Conference Porter
Alt Hotel Halifax Airport
Halifax Stanfield International Airport
Become CONFERENCE PORTER at the ALT HOTEL HALIFAX

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Group Germain Hotels is a family run business originally from Québec that builds and operates Le Germain Hotels and Alt Hotels across the country. Ranked as one of Canada’s 50 best-managed companies, our reputation is based on the impeccable warmth and hospitality with which our team welcomes our guests as well as the stylish design and comfort of our properties.  Each member of our team is chosen for their sincere desire to please and their ability to work in a team!

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Gestion Colimat is an equal opportunity employer.
 
JOB POSTING
CONFERENCE PORTER
Property:           Alt Hotel Halifax
Department:       Meetings and Banquets
Supervisor:         Meetings and Banquets Manager
Status:                   Full Time
 
Job Summary:
Under the supervision of the Meetings and Banquets Manager, the Conference Porter's responsibility is to provide professional, knowledgeable, genuinely friendly, food and beverage service in a timely manner and deliver the ultimate guest experience (banquets, catering, breakfast service, room service). Such position requires great skills in work organization, proven ability to solve problems and excellent communication skills (written and oral).
 
Description of main responsibilities:
  • Prepare and serve all food and beverages for breakfast and banquets
  • Adhere to all liquor laws and regulations
  • Perform related maintenance/cleaning of equipment
  • Monitor and maintain cleanliness, sanitation and organization of bar-top, service areas
  • Anticipate guest's needs, respond promptly and acknowledge guests even when busy
  • Prepare the conference & banqueting rooms ready for service, ensuring that all tasks are completed to the correct standard according to business levels as requested by your supervisor;
  • Become fully conversant with all aspects of the conference & banqueting department. This is to include; conference standards, function sheet translation, room set ups, conference service, banqueting service and conference & banqueting preparation;
  • Ensure all equipment and rooms are set-up and prepared to hotel standards.
  • Ensure all equipment is stored in the correct manner, in line with all food and beverage/conference and banqueting requirements and health & safety legislation.
 
Requirements of the position:
  • Previous server experience
  • Serve it Right Certified
  • Professional, enthusiastic, energetic, a people person
  • Able to work and communicate well
  • Able to accommodate a flexible work schedule (morning, afternoons, evenings, weekends)
  • Able to lift up to 50lb, reach, bend, push and stoop
  • Able to work in a standing position for up to 5 hours
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Written and spoken French an asset
 
If you are interested in this opportunity, please forward your motivation letter/video and resume to Mark Schaay at mschaay@althotels.ca as soon as possible. If it is an internal application, please inform your direct supervisor since he/she will be asked for references following your application.  
We would like to thank you for your application, however only those meeting the required qualifications will be contacted for an interview.
How to Apply
Contact Name: Mark Schaay
Mailing Address: 40 Silver Dart Drive
Email: mschaay@althotels.ca
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