Employment Opportunities - UC Services

THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN JOINING OUR TEAM!

We are excited to offer the following full-time and casual part-time positions for the upcoming Fall 2021 semester. We offer a dynamic employment experience working in the heart of the University of Guelph campus. With positions available in UC Building Services, UC Event Services, Brass Taps Campus Pub, and The Lookout: Rooftop Patio + Grad Lounge, we offer the opportunity to gain valuable skills and professional development in an inclusive, collaborative, team-oriented work environment.

We value our team and recognize the need to support each other in our work in order to make everyday a success. We are committed to accommodating our employees' academic commitments and extracurricular activities. We provide the following benefits to our team members:

  • Flexible Scheduling and Time-off Requests: We are committed to making your academic commitments your Number 1 priority! We schedule work shifts around your class schedule and other academic commitments, our goal is to ensure their is no conflict between your studies and job with us. Time-off requests are regularly accommodated and extended requests are available to help you achieve a suitable work-life balance.
  • Food & Beverage Benefit: All staff members receive 50% off all food and beverage purchases at The Brass Taps Pub and The Lookout: Rooftop Patio + Grad Lounge at all times. In addition, staff members can join our unlimited beverage plan and enjoy non-alcohol beverages (including pop, fresh brewed coffee and more) at any time at no charge for a small flat-rate fee included in your regular compensation.
  • Advancement Opportunities: We provide the opportunity for our staff members to move to various positions within our department, cross-train and work in multiple service locations, and internally apply for all advancement opportunities.
  • Work Study Wage Increases: Student employees can apply to the university's work study program and receive a regular wage increase under the financial grant progrram.
  • Team Networking & Social Activities: Our team is like family, we create great relationships and celebrate our successes with team socials, experiental trips and staff outings, recognition programs, employee perks and much more.
  • Meet New Friends & Colleagues: Our close and friendly team members make new staff members feel like family from the beginning. Meet new friends and enjoy working in an environment with other students and community members.
     

FALL 2021: FOOD & BEVERAGE JOBS

Bartender (Part-time, Experience & Daytime Availability an asset):
The position of bartender in The Brass Taps Pub and UC Event Services is a front-line champion in providing quality food and beverage service to our customers.  Bartenders interact and converse with all members of the University Community including students, staff, faculty and community members.  As a condition of employment, bartenders must be Smart Serve Certified and adhere to all Provincial and University policies surrounding responsible alcohol service.  The successful incumbents will possess excellent time management skills, a strong work ethic, and enjoy working in a rewarding, fast paced campus environment.  Customer service quality and care is our top priority and therefore it is an essential skill requirement and primary focus in our work.  The role includes taking guest orders and accommodating requests, preparing beverages to order, performing regular inventory and bar duties, greeting clients and serving as a quality ambassador for our team.  This position is eligible to collect and retain earned gratuities in addition to regular wage compensation.  Email your resume to brasstaps@uoguelph.ca.  Please include your class schedule (if applicable) and the position(s) you are interested in.

COMMITMENT:  10 - 24 Hours Per Week
REGULAR WAGE:  $12.20/hr. + Earned Gratuities & Food/Beverage Benefit
WORK STUDY APPROVED WAGE:  $14.00/hr. + Earned Gratuities & Food/Beverage Benefit 

  

Server (Part-time, Experience & Daytime Availability an asset):
The position of server in The Brass Taps Pub and UC Event Services is a key part in the delivery of quality customer service and a fun, eventful and profitable role within our team.  Servers are responsible for making customers feel welcome, greeting them upon arrival, and creating an enjoyable dining experience.  Servers make sure customer orders are taken to specification, placing orders in a timely manner, ensuring complete satisfaction and an enjoyable experience in a friendly atmosphere.  Servers handle alcohol orders and must be Smart Serve Certified before they begin work and adhere to all Provincial and University policies surrounding alcohol and possess skills in providing responsible service.  Multitasking is a key skill to possess and customer care is the top priority during service.  This position is eligible to collect and retain earned gratuities in addition to regular wage compensation.  Email your resume to brasstaps@uoguelph.ca.  Please include your class schedule (if applicable) and the position(s) you are interested in.

COMMITMENT:  10 - 24 Hours Per Week
REGULAR WAGE:  $12.20/hr. + Earned Gratuities & Food/Beverage Benefit
WORK STUDY APPROVED WAGE:  $14.00/hr. + Earned Gratuities & Food/Beverage Benefit

 

F&B Support Staff (Part-time)
Our food and beverage support team is an essential part of the flow of our service operations. This position offers the opportunity to start your experience in the hospitality industry or perfect your customer service skills. The role includes supporting our service team in the delivery of quality service, specifically, greeting customers, delivering food and beverage orders, assisting with table management, performing side duties, answering customer inquiries, and setting up reservations and events. This position receives a share of house tip-out pools based on hours of work, in addition to regular wage compensation.   Email your resume to brasstaps@uoguelph.ca.  Please include your class schedule (if applicable) and the position(s) you are interested in.

