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Restaurant Employment Opportunities

Location: Merwin's Wharf
Job Type: Seasonal

Job Description

Cleveland Metroparks is seeking enthusiastic, friendly and customer-oriented individuals to assist in the operation of its restaurants. All staff work together cooperatively to provide a clean, safe and quality experience with excellent food for guests of the restaurant. Several positions are available: Line Cook, Prep Cook, Dishwasher, Waiter, Busser, Bartender and Host. 

We are also looking for experienced line cooks with at least two years of cooking in a full service restaurant and at least one year of scratch cooking experience.


  • Maintains a clean, safe facility.
  • Adheres to portions and preparation guidelines for cost effectiveness.
  • Reviews and adheres to schedule.
  • Provides the best quality food for excellent guest experience.
  • Takes care of guests in a friendly approach.
  • Take care of guest’s needs/food with immediacy and accuracy.
  • Ensures compliance with Health Department codes and regulations.
  • Carries out duties and responsibilities in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Performs related duties as assigned or apparent.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Previous restaurant experience preferred.
  • Must be personable, outgoing and demonstrate initiative.
  • Bartenders must be 21 years of age or older.  Wait Staff must be 19 years of age or older at locations serving alcohol.
  • All Cooks and Prep Cooks must complete Safe Serve.
  • All Bartenders and Wait Staff must complete TIPS training.
  • Demonstrated verbal communication skills, and customer service-related skills.
  • Demonstrate a high aptitude for math.

WAGE: Dining area: $8.10 - $10.40 per hour. Kitchen area: $8.55 - $15.10 per hour

: Up to 28 to 40 hours per week. Willing to work a varying schedule, weekends, evenings and holidays.

TO APPLY:  Submit a seasonal application to:


Cleveland Metroparks

Department of Human Resources

4101 Fulton Parkway

Cleveland, OH 44144