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Employment Opportunities

 

Housekeeper
 

HOUSEKEEPER

8 – 24 hours per week, subject to volume of business.
Must be available days, evenings, holidays, weekends.
Anticipated Start Date – Immediately

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Launder guest/bedroom linen, cleaning cloths, and other laundry as required.
  2. Dust furniture, and vacuum carpeting and upholstered furniture.
  3. Provide quick service to guest rooms for requested items, such as irons, ironing boards, hair dryers, etc. Must work closely with front desk clerks in this functio
  4. Clean and disinfect washrooms and fixtures.
  5. Empty trash cans and other waste containers in offices; sweep and mop all lobbies, foyers and elevators.
  6. Understand and comply with the Health & Safety Policy of the Donald Gordon Conference Centre and participate in maintaining a safe environment for all staff and guests.
  7. Understand and deliver the Emergency and Fire Plan of the Donald Gordon Conference Centre.
  8. Other duties that may be required from time to time, as determined by the Housekeeping Manager

FLEXIBILITY OF HOURS

Due to the nature of the service and hospitality industry, a successful facility must have a flexible and versatile staff.  In this regard, co-operation will be expected in the following areas:

i           working shorter or longer hours within reason

ii           filling in to cover positions other than one’s own, as requested

iii          working holidays and weekends

iv         performing some duties which may not be directly related to one’s daily

routine but are related to the general upkeep of the premises.

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Willingness and ability to work as part of a team essential.
  2. Knowledge of Hospitality industry is an asset.
  3. Previous laundry experience is an asset.
  4. Must be able to push, pull, lift up to 50+ lbs.
  5. Must be able to bend and kneel with comfort.
  6. Must have a sound knowledge of health and safety procedures.

ATTITUDES NEEDED

Graciousness; smiling face (smiling body language; not just face – reflecting a positive attitude); genuine concern for customer; friendly tone of voice; teamwork.

WORK COMPLEXITIES

While working with a variety of situations, the incumbent must be able to maintain a positive, professional manner.

Must use time management skills in order to provide fast and efficient service to patrons.

EQUIPMENT USED

vacuum, mop, washing machine, clothes dryer, carpet cleaner

Hazardous materials:  solvents; bathroom cleaners; floor cleaner; spray cleaners.

 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Part Time Prep Cook
 

PART TIME PREP COOK

8 – 24 hours per week, subject to volume of business.

Must be available days, evenings, holidays, weekends.

Anticipated Start Date – Immediately

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Skills

Working knowledge of professional kitchen systems and equipment.

Proper food handling both in hot and cold food production.

Menu and recipe interpretation.

Cook menu items in cooperation with the kitchen staff.

Able to meet deadlines and work well under pressure.

Professional attitude and communication with co-workers and management.

Safe and clean work habits; comply with regulations, and company standards.

Punctual and responsible for performance in kitchen environment.

Able to engage customers in a positive and helpful manner.

 

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

Food Handler training.

 

Experience

1-2 years in kitchen.

 

Physical Requirements

Carry up to 9 kg (20 lbs)

Exposure to heat, cold, smoke.

Eye-hand coordination.

Repetitive cutting, scooping and slicing motions.

Must be able to stand for long periods of time.

 

Qualifications

Working knowledge of the English language.

Previous kitchen experience with buffets and line work essential.

Sound knowledge of health, safety, nutrition, and sanitation procedures essential.

Knowledge of Hospitality industry would be an asset.

Willingness and ability to work as part of a team essential.

 

If interested, please submit a resume to

Jeffery Ryan, Executive Chef

dgcchef@queensu.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.