls, program brochure, Beacon, and Quarterly Magazine in conjunction with The Briar Club Communication Department
      • Assist the Director of Aquatics in hiring, supervising, training, evaluating, and conducting periodical staff meetings and disciplinary actions for all aquatics staff (i.e. swim instructors, swim coaches, lifeguards, and office assistant). This include assigning work schedules, ensuring employees have current certifications, orientations, and audits

      Summer Swim Team
      • Organize and Plan for Summer Swim Team Operations
      • Attend CCL (Country Club League) meetings throughout year between team representatives to discuss league issues, planning, schedules.
      • Ensure that the Swim Team Mission Statement is being upheld by the coaches in creating a fun and positive experience for our swimmers and families.
      • Act as Head Coach for Summer Swim Team and oversee all volunteer, and senior swim team coaches throughout season at practices, swim meets, and team events.
      • Determine swimmer event placement and relay participation to give team best chance to win, while also allowing for swimmers development.
      • Oversee home swim meet operations – Create heat sheets and place swimmers according to times, organize and supervise parent volunteers for timing and ribbon handouts, scorekeeping, prepare pool area and breakdown of equipment.
      • Travel with team to away swim meets and supervise coaches and swimmers throughout the meet.
      • Organize swim team banquet, including ordering trophies, awards, and putting together program for event, gifts and awards for coaches.

      USA Swim Team
      • Organize and Plan for USA Swim Team Operations for following year to encourage team growth, and meet members/club needs.
      • Oversees and develops other USA swim team coaches
      • Sets practice schedules/times
      • Decides on grouping swimmers into Bronze/Silver/Gold groups depending on skill level, age, and maturity of swimmers
      • Creates practice workouts, and develops training strategies for swimmers development and team needs.
      • Oversees event entries of swimmers and relays for swim meets and travels with the team to coach during swim meets.
      • Communicate with team parents via e-mail and parent meetings to update them with upcoming event schedules, practice changes, and season updates throughout the year.
      • Assist Aquatics Director with billing and keeping accurate financial information for team operations.

      Youth Learn To Swim Program
      • Organize Youth Learn to swim Program, manage requests for private and group lessons and make placements into the best fit for class/instructor.
      • Manage and update waitlist for lesson requests
      • Develop lesson plans for instructors to follow for different levels of group swimming classes.
      • Deliver excellent customer service in ensuring parents are happy with quality, placement, and times of children’s lessons and that skills progression is moving at acceptable pace.
      • Re-organizing class rosters throughout the season based on changing skills levels of children
      • Ensure that attendance and billing of lessons/group classes are accurately kept and filled out.
      • Communicate with Swim Instructors about scheduled lessons, availability, and teaching techniques.
      • Ensure monthly skill progress reports are completed by instructors for group lesson participants and given to parents.

      Adult Swim Program
      • Coach all Adult Swimming practices
      • Encourage and set goals for participants of different skill levels
      • Develop plan to grow program and increase participation to ensure program viability
      • Keep attendance records
      • Send communications to participants about upcoming events, practice changes, competition opportunities.
      • Create workout plans for adults to follow outside of organized practices

      Recreational
      • Supervise daily operations of recreational swimming and lifeguards as needed
      • Oversee lifeguard rotations, and break times
      • Assists with training of lifeguards in pre-season certification, and weekly inservice trainings throughout summer season.
      • Assist with maintaining daily pool maintenance for all pools and areas around them. This includes chemicals, heaters, chillers, pumps, pool structures, water balance, cleanliness, pool furniture, locker rooms, and pool deck
      • Makes sure that all paperwork is filled out on a daily basis including maintenance logs, chemical logs, head counts.
      • Ensures member, guest and employee safety in and around all swimming pool areas by eliminating or minimizing hazardous situations, and enforcing all club rules.
      • Adheres to all of the various written mandatory standards of operation, policies, procedures, manuals, memos, oral instructions, etc., all of which go to make up the essential functions of the job
      • Maintains and completes accurate operational and financial records and reports for the pool facility and assist in yearly budget projections.
      • Other projects as assigned in and around the club


