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Server – Iron Skillet

The Iron Skillet at the Joplin 44 Petro Travel Plaza is looking for a skilled SERVER to take orders and deliver food and beverages to our customers.

The right Server uplifts the dining experience for customers. We are looking for someone who will have the patience, personality and perseverance to thrive in this role.

The SERVERS responsibilities include greeting and serving customers, providing detailed information on menus.  If you are able to perform well in fast-paced environments, we’d like to meet you. To be a successful SERVER you should be polite with our customers and make sure they enjoy their meals. You should also be a team-player and be able to effectively communicate with our kitchen Staff to make sure orders are accurate and delivered promptly.

Keep in mind that the SERVERS duties may require working in shifts and/or during weekends and holidays.

Ultimately, it is the duty of our SERVERS to provide an excellent overall dining experience for our guests.


  • Present menu and provide detailed information when asked (e.g. about portions, ingredients or potential food allergies)
  • Offer menu recommendations upon request
  • Take accurate food and drinks orders
  • Communicate order details to the Kitchen Staff
  • Serve food and drink orders
  • Check dishes and kitchenware for cleanliness and presentation and report any problems
  • Arrange table settings and maintain a tidy dining area
  • Carry dirty plates, glasses and silverware to kitchen for cleaning
  • Follow all relevant health department regulations
  • Provide excellent customer service to guests


  • Proven work experience as a SERVER
  • Attentiveness and patience for customers
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills, with the ability to perform well in a fast-paced environment
  • Active listening and effective communication skills
  • Team spirit
  • Flexibility to work in shifts
  • High school diploma; food safety training is a plus

Full time position.  Medical, Dental, Life, 401(k), disability, paid vacations, flex plans and competitive salary.

Successful candidates must also pass a background check and pre-employment drug screen.  EOE