Events Staff - $18/hour!
Steam Whistle Brewing
Toronto, ON
We are now looking to recruit on-site Events Staff to provide exceptional guest experiences at various events held at The Roundhouse. These are part-time hourly positions with varying hours throughout the year based on event bookings, mostly afternoons/evenings including weekends with some early morning shifts. We are hiring: Floor Event Supervisors, Cater Waiters/Event Floor Staff and Event Bartenders.

Pay Rates::
Supervisors $20/hour
Bartender and Floor Staff $18/hour

Reports to:: Director of Events

Overview: :
Participate in a variety of tasks required to successfully run corporate and social events (plated dinners, product launches, corporate meetings, cocktail party, weddings, etc.). Events can be anywhere from 25 to 1000 guests. Set up, execute and tear down events at Steam Whistle in our multiple venue spaces (Pilsner Hall, the Gallery, the Mezzanine & the new Locomotive Hall). Responsibilities would include: organizing rentals and setting up the room, working the event, putting out catering, setting up, clearing, making coffee, bussing, ensuring an exceptional guest experience and tearing down the room end of night. You will be trained on all things Steam Whistle as your role doubles as a brand ambassador.

Key Performance Indicators::
Attitude and effectiveness on each shift, reliability, punctuality, adhering to our company code standard and dress conduct, flexibility of duties, and feedback from customers, colleagues and suppliers, accurate paperwork.

Event Accountabilities::
Setup of the bars for various events held at the brewery, including stocking product and organizing both in house and rented glassware
Pulling product and enduring accurate counts
Teardown of the bar and event strike once the event has concluded
Knowing SW specialty cocktails and a good knowledge of house brands
Accurately free pouring drinks

Cater Waiters/Event Floor staff
Setup up the event space for various events held at the brewery, including setting up the room (tables, chairs, buffets, coffee stations, coat check, etc.), setting tables, organizing rentals, pinning linen & organizing client provide items (gift bags, name cards, menus, etc.)
Responsible for the teardown of the bar and event strike once the event has concluded
Ability to competently and confidently bartend and mix drinks in a fast-paced environment
Have good working knowledge of house wines and spirits
Carry a tray and bus as required
Assist in opening and closing checklists, including cash out sheets and inventory as require/assigned
Responsible for leaving the gallery and hall in a presentable condition for the morning
Ability to provide tours of the brewery for guests as required
Be an active member at department meetings
Responsible for maintaining company appearance, uniform and key messages during events
Ensure polite, professional and positive attitude is displayed at all times
Assist in promoting GBF culture; working as part of a team, leading by example and assisting in training for new hires

Experience and Qualifications: :
  • Confident, articulate and outgoing friendly personality
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Excellent bartending and / or serving skills
  • Excellent food and beverage knowledge
  • Must be physically fit as there will be some moving/lifting of fairly heavy loads, along with standing for long periods of time
  • Must be able to work weekend shifts
  • Must have Smart Serve
  • Current driving license is advantageous
  • A passion and knowledge of Craft brewing is advantageous
  • Working for one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies
  • 100% paid training and development related to area of work
  • 12 pack of beer each week
Steam Whistle Brewing is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. We are dedicated to building a diverse workforce. We will accommodate individuals with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. Please advise us of any requirements and we will do our best to meet your needs. Due to the high volume of applications received, only those who are selected for interviews will be contacted directly.