      Qualification/Requirements:
      • Professional demeanor
      • Strong organizational skills
      • Must be able to communicate with members, management, and staff

      Education/Training/Experience:
      • Current American Red Cross Life Guard Instructor and Water Safety Instructor Certifications
      • Current American Red Cross Lifeguard, CPR, AED, and 1st Aid Certifications
      • USA Swim Coach Certification
      • 2-3 Years experience supervising of staff
      • Minimum 4 years of experience as a swim instructor

      Essential Physical Requirements:
      • Ability to Lift/Carry 20 lbs or less frequently; 34-66% of the time
      • Ability to Lift/Carry 21-100 lbs or less occasionally; 1-33% of the time
      • Ability to Push/Pull 12 lbs or less frequently; 34-66% of the time
      • Ability to Push/Pull 13-100 lbs or less occasionally; 1-33% of the time
      • Ability to bend, squat, kneel, twist, turn, climb, crawl, reach above shoulder, stand, walk, talk, sit, work at or above shoulder, occasionally; 1-33% of the time
      • Ability to work reach outward frequently; 34-66% of the time
      • Ability to handle, finger, talk, hear, taste, smell constantly; 67-100% of the time
      • Ability to work inside and outside 90%/10%
      • Noise level is: Mid to high

  • Restaurant Server | Full-Time
    • Job Summary:
      This position is responsible for serving meals to patrons according to established rules of etiquette, working in formal setting

      Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
      • KEEPS THE CLUB CLEAN
      • CREATES WOW by: anticipating needs and wants, being prepared, being continuously enthusiastic, executing flawlessly and doing it now
      • Presents menu to diner, suggests dinner courses, appropriate wines, and answers questions regarding food preparation
      • Writes order on check or memorizes it
      • Relays order to kitchen and serves courses from kitchen and service bars
      • Serves patrons from chafing dish at table
      • Observes diners to respond to any additional requests and to determine when meal has been completed
      • Totals bill and accepts payment
      • Cleans and stocks silverware, set ups and glasses for next shift
      • Prepares back stations and leaves them ready for next shift
      • Prepares menus and reservations as well as anticipates guests/members’ arrivals (pre-shift)
      • Re-stocks supplies
      • May be designated Waiter/Waitress or Banquet when serving at banquets
      • Replenishes food and equipment at steam tables and buffet areas to facilitate service to patrons
      • Carries food, dishes, trays, and silverware from kitchen and supply departments to serving counters
      • Garnishes foods and positions them on table to ensure their visibility to patrons and convenience in serving
      • Keeps assigned area and equipment free of spilled foods
      • Prepares sales summary report
      • Makes sure all tickets are signed

      Qualification/Requirements:
      • High school or equivalent
      • Customer service attitude
      • Must be able to communicate with members
      • Ability to multi task
      • Ability to work outside


      Education/Training/Experience:
      • Minimum 1 year of experience as a server
      • Current handling food certification
      • Minimum of 2 years in hospitality or customer service position

      Essential Physical Requirements:
      • Ability to Lift/Carry 20 lbs or less frequently; 34-66% of the time
      • Ability to Push/Pull 100 lbs or less frequently; 34-66% of the time
      • Ability to reach above shoulder, reach outward, handling, fingering, stand, walk, talk, hear, taste, smell, work at or above shoulder frequently; 34-66% of the time
      • Ability to bend occasionally; 1-33% of the time
      • Ability to work inside and outside 50%/50%
      • Noise level is: Low to mid

  • Busser | Full-Time
    • This position is responsible for providing a positive first impression by ensuring a clean environment for guests in our restaurants by performing assigned duties. Ensures clean and properly-set tables within the shortest amount of time possible. Maintains the cleanliness of dining areas, high chairs, booster seats and restrooms. Stocks all preparation areas, refrigerators and service bar, and keeps the bus area clean and ready for shift changes. Serves water and bread baskets to Members as they are seated. Clears tables and takes used dishes to the dishwasher. Cleans and sanitizes table tops and dining areas. Maintains overall restaurant and preparation area readiness, cleanliness and sanitation. Opens door when possible, greet Members by name, and thanks departing guests. No previous experience is necessary.

