Virgin Galactic www.VirginGalactic.com is on track to become the world’s first public commercial space line. It is dedicated to becoming a world leader in sub-orbital commercial space tourism with a longer term vision to develop other space technologies that have the potential to open space to significantly more people and users. If you are looking for a challenging opportunity that will ignite your passion for designing cool and innovative products, are exceptionally creative, are a great problem solver and can make things happen - apply today!
Your mission is to represent Virgin Galactic while looking after our Food and Beverage (F&B) needs both in Las Cruces as well as spaces throughout Spaceport America. You will be coordinating our operational F&B requirements while delivering amazing service to our guests and our teammates.
Reports to: You report to the GM of Astronaut Experience.
Your impeccable, friendly service kicks off our customers’ journey into space! You will be able to work well operationally, supporting the F&B operation from both the front of house as well as back of house. Your abilities to multitask and prioritize are essential and you always bring a smile to work. You are organized, creative, and super passionate about hospitality. You are an experienced F&B professional who loves anything to do with food and drinks! You support the daily operations by coordinating orders, deliveries, and upkeep of F&B areas throughout. You monitor quality standards and service, as well as work on restaurant related training manuals. Responsibilities include ordering, maintaining service standards, product quality and cleanliness, handling quality and service, managing supplies, and resolving inconsistencies in operations or orders.
Warehouse and Green Offices (both upstairs and downstairs)
NOTE: The job scope will change and evolve towards the milestone of the start of commercial service. As the team will grow, your job role might evolve.
To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by ITAR (22 CFR §120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.
Traits that should be second nature to you if considering this role…
Must be able to work all shifts and available for overtime as well as weekends when needed
Must be able to stand for extended periods – 9 hours min
Must be able to stoop, bend, crawl, and being able to manoeuvre in tight spaces
Physically able to handle items weighing up to 40lbs (unassisted)
Must be in possession of a up-to-date food handler's certificate
VG and the greater Virgin Organization has a relaxed and informal culture that encourages individuality and innovation. You will be motivated, enterprising and enthusiastic. Company culture is such that you need to be able to “check your ego at the door”, be a self starter and possess a sense of humility. You will work well under commercial pressure and thrive on being given challenges and responsibility. You will communicate clearly and be confident and persuasive. You will have a high level of integrity and understand the need of complete confidentiality.
Virgin Galactic is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Virgin Galactic is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.