Fairmont Banff Springs Chief Steward

405 Spray Avenue, Banff, AB
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Chief Steward / Kitchen Porter - Stewarding

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 a 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.

Job Description

What you will be doing:

Leads management team and colleagues by example and ensures the working environment is based upon trust, integrity and open communication. Consistently offers professional, engaging and friendly service.
Assist with obtaining quotes from vendor’s and help plan capital project AFE’s.
Ordering all china, glass, silverware, equipment, and chemicals for all venues and production areas.
Provide input to help create yearly labor budget and set staffing levels based on budget and forecast.
Conduct Audits and Performance Discussions for Stewarding Supervisors and Colleagues, ensuring that all Progressive Corrective Action forms are completed correctly.
In absence of Director, preform health audits with local health inspector and Food Safety audit representative while onsite.
Ensures all aspects of health and safety are maintained & exceeded according to Alberta Health Services and Food Safety standards.
Lead and train team on ALLSAFE health and safety regulations.
Foster an environment of positive 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.
Active participation in leadership activities and meetings.
Input work orders on items needing repair.
Other duties as assigned.
What is in it for you:

Subsidized staff accommodation provided on-site for full time status.
Duty meal in our newly renovated staff cafeteria.
Competitive extended benefits package including medical, vision and dental for full time permanent status
Employee Travel Program.
Comprehensive Wellness Platform (LifeWorks).
Discounts on food & beverage/fitness center/spa/golf.
Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within Fairmont Banff Springs and over 5,000 properties with Accor.


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.
Proven abilities in attaining targets in all key measurements relating to financials, guest satisfaction, colleague engagement and standards compliance.
Proven ability to achieve fiscal targets through implementation of inventory control logistics.
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.

Additional Information

Your team and working environment:

Fast-paced, upscale, luxury hotel.
Close proximity to multiple ski resorts in winter and world-renowned hiking trails in summer.
Hospitality employees worldwide making this a great place to develop lifelong connections.
Close proximity to multiple ski resorts in winter and world-renowned hiking trails in summer.
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 AccorHotels?

We are much more than a world leader. We are more than 250,000 hoteliers with a purposeful and heartfelt mission: to make every guest Feel Welcome in our 4,500 addresses and on our digital platforms. We are committed to a culture and guided by our values that make our talent Feel Valued. We want them to express their passions every day and realize their full potential through exemplary professional development and growth opportunities, enjoying a life filled with unlimited experiences. To connect with us, please visit https://www.accorhotels.jobs/home.aspx

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