Banquet Captain


Permanent, Full-time
Closes Thursday March 9, 2023
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Wanuskewin is looking for a full or part-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 assigned

– A minimum of five years of related experience in hospitality service
– A suitable combination of education, training and experience may be considered
– Demonstrated understanding of customer service
– Understanding of Microsoft Suite as well as point of sale systems, audio/visual equipment
– Customer Service Certificate an asset
– CPR/First aid an asset
– Knowledge of Plains Indigenous cultures an asset
– Knowledge of restaurant and catering methodologies and practices
– Pleasant attitude working with the public
– Ability to work well in a team environment, as well as independently
– Able to procure a satisfactory criminal record check
– Reliable transportation to and from place of work

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

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $17.26-$20.02 per hour


  • 8 hour shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Tips

Work Location: In person


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