Banff Jasper Collection by Pursuit - Banff, AB Full-time, Part-time What will be your daily pursuit?: Leading our kitchen team and crafting food items to fuel our guests in their explorations of the park! What perks can you expect?: Work in a dynamic, culturally diverse team from around the globe Seasonal work experience in iconic, unforgettable, and inspiring locations Fast-paced and active position – get your step counter ready! The chance to work in an inclusive culture and make life-long friends Opportunities for career growth or future work at other Pursuit locations Access to one of the world’s most beautiful and iconic National Parks What will you do in this job?: The Sous Chef leads and inspires the kitchen team whilst supervising food preparation as well as coordinating the daily tasks within the kitchen based on the direction of Executive Chef and Executive Sous Chef. Acts with integrity, honesty and knowledge that promotes the culture, values and missions of Pursuit Inspirationally lead and train kitchen personal Supervise / coordinate the preparation and cooking of foods Provide culinary instruction and demonstration of culinary techniques Order to forecasted volumes and specify budgets Select and develop standardized recipes to ensure consistent quality Maintain/audit presentation technique and quality standards Operate a robust repair and maintenance schedule for kitchen equipment Ensure all Health and Safety protocols are being adhered to as per AHS guidelines Oversee special catering events Assist the Executive Sous Chef with performance management/ reviews and seasonal staffing levels Meet or exceed forecasted/budgeted COGS/LTR and operational budgets (expenses) Works within inventory control systems including daily updates to ensure accuracy Complies with Pursuit Branded policies and procedures Follows Pursuit pillars of employment and service Comfortable guest facing and tableside interactions Flexible to work in various locations What skills and experience do you need for this job?: Journeyman’s Red Seal preferred, or equivalent 3-5 years’ management experience in a high-volume food service and restaurant operation Experience in demonstration cooking Experience in menu writing, development and costing Strong background in high volume/production kitchens/ Banquets Ability to manage in a diverse environment with focus on customer service Experienced and proficient in the latest sanitation and HACCP standards Ability to control operating costs – labour and food Computer literacy is essential Being an effective administrator through inventory programs Highly organized with the ability to create consistency without compromising creativity Comfortable working on your feet for extended periods of time Adhere to the Pursuit grooming policy Standard first-aid or higher is an asset What will your work environment be like?: This fun, summer job runs from March 1 to October 15, 2021. Beautiful. You’ll work in iconic, unforgettable and inspiring locations. You’ll see amazing scenery and wildlife. You’ll participate in team events – and fun! Independent. You’ll spend your days in and around National Parks Remote. Our home is filled with trees, lakes and blue-bird skies; rather than buildings, freeways and smog. Connect with friends around a bonfire instead of through WiFi Busy. You need to be prepared for a physical working environment with walking, stair climbing, bending, reaching, lifting (up to 50 pounds with assistance) required Full time and part time positions available This job description describes this role at a high level, but no document can anticipate every single task, issue or project that could come up. We work as a team and believe that we succeed together – these job duties may change based on the needs of the team and company as a whole. To handle this job successfully, any person hired must be able to perform responsibilities as described. Pursuit will make any reasonable accommodation to help a person with disabilities perform their job. This job is based in Alberta, Canada. Relocation to the area and the legal ability to work in Canada is required.