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Halifax, NS
Hospitality and Food Service
Experienced
Full-time - Permanent

At Events East Group, we proudly manage and operate the Halifax Convention Centre, Scotiabank Centre, and Ticket Atlantic. Our facilities and the events we attract are platforms for prosperity. Whether we're attracting large delegations or hosting an elite group of athletes for an international competition, we are a catalyst for new opportunities and connections between Nova Scotia and the world.

We are now inviting applications for the position of Catering Captain.We are looking for a Catering Captain who can help Events East Group to continue to deliver top-quality events and guest experiences to our clients.

Role Description:

The Catering Captain Directly supervises catered events. This includes the planning, set-up, execution, tear down, and cleanup of all events. The Catering Captain stays in contact with the on-site convenor, throughout the entire event to ensure the highest guest satisfaction possible and bring innovation to each and every event. All duties are performed in accordancewith the Nova Scotia laws and regulations, as well as following the policies and procedures of the Halifax Convention Centre.

REQUIREMENTS:

Education & Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be 19 years of age or older.
  • Three years' experience as a supervisor in a high-volume restaurant or banquet facility.
  • Knowledge of Food and Beverage preparation, service standards, guest relations and etiquette.

Job Specific/Technical Knowledge

  • Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office and have a working knowledge of POS systems.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and written.
  • Excellent hospitality skills.
  • Ability to lead a team to get desired outcomes.
  • Ability to make quick and accurate decisions.
  • Ability to lift, push, and pull 50 pounds at a time.
  • Ability to perform various activities such as constant standing, walking, frequent bending, reaching, kneeling, and squatting.
  • Ability to work well around a large number of people.
  • Can function in a high paced environment, undershort time constraints and within established timelines.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours, including days, nights, weekends, and holidays.

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.

Applicants are advised testing may be a component of the selection process. Any applicant invited to participate in testing or an interview and those who require accommodation should discuss their needs, in confidence, with the Recruiter when selected.

HOW TO APPLY: Submit Resume via Career Beacon

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selectedfor an interview will be contacted

.For further information, please visit our website at www.eventseast.com
 

A little bit about us

Events East

We manage and operate the Halifax Convention Centre, Scotiabank Centre and Ticket Atlantic. Created as part of a government partnership between the Province of Nova Scotia and Halifax Regional Municipality, we work in collaboration with them to manage our business in a responsible and transparent manner.

We were established in 2014 through legislation to operate, maintain and manage the activities of the Halifax Convention Centre in a manner that will promote and develop economic development, tourism and industry in the Province generally, and the Municipality.

Effective April 1, 2017, our mandate expanded to include the continued management and operations of Scotiabank Centre and Ticket Atlantic, formerly under Trade Centre Limited (TCL).

Our facilities and the events we attract are platforms for prosperity. Whether we’re attracting large delegations or hosting an elite group of athletes for an international competition, we are a catalyst for new opportunities and connections between Nova Scotia and the world.

MISSION: WE CONNECT THE WORLD TO NOVA SCOTIA BY CREATING MEMORABLE EVENT EXPERIENCES.

VISION: OUR PEOPLE AND OUR COMMUNITY MAKE US THE FAVOURED EVENT DESTINATION FOR OUR GUESTS.