Fairmont Banff Springs Assistant Chief Steward

405 Spray Avenue, Banff, AB
Fairmont Banff Springs
405 Spray Avenue, Banff, AB
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405 Spray Avenue, Banff, AB
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Company Description

Join the team at Fairmont Banff Springs. Set in one of Western Canada’s most spectacular alpine destinations, Banff offers a unique community of hospitality enthusiasts, outdoor adventure seekers, artists, entertainers, and families alike. It's the perfect work/life combination.

Job Description

Assistant Chief Steward - Stewarding (Dishwashing)

Are you a confident leader with experience of managing up to 90 colleagues? We are looking for someone to become an addition to our “Castle in the Rockies” and take on the lead role of an Assistant Chief Steward. The Stewarding department is responsible for maintaining the highest standards of cleanliness and order for all of the kitchens, dish areas and related backspaces for our dining outlets and Conference Centre space

What is in it for you:

Subsidized staff accommodation provided on-site for full time status employees
One complimentary meal per shift in our staff cafeteria (additional meals can be purchased for $4/meal)
Comprehensive benefits package (Medical, Vision & Dental) including extended benefits like; Mental Health (up to $5,000/year), Orthodontics (up to $2,500 - lifetime), Fertility Drugs and Gender Affirmation (Lifetime maximum of $10,000) for full time permanent status employees
Defined Contribution Pension Plan with employer matching up to 5% of annual earnings for full time permanent status employees
Employee travel program with discounts on room rates as well as on food & beverage at Fairmont & Accor properties world-wide
Access to the Mountain Explorer Travel Program – exclusive room rates for colleagues, which includes 50% off all food & beverage when staying at Fairmont Resorts in Lake Louise, Jasper & Whistler (subject to availability)
Comprehensive wellness platform (LifeWorks) for employee mental health and wellbeing support
Discounts while using our resort’s Food & Beverage Outlets, Fitness Centre, Spa and Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Courses
Automatically added to our resort’s Colleague Lifestyle Program which includes access to staff activities and events
Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within Fairmont Banff Springs and over 5,000 properties with Accor
What you will be doing:

Lead, teach, coach and inspire a team of colleagues and leaders in a 24 hour operation
Set and achieve departmental and supervisory goals in the areas of the budget of capital, labor, and operating expenses. Health & Safety, Sustainability, and the Employee Engagement Survey
Assist the Chief Steward in managing procurement and inventory, minimizing expenses and increase employee productivity
Conduct quarterly china, glassware, silverware inventory and document variances and discrepancies
Conduct audits with local health inspector and (EHC) Environmental Health Consultancy auditor representative in the absence of the Chief Steward
Uphold all hygiene and sanitation regulations, ensuring that all equipment in the kitchens and dishwashing areas are clean and in good working order
Ensure colleagues are trained and fallow ALLSAFE health and safety protocols
Conduct Audits and Performance Discussions for Stewarding Supervisors and Colleagues, ensuring that all Progressive Corrective Action forms are completed correctly and forwarded to the Chief Steward
Foster an environment of cooperation within the department, and between other departments within the hotel, encouraging participation and input from all colleagues, while promoting professional work habits
Conduct audits and gain feedback from the employee engagement survey process and put action plans into place and ensure goals are met.
Input work orders on items needing repair
Other duties as assigned


Your experience and skills include:

Proven track record as an administrator, trainer and developer, and a team player with strong communication and organizational skills with all departments.
Demonstrated ability to build a strong Stewarding team through recruitment, training and organization
Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel applications
Valid WHMIS Certificate required
Class 5 Driver’s License, with a comfort level driving a company vehicle of up to 1-ton. Must provide an updated drivers abstract.
3 years previous supervisory experience in a fast paced hotel Stewarding Department

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.

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