Food & Beverage Receiver
Halifax Convention Centre
The Halifax Convention Centre, managed by Events East Group, is now inviting applicants for the position of Receiving Clerk with our Food & Beverage department’s Culinary team.
Reporting to the Executive Sous Chef, the Receiving Clerk is responsible for the day-to-day operations relating to receiving and inventory activities within the Food and Beverage department, including the physical receiving of goods and ensuring the accuracy of invoices and paperwork pertaining to merchandise.  This position provides support in quarterly inventory counts, helps to track and manage credit requests for returned and/or spoiled products and be responsible for the organization and cleanliness of product storage areas.

  • 1-2 years previous experience in a similar role, relating to the management of receiving operations and/or inventory activities
  • Completion of High School (or equivalent). Completed training/education from an administration or hospitality program is preferred
  • Food Safety Handling Level 1 training
  • An enthusiastic, friendly, dedicated individual with strong communication skills and a professional attitude who is detail-oriented, enjoys being part of a team and provides outstanding service to internal and external customers/vendors
  • Demonstrated abilities in time management and strong organizational skills, specific to working with and preparing goods for inventory count
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Suite (Excel and Outlook); is also an asset
  • Must be able to push/pull a heavy cart of up to 200 lbs. / 91 kg  and physically able to lift up to 50 lbs./23 kg Early morning availability is critical and must be flexible with extended hours for receiving when necessary
  • Must be able to report to work by 6am daily, and be available to work long shifts (8-12 hours) as required
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license is required
This is a bargaining unit position.  
Events East is committed to a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve.  We encourage applications from qualified African Nova Scotians, racially visible persons, women in non-traditional positions, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons and persons from the LGBTQ+ community. We
encourage applicants to self-identify.
During the recruitment process, applicants have the right to request an accommodation. Applicants invited to participate in an interview and who require accommodation should discuss their needs with the Recruiter when invited to the interview.
Please email your updated resume and cover letter to  Enquiries can be directed to Lisa Smith at 902-421-1302 Ext 2789. 
How to Apply
Contact Name: Lisa Smith
Mailing Address: 1800 Argyle Street, Suite 416
Phone: 9024211302
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