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Title:  Mercantile Associate - Housekeeping

Requisition ID:  121156

Morenci, AZ, US, 85540

Category:  Retail

Freeport-McMoRan is a leading international mining company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. We operate large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold, and molybdenum. The company has a dynamic portfolio of operating, expansion and growth projects in the copper industry. Freeport-McMoRan is one of the world’s largest publicly traded copper producers, the world’s largest producer of molybdenum and a significant gold producer. We have a long and successful history of conducting our business in a safe, highly efficient and socially-responsible manner.


We have the assets, the talent, the drive and the financial strength to provide attractive and rewarding careers of our employees. We encourage you to take the time to explore the opportunity to advance your career at Freeport-McMoRan.


Responsible for guest services.  Performs a variety of services for guests for the motel, restaurant and bar. Responsible for ensuring excellent quality of food service and positive guest experience. 
  • Greets guests, takes orders, and delivers food and beverages
  • Makes alcoholic drinks for the dining rooms and to serve customers in the bar area; checks identification
  • Balances cash receipts
  • Cleans glasses, utensils, and bar equipment
  • Performs portioning and inventory control to prepare a variety of foods, garnishes and all ingredients required for preparing dishes on the menu
  • Dishwashing
  • Registers guests, assigns rooms, collects payments and answers the phone
  • Maintains the cleanliness and appearance of the Hotel and Restaurant
  • Delivers service items to guest rooms
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications
  • No previous related experience required
  • Must have effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in the operation of a personal computer to include Microsoft applications
  • Responsible for total guest experience and satisfaction
  • Multitasking in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment required
  • Ability to interact positively with the public essential to success




  • May be hiring for full-time and/or part-time positions based upon business needs
  • Positions may be located at Conoco, Bowling Alley, and/or Motel
  • Must be willing and able to work alternative work schedules that may vary depending on business needs (days, nights, weekends, holidays, scheduled/unscheduled overtime)
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Ability to manage your time
  • Work independently 
  • Attention to detail
  • Familiar with housekeeping equipment


  • Ability to understand and apply verbal and written work and safety-related instructions and procedures given in English
  • Ability to communicate in English with respect to job assignments, job procedures, and applicable safety standards
  • Must be able to work in a potentially stressful environment
  • These responsibilities require the ability to walk for extended periods of time
  • Ability to climb stairs, ladders, lift up to fifty (50) lbs or more, kneel, push, pull, reach, bend, twist, and stoop on a frequent basis
  • Ability to work in all types of environments to include noise, exposure to extreme temperatures and humidity
  • Willing and able to work a 12-hour shift schedule or other shift as assigned
  • Ability to share job responsibilities and be flexible with work schedule and start times
  • Ability to participate in a high performing team environment
  • Ability to communicate and interact with other teams
  • Must attend alcohol training class and understand the law, rules and regulations for the State of Arizona
  • Must attend training class for safe food handling procedures
  • Freeport-McMoRan promotes a drug/ alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing

Freeport-McMoRan has reviewed the jobs at its various office and operating sites and determined that many of these jobs require employees to perform essential job functions that pose a direct threat to the safety or health of the employees performing these tasks or others.  Accordingly, the Company has designated the following positions as safety-sensitive:

  • Site-based positions, or positions which require unescorted access to site-based operational areas, which are held by employees who are required to receive MSHA, OSHA, DOT, HAZWOPER and/or Hazard Recognition Training; or 
  • Positions which are held by employees who operate equipment, machinery or motor vehicles in furtherance of performing the essential functions of their job duties, including operating motor vehicles while on Company business or travel (for this purpose “motor vehicles” includes Company owned or leased motor vehicles and personal motor vehicles used by employees in furtherance of Company business or while on Company travel); or
  • Positions which Freeport-McMoRan has designated as safety sensitive positions in the applicable job or position description and which upon further review continue to be designated as safety-sensitive based on an individualized assessment of the actual duties performed by a specifically identified employee.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability

Nearest Major Market: Safford

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