BHTM Internship/Summer Job 2023 – Front Desk / Housekeeping for Conference Services – The University of King’s College Facilities Department – Halifax, NS

  • Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Deadline: April 10, 2023

Employment Opportunity: Front Desk / Housekeeping for Conference Services
The University of King’s College Facilities Department is looking for reliable, courteous, cheerful
individuals to join our Conference Services team this summer. This is a key, front line position
and successful applicants are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and provide
guests with an excellent customer service experience.
Reporting to: Conference Services Managers/Supervisors
Salary: As per student employment policy ($15/hr + $0.50 per year of experience in specified
Employment Type: Seasonal Casual (37.5)
Start date: Monday, April 27, 2023 End Date: Friday, August
18, 2023
Deadline: Friday, April 10, 2023
Roles and Responsibilities:
• Available for shift work (days, evenings, nights) 7 days a week
• Operate the telephone and take accommodation reservations
• Register arriving guests, process departures
• Calculate charges and receive payment
• Prepare accommodations for incoming guests
• Cleaning guest rooms to standard as assigned
• Answering guest inquiries
• Work closely with other departments to achieve maximum guest satisfaction
• Light physical labour as required
• Maintain a clean, safe, hazard-free work environment at all times
• Assist in or perform other associated duties as required
Preferred Skills:
• Good verbal and written communication skills
• Must be customer-service oriented
• Must be courteous, outgoing, cheerful and energetic
• Professional in both demeanor and presentation
• Capable of working independently, but also being a flexible team-player
• Detail oriented and well organized
• Reliable and dependable
• Able to bend, raise arms over shoulders, lift weight of 20lbs, and maneuver a small cleaning
Additional Notes:
Successful applicants may be split between Front Desk and Housekeeping according to their
skill-set, but all employees will be expected to work both roles as required. Applicants are
eligible for promotion to supervisor level work (with pay increase) pending performance in the
Successful applicants may also be considered for a limited number of on-call positions with
on-campus housing provided as compensation.
To Apply:
Applications, including a cover letter, resumé and the names and contact information of three
references, may be submitted by email or mail to:
Tim Ross
6350 Coburg Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia. B3H 2A1. Email:
Questions about the position can be submitted by email to