Fairmont Banquet Server - Spring 2017 in Canada

Primary Location

Banquet Server

Be a part of a spectacular event! As a Banquet Server with Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge 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.

Hotel Overview: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge is surrounded by the snow capped mountains and enchanting lakes of Jasper National Park; a UNESCO designated World Heritage Site which includes the #1 Best Golf Resort in Canada by the readers of SCOREGolf Magazine, a newly redesigned Fairmont spa, 6 food and beverage outlets, and many outdoor activities which are right outside your door. No matter what time of year you visit Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, you can expect to be a part of "The True Rocky Mountain Experience".

Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Director of Banquets, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service
  • Follow departmental policies, procedures and service standards
  • Assist guests regarding menu items in an informative and helpful way

  • Assist with Coffee Breaks when required

  • Project a pleasant and positive professional image to guests at all times
  • Have full knowledge of all menu items, garnishes, contents and preparation methods
  • Have full knowledge of beverage lists and promotions

  • Deliver and present food items to guest tables

  • Bus and re-set tables
  • Perform opening, cleaning and closing duties
  • Set up and tear down function spaces
  • Report any irregularities or comments from guests
  • Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage
  • Adhere to the hotel’s vehicle handling and safety policies while driving hotel and guest vehicles
  • Other duties as assigned
Employee Status

Qualifications:

  • 6 months Food & Beverage experience required
  • Previous banquet experience an asset
  • Valid Alberta Drivers License an asset
  • Pro Serve certification required
  • Micros POS 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 with minimum supervision

  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to):

  • Sitting: 0-1 hr/day
  • Walking: 6-8 hr/day
  • Standing: 6-8 hr/day
  • Bending/reaching: 4-6 hr/day
  • Pushing/pushing: 4-6 hr/day
  • Physical effort: required to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Environmental stress: high – busy atmosphere

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

APPLY TODAY: Whether you’re launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit http://www.fairmontcareers.com/ to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts—and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!

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, Integrity, Teamwork, Accountability and Excellence; 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!

Primary Location: Canada-Jasper-The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Colleague

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Rotating / Shift Work

Travel: No

Closing Date: 01.Feb.2017, 1:59:00 AM

Req ID: JPL02362