Event Staff

Toronto
Job description

Event Bar and Wait Staff

About DGS Event Staffing Agency

https://www.dgsevents.com

We've been staffing events in Toronto and Ontario for more than 15 years. Corporate launches, multi-location citywide festivals, huge weddings, small weddings, early-morning conferences, fundraising dinners, backyard barbecues, you name it, we've done it all.

Time and again, our Staff help create exceptional events of all kinds for guest lists of all sizes. Through rigorous hiring standards, extensive staff training, and a meticulously organized network of event managers and coordinators, we exceed expectations every time.

Finally, there is light at the end of the tunnel, and the event industry is back in action! Therefore, we are undergoing a mass hiring process for Supervisors, Bartenders, Wait Staff for our formal sit-down dinner and banquet events to add to our established roster.

Emphasis is given to candidates with experience in formal sit-down dinners and banquet halls. With this said, we are always looking for candidates that meet the DGS standards for all other positions.

Join our fantastic team today! We look forward to hearing from you.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Key responsibilities of the Bar and Wait Staff include, but are not limited to:

  • Bar staff fill drink orders for clients. They prepare standard mixed drinks and mix drinks to suit a customer's taste. Bar staff clean up at the end of their shifts. Bar staff may be responsible for ordering and maintaining an inventory of liquor, mixes, and other bar supplies. Experienced bartenders with smart serve credentials preferred.
  • Wait Staff need to be familiar with the menu, knowledgeable and able to provide service for a sit-down dinner, understand how things are prepared, what they taste like, and if special requests are allowed, they also need to know how to set up and clear tables. In addition, they need to be informed about specials and special events. Preference for servers experienced in formal high-end sit-down dinners (white-glove service), buffet and banquet hall service, staging venues, setting up venues, and organizing working areas such as bussing stations.

SKILLS

To succeed, candidates must possess the following combination of education, experience and skills:

  • 2+ years in the events /catering industry
  • Previous front of house experience
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Ability to work in a highly organized manner
  • Positive attitude and excellent oral communication skills
  • Proven excellence with client and staff relations
  • Previous experience as a bartender and/or server
  • Ability to provide positive customer service
  • Awareness of and appreciation for individual uniqueness and diversity
  • High degree of sensitivity to the importance of confidentiality and discretion
  • Smart and professional appearance
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule
  • Mature attitude, honesty, loyalty and exceptional work ethic
  • Ability to work well within a team
  • Comply with all DGS policies and procedures

Required experience:

  • Events Experience (Bartender/ Server): 2+ years

Required license or certification:

  • Smart Serve certified
  • Food Handler certified

What we offer:

  • Flexible work hours
  • Compensation based on experience
  • Growth within the company
  • Training available for all areas of event service
  • Be a part of some fantastic event experiences
  • Work alongside solid professionals in the industry
  • Offer a wide array of job positions and opportunities

Pay Rate:

  • $20/hour starting base

Location:

  • Greater Toronto area and surroundings

If you have all of the above requirements, are looking for a new challenge and are interested in working for a professional company that has a great team, then this may be the position you have been searching for!

We thank all applicants for considering DGS Events Inc. as an employer of choice. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Warm regards,

DGS Events team

Job Types: Part-time, Contract
Contract length: 6 months

Salary: From $20.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Night shift
  • On call
  • Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:
COVID-19 Protocols
We follow and implement a strict Covid-19 Safety protocol for all our Staff and comply with all government and venue guidelines.

DGS Event Staffing Agency

Toronto