Employment Opportunities

The Columbia Club is the premiere private city club in Indianapolis, conveniently located in the heart of downtown on Monument Circle. Established in 1889, the not-for-profit Columbia Club provides opportunities for business networking and social connections among its diverse membership. The beautiful Clubhouse, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, features fine and casual dining, catering and meeting facilities, overnight guest rooms and a complete health & wellness center.

The Columbia Club is continually seeking experienced, qualified, enthusiastic, and attentive individuals who can demonstrate Platinum Level customer service to its members and guests.

Benefits of working at The Columbia Club
· Complimentary Employee meals
· Energetic, multi-faceted, team-oriented work atmosphere
· Uniforms (for uniformed employees)
· One week of vacation after one year (for full-time employees)
· 401K retirement plan with employer match (for full-time employees)
· Choice of health plan products (for full-time employees)
· Vision insurance (for full-time employees)
· Employer paid life insurance and disability program (for full-time employees)


Careers at the Columbia Club

Security Office - Part Time

As a Security Officer at the Club, you are responsible for the safety and security of all Members, guests, Associates, contractors, and visitors while at the Club. Security is also responsible for the safety and security of the Club premises.
Position hours will be a couple of days working 11:00pm - 7:00am and 1 day working 3:00pm - 11:00pm.

Job Tasks (Additional Responsibilities)
  • Maintains the security and safety of the Club, Members, guests, and Associates and their property by providing constant vigilance in and around the hotel premises.
  • Runs routine inspections of the hotel premises
  • Acts promptly in the event of a circumstance that requires attention
  • Assist management in dealing with any incidents that arise within the hotel
  • Follows all occupational Health & Safety rules upheld by the Club
  • Inspects suspicious objects carried by employees to and from work
  • Enforces all rules and regulations of club which govern employees
  • Administers first aid if necessary
  • Prevents unauthorized vehicles and people from using parking, prevents trespassing onto Club property, and continuously patrols all of the Clubs dwellings.
  • Notes any deficiencies in Club’s security measure and reports them to the Clubhouse Manager or the Facility Maintenance Engineer.
  • Locks and unlocks building to prepare for staff and membership
  • Allows Fitness Center usage during off hours
  • Cleans up where necessary when come upon things that were left out
  • Turns on clubhouse lighting at the beginning of the shift and back off at the end of the shift
  • Allows membership to use club property during normal operating hours
  • Interfaces with local law enforcement
  • Maintains accurate log of all security staff activities and monitor CCTV Cameras
  • Various duties assigned by management

Job Type: Part-time
Job Location: Indianapolis, IN
​Required Education: High School or equivalent
​Required experience: Security Operations: 1 year 

Line Cook - Full Time

Line Cook – Full Time
Job Summary (Essential Functions)
Prepare food in accordance with club recipes and standards.
Job Tasks (Additional Responsibilities)
Prepares all required items.
Sets up service units with needed items.
Prepares items that are ordered in accordance with established portions and presentation standards.
Notifies Sous Chef/Executive Chef of expected shortages.
Ensures that assigned work areas and equipment are clean and sanitary.
Assists the Sous Chef/Executive Chef in maintaining security and safety in the kitchen.
Maintains neat professional appearance and observes personal cleanliness rules at all times.
Sets-up, maintains and breaks down prep cook station.
Work with Sous Chef to requisition items needed to produce menu items.
Adheres to state and local health and safety regulations.
Coordinates and times orders with other kitchen operations.
Makes recommendations for maintenance, repair and upkeep of the line prep area and equipment.
Clean station at the end of shift.
Minimum of 2 years of related experience or education
Previous fine dining experience
Work Environment
Fast paced
Can be stressful
Can be hot and humid
Overtime is required on an as needed basis
Must be able to work weekends and holidays
Reports to
Sous Chef/Executive Chef
No supervisory duties are included in this position.
Job Type: Full-time
Job Location:
·  Indianapolis, IN
Required education:
·  High school or equivalent
Required experience:
·  Line Cook: 2 years
·  Cooking/Culinary Skills: 2 years


Do you possess in-depth knowledge and have a great understanding of wine? Do you like to help patrons select wines per their personal needs (e.g., their taste, the food and wine pairing, the occasion, or the budget)? We are seeking a talented and highly motivated Sommelier for our Club. This is an ideal opportunity for a talented Sommelier who has a passion for providing superior customer service. The Sommelier is responsible for supporting the Restaurant Manager with the management of the Wine Club, Wine Society, and wine locker program. The schedule would typically look like Thursday – Saturday evenings; and if you have what it takes, feel free to apply.
Do you have what it takes? We are looking for someone with…
·  Knowledge of how wine is supposed to taste, using his or her expertise and education about grape varieties or regions along with harvest times, climates, soils and the overall winemaking processes
·  At least 5 years in a similar role (preferably in a fine dining restaurant, hotel, or country club environment)
·  Solid knowledge of inventory protocols
·  Strong communication and interpersonal skills
·  An ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Job Type: Part-time
Job Location:
·  Indianapolis, IN
Required education:
·  High school or equivalent
Required experience:
·  Sommelier or similar role: 5 years

Valet Attendant - Part Time

Valet Attendant - Part Time
Job Summary: Park automobiles for members and guests.
Job Tasks (Additional Responsibilities)
·  Assist members and guests with luggage.
·  Help members and guests in and out of automobiles; open lobby doors.
·  Park automobiles for members and guests.
·  Summon and dispatch taxis.
·  Provide travel information.
·  Prevent unauthorized people from entrance to Club.
·  Issue and collect automobile claim tickets.
·  Maintain clean and safe entrances and parking lots.
·  Direct members and guests to desired room.
·  Attend staff meetings.
·  Perform other appropriate tasks assigned by the assistant general manager.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed butuninvolved written or oral instructions
Ability to print and speak simple phrases and sentences
Ability to effectively present information in one-on-0ne and small group situations to guest and other employees of the organization
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals
Valid driver’s license with good driving history
18 years of age or older
Ability to drive manual transmission
Certifications and Licenses
Valid Indiana drivers license
Work Experience
Customer service experience a plusValet experience preferred
Park and retrieve guest cars in a timely manner
Follow directions to ensure guests and luggage get to correct rooms
Work Environment
Professional casual atmosphere
Fast paced
Can be stressful at times
Overtime or other aspects of the job
Required on an as needed basisMust be able to work weekends and holidays
Reports to
Security Director and Valet Captain
Job Type: Part-time
Job Location:
·  Indianapolis, IN
Required education:
·  High school or equivalent
Required experience:
·  Valet: 1 year
Click here to download an Employment Application. You may drop off your completed application in person at the Club’s Employee Entrance/Security Office located in the back alley accessible from Pennsylvania or North Meridian Street. Or, you may email a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department – slongerich@columbia-club.org, with the job you are applying for in the subject field.

Director of Human Resources
Stephanie Longerich