Assistant Chief Steward (Full Time, Permanent) Job at The Fairmont Banff Springs in Banff, AB

Job Description

Primary Location

: Canada-Banff-The Fairmont Banff Springs

Employee Status

: Regular

Assistant Chief Steward

Are you a confident leader with experience of managing up to 90 colleagues? We are looking for someone to become an addition to our “Castle In The Rockies” and take on the lead role of an Assistant Chief Steward. The Stewarding department is responsible for maintaining the highest standards of cleanliness and order for all of the kitchens, dish areas and related backspaces for our dining outlets and Conference Centre space

What is in it for you:
Subsidized staff accommodation provided on-site for full time status

Duty meal in our newly renovated staff cafeteria

Competitive extended benefits package including medical, vision and dental for full time permanent status

Employee Travel Program

Comprehensive Wellness Platform (LifeWorks)

Discounts on food & beverage/fitness centre/spa/golf

Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within Fairmont Banff Springs and over 5,000 properties with Accor

What you will be doing:
Lead, teach, coach and inspire a team of up to 90 staff including 1 Office Coordinator and 7 Supervisors

Set and achieve Departmental and Supervisory goals in the areas of Budget [capital, labour ($2 million) and operating ($0.6 million)], Health & Safety, Sustainability, and the Employee Engagement Survey

Assist the Chief Steward in managing procurement and inventory, minimizing expenses and increase employee productivity

Strive to uphold all hygiene and sanitation regulations, ensuring that all equipment in the kitchens and dishwashing areas are clean and in good working order

Conduct Audits and Performance Discussions for Stewarding Supervisors and Colleagues, ensuring that all Progressive Corrective Action forms are completed correctly and forwarded to the Chief Steward

Foster an environment of cooperation within the department, and between other departments within the hotel, encouraging participation and input from all colleagues, while promoting professional work habits that will ensure that the department is being guided at all times by Fairmont’s Mission, Vision and Values

Conduct audits and gain feedback from the employee engagement survey process and put action plans into place and ensure goals are met.

Other duties as assiged

Your experience and skills include:
WHMIS Training

Computer Skills, including a good knowledge of Word, Excel, and Birchstreet

High School diploma

Previous supervisory experience in a fast paced hotel Stewarding Department

Class 5 Drivers License, with a comfort level driving a company vehicle of up to 1-ton. Must provide an updated drivers abstract.

English Competence, written and spoken

Professional appearance in accordance with Fairmont Standards

Your team and working environment:
Fast-paced, upscale, luxury hotel

Close proximity to multiple ski resorts

Hospitality employees worldwide making this a great place to develop lifelong connections

Visa Requirements: Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.

APPLY TODAY: For more information on working and living in Banff, please visit www.banffspringsjobs.com .


At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you’ll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!

Job Level

: Management / Supervisory


: Full-time


: Rotating / Shift Work


: No

Closing Date

: 27.Oct.2019, 9:29:00 AM

Job Number:

About Company

Company: The Fairmont Banff Springs

Company Location:  Banff, AB

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