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Events Staff, On-Call

Location: Geyserville, California

Job Summary:

As an On-Call Event Staff at Francis Ford Coppola Winery, you will be a part of a dynamic team that executes private and internal events, ranging from intimate wine and appetizer receptions to larger festive Wine Family functions. We aim to provide excellent food and beverage service to all guests. We strive to maintain a clean, friendly environment for employees and guests to enjoy.

Reasonable Accommodations Statement:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Set-up and break down events, including movement of banquet tables, chairs, umbrellas, event equipment to several different event locations across property
  • Greet guests warmly and serve guests with a high level of attentiveness. Strives to exceed goals and expectations
  • Provide exemplary guest experience through proper dining service etiquette, delivering items, fulfilling customer needs, removing and replenishing courses, refilling beverages
  • Ability to quickly learn new event menu items and can display confidence in communicating menu to guests
  • Work well in an active and fast-paced environment
  • Multi-task to complete all event preparation in a timely, accurate manner
  • Pro-active and persistent in completing existing tasks and pursuing new assignments
  • Clear communication and cooperation in teamwork, while maintaining the company’s standard for excellence
  • Performing basic cleaning tasks as needed or directed by Event Producer to maintain a clean work environment and uphold all Health and Safety Regulations.
  • Ensure compliance with all departmental and company policies and procedures
  • Perform any other related duties as may be required
  • May be asked to be a “team lead” for specific duties or projects during the course of an event.
Supervisory Responsibilities: n/a

Job Requirements:

Education/Experience: High school diploma or general education degree or six months of prior experience and/or training. 

Skills: Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations. Ability to clearly communicate in English.

Knowledge: Knowledge of food and wine helpful. Comparable banquet service background and experience.

Physical Demands:
(Not Applicable) - Activity is not applicable to this occupation
O (Occasionally) - Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0-2.5+hrs/day)
F (Frequently) - Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5-5.5+ hrs/day)
C (Constantly) - Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)

Stand - C, Walk - C, Sit - O, Handling/Fingering - F, Reaching Outward - F, Reaching Above Shoulder - O, Climb - O, Crawl - N, Squat or Kneel - O, Bend - O, Working at the computer - N

10 lbs or Less, C
11 – 20 lbs, O
21 – 50 lbs, F
51 – 100 lbs, O
Over 100 lbs, N

12 lbs or Less, O
13 – 25 lbs, O
26 – 40 lbs, O
41 – 100 lbs, O

Other Physical Requirements

Vision (Near, Distance)
Sense of Sound (i.e. Machinery/tractor sounds)
Sense of Touch

Other: (Includes licenses, certificates, age, etc.)

TIPS certified or certification within 90 days of employment.
CA Food Handler License

Safety Statement:
All employees shall follow safe practices according to the injury and illness Prevention Policy (IIPP), render every possible aid to safe operations, and report all unsafe conditions or practices immediately to any management employee or Human Resources.


The above information is representative of the work performed in this position, however it is not all-inclusive. The omission of a specific duty or responsibility does not exclude it from the position if the work is similar or related to the essential duties and responsibilities.
Posted: March 08, 2019

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