Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Barista (Part Time) Part Time in Calgary, AB

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts

Branch Calgary AB CA

Barista (Part Time)
Calgary, AB

Centrally located in downtown Calgary near the city’s business and financial district it is within walking distance to the city’s most exciting retail shopping,…

Primary Location


Canada-Calgary-The Fairmont Palliser

Employee Status



Starbucks Barista

As a Barista with Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, you will be an ambassador for the exceptional service and cuisine that are hallmarks of our dining experience. Your warm, personal attention provides a memorable first impression for guests of Starbucks making them feel welcome and valued.

Hotel Overview:
Calgary is Canada’s most dynamic city The Fairmont Palliser is Calgary’s premier hotel. Centrally located in downtown Calgary near the city’s business and financial district it is within walking distance to the city’s most exciting retail shopping, arts, culture and entertainment venues.

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

Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service

Providing fast, efficient, friendly and individualized guest service

Working in a team atmosphere to provide memorable service experiences

Displaying professional behaviour, integrity, pride, and loyalty

Being able to work well under pressure in a fast paced high volume environment

Cash handling and maintaining a proper float balance as outlined in our accounting policy

Preparing espresso and tea beverages to Starbucks standards

Maintaining a clean and welcoming guest dining area and outlet

Assisting in daily Food and Beverage inventory management & control

Resolving guest concerns and responding to requests in a quick and helpful manner

Promoting professional work habits

Ensuring the best quality in coffee

Understand and operating the Point of Sales System

Understand and operating the Starbucks equipment

Contribute to the achievement of outlet goals and generate return business

Being responsible and promoting the safety and security of all colleagues and guests

Enforcing a safe work environment for yourself and your colleagues by upholding the safety rules provided by the department & hotel

Adhering to safety and sanitation standards as outlines by the Public Health Department

Ensuring equipment is clean and in good working condition and reporting any deficiencies

Incorporating Fairmont Raffles Hotels International Service Promise , Service Essentials and Values in daily interaction with internal and external guests

Contributing to the foundation that is based on great teamwork, communication and initiative

Being flexible with scheduled shifts. This includes being prepared to work early morning, afternoon or late night shifts

Prioritizing and completing multiple tasks simultaneously and by the end of your shift

Participating in ongoing learning opportunities and enhancing your skills, abilities and professionalism for personal growth and development

Acting as an ambassador for The Fairmont Palliser and our colleagues and the Fairmont Raffles Hotel International brand

Understanding and adhering to all Fairmont Raffles Hotels International company policies, procedure and standards

Taking responsibility and initiative to make decisions in the best interest of your team, outlet and hotel

High School diploma

Previous Starbucks experience is an asset

Previous cash handling experience

Passion for food and beverage including specialty coffees

Show commitment to product knowledge of both food and beverage items including specialty coffees

Post secondary diploma or degree in Hotel/Restaurant Management or related discipline is an asset

Must be a dynamic, team oriented individual

Basic food handling experience

Attention to detail and focus on outcome of decisions

Enjoy working with the public

Good communication skills and a good command of the English language is a must

Must work well under pressure & posses excellent interpersonal skills

Previous cash handling experience is an asset

Must be able to work very effectively in a low supervised environment

Must adapt to a flexible schedule including working the early mornings

Previous high-volume and fast paced restaurant experience is an asset

Experience with decision – making and problem solving

Physical Demands:
Ability to stand for majority of shift

Must be able to lift and carry weight loads of up to 25 lbs

Rate of Pay:
$15.25 per hour

Visa Requirements:
Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.

The Fairmont Palliser is committed to an employment equity program that includes special measures to achieve diversity among staff. We therefore encourage applications from qualified Aboriginal Canadians, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and women.

Whether you are launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit


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. Tha is why you’ll find exceptional work opportunities throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacificas 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, The Savoy, New York, The Plaza, and Shanghai, 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!

Job Level








Rotating / Shift Work




Closing Date


01.Feb.2015, 1:59:00 AM

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Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Calgary, AB, CA
Posted on: 2015-01-25
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