Oak View Group

Banquet Lead Server|Part-time| Cox Business Convention Center

Location US-OK-Tulsa
Job ID
Location Name
Cox Business Convention Center
Catering/Banquet/Event Sales
Regular Part-Time

Oak View Group

Oak View Group is the global leader in venue development, management, and premium hospitality services for the live event industry.  Offering an unmatched, 360-degree solution set for a collection of world-class owned venues and a client roster that includes the most influential, highest attended arenas, convention centers, music festivals, performing arts centers, and cultural institutions on the planet.


More information at OakViewGroup.com, and follow OVG on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn


The Banquet Lead Server provides direction and oversight of banquet servers as directed by Banquet Management. The Lead Banquet Server is responsible for serving guests in the venue dining areas at catered functions. Must be personable, professional and able to work in an ever-changing fast-paced environment. This role requires that the employee maintain excellent attendance and be available to work a varied event-driven schedule including evenings and weekends.  


This role will pay an hourly wage of $14.50. 


For PT roles: Benefits: 401(k) savings plan and 401(k) matching.


End date 7/31/2024


  • Ensures staff are briefed on event requirements at each shift and assigned to a specific area prior to events.
  • Answers questions of catering staff and provide direction based on ability to comprehend BEOs.
  • Assists with conducting a walkthrough of rooms and storage areas after teardown & completion of event to ensure all areas are clean and organized.
  • Monitors food & beverage quality, guest service and ensures highest level of guest service during event.
  • Demonstrates ability to meet the company standard for excellent attendance, well-groomed with a professional appearance, and adhere to uniform standards.
  • Responsible for setting up banquet functions including linens, dishware, glassware and flatware and requested tabletop items.
  • Responsible for serving guests and replenishing food for buffet service.
  • Ensures all policies and procedures regarding accounting and cash handling practices are followed.
  • Responsible for overseeing the service of alcoholic beverages to guests. Ensures staff members are checking ID’s to verify minimum age, are serving beverages responsibly in accordance with state/federal regulations. 
  • Enforces all OVG Food Service and Hospitality and venue policies and procedures as they relate to guest satisfaction, quality standards, uniform policy, operating procedures and quality presentation.
  • All other duties as assigned by the Banquet Management



  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • One or more years’ food service / catering management or related supervisory experience preferred.
  • Basic computer proficiency including experience with MS Word, Excel & Outlook preferred.
  • Cash handling experience and ability, basic math skills including significant number manipulation.
  • Effective reading, comprehension, verbal and written skills in English Language.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail, monitor behaviors of guests, have positive interpersonal relations.
  • Ability to communicate with employees, co-workers, guests, managers and business contacts in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Ability to be self-directed with little oversight and direct a team, creating a positive employee climate.


Strengthened by our Differences. United to Make a Difference.

At OVG, we understand that to continue positively disrupting the sports and live entertainment industry, we need a diverse team to help us do it. We also believe that inclusivity drives innovation, strengthens our people, improves our service, and raises our excellence. Our success is rooted in creating environments that reflect and celebrate the diverse communities in which we operate and serve, and this is the reason we are committed to amplifying voices from all different backgrounds.


Oak View Group is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis (“protected class”) including, but not limited to veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.



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