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House-person - posted April 13th 2018

Position:                                Houseperson / Night Laundry Personnel

Employment Status:           Seasonal Full-time – Staff accommodation is provided

Employment Period:            ASAP - May (potential to work summer)

Reports to:                           Housing Manager

Rate of Pay:                          $14.00 / hour

Job Description:

Thesuccessful candidate will assist the housing coordinators in creating a positive living environment for staff.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for overall cleanliness of the inside and outside of building
  • Vacuuming and mopping hallways, stairwells, and common areas
  • Cleaning units and moving furniture when needed
  • Maintain clean and organized housekeeping supply closets
  • Maintaining storage and lost and found areas
  • Opening laundry rooms, common rooms, and gym at the appropriate times
  • Report maintenance any maintenance issues promptly
  • Garbage Removal, snow removal, salting and gravelling pathways as needed
  • Provide assistance and or information to tenants and coworkers
  • Operate washing machines and dryers to clean, dry, and press linens
  • Check finished linens, staff uniforms and articles to ensure they have been properly dry-cleaned and/or laundered
  • Record cleaned items on daily laundry check sheets
  • Assemble and bag finished linens for pick up
  • Record damaged or improperly laundered linens
  • Communicate with Management regarding supply requirements, maintenance issues, etc.

 

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Must be able to lift, push, pull and move food, equipment, supplies, etc., in excess of twenty-five (25) pounds.
  • Flexibility with scheduled shifts (Must be able to work night shifts)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving ability
  • Excellent conflict resolution and crisis intervention skills
  • Adhere to all LLSR policies and procedures
  • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment
  • Valid Class 5 Alberta Driver’s license (or international equivalent) with clean driving record (abstract/traffic history report must be provided before commencement of employment)
  • Ability to balance the needs of, staff, maintenance, tenants, and outside interests
  • Energetic and self –motivated with a willingness to learn new skills

Work Schedule:

4 days on/3 days off

Dress Code:

Uniform shirt provided at cost, black pants following the appearance standards

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Kitchen Supervisor - posted March 16th 2018

Position:                              Kitchen Supervisor- The Great Divide Lodge

Employment Status:           Full Time Seasonal – Staff accommodation is available

Employment Period:          Winter ASAP

Reports to:                          Lodge Management

Job Description:

Will be responsible in the overall management and success of the kitchen. The successful candidate must be able to not only offer guests high quality service with professionalism and enthusiasm, but monitor and train existing and new kitchen staff to do the same. The Kitchen Supervisor is responsible for monitoring health, safety and hygiene in the kitchen; ordering all stock; organizing and distributing stock and minimizing wastage. Experience in building menu’s, costing items and the general running of a kitchen will be required.

Job Location:

The position is based at the Great Divide Lodge, which is a guest hotel, located at the summit of the famous Kicking Horse Pass in Yoho National Park. The accommodation overlooks the Canadian Rockies and Wapta Lake. More information regarding the Lodge can be found on our website - http://thegreatdividelodge.com/.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Meet or exceed labour, inventory & cost control targets with thorough stock management and reactive scheduling
  • Maintain appropriate inventory levels through Bi-weekly ordering of stock
  • Assist with menu design, creation & implementation when necessary
  • Maintain Health and Safety records, monitors and maintains proper sanitization and hygienic measures
  • Supervise and train new and existing cooks to fulfill their responsibilities and maintain or increase the quality of the kitchen operations
  • Maintain high quality control standards for food product & services - Ensure food quality and presentation meets LLSR Culinary Department standards prior to being served. Station responsibilities must be monitored at all times
  • Prepare & cook food in accordance with established recipes - is to know, follow and ensure all kitchen staff know all basic culinary standards, executing proper knife skills, cooking techniques, food safety procedures, culinary terms, positive dialog with guests
  • Be reactive to any special dietary needs as requested and proactive in managing the processes involved when these situations arise
  • Ensure cleanliness & maintenance of work area & equipment at all times
  • Clear communication with all team members including Lodge Management to ensure the overall success of the department

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Must be able to lift, push, pull and move food, equipment, supplies, etc., in excess of 40-50 pounds.
  • Experience ordering stock and costing items required
  • Possess strong leadership skills, to be able direct and motivate staff to drive success within the department prizes
  • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal and problem solving skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment.
  • Must have strong knowledge of food safety
  • Be highly organized & detail oriented
  • Must be able to tolerate areas with extreme high and low temperatures
  • Self-motivated, can work well in a team as well as independently
  • Ability to deal with a broad range of people whilst working long hours
  • Follow all LLSR policies and procedures
  • 4-5 years of cooking and kitchen experience is preferable
  • Formal culinary training is preferable
  • First Aid certificate an asset
  • Strong written and verbal English with a second language considered an asset
  • A police background check, from your home country or province, will be required upon commencement of employment

Work Schedule:

Shift Work

5 Days On / 2 Days Off – Business level dependent

Dress Code:

Kitchen uniform (jacket and pants) which is provided – To be discussed further at time of Interview

Employee to provide non-slip grease resistant footwear in accordance with appearance policy

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Skoki Chef - 6 Week Backcountry Contract - posted March 1st 2018

Position:                               Skoki Chef

Start Date:                           Mid-April, 2018 for 6 Weeks.

