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Job Number:  41424
Venue Supervisor
Job Posted: Friday, 26 January 2018
Closing Date: Sunday, 25 February 2018
(84 days ago)
Alma Mater Society of UBC
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: (not entered)

The Alma Mater Society of UBC is a non-profit organization that is committed to serving the student body of UBC. We operate out of the NEST building located right in the heart of the Point Grey Campus. We run 9 food establishments and a Conferences & Catering operation, which generate revenue to support our student programs and initiatives.


We’re recruiting for full time, part time and casual Venue Supervisor to join our Conferences & Catering Team to help create a memorable experience for our clients. As a Venue Supervisor, oftentimes you will be the primary contact between our team and the client and act as the central hub for the event delivery team, the kitchen and any third party vendors/suppliers. If you have solid leadership skills and love providing great customer service, we should meet.


What's in it for you?

  • Competitive wages with tips!
  • Discounts at any of our AMS-run food outlets
  • Flexible scheduling

Duties and Responsibilities of the Venue Supervisor:

  • Oversee a team of banquet servers during events, promoting team spirit and positive relations
  • Setting up and breaking down of rooms according to client specifications which include moving tables, chairs, setting A/V equipment, buffets etc.
  • Prepare tables, action stations, buffets, service carts, dessert table/carts and cordial carts with specified tools, wares and equipment according to the AMS Standards
  • Inspect the cleanliness and presentation of all china, glass and silver prior to use
  • Prepares, loads and safely stores Food & Beverage items, equipment and supplies in the AMS catering van
  • Establishing rapport with guests through prompt and courteous service
  • Liaises with guests to ensure all requirements are met and problems dealt with in an efficient manner
  • Accurately serve food and beverages to guests as per the Banquet Event Order or specific needs
  • Ensures Food Safety protocol is adhered to at all times
  • Ensures cleanliness of relevant areas
  • Reports feedback to Catering & Conference management following the event
  • Reports work orders to the Catering & Conference Manager
  • Working with the AMS mission statement and values to operate a successful department
  • Works as a duty manager when scheduled or required
  • Other duties as required

The ideal Venue Supervisor would have the following qualifications and experience:

  • Must be at least 19 years of age
  • Has a BC Class 5 driver’s license
  • Access to a reliable vehicle is an asset
  • Ability to carry 3 plates and a tray
  • Ability to lift up to 22 kg (48.5lbs)
  • Demonstrated superior skills in customer service and organization
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to perform tasks in a timely manner
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Serving- It- Right certification is required
  • Food Safe level 1 certification or higher an asset
  • Experience in a similar role an asset
  • Experience in a supervisory role in a high volume banquet/catering facility an asset
  • POS management experience required, Micros knowledge an asset
  • Language: Required to speak, read and write English, with fluency in other languages being an asset
  • Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and late nights
How to Apply:
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TO APPLY: Please submit a resumé and cover letter to https://goo.gl/JKyZgH

DEADLINE: Applications will be accepted on a first come, first served basis until all positions filled. Please apply ASAP to ensure the acceptance of your application.

Thank you for your interest at the AMS. Due to the large volume of resumes we receive at the AMS, we are only able to contact those we are interested in interviewing and cannot reply to email/phone/walk-in inquiries regarding application status.

The AMS is an equal opportunity employer.
Contact Details:
Kurtis Chow
Alma Mater Society of UBC
6133 University Blvd.
Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z1

Tel: (604)822-5529
www:   goo.gl/JKyZgH

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