Job opportunity – Waiter/Waitress at Patfam in Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos

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Position: Waiter/Waitress

Industry: Company Hospitality

Employment Type: Full-Time

Placement: Lekki, Lagos State

Job Description

Patfam is seeking candidates for a position in Waiter/Waitress based in Lekki, Lagos State. If you are interested in this opportunity, please review the details below.

A distinguished Hotel & Resort situated in Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos, is seeking to employ dedicated and experienced Waiters/Waitresses to join their team. Patfam, a focused HR firm, is managing this recruitment process with the objective of growing together with their clients by striving to proffer the best human resource solutions.

As a Waiter/Waitress at our esteemed establishment, you will be the face of our dining service, providing a warm and welcoming atmosphere for our guests. You will ensure a memorable dining experience through exceptional customer service, detailed attention to guests' needs, and a friendly demeanor. This role requires a minimum qualification of SSCE and at least 2 years of relevant work experience. The ideal candidate must possess excellent English language skills and a charming personality.

Job Detail


  • Greet and escort customers to their tables.
  • Present menu and provide detailed information when asked (e.g., about portions, ingredients, or potential food allergies).
  • Prepare tables by setting up linens, silverware, and glasses.
  • Inform customers about the day’s specials.
  • Offer menu recommendations upon request.
  • Take accurate food and drinks orders, using a POS ordering software, order slips, or by memorization.
  • Communicate order details to the kitchen staff.
  • Serve food and drinks orders.
  • Check dishes and kitchenware for cleanliness and presentation and report any problems.
  • Arrange table settings and maintain a tidy dining area.
  • Deliver checks and collect bill payments.
  • Carry dirty plates, glasses, and silverware to the kitchen for cleaning.
  • Meet with restaurant staff to review daily specials, changes on the menu, and service specifications for reservations (e.g., parties).
  • Follow all relevant health department regulations.
  • Provide excellent customer service to guests.

Job Requirements

Before applying, please take the time to thoroughly review and comprehend the job requirements outlined below. Ensuring that you meet all the specified criteria will significantly enhance your candidacy for the Waiter/Waitress position at Patfam:


  • Proven work experience as a Waiter or Waitress.
  • Hands-on experience with cash register and ordering information systems (e.g., Revel POS or Toast POS).
  • Basic math skills.
  • 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.

Education Requirements

  • Minimum of SSCE (Senior Secondary Certificate Examination).

Experience Requirements

  • At least 2 years of work experience in a similar role.


  • Excellent English language skills.
  • Friendly demeanor.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Good physical condition to walk and stand during shifts.

Salary, Benefits and incentive

Provided below are the offerings in terms of salary, benefits, and incentives awaiting you in the role of Waiter/Waitress at Patfam:


NGN 50,000 - 70,000 per-Month.

Job Benefits

  • Accommodation provided.
  • Opportunity to work in a distinguished Hotel & Resort.
  • Professional development and training.

Incentive Compensation

  • Performance-based incentives.
  • Tips from customers.

Date posted: June 19, 2024

Posted on: Lekki


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Patfam is dedicated to finding the right candidates to grow together with their clients, striving to offer the best human resource solutions. This opportunity not only offers a competitive salary and accommodation but also the chance to work in a dynamic and supportive environment where professional growth is encouraged. If you have the required qualifications and are passionate about providing excellent customer service, we encourage you to apply and become a part of our team.