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Dining Room Server-Part Time and Full Time

November 20, 2018

Clair Hills Retirement Community

Reports to: Executive Chef

Job Summary:

Under the guidance of the Maître’d (where applicable), the incumbent is responsible for providing a high quality, memorable dining experience for residents, guests and visitors in compliance with resident dietary restrictions and expectations, legislative, regulatory and Company policies and procedures.


 Job Duties:

  • Perform all aspects of dining room service and resident functions, including table/tray presentation, preparation and serving of beverages and accompaniments, serving of food and clearing of dining room, resident bistro and bar/lounge areas.
  • Assist with the preparation and presentation of food under the direction of the Chef.
  • Perform general cleaning duties and routines, including vacuuming dining room carpet and mopping floors.
  • Assist in the kitchen as required which may include tasks such as scrape, stack, and rack dishes and return them to storage.
  • Clean and fill condiment containers.
  • Adhere to all appropriate workplace regulations, compliances, and legislation regarding health and safety, food preparation standards, and Company policies and procedures.
  • Maintain the highest standards of professionalism by following the Company dress code and/or wearing the Company uniform at all times.
  • Attend staff meetings and participate in mandatory training as required.
  • Other duties as assigned. Performance Requirements
  • Continuously follow the principles of “good customer service” and ensure that these values are demonstrated in day to day practices.
  • Demonstrate the ability to interact effectively within the team, suppliers, residents and families as well as external service resources.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize workload/multi-task. • Ability to remain calm and poised in tense situations.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong verbal/written English communication skills.
  • Knowledge of restaurant kitchen duties is an asset.
  • Proficiency with POS computer system where applicable
  • Food Handler and Smart Serve certification an asset
  • Knowledgeable in Health and Safety regulations.


Working Conditions:

  • Flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Frequently lift up to 35 pounds; occasionally pull up to 50 lbs.
  • Bend, kneel, and work with arms raised for at least 3 hours per day.
  • Walk and stand on a variety of surfaces for at least 3 hours per day.
  • Climb stairs, lift and move small equipment, linen bags.


In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, reasonable accommodation for applicants with a disability is available, upon request, for the interview process and for other candidate selection methods.

Note:  the successful candidate must provide a current, satisfactory criminal record check with vulnerable sector screen and a current TB test.

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