  • Dishwasher / Cleaning Crew | Full-Time
    • This position is responsible for ensuring cleanliness and maintenance of Dishwashing area. Sets up dish machine in the AM and closes down machine in the PM according to company procedures. Maintains daily cleanliness and maintenance of dish machine. Washes plateware, glassware, silverware, pots/pans and kitchen utensils according to sanitation and cleaning procedures. Cleans and sanitizes throughout the shift. Places clean plateware, glassware, silverware and pot/pans in specified shelves according to sanitation and cleaning procedures. Keeps dish areas clean by sweeping, mopping floors, wiping countertops, and emptying trash.
  • Banquet Server | Part-Time
    • Job Summary:
      This position is responsible for service of food and beverage to members and guests according to established standards for special events at The Briar Club.

      Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
      • KEEPS THE CLUB CLEAN
      • Service of food and beverage to members and guests at special events
      • Knowledge of event details, and food and beverage offerings
      • Set up and break down of special events
      • Attend to all the needs of the guests before, during and after event
      • Replenishment of beverage and food stations as specified throughout the event
      • Delivery of food, dishes, trays, glasses and silverware to and from kitchen, service, and dining areas.
      • Follows steps of side work including, but not limited to cleaning, stocking, folding silverware, etc. as outlined by Banquet Managers and Captains
      • Must be dressed neatly and well-groomed in company approved uniform at all times
      • Ensure the proper set up of the meeting and event rooms per the specifications outlined by the Function Sheet 
      • Performs all duties and responsibilities in a timely and effective manner in accordance with established standards
      • Promote teamwork and flexibility within all departments
      • Assist in other duties and projects as assigned

      Qualification/Requirements:
      • Excellent communication and organizational skills; reading, writing and oral proficiency in the English language. Ensure menu knowledge
      • Cheerful accommodating demeanor, excellent human relations skills customer and contact skills with member and guests. Responds to guest and member requests in a friendly, timely and efficient manner
      • One year minimum food and beverage serving experience and/or high volume banquet serving experience.

      Education/Training:
      • High School Diploma or GED preferred 
      • TABC & Food Handler Certification
      Essential Physical Requirements:
      • must be able to stand for long periods of time,
      • Lift and carry items such as food trays and equipment
      • Perform other duties as needed.
      • Ability to Lift/Carry 21-100 lbs or less occasionally; 1-33% of the time
      • Ability to Push/Pull 12 lbs or less frequently; 34-66% of the time
      • Ability to bend, squat, kneel, twist, turn, climb, crawl, reach above shoulder, stand, walk, talk, sit, work at or above shoulder, occasionally; 1-33% of the time
      • Ability to work reach outward frequently; 34-66% of the time
      • Ability to handle, talk, hear, taste, smell constantly; 67-100% of the time
      • Ability to work inside and outside 80%/20%
      • Noise level is: Mid to high

  • Chef De Cuisine | Full-Time
    • Job Summary:
      The CDC position is responsible for the food quality, training and direction of all A la Carte chefs, cooks, and other kitchen workers engaged in preparing and cooking foods related to member dining to ensure an efficient and profitable food service. This position works directly with Executive Chef, Storeroom Manager, Garde Manger Chef, Pastry Chef, Banquet Chef, Stewarding Supervisor, FOH Management, Expeditor. The CDC is responsible for requisitioning, prepping and executing in a timely manner within the established budget. The CDC is expected to engage members as necessary to resolve issues or take special requests. The CDC is to also supervise the expo line during service periods and conduct line ups with front of the house staff to inform and explain specials or kitchen concerns. The CDC also creates weekly soup, lunch and dinner specials and makes menu recommendations for the seasonal rotation.

      Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
      • KEEPS THE CLUB CLEAN
      • CREATES WOW by: anticipating needs and wants, being prepared, being continuously enthusiastic, executing flawlessly and doing it with urgency
      • Assists in Hires, disciplines and termination of employees in coordination with HR and Executive Chef
      • Works in conjunction with other Sous Chefs concerning daily menu items, banquets and checks readiness of line stations prior to service
      • Helps write schedule for a la carte kitchen staff
      • Helps write, develop systems and executes a la carte menu items
      • Assures that all food production is kept within the set quality standards
      • Creates incentive programs for kitchen staff
      • Assists Executive Chef with writing and maintaining a sensible budget
      • Assists food and beverage staff with food delivery/set up as necessary
      • Supervises staff and makes sure employees are held to punctuality and minimum absenteeism
      • Submits ideas and suggestions for future goals and operational improvements to the Executive Chef
      • Works in Conjunction with Sous Chefs to attend and direct weekly staff meetings
      • Tests cooked foods by tasting and smelling them
      • Assists with maintaining time and payroll records
      • Responsible for cleanliness and organization of all kitchen areas
      • Adheres to all of the various written mandatory standards of operation, policies, procedures, manuals, memos, oral instructions, etc., all of which go to make up the essential functions of the job.
      • Requisitions through storeroom manager all food and non-food items required for daily operations.

      Qualification/Requirements:
      • Must be proficient in word and excel and be willing to learn company computer programs
      • Must be organized and accurate
      • Must be a self starter and able to work without immediate supervision
      • Must be willing to work flexible schedules and overtime
      • Must be able to communicate with members
      • Bilingual preferred
      • Team player

      Education/Training/Experience:
      • Associates Degree in Culinary Arts
      • Minimum of 2 years in similar position
      • City of Houston Food Service Managers Certificate

      Essential Physical Requirements:
      • Ability to Lift/Carry10 pounds or less constantly;67-100% of the time
      • Ability to Lift/Carry11-20 pounds frequently;34-66% of the time
      • Ability to Lift/Carry 21-100 pounds occassioanlly;1-33% of the time
      • Ability to Push/Pull 12 pounds or less constantly; 67-100% of the time
      • Ability to Push/Pull 26-40 pounds frequently; 34-66% of the time
      • Ability to Push/Pull 41-100 pounds occasionally; 1-33% of the time
      • Ability to bend, handle, finger, stand, walk, talk, hear, taste or smell constantly; 67-100% of the time
      • Ability to squat, kneel, twist, turn, reach above shoulder, reach outward frequently; 34-66% of the time
      • Ability to climb, crawl, sit or work at or above shoulder occasionally; 1-33% of the time
      • Ability to work inside and outside 90%/10%

      Noise level is: Mid to high

  • Storeroom Manager | Full-Time
    • Job Summary:
      This position performs duties related to the clean, efficient, and cost effective operation of all kitchen facilities. The Storeroom manager is responsible for the ordering, receiving and maintaining of goods, while keeping a clean and safe work environment. This is a culinary team leadership position requiring the direct supervision of a storeroom clerk and interacts daily with Executive Chef, F&B Director, Executive Pastry Chef, Garde Manger Chef, Chef d Cuisine, Banquet Chef, Stewarding Supervisor, all club management and staff.

      Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
      • KEEPS THE CLUB CLEAN
      • CREATES WOW by: anticipating needs and wants, being prepared, being continuously enthusiastic, executing flawlessly and doing it with urgency.
      • Orders and Checks in, stocks items that are delivered verifying the items are delivered correctly and in good standing order.
      • Codes all invoices daily and submits to accounting department for payment
      • Responsible for stocking and upkeep of food, beverage, paper, chemicals and cleaning supplies and organization of all their related storage areas.
      • Responsible for keeping the back dock, receiving area, storerooms, walk-in coolers and freezers clean and organized.
      • Follows FIFO (First In / First Out) procedures.
      • Orders and Fills Requisitions for locker rooms, housekeeping, laundry, kids club, tennis shop and delivers the request if necessary.
      • Maintains order guides, counts monthly inventories, adds new items, updates pricing weekly
      • Ensures maintenance and upkeep of kitchen equipment by submitting work orders, requesting repairs, understanding charges and billing associated with these repairs
      • Coordinates routine outside contractors like trash company, hood cleaners, CO2 delivery, grease traps, fire system inspections, dish chemical ect.
      • Ensures proper cleanliness, storage, organization of food service equipment, china, glass, silverware, buffet display wares.
      • Assists the culinary and stewarding staff in executing functions and assists food and beverage staff with banquet food delivery as necessary.
      • Adheres to all of the various written mandatory standards of operation, policies, procedures, manuals, memos, oral instructions, etc., all of which go to make up the essential functions of the job
      • Other projects as assigned

