Careers2018-01-18T17:21:58+00:00

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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 competent Restaurant Server will take orders and deliver them to our guests while maintaining and enhancing the quality of our customer service. You will work in close collaboration with colleagues and follow established health and safety standards. The goal is to accelerate our business development by providing an excellent overall guest experience.

Responsibilities

  • Provide excellent customer services that promote satisfaction
  • Greet customers and present menu
  • Make recommendations or share additional information upon request
  • Take and serve food/drinks orders and up-sell any additional products
  • Arrange table settings and maintain tables clean and tidy
  • Check products for quality and correct any problems that keep them from enjoying their meal/drink
  • Deliver checks and collect payments
  • Cooperate with all serving and kitchen staff
  • Follow all relevant health department rules/regulations and all customer service guidelines

Requirements

  • Proven work experience as a waiter or waitress
  • Ability to develop constructive working and interpersonal relationships with colleagues and customers
  • Problem solving and decision making skills
  • Service orientation and excellent organizational skills
  • Hands on experience with cash, debit and credit payment process
  • Basic point of sale system knowledge.  Volanté POS experience will be considered a plus
  • Active listening and effective communication competencies
  • Good physical condition
  • High school diploma; food safety training will be considered a plus
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An enthusiastic bartender will provide an excellent guest drinking experience. Good bartenders will be able to create classic and innovative drinks exceeding customers’ needs and expectations. Adhere to the rules and regulations by the AGCO for the sale and service of alcoholic beverages.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare alcohol or non-alcohol beverages for bar and restaurant patrons
  • Interact with customers, take orders and serve snacks and drinks
  • Assess customers’ needs and preferences and make recommendations
  • Mix ingredients to prepare cocktails
  • Plan and present bar menu
  • Check customers’ identification and confirm it meets legal drinking age
  • Restock and replenish bar inventory and supplies
  • Stay guest focused and nurture an excellent guest experience
  • Comply with all Liquor Licence Act (LLA) regulations

Requirements

  • Resume and proven working experience as a bartender
  • Excellent knowledge of in mixing, garnishing and serving drinks
  • Knowledge of a second language is a plus
  • Positive attitude and excellent communication skills
  • Ability to keep the bar organized, stocked and clean
  • Relevant training certificate
  • Basic point of sale system knowledge.  Volanté POS experience will be considered a plus
  • Active listening and effective communication competencies
  • Good physical condition
  • Hospitality diploma & food safety training will be considered a plus
  • Smart Serve Certified
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A buser/barback helps 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. 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

  • Stock products in bars and kitchen areas
  • Clear and clean tables and bar area during service
  • Reseting the dinning room and server areas
  • Assist in the final preparation of dishes
  • Deliver orders to maintain fast service
  • Eliminate obstacles in service, food preparation lines or dishwashing
  • Inspect and clean the premises according to quality and sanitation standards
  • Transfer important information between the kitchen and the wait staff

Requirements

  • Proven experience as a buser/barback 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
  • Food handling certification
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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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