Banff Centre Bartender

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity

Banff, AB
$16.60 an hour - Part-time, Temporary

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$16.60 an hour
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Full Job Description
This is a temporary position from October 29- November 6, 2022

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity aims to inspire everyone who attends our campus – artists, leaders, and thinkers – to unleash their creative potential.

We acknowledge, with deep respect and gratitude, our home on the side of Sacred Buffalo Guardian Mountain. In the spirit of respect and truth, we honour and acknowledge the Banff area, known as “Minhrpa” (translated in Stoney Nakoda as “the waterfalls”) and the Treaty 7 territory and oral practices of the Îyârhe Nakoda (Stoney Nakoda) – comprised of the Bearspaw, Chiniki, and GoodstoneyBand – as well as the Tsuut’ina First Nation and the Blackfoot Confederacy comprised of the Siksika, Piikani, Kainai. We acknowledge that this territory is home to the Shuswap Nations, Ktunaxa Nations, and Metis Nation of Alberta, Region 3. We acknowledge all Nations who live, work, and play, help us steward this land, and honour and celebrate this place.

The Opportunity
As part of our award-winning hospitality services, Banff Centre features a number of dining options for guests and participants - fine dining and beautifully appointed banquets; market-style choices for daily dining; casual options for a quick bite, take-away, or pub-style fare; room service delivered to either guest bedrooms or meeting spaces.

The Food and Beverage department is looking for a Bartender to be responsible for the friendly and efficient set-up, service, tear-down and cleaning of all assigned beverage areas which could include the main dining room, special function rooms, Jenny Belzberg Theatre, Maclab Bistro, and remote locations. Our Bartenders ensure prompt and efficient service of all beverage items in accordance with AGLC laws and the standards of excellence set forth by Banff Centre. We are looking for a motivated individual with a passion for providing superior customer service.

Roles and Responsibilities
Reporting to the Manager, Food & Beverage, below are some key accountabilities:

Positively engaging our guests
Setting up and stocking bar stations and any other required pre-event set-up
Preparing and serving alcoholic beverages
Tearing down bar stations and tidying up spaces post-event
Taking payment when applicable
Qualification and Educational Requirements
Has previous experience as a bartender in a professional environment
Completion of Alberta ProServe certification
Is able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
Possess a high standard of customer service and good organizational skills
Enjoys interacting with a diverse group of people (artists, leadership participants, conference delegates, etc.)
Is able to work effectively while under pressure due to time constraints or large volumes of people
Special Requirements
Due to the nature of the job, this position requires the candidate to be available to work a flexible, irregular schedule including evenings and weekends.
Due to liquor license requirements, only candidates 18 years and older can be considered for this position.
Employment Terms & Benefits
In accordance with CUPE 4318, this is a unionized, hourly support staff position, subject to a 500-hour probation period.
This position pays $16.60 per hour working up to 30 hours per week on a rotating schedule.
Benefits of working at Banff Centre are:
Professional development
Staff cafeteria and restaurant discounts
Onsite fitness facility at a discounted rate – first month free for new staff
Application Process
We are accepting applications for the Bartender position until 11:59pm MST October 23, 2022.
Candidates offered a position with Banff Centre, in this capacity, will be required to obtain a criminal record check verifying a clear record before a job offer can be finalized.
Visa Requirements: Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada. Banff Centre is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.
All Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Employees are encouraged to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Commitment to Diversity

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity is committed to creating an equitable, diverse, and inclusive campus for students, faculty, staff and visitors. Guided by our values, Banff Centre is rooted in Alberta with provincial, national and global impact. Our strength arises from inclusion; the diversity of people, ideas, perspectives, and cultural backgrounds in our work and team. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression to apply.

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