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CAREERS

We take great pride in our employees and they are the key to our success. The Island Yacht Club Team is made up of highly qualified, service-oriented professionals.

We are currently seeking individuals who have a strong desire to be part of an exceptional work experience. This opportunity, to uphold our mission to support active, healthy living, redefine urban recreation, and foster friendship through yachting.

We require staff that will deliver above and beyond average standards. We want our members and guests to feel like they’ve got away with out getting away. We need team players to confidently be a part of IYC’s cottage in the city.

If interested in joining our team, the positions currently available, are listed below:

 

The Dock Master will be responsible for the safe mooring of vessels and general operations of the main docks. The successful candidate will help coordinate the arrival and departure of vessels, maintain a safe and clean environment. Candidates must have line handling skills, the ability to use a PC and VHF radio, and the physical ability to work around the marina and docks.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the daily operations of the Island Yacht Club’s docks
  • Ensure that all docks are well-maintained and safe
  • Oversee the placement of all boats to ensure the maximization of each slip is utilized
  • Directs, moves, assists, and securely moors vessels to dock
  • Ensure the docks are consistently monitored for safety and efficiency purposes
  • Maintains open communication with Marine Yard staff
  • Ensures the arrival experience is seamless for all guests
  • Process, record and balance slip payments
  • Ensure visiting boaters are respecting IYC rules and policies
  • This position requires the candidate to spend 90% off his or her work day in the outdoors

Requirements

  • 2+ years of experience as a Dockmaster
  • Knowledge of Moneris Terminals and PC/VHF Radios
  • Strong communication skills
  • Knowledge of boat safety
  • Available weekends and holidays
  • Word and Excel knowledge
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The lifeguard maintains constant surveillance of patrons in the pool area of IYC. A successful candidate acts immediately and appropriately to secure safety of members and guests in the event of emergency. Provides emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services.

Responsibilities

  • Maintains consistent surveillance of members and guests in the pool area
  • Acts immediately and appropriately to secure safety in the event of an emergency
  • Ensure appropriate headcount of people in pool area on an hourly basis
  • Cautions swimmers regarding unsafe practices and safety hazards
  • Enforces pool rules and regulations
  • Administer first aid and CPR as required
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work without supervision
  • Control and report unruly behaviour and evict individuals not adhering protocols
  • Enforces pool hours and ensures pool is locked at end of shift
  • Monitors activities at pool to prevent accidents
  • Maintain pool equipment
  • Inspects facilities for cleanliness; completes general pool cleaning and maintenance duties
  • Provides general information on pool operation to members and guests

Requirements

  • 4+ years of experience as a Lifeguard
  • Certified Red Cross Lifeguard
  • First Aid/CPR Certified
  • Available weekends and holidays
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A professional Sous Chef will be the second in command in our kitchen, following our Executive Chef’s specifications and guidelines. The successful candidate will employ its culinary and managerial skills in order to play a critical role in maintaining and enhancing our customers’ satisfaction.

Responsibilities

  • Help in the preparation and design of all food menus
  • Produce high quality plates both design and taste wise
  • Ensure that the kitchen operates in a timely way that meets our quality standards
  • Fill in for the Executive Chef in planning and directing food preparation when necessary
  • Resourcefully solve issues that arise and seize control of problematic situations
  • Manage and train kitchen staff, establish working schedule and assess staff’s performance
  • Comply with and enforce sanitation regulations and safety standards
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers

Requirements

  • 4+ years of experience as a Sous Chef
  • Understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures
  • Excellent record of kitchen and staff management
  • Accuracy and speed in handling emergency situations and providing solutions
  • Familiar with industry’s best practices
  • Food handling certification
  • Degree in Culinary related certificate a plus
  • Available weekends and holidays
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The Concierge will work at the main dock of IYC. You will be the first to greet our members and guests. The first impression of IYC depends on your friendliness and efficiency. The ideal candidate will be a smart and trustworthy individual able to provide warm greetings and handle all incoming requests. In addition, you will be responsible to protect the club and its members by monitoring who comes on and off the island. The goal is to contribute to an overall pleasant customer experience to increase our reputation and ensure sustainable growth of the Island Yacht Club.

Responsibilities

  • Welcome customers upon entrance and confirm reservations
  • Act as the point of reference for members and guests who need assistance or information
  • Attend to requests and requirements promptly and professionally
  • Understand needs and provide personalized solutions by suggesting activities and facilities
  • Signing in members and guests, verifying membership status and controlling access of non-members
  • Processes payments – tender fees and slip bookings
  • Acquire extensive knowledge of the island
  • Develop positive and professional working relationships with members
  • Respond to complaints and find appropriate solutions

Requirements

  • Proficiency in English; multilingual is strongly preferred
  • Available weekends and holidays
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Polite and confident with a great deal of patience
  • Ability in multitasking and time-management
  • Aptitude in resolving issues with a customer-focused orientation
  • Degree in hotel management or relevant field will be a asset
  • Volante POS knowledge a plus
  • Word and Excel knowledge
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The Event coordinator will organize all IYC events. You will be responsible for every aspect of an event. An event coordinator must be well-organized and competent in vendor management. Communication skills and attention to detail will set apart the best among the candidates. Enthusiasm and passion for the job and you’ll be our ideal candidate. The goal is to organize unforgettable events that will ensure the entertainment of participants and facilitate the completion of business objectives.

