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Estimated Pay $11 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Ocala, Florida

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Job Description

We are Now Hiring Food Runners/Expos!

Gator’s Dockside Restaurants is composed of a team of fun, diverse, and hardworking individuals who live and lead by our "Do it R.I.G.H.T.!" core values. We use these values to achieve our mission of, "providing our customers with a GREAT dining experience, from beginning to end," in a high-performance culture where all team members are valued, recognized, and rewarded for results. If our culture and values sound like something you are interested in living by, we would love for you to join our team!

Essential Requirements & Key Responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these duties.

  • Provides the highest level of service by adhering to all Gator’s Dockside service standards.
  • Fulfills all job responsibilities in order to contribute to our mission of a “great dining experience from beginning to end” for our guests.
  • Works directly with kitchen team members to communicate accurate and standard food cook times.
  • Will follow all plating and presentation standards as outlined by trainers, manuals, and the policies and procedures from the corporate office.
  • Works directly with other FOH team members to ensure all of the guest's needs are fulfilled in a timely manner.
  • Assures accuracy and quality for to-go orders,
  • Assist bussers and servers in bussing tables and refills non-alcoholic beverages.
  • While running food ensuring proper food handling guidelines are being followed.
  • Maintain a neat and organized work area.
  • Proper food handling and sanitation of work areas.
  • Accomplishes all running and end of shift side work; including ensuring work areas are stocked and ready for the next scheduled employee to take over.
  • Always do the R.I.G.H.T. thing!


A Food Runner/Expo is responsible for representing Gator’s Dockside Restaurants as the last part of the quality assurance line for food quality. S/he provides guest service that exhibits professionalism, attention to detail, and the desire to make sure all food goes out in a quality manner and to the specifications of Gator’s Dockside. S/he will also work directly with other team members to ensure that all guests' visits exceed their expectations.

Essential Requirements & Skills

  • Desire to provide exceptional service throughout the entire shift.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work alone as well as with a team.
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast paced environment.
  • Team members must be able to work in the United States.

Leadership Qualities

  • Leads self with self-discipline, critical thinking and problem solving, initiative, and leadership ability.
  • Leads people through a passion for motivating others to perform as a team to ensure great dining experiences.
  • Communicates effectively through active listening and positively influencing a diverse team.

Working Conditions & Physical Demands

The Expo Food Runner is expected to be able to perform the job functions with reasonable accommodation. Physical demands include:

  • Remaining standing for extended periods of time.
  • Bending, squatting, and lifting, up to 30 lbs., for short distances.
  • Frequent communication with Managers and Team Members. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.

Benefits of Working with Our Team

  • We offer all team members flexible scheduling,
  • Competitive pay, and;
  • Extensive opportunities for GROWTH within the Company.

Gator’s Dockside Restaurants is an Equal Opportunity and E-Verify Employer and provides reasonable accommodations consistent with its legal obligations.