Banquet Captain


Permanent, Full-time
Closes Thursday March 9, 2023
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Wanuskewin is looking for a full-time Banquet Captain in our Culinary department. Reporting to the Director, Hospitality, this position will encompass all aspects of food and beverage banquet and catering service at Wanuskewin Heritage Park.


  • Organize and understand Banquet Event Orders (BEO) to plan the execution of room setups and food service to our meeting rooms
  • Assist in room set up and tear down for banquet events
  • Service rooms during banquets and meetings including delivering menu items to rooms, clearing tables and banquet tables
  • Set up and trouble shoot A/V requirements
  • Coach banquet serving staff on steps of service
  • Prepare and ensure room set up check sheets and closing check sheets are being processed
  • Meet with conveners and go over their BEO or contract to ensure they have everything they need for the day
  • Attend weekly BEO meetings
  • Schedule banquet staff
  • Participate in banquet server coaching, mentoring, and discipline plan
  • Other duties as required


  • CPR/First aid an asset
  • Demonstrated understanding of customer service
  • Understanding of Microsoft Suite as well as point of sale systems, audio/visual equipment
  • Pleasant attitude working with the public
  • Own transportation to job site
  • Ability to work in a team environment or independently
  • Ability to supervise staff and lead a team
  • Able to procure a satisfactory criminal record check
  • Attention to detail

Wanuskewin has a priority to hire Indigenous candidates, please note in your cover letter if you choose to identify.


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