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The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

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Assistant Chief StewardThe Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise is looking for an outgoing, friendly, motivated and keen person to fill the position of Assistant Chief Steward. This person will provide all the necessary support to the Chief Steward and the entire Stewarding Department. This position will introduce you to the inner workings of the hotels management team as well as teach you all the indispensable tools needed to better not only yourself, but also the Stewarding Department and the entire Food & Beverage Division.

Hotel Overview: Embrace your passion for hiking, skiing, snowboarding and many other outdoor activities in Banff National Park while pursuing a fulfilling career at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Take a risk, make a change and experience a new adventure while further developing your career. To live and work in a National Park is a once in a lifetime opportunity.  Our team is a network of empowered individuals with a strong sense of themselves and the hospitality industry. Work hard, play hard and receive extraordinary benefits including subsidized onsite accommodations, which make saving money very easy to manage. Join our Fairmont family today!



Summary of Responsibilities: Reporting to the Chief Steward, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following: 

  • Lead, teach, coach and inspire a team of up to 60 staff, including 8 supervisors
  • Conduct semi-annual and periodic inventories to ensure par stocks and resource availability are maintained within all Food and Beverage outlets and kitchens and determine breakage
  • Conduct daily inspections of all Food and Beverage areas and kitchens on a daily basis to ensure cleanliness and compliance with local health/sanitation codes
  • Assist in the correct ordering and usage of all chemicals within the department and outlets, including appropriate training in accordance with provincial WHMIS legislation
  • Attend any required meetings including Department Head meetings, weekly Food and Beverage division meetings and stewarding meetings
  • Assist the Chief Steward with the recruitment, orientation, training and scheduling of all colleagues and supervisors
  • Assist the Chief Steward to exceed budgetary guidelines for operating supplies and labor
  • Provide support and direction to the team of leaders within Stewarding with respect to performance management and continuous learning
  • Foster an environment of cooperation within the department and between other departments within the hotel
  • Encourage participation and input from all colleagues while promoting professional work habits that will ensure that the department is being guided at all time by Fairmont’s Mission, Vision and Values
  • Have a proactive eye for detail and cleanliness
  • Review banquet event orders to forecast equipment and supply requirements
  • Actively participate in all of the hotel’s committees
  • Compliance with all safety regulations of assigned tasks and ensure a clean, safe working environment with active participation in the hotel’s health and safety program
  • Adhere to all environmental policies and programs as required
  • Other reasonable duties as assigned
  • 2 years leadership experience within the Stewarding department required or management experience within Food and Beverage
  • Must have valid drivers license class 5 and be able to obtain an Alberta Drivers license
  • Diploma or Degree in Hospitality Management an asset
  • Excellent communication (written & verbal) and interpersonal skills
  • Must be computer strong with knowledge of Excel, Word, and electronic mail
  • Completion of Train the Trainer & Interaction Management an asset
  • Must be results orientated, self motivated, highly organized with an eye for detail
  • Must be committed to safety and good environmental practices in the work place
Visa Requirements: Applicant must hold the proper authorization to be legally eligible to work in Canada.  
APPLY TODAY: Whether you're launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit www.fairmontcareers.com to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!
At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you'll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!


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Lake Louise, Canada
F&B kitchen, F&B other
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As soon as possible
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The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Surrounded by soaring mountain peaks, the majestic Victoria Glacier and a glistening emerald lake, the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise hotel is located in Alberta's Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is recognized globally for progressive environmental stewardship and responsible tourism.

Originally built as a base for outdoor enthusiasts and alpinists over 100 years ago, The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise is a year-round luxury mountain resort offering guided mountain tours, world-class skiing in the winter, scenic hiking and canoe activities in the summer, a luxury spa, and exceptional dining experiences.

Step into our backyard and discover endless outdoor recreational activities including downhill skiing and snowboarding, cross-country skiing, ice skating, snowshoeing, snowmobiling and horse drawn sleigh rides in the winter; and hiking, canoeing, horseback riding, fishing, mountain biking and river rafting in the summer.

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