CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

 

Position Description

Banquet Houseperson
Division Hotels
Location Western Shore, NS
Position Status Part Time*
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Welcome to Oak Island Resort & Conference Centre - Atlantic Canada's first resort and convention centre facility. Far away from the everyday, but only 45 minutes from Halifax!

                     

“Through the strengths of our crew, we provide authentic service,

deliver unique four ‘SEA’son experiences and create treasured memories.”

 

Our team is looking for motivated individuals to join our Banquets crew for the busy summer season.  We are searching for a professional, hardworking, team player who is committed to ensuring the proper set up and preparation of our Banquet Rooms for our guests.  Not only will the ideal candidate have great communication skills, but also will be ready to work in a fast paced environment that requires attention to detail and the ability to multi-task.  Experience is not required, but willingness to learn is. This is a temporary, part-time opportunity.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES (include but are not limited to):

  • Greet all guests in a professional, prompt and friendly manner
  • Ensure all function and set-up requirements are completed in conjunction with Oak Island Resort Banquet standards and policies with respect to presentation, quality, service and product
  • Foster and promote friendliness, cleanliness, and teamwork which will assure the enjoyment of guests and the development of repeat business
  • Efficient set up and tear down of meeting rooms and displays
  • Attend and participate in pre-service meetings, scheduled operations and training
  • Provide outstanding customer service to meet guest satisfaction
  • Have knowledge of all facilities and services, as well as any functions occurring on the property
  • Ensure all assigned shift cleaning procedures are performed and adhered to
  • Perform any other duties assigned or requested by Food and Beverage Manager or Supervisor

 

 

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS & EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Previous Banquet and/or Hotel experience a definite asset
  • Must have a valid drivers license
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Must have a keen eye for detail
  • Positive, professional attitude and good communication skills
  • Able to lift, pull, and push up to 50 pounds
  • Able to work flexible hours, including of evenings and weekends
  • Able to work long hours with long periods of time standing/walking

 

 

IMP is committed to Employment Equity and our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative at all job levels. We welcome applicants from Aboriginal people, visible minority groups, persons with disabilities and women in occupations and positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify on either your cover letter or resume.

 

 

Please apply with cover letter and resume to careers@oakislandresort.ca