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Steward’s Helper

The Fairmont Empress Resort

This is a Contract position in Capital, BC posted May 11, 2018.

 

Steward’s Helper
Every memorable dining experience at Fairmont Hotels and Resorts begins behind the scenes with our Culinary teams commitment to safe and efficient operations.

Showcase your talents as a Steward’s Helper, where your attentiveness and care will ensure the beautiful presentation of exceptional cuisine.

Hotel Overview:

Regarded as a Condé Nast Readers Choice and Gold List hotel, and honoured with the Travel + Leisure distinction as a top Canadian hotel, the Fairmont Empress graces Victorias sparkling Inner Harbour with an iconic presence. This luxury hotel in Victoria, British Columbia, offers 464 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites, and expansive meeting and wedding space adjacent to the Victoria Conference Centre. Located on the picturesque West Coast of Canada, this is the ideal location to explore all the natural beauty of Vancouver Island.

Built in 1908, Fairmont Empress recently underwent a $60M complete restoration, resulting in the addition of a new restaurant and bar, Q at the Empress. In addition, the hotel now boats 464 fully restored guest rooms and suites, Lobby Lounge, reception lobby, function space, Willow Stream Spa, fitness center, and swimming pool.

Summary of Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Chief Steward, responsibilities and essential job functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Washing of pots, pans and dishes
  • Garbage collection
  • Cleaning of kitchen and staff areas
  • Distribution of supplies
  • Cleaning and general maintenance of kitchen equipment
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience as a dishwasher or in a very physically demanding position

  • Completely fluent English language skills; both written and verbal

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Ability to work well with minimal supervision

  • Team player with proven success in relationship building

  • A high level of responsibility and commitment

  • Commitment to provide excellent service and exceed guests’ expectations

  • Impeccable grooming and presentation

Note: The position of Steward Helper is physically demanding.  The successful applicant must be physically capable of standing/walking for 90′ of shift, performing repetitive work, as well as lifting and carrying heavy loads.

Physical Aspects of Position: 
Physical aspects of the position include but are not limited to the following: 

  • Constant standing and walking throughout shift
  • Frequent lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs
  • Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling
  • Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps

Visa Requirements: Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

APPLY TODAY: Whether youre launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit www.fairmontcareers.com to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resortsand 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. Thats why you’ll find exceptional work opportunitiesthroughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacificas well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like Londons The Savoy, New Yorks The Plaza, and Shanghais 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!

 

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