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  1. Full-Time
  2. Permanent
  3. FAIRMONT
  4. Food & Beverage

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Calgary Eau Claire, Calgary, Canada

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REF30830J

Banquet Porter

Region

Luxury & Lifestyle



Company Description

Join us at our unique property, Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire - managed by Accor under the Fairmont brand and operating as a franchised Marriott property. Our team is committed to excellence, open, welcoming & engaged. Our workplace has a family feel and we work together towards common goals while assisting one and other on a daily basis.

Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire is designed for those in pursuit of adventure, joy and relaxation. Located downtown, our sophisticated hotel is nestled between the urban vibes of a bustling city and the peaceful tranquility of the Bow River and Prince's Island Park. Discover adventures from the heights of the Calgary Tower for enchanting city views to river floating down the Canadian Rockies glacier fed Bow River. Experience the many sides of our beautiful city at Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire, Calgary's Urban Resort.

What is in it for you:

  • Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor & Marriott worldwide for you and your family
  • Competitive benefit program, including medical, dental, vision, retirement savings, and an employee & family assistance program
  • Learning programs through our Academies designed to sharpen your skills
  • Career development opportunities with national and international promotion opportunities.

Job Description

Passionate about everything Food & Beverage and putting a smile on our guests’ faces? As Banquet Porter, you will have the perfect opportunity to touch the hearts of our guests by making their special occasions truly unforgettable. 

What you will be doing:

  • Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service to all guests in a variety of settings, including plated and buffet banquets for breakfasts/lunch/dinner, working lunches, coffee breaks, cocktail receptions, formal evening events/galas/weddings, and off-site catering events
  • Setting up, and tearing down banquet functions/conference rooms
  • Lifting and moving Banquets equipment, including chairs, tables, dance floor, etc.
  • Assistance with bartending duties
  • Follow all policies, procedures and service standards, including health and safety and food handling procedures
  • Ability to work a variety of shifts, including weekends and holidays. 

Qualifications

Your experience and skills include:

  • Previous customer service experience is an asset
  • Must have Alberta ProServe certification 
  • Must be physically fit with the ability to lift heavy items (chairs, tables, etc.), up to 50 lbs 
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times
  • Proven teamwork mindset is essential with the ability to communicate effectively at all times
  • Strong focus on health & safety with a dedication to maintaining a safe work environment 
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment

Additional Information

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion: We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

Why work for Accor? We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor's limitless possibilities. 

About Fairmont Hotels & Resorts: At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That's why you'll find exceptional work opportunities - throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific - as well as industry leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London's The Savoy, New York's The Plaza, and Shanghai's Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Trust, Innovation, Guest Passion,  Sustainable Performance and Spirit of Conquest; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!

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Diversity & Inclusion for Accor means welcoming each and everyone and respecting their differences by giving priority only to qualities and skills in extending employment and development opportunities. Our ambition is to provide meaningful employment, a warm and welcoming culture, excellent working conditions and to promote the development of all people, including those with disabilities.
When applying, do not hesitate to let us know of any specific needs you may have so that we can take them into consideration.

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