The Opportunity

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

Designed to meet the needs of multiple events, Nova Scotia's Halifax Convention Centre offers over 120,000 square feet of flexible event space in the heart of downtown. Here, our guests are steps away from vibrant Halifax life. We connect to the best local dining, and fantastic arts and culture. Blending the most experienced team with the largest, most flexible event space in Atlantic Canada, we help build unique events. The Halifax Convention Centre is part of the Nova Centre, a one-million square-foot, mixed-use development including a hotel, financial tower and retail space. It is the largest integrated development project in the province's history.

The Halifax Convention Centre, managed by Events East Group, is now inviting applications for the position of Kitchen Stewards with our Stewarding team.


The overall duties of this position are to maintain cleanliness in all areas of the kitchen, service corridors and storage areas. This includes dishwashing, cleaning kitchen tools, equipment, and surfaces, organizing and stocking inventory, waste disposal and recycling, assisting chefs with kitchen setup, preparation, and other day-to-day activities. These roles will also assist in our Culinary team's planning and preparations.

What we're looking for:

  • Reliable, friendly individuals committed to always providing excellent experiences for our guests.
  • Dedicated team players with strong attention to detail and shared appreciation for cleanliness.
  • Energetic, quick workers who enjoy physically demanding tasks in a fast-paced, high-volume environment.
  • Previous experience in a culinary environment and WHMIS training are an asset, but not required.

What we offer:

  • On-the-job training with a broad range of highly skilled team members and superb executive chefs
  • Professional environment committed to a superior levels of service/production/operational excellence
  • Comfortable uniforms and protective safety gear, consistent with high-standards for professional appearance, personal grooming/hygiene and safe-work practices
  • Flexible, varying work schedules, in accordance with WTCC scheduled activities; may include mornings, days, evenings, nights (past midnight), and weekends
  • Downtown Halifax location with convenient access to all major bus routes
  • Competitive hourly wages (comprehensive benefits available after successfully completing a qualifying period)

Would you like to be part of a world-class organization that is committed to creating great guest experience through culinary offerings that showcase our down east hospitality? Here is your opportunity to advance your career and help raise the standard of excellence in locally hosted and internationally reputed events to assist in the delivery of the region's hottest and most exciting events.

Halifax Convention Centre 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 process and who require accommodation, should discuss their needs with the Recruiter when invited to the interview.

Competition will remain open until positions are filled

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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.