Reports to:                           Lodge Manager

Job Description:

The Chef will oversee all kitchen staff and ensure the quality of food preparation and service meets and exceeds operating standards on a daily basis. The position requires a proven leader with exceptional culinary skills and the ability to supervise and provide direction to others. The successful candidate will also be responsible for monitoring and maintaining all kitchen inventories and adhering to sanitation standards.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, season and cook food according to dietary requirements
  • Create and execute contemporary plate presentations
  • Ensure cleanliness & maintenance of lodge & equipment at all times
  • Assist with daily/weekly/monthly operating budgets
  • Meet or exceed inventory & cost control targets
  • Study menus to estimate food requirements and obtain the necessary food from storage or from suppliers
  • Overseeing creative menu planning, regulate stock control due to minimal options available at location, proper utilization of  stock according to business requirements
  • Highly organized & detail oriented
  • Ensure a positive guest experience through interaction & satisfaction
  • Communicate regularly with the Skoki Manager to ensure the overall success of the establishment

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Must be in good physical shape, as position involves hiking 11 km (each way) to and from the lodge, on a fortnightly basis
  • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment
  • Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all time
  • Able to respond quickly in a dynamic and changing environmen
  • Service oriented, assertive, flexible, outgoing and enthusiastic
  • Posses cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Ability to analyze and interpret the needs of clients and offer the appropriate options, solutions, and resolutions required
  • Previous backcountry lodge experience considered preferred
  • Previous chef experience considered an asset
  • Strong communication skills with a second language considered an asset
  • Highly flexible with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment
  • Self motivated, with high energy and an engaging level of enthusiasm

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Part Time Cook - Great Divide Lodge (No Staff Hous - posted December 12th 2017

Job Description:

Qualified candidates will have a working knowledge of standard kitchen equipment and its uses. A working knowledge of stocks, sauces, butchering & standard cooking techniques such as grilling, frying, sautéing, poaching, smoking and any other cooking medium needed to execute all types of cuisine. A general knowledge of all ingredients to be utilized in their area of work and knowledge of all health and sanitation practices. The successful candidate must be able to offer guests high quality service with professionalism and enthusiasm.

Job Location:

The position is based at the Great Divide Lodge, which is a guest hotel, located at the summit of the famous Kicking Horse Pass in Yoho National Park. The accommodation overlooks the Canadian Rockies and Wapta Lake. More information regarding the Lodge can be found on our website - http://thegreatdividelodge.com/.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintains a kitchen work space that must be clean, tidy, well organized, and ready at all times during service.
  • Ensures all food is prepared on clean surfaces (and with clean utensils). Ensure at all time their stations are clean and kept to department standards.
  • Has knowledge and can follow all basic culinary standards, executing proper knife skills, cooking techniques, food safety procedures, culinary terms, positive dialog with guests.
  • Ensures food quality and presentation meets LLSR Culinary Department standards prior to being served. Station responsibilities must be monitored at all times.
  • Must maintain a positive, helpful and upbeat attitude towards fellow employee’s and guests. Treats guests and co-associates with courtesy and respect.
  • Remains appropriately groomed and must wear the uniform provided.  Must maintain a clean uniform and work station – both guest side and employee station area.
  • Ensures all items prepared on their work station are presented in accordance with departmental specifications.
  • Receive and put away any and all product on delivery.
  • Provide assistance to all members of the kitchen as requested in a timely & positive manner.
  • Ensure that assigned work station is ready for service.
  • Abides by all sanitation policies and communicate with the Kitchen Supervisor and Lodge Management when equipment is not functioning properly, if assistance is needed or food pars are low or out.
  • Is on their assigned station at all times and reports to manager before departing work area.
  • Must know specifically all menu items and ingredients

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Must be able to lift, push, pull and move food, equipment, supplies, etc., in excess of 40-50 pounds.
  • Flexibility with scheduled shifts
  • Energetic and self –motivated with a willingness to learn new skills
  • Must be able to tolerate areas with extreme high and low temperatures
  • 2-3 years’ experience in a professional kitchen preferred
  • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment
  • Formal culinary training is an asset
  • Strong written and verbal English with a second language considered an asset
  • First Aid certificate an asset
  • A Police Background Check from your home country or province will be required upon commencement of employment

 

Work Schedule:

Part Time Shift Work 

Dress Code:

Kitchen uniform (jacket and pants) which is provided – To be discussed further at time of Interview

Employee to provide non-slip grease resistant footwear in accordance with appearance policy.

Please note: There is no staff housing provided with this position. Only local applicants will be considered.

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