21 November 2021
Magnolia Gardens, in Langley, is part of the Bria Communities family, a private, locally-owned group of retirement living residences in Langley and Tsawwassen. We offer two supportive options where seniors enjoy lives enriched with purpose, friendship and happiness—independent living and long-term BriaCare™ Centres. Our mission is to work together to create safe and vibrant communities where choices are valued and seniors live active and purposeful lives.
Reporting to the Manager, Culinary Services/Executive Chef, or designate, the Server is responsible for all aspects of services in the dining room, resident lounges and tray delivery and pick-up for the residents, guests and the public.
Shift: 4 on, 2 off (1 day: 10:30am-7:00pm, 3 days: 11:00am-7:30pm)
The Server’s key role is to provide a relaxed and enjoyable dining experience for our residents, providing exemplary customer service in the dining room and lounges. Service includes lunch and dinner, teas, special events and room service through table/tray presentation, delivery and pick up of trays from resident suites (as required), preparation and service of food, beverages and accompaniments. Other responsibilities include:
Carrying out general cleaning duties and routines, including setting and cleaning of tables together with the bases and covers
Cleaning and keeping tidy preparation and service areas, and carts and equipment
Scraping, stacking, washing dishes, and when required returning them to storage
Carrying out general cleaning of spills and food on carpet in the dining and lounge areas as required
Education & Experience
Minimum Grade 10 education or equivalent
Minimum of 1 year experience in a hotel, restaurant, or equivalent
Minimum of 1 year serving experience
Food Safe Certificate is required
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must be physically and mentally able to carry out the assigned duties
Must be organized and have the ability to work in a busy environment
Must possess the qualities and attitude that respects and maintains the spirit, dignity and individuality of the residents and employees
Must be able to work independently with a minimum of supervision
Must have the ability to communicate effectively, organize the departmental operations, and supervise subordinates when acting as lead hand
Must be able to speak and understand English competently
Must be capable of safely and efficiently operating all equipment associated with the duties required for the position
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