Banff Centre Food and Beverage Server

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity

Banff, AB
$15.15 an hour

Food and Beverage Server
This is a termed position to work during the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival, 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 Goodstoney Band – 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 program participants. The Food & Beverage department is looking for a friendly, team-oriented Server to assist in the smooth and efficient operations of services at the Maclab Bistro, special functions, small outlets and Vistas dining room.

Specific Accountabilities
Positively engage our guests
Serve beverages
Set tables, stock bus stations and any pre-banquet set-up required
Clear tables, tear down banquet stations, tidy up spaces
Take payment where applicable
Qualification and Educational Requirements
Previous hospitality experience as a food-service attendant or in a related customer-service focused area
Completion of Alberta ProServe certification
Able to work under minimal supervision while providing excellent customer service
Enjoys interacting with a diverse group of people (artists, leadership participants, conference delegates, etc.)
Budgets and organizes their time proactively to provide consistent and enjoyable service
Able to lift and carry up to 30 pounds
Special Requirements
Due to the nature of the job, this position requires the candidate to be available to work a flexible, irregular schedule 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 probationary period.
This position pays $15.15 per hour working up to 37.5 hours per week on a rotating schedule.
This is a termed position to work during the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival, from October 29 - November 6, 2022
Benefits of working at Banff Centre are:
Onsite fitness facility at a discounted rate + first month free for new staff! (Includes access to our climbing wall, fitness centre, pool!)
Professional development
Staff cafeteria and restaurant discounts
Application Process
We are accepting applications for the Food and Beverage Server positions until a suitable candidate has been found.
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 final job offer can be finalized.
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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