Assistant Food & Beverage Manager

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Food & Beverage Manager, plan, organize, direct and coordinate the workers and resources for efficient, well-prepared, and profitable service of food and beverage.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Under the direction of the Food & Beverage Manager, plan, organize, direct and coordinate the workers and resources for efficient, well-prepared, and profitable service of food and beverage. Assists casino management with continued development of the new Ohiya Casino Food & Beverage Department. Responsible for protecting casino assets.


Good organizational skills for handling diverse duties and staff. Pleasant, polite manner for dealing with the public as well as staff. Must be able to successfully pass a federal and state background check in order to secure a Santee Sioux Nation Gaming License.

Essential Functions:

  • Works with cooks and other personnel to plan menus that are flavorful and popular with customers
  • Estimates food and beverage costs. Works with cooks and casino management to efficient provisioning and purchasing of supplies. Supervises portion control and quantities of preparation to minimize waste. Performs frequent checks to ensure consistent high quality of preparation an service.
  • Works with other management personnel to plan marketing, advertising, and any special restaurant functions.
  • Directs hiring, training and scheduling of food service personnel.
  • Investigates and resolves complaints concerning food quality and service.
  • Enforces sanitary practices for food handling, general cleanliness, and maintenance of kitchen and dining areas.
  • Complies with all health and safety regulations.
  • Reviews and monitors, with casino accountant or other financial personnel, expenditures to ensure that they conform to budget limitations. Works to improve performance.
  • Seeks approval from casino accountant for all restaurant expenditures.
  • Works with payroll/personnel regarding restaurant personnel staffing, training, discipline and termination.
  • Works with casino management in developing and implementing restaurant internal control procedures for the business and provides direction to employees.
  • Restaurant Manager position is under the direct supervision of the Casino Manager and Assistant Manager.


  • Must have transportation.
  • College degree preferred in Human Resources (HR) or related field(s). Previous experience in HR employment and/or the casino industry is preferred.
  • Must be 21 years or older.
  • Must have a friendly, outgoing personality.
  • Must be a team player.
  • Must be able to pay attention to details.
  • Attentiveness and patience for customers and staff.
  • Ability to multitask in a demanding environment.
  • Able to lift 50 lbs. or more.
  • Organization skills.
  • Must be in excellent health.
  • Must be able to pass a drug screening and adhere to the tribe’s drug/alcohol free workplace policy.
  • Maintain a strict confidentiality on casino business/guests.
  • In the event the casino falls short of staff, you are required to a mandatory 6-day workweek.
  • Must be able to work weekends and holidays.
  • Standing/walking the entire shift.
  • Must have good interpersonal relation skills.
  • Take and pass a medical physical.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and computer skills required.
  • Maintain a positive and professional demeanor during all interactions.

Education & Experience:

Bachelor of Science Degree in hotel/restaurant management is desirable. A combination of practical experience and education will be considered as an alternate.

Certificates & Licenses:

  • Must have a valid Driver’s License
  • Must have a SSNGC Key Gaming License
  • Must have a ServeSafe Certification

Work Environment

  • Fast paced environment.
  • Preformed work will take place in a loud and smoke-related environment.


Apply Now

Interested in joining our team? Fill out an online application today!


Ohiya Casino & Resort,
Attention: Human Resources
53142 Hwy 12
Niobrara, NE 68760