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Brookdale Senior Living Restaurant Dining Manager - NO LATE NIGHTS in Overland Park, Kansas


Brookdale Overland Park 119th is seeking a dynamic Dining Manager to join our Independent Living Community!

Enjoy a fun community and build relationships with our active residents!

Why Brookdale Overland Park 119th?

-No Late Nights

-Leadership Involvement

-Fun Team

-Dedicated Team Work

-Longevity within Dining Department - Only two Dining Directors in 34 Years!!!

Early Access to Paycheck with Earned Wage Access is available for Hourly Associates (outside of CA)

Make Lives Better Including Your Own.

If you want to work in an environment where you can become your best possible self, join us! You’ll earn more than a paycheck; you can find opportunities to grow your career through professional development, as well as ongoing programs catered to your overall health and wellness.

Full suite of health insurance, life insurance and retirement plans are available and vary by employment status. Additional benefits offered include, but are not limited to:

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Pet Insurance

  • Adoption Reimbursement Benefits

  • Variety of Associate Discounts

    Veterans, transitioning active duty military personnel, and military spouses are encouraged to apply.

    Please note, Brookdale is committed to complying with all applicable laws and regulations regarding mandatory COVID-19 vaccination.


Responsible for providing quality dining experiences by overseeing dining room staff and maintaining a pleasant and clean dining environment.

  • Manages daily operations of dining room, room service, and convenience store, if applicable.

  • Assigns wait staff to designated sections and all staff to appropriate side work. Inspects work to ensure proper completion.

  • Ensures room service orders are delivered timely and properly.

  • Ensures smooth and timely opening and closing of the dining room.

  • Ensures an adequate number of service employees for each shift and ensures absences are covered.

  • Oversees resident billing of food services charges.

  • Assists in producing weekly schedules with budgetary guidelines for service staff.

  • Leads the training of all new dining room associates and conducts required on-going training sessions.

  • Provides supervision for special events.

  • May assist service staff during mealtime as needed.

  • May assist in greeting and seating residents and guests.

  • In consultation with the Dining Services Director, hires, trains, disciplines and terminates departmental associates in accordance with company policies.

  • Maintains the resident request logbook and forwards these requests to the Chef and/or Food Service Director.

This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.


Education and ExperienceAssociate’s degree or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or two to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special RequirementsCurrent ServSafe Certification required. Obtain and hold any local, state and/or county required food handling/sanitation licenses and/or certificates.

Management/Decision MakingApplies existing guidelines and procedures to make varied decisions within a department. Uses sound judgment and experience to solve moderately complex problems based on precedent, example, reasonableness or a combination of these.

Knowledge and SkillsPossesses extensive knowledge of a distinct skill or function and a thorough understanding of the organization and work environment. Has working knowledge of a functional discipline. Must have outgoing and cheerful personality and be energetic, friendly, and organized. Must enjoy working with older adults and be capable of walking and standing for long periods of time. Ability to read and write English; ability to communicate with residents and other employees; ability to follow oral and written directions.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

  • Standing

  • Requires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendors

  • Walking

  • Sitting

  • Occasional weekend, evening or night work if needed to ensure shift coverage.

  • Use hands and fingers to handle or feel

  • Reach with hands and arms

  • Possible exposure to communicable diseases and infections

  • Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl

  • Talk or hear

  • Exposure to latex

  • Ability to lift: Up to 50 pounds

  • Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens

  • Possible exposure to various drugs, chemical, infectious, or biological hazards

  • Subject to injury from falls, burns, odors, or cuts from equipment

  • Requires Travel: Occasionally

  • Vision

Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.

Salary Range Information

$16.15 - $20.19 / hour

Job LocationsUS-KS-Overland Park

CategoryCommunity Operations

Sub-CategoryDining Services

Position TypeRegular Full-Time

Shift1st Shift


Location : NameBrookdale Overland Park 119th

Location : Address6101 West 119th Street

Location : LocationUS-KS-Overland Park

Work LocationOn-Site