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  2. Permanent
  3. FAIRMONT
  4. Food & Beverage

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Fairmont Waterfront, Vancouver, Canada

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REF27903Z

Banquet Server - Part Time

Region

Luxury & Lifestyle



Company Description

Take part in the sustainable travel revolution at our harbor-front, eco-conscious hotel, which is home to Vancouver's first green roof and honey bee apiary. You'll be involved in building Fairmont Waterfront's ongoing reputation of excellence, which has recently seen us recognized as the 2nd Best Hotel in Canada by the readers of Conde Nast; Fairmont Waterfront offers relaxed luxury, incredible water views and is just steps away from Vancouver's seawall, Gastown and Canada Place. About us:

Why work at Fairmont Waterfront?

  • Deeply committed to sustainability and community
  • More than 50% of leadership team including c-suite, are women
  • Firm believers in diversity - we have colleagues from 60 countries
  • Passionate advocates for the LGBTQSIA + community - 365 days of the year, gender inclusive change rooms, only hotel brand to participate in Vancouver Pride Parade, on-going diversity training for all colleagues, hotel level committee and representation
  • Industry leading Leadership program and learning program through our Academies
  • Great perks - Colleague Travel Discount program, food & beverage discounts, transit reimbursement program for Trans Link monthly passes, subsidized meal during your shift through our colleague dining program, Benefit Plan including medical, dental and vision coverage, Pension Plan, and more!
  • One free stay through our Be Our Guest Program, in addition to an Employee discount card that provides up to 50% discounted rate for travel to over 5300 Accor hotels Worldwide
  • Full rate of pay of $21.32/hour in addition to gratuities, following 90 days of service

Job Description

Banquet Server - Part Time

Be a part of a spectacular event! As a Banquet Server with the Fairmont Waterfront you will create a special event that our Guests will remember. Your ability to work as a team player combined with your service skills and your engaging personality will ensure that our Guests have a memorable experience.

What you will be doing:

  • Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service
  • Maintain complete knowledge of the daily scheduled group functions, and requirements
  • Assist guests regarding menu items in an informative and helpful way
  • Serve all food and beverage items for assigned banquet meetings
  • Assists in the set up and take down of meeting and function rooms according to requirements in accordance with departmental standards
  • Have full knowledge of beverage lists 
  • Have full knowledge of all menu items being served
  • Follow outlet policies, procedures and service standards
  • Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage 

Qualifications

Your skills and experience include:

  • Previous service experience an asset
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
  • Highly responsible & reliable
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work cohesively with fellow colleagues as part of a team
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times
  • Must be available to work a variety of shifts (including 5am start times, 4am closing times, Christmas Day and New Years' Eve) and provide availability to work a minimum of two 8 hour shifts per week of the required minimum 24 hours weekly availability.  For one of these shifts you must be available until 2:30am on a weekday (Sunday – Thursday) and the other shift you must be available to work until 4:00am on the weekend (Friday or Saturday)

Additional Information

Visa Requirements: Must be legally eligible to work in Canada.  The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.

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.
By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality. Discover the life that awaits you at Accor, visit  https://careers.accor.com/

Do what you love, care for the world, dare to challenge the status quo! #BELIMITLESS

 

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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