Responsibilities

  • Understand requirements for each event
  • Plan event with attention to financial and time constraints
  • Book venue (IYC), plan menus and bar requirements
  • Research vendors (catering, decorators, musicians etc.) and choose the best combination of quality and cost
  • Communicate with client on all details and requests
  • Negotiate with vendors to achieve the most favourable terms
  • Manage all event operations
  • Do final checks at the day of the event to ensure everything meets standards
  • Oversee event happenings and act quickly to resolve problems
  • Evaluate event’s success and submit reports

Requirements

  • Proven experience as event coordinator
  • A proven track record of organizing successful events
  • Proficient in Word and Excel
  • Excellent vendor management skills
  • Knowledge of basic recruitment practices
  • Outstanding communication and negotiation ability
  • Well-organized with multi-tasking skills
  • Able to handle stress and remain calm
  • Problem-solving ability
  • Degree in hospitality management, public relations or relevant field is preferred
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A professional line cook prepares food to the exact chef’s specifications and to set up stations for menus. Line cook duties will consist of assisting the executive and sous chef with their daily tasks. The successful candidate will play a key role in contributing to our customer satisfaction and acquisition goals.

Responsibilities

  • Set up and stocking stations with all necessary supplies
  • Prepare food for service (e.g. chopping vegetables, butchering meat, or preparing sauces)
  • Cook menu items in cooperation with the rest of the kitchen staff
  • Answer, report and follow executive or sous chef’s instructions
  • Clean up station and take care of leftover food
  • Stock inventory appropriately
  • Ensure that food comes out simultaneously, in high quality and in a timely fashion
  • Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers

Requirements

  • 2+ years of experience as a line cook
  • Proven cooking experience, including experience as a line chef, cook or prep cook
  • Excellent understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures
  • Accuracy and speed in executing assigned tasks
  • Familiar with industry’s best practices
  • Food handling certification
  • Culinary school diploma
  • Available weekends and holidays
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The Food Expeditor ensures that all kitchen orders are prepared in a timely manner and according to menu or customer specifications, finalize the presentation of the plate and keeps orders flowing from the kitchen to guests during our busy service. You help to keep a smooth workflow between the kitchen and the tables. You will work in a fast-paced environment to get proper orders out faster and more efficiently. As food expeditor, you must have excellent communication skills and experience in a restaurant’s hectic setting. You must have enough stamina to be in constant motion and skills to coordinate and organize processes and people. The goal is to make service faster and better to help enhance our quality and reputation.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure the efficient flow of orders from the waiters to the kitchen
  • Ensure orders are being prepared with the correct priority
  • Assist in the final preparation of dishes
  • Check dishes before delivery for accuracy, presentation and temperature
  • Deliver orders to maintain fast service
  • Eliminate obstacles in service, food preparation lines or dishwashing
  • Inspect the premises according to quality and sanitation standards and assist in cleaning
  • Transfer important information between the kitchen and the wait staff
  • Handle complaints from clients to preserve the restaurant’s reputation
  • Support other tasks as needed (e.g. telephone orders)

Requirements

  • Proven experience as food expeditor or other restaurant position
  • Understanding of health and safety rules in a restaurant
  • Dexterity in using kitchen equipment or utensils and carry heavy trays
  • Well-organized and ability to lead and direct people
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Outstanding coordination and multi-tasking abilities
  • A customer-oriented approach
  • Great physical endurance
  • High school diploma; Higher degree in hospitality a plus
  • Food handling certification
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A Cleaner to take care of our facilities and carry out cleaning and maintenance duties. The goal is to keep our building in a clean and orderly condition.

Responsibilities

  • Clean, stock and supply designated facility areas (dusting, sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, cleaning ceiling vents, restroom cleaning etc)
  • Perform and document routine inspection and maintenance activities
  • Carry out heavy cleansing tasks and special projects
  • Notify management of occurring deficiencies or needs for repairs
  • Make adjustments and minor repairs
  • Stock and maintain supply rooms
  • Cooperate with the rest of the staff
  • Follow all health and safety regulations

Requirements

  • 2+ years of experience
  • Proven working experience as a cleaner
  • Knowledge of cleaning chemicals and supplies
  • Familiarity with Material Safety Data Sheets
  • Integrity
  • High School Diploma
  • Available weekends and holidays
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