The Porter is the right hand of a server, providing a welcoming experience for guests by ensuring our restaurants, banquet facilities and bars are kept clean throughout the day and set up properly. The porter works in a team environment to clear and reset tables/rooms quickly to maximize guest count and may also assist with delivering food & beverage to tables so service can be as prompt as possible. The Porter will do various duties, e.g. Banquet room set ups, filling bread baskets and water glasses, showing guests to their tables and performing light housekeeping duties, as they recognize that a happy guest is a win for all.
As the Porter you will:
Be able to convey and comprehend information and ideas in English. Alcohol service training preferred as is customer service training. Be able to use equipment such as vacuums, coffee and juices machines, etc. Physical requirements include the ability to work long hours, mostly on your feet. Medium work — exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, ability to multi task. The right candidate will possess the ability to bend, stretch, twist or reach with your body and arms and will be able to work under variable temperatures and noise levels as well as the ability to see details so that proper cleaning is done. The ability to stand and/or walk for long periods of time without sitting or leaning is required as is the ability to work under variable temperature conditions and noise levels, both indoors and outdoors (if your hotel has an outdoor serving area) as well as around chemicals or fumes.
Digby Pines Resort….
85 pleasing rooms and suites, 31 cottages with one, two and three bedrooms, on 300-acres property.
Churchill’s Restaurant and Lounge – 100 seats
19th Hole Club House, casual dining 45 seats – Banquet Facilities, up to 275 people.
Rural setting, town of about 2500 on the Annapolis Basin/ Bay of Fundy.
Normandy Style Chateau nestled on beautifully landscaped grounds.
Residences adjacent to the Resort
2 ½ hour drive from Halifax, 3 hour ferry to Saint John, 1 ¼ hour drive to Yarmouth
We offer opportunities to….
Attend a Department Head Meeting – Help plan and organize staff events.
Join an employee committee – Job shadow in your own or other departments.
The award/recognitions won by Digby Pines Resort ….
What makes our property “unique & special…
Located on the Annapolis Basin/Bay of Fundy – Highest tides in the world.
Stanley Thompson Championship Golf Course.
Celebrating 90 Years in 2019!
Operating Season: May to October with preference to applicants available for the full season.
General Information: Resort with 147 rooms, suites and cottages on 300-acre property.
Work Schedule: Subject to position, can be 25 – 48 hours / week on 5 or 6 day schedule. Shoulder season, i.e., May, June and October expect fluctuating hours, it could be less than 40 hours/week. Overtime is paid after 48 hr / week.
Training: Pre-opening training programs and on-the-job training.
Performance: Minimum 1 per season; opportunity to discuss performance with supervisor,
Evaluations: Identify needs and interests for development.
Payroll: The Resort uses a direct deposit payroll system, a bank account is required.
Accommodations & Meals: Staff residence; one or two per room depending on the demand.
Other Benefits: One complimentary spa treatment for staff. Complimentary meal for staff and a guest in Churchill’s Restaurant.
Employees are entitled to complimentary golf and a 50% discount on power car and club rentals, 20% discount on Pro Shop Merchandise
Uniform Requirements: Uniforms are supplied, depending on the position the employee may have to supply some aspects of their uniform requirements.
Use of Facilities: Pool, fitness centre, golf. Other activities; game room with pool table, T.V. room, basketball hoop, volleyball, organized sports, wireless internet access and social events.
Relocation in fall: Attempt to identify new employees for those interested.
Response to Applications: Interviews conducted in March. All applicants must apply online and have a valid email address.
WE ARE A SMOKE FREE ENVIRONMENT
There are designated smoking areas for our guests as well as designated areas for our employees.
To apply please send resume and cover letter to email@example.com and be sure to include the position you are applying for in your cover letter and subject line of the email.
Closing Date: January 30th 2020