      Qualification/Requirements:
      • Must be organized and accurate
      • Must be a self starter and able to work without immediate supervision
      • Must be willing to work flexible schedules and overtime
      • Must be able to communicate with members and associated department managers
      • Team player

      Education/Training/Experience:
      • City of Houston Food Service Managers Certificate
      • Computer Literate in Excel, Word, online ordering systems
      • Speaks, reads and writes English

      Essential Physical Requirements:
      • Ability to Lift/Carry 50 pounds or less constantly;50% of the time
      • Ability to Push/Pull 40 pounds or less constantly; 67-100% of the time
      • Ability to twist, turn, reach above shoulder, reach outward, stand, walk, taste or smell, Handle/finger, sit, bend, squat, kneel, talk or hear work at or above shoulder constantly; 67-100% of the time
      • Ability to work inside and outside 90%/10%

      Noise level is: Mid to high
  • Pastry Chef | Full-Time
    • Job Summary:
      This position is responsible for creating, preparing and overseeing pastry and baking production.

      Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
       
         KEEPS THE CLUB CLEAN
         CREATES WOW by: anticipating needs and wants, being prepared, being continuously enthusiastic, executing flawlessly and doing it now.
         Consults with Executive Chef or Sous Chef concerning daily activities.
         Adheres to The Club’s standards for guest service.
         Refers guest problems or complaints to supervisor.
         Creates desserts for a la carte and banquet production.
         Responsible for planning, overseeing and monitoring daily pastry and baking production.
         Monitor inventory control.
         Prepares and arranges food according to The Club’s recipes, nutrition philosophy, and quality of presentation.
         Continually updates knowledge of recipes, food preparation and food presentation.
         Stores and handles food properly, following Health Department requirements.
         Reports and documents any observed or known safety hazards, conditions or unsafe practices and procedures to management immediately.
         Adheres to all of the various written mandatory standards of operation, policies, procedures, manuals, memos, oral instructions, etc., all of which go to make up the essential functions of the job
         Other projects as assigned by the Executive Chef

      Qualification/Requirements:
         Must be organized and accurate
         Must be a self starter and able to work without immediate supervision
         Must be willing to work flexible schedules and overtime
         Must be able to communicate with members
         Bilingual preferred
         Team player

      Education/Training/Experience:
         Associates Degree in Culinary Arts Preferred
         Minimum of 1 year in similar position

      Essential Physical Requirements:
         Ability to Lift/Carry10 pounds or less constantly;67-100% of the time
         Ability to Lift/Carry11-20 pounds frequently;34-66% of the time
         Ability to Lift/Carry 21-100 pounds occassioanlly;1-33% of the time
         Ability to Push/Pull 12 pounds or less constantly; 67-100% of the time
         Ability to Push/Pull 26-40 pounds frequently; 34-66% of the time
         Ability to Push/Pull 41-100 pounds occasionally; 1-33% of the time
         Ability to bend, handle, finger, stand, walk, talk, hear, taste or smell constantly; 67-100% of the time
         Ability to squat, kneel, twist, turn, reach above shoulder, reach outward frequently; 34-66% of the time
         Ability to climb, crawl, sit or work at or above shoulder occasionally; 1-33% of the time
         Ability to work inside and outside 90%/10%
         Noise level is: Mid to high