COMMITMENT:  6 - 24 Hours Per Week
REGULAR WAGE:  $14.00/hr. + House Gratuity (Average of $0.95 - $1.80/hr.)
WORK STUDY APPROVED WAGE:  $15.00/hr. + House Gratuity (Average of $0.95 - $1.80/hr.)

 

Kitchen Prep & Cook Staff (Part-time)
Our kitchen prep and cook staff are responsible for creating delicious meals, filling orders in a timely manner to specification, ensuring consistent and quality production for enjoyment.  The role is responsible for preparing the kitchens in The Brass Taps Pub and The Lookout: Rooftop Patio + Grad Lounge for success each day, utilizing learned menu development, culinary skills, and safe food handling practices to produce outstanding food for our customers. Kitchen staff follow consistent standards, practices and quality preparation guidelines to produce menu items and are responsible for adhering to all Public Health and Safe Food Handling policies as well as University Policies.  Duties include working with full-time cooks in the production of orders, maintaining a clean and safe work station, complete kitchen tasks and assignments, use kitchen equipment, and help plan for successful service.  This position receives a share of house tip-out pools based on hours of work, in addition to regular wage compensation.   Email your resume to brasstaps@uoguelph.ca.  Please include your class schedule (if applicable) and the position(s) you are interested in.

COMMITMENT:  6 - 24 Hours Per Week
REGULAR WAGE:  $14.00/hr. + House Gratuity (Average of $0.95 - $1.80/hr.)
WORK STUDY APPROVED WAGE:  $15.00/hr. + House Gratuity (Average of $0.95 - $1.80/hr.)

 

Bakery Assistant Staff (Part-Time)
Part-time bakery assistants help the bakers in preparing fresh-from-scratch baked goods for Campus Bakery Co. customer orders and special events. Bakery assistants will regularly prepare doughs, batters and baking goods, following recipes to specification. The position is responsible for maintaining a clean and safe baking area, stocking ingredients, and decorating custom baked goods under the direction of the baker. This exciting opportunity will aim to develop sound traditional baking skills and explore the science and creativity promoted through our business.  Other duties pertaining to business operation may be assigned by management or bakers as the need arises. This position receives a share of house tip-out pools based on hours of work, in addition to regular wage compensation.   Email your resume to campusbakery@uoguelph.ca.  Please include your class schedule (if applicable) and the position(s) you are interested in.

COMMITMENT:  6 - 24 Hours Per Week
REGULAR WAGE:  $14.00/hr. + House Gratuity (Average of $0.95 - $1.80/hr.)
WORK STUDY APPROVED WAGE:  $15.00/hr. + House Gratuity (Average of $0.95 - $1.80/hr.)

 

Lead Service Staff (Part-time, Experience & Evening Availability an asset):
This lead service position within The Lookout: Rooftop Patio + Grad Lounge team is a dynamic role with the responsibility of providing customer service to guests, taking food and beverage orders, preparing alcohol and non-alcohol beverages, conducting daily inventory and cash-out, and assisting management in leading the service team.  Lead Service Staff must be personable and able to converse with all members of the University Community including students, parents, staff and faculty. Smart Serve Certification is required and adherence to all Provincial and University policies surrounding alcohol and alcohol service is required.  The successful incumbents will have excellent time management skills and a strong work ethic.  Customer service and care is our top priority and therefore it must be a strong skill set and focus of any potential candidate.  This position is eligible to collect and retain earned gratuities in addition to regular wage compensation.  Email your resume to lookout@uoguelph.ca.  Please include your class schedule (if applicable) and the position(s) you are interested in.

COMMITMENT:  10 - 24 Hours Per Week
REGULAR WAGE:  $16.00/hr. + Earned Gratuities & Food/Beverage Benefit
WORK STUDY APPROVED WAGE:  $16.00/hr. + Earned Gratuities & Food/Beverage Benefit 

 


FALL 2021: BUILDING SERVICES JOBS

Licensed Security Staff (Part-time, Ontario PSIS License Required)
Our Security Staff team provides professional and respectful service and oversight for events, licensed activities, concerts and special functions in the University Centre and on campus.  Licensed Guards will be scheduled to work large-scale departmental events both in the University Centre (including The Brass Taps Pub, The Lookout: Rooftop Patio + Grad Lounge, and Peter Clark Hall) as well as at other sites on the University of Guelph Main Campus.  This position requires effective communication, keen observation, problem solving skills, conflict resolution, tact, and a positive demeanour. A valid Ontario Private Security License, Smart Serve Certification, and valid First Aid (First Responder) Certification is required.  Guards are responsible for person-checks, bag-checks, ID-checks (at licensed function), as well as ensuring the overall safety and security of themselves, patrons and staff working at events.  There may be other duties assigned by management as needed.   Email your resume to brasstaps@uoguelph.ca.  Please include your class schedule (if applicable) and the position(s) you are interested in.

COMMITMENT:  6 - 24 Hours Per Week
REGULAR WAGE:  $15.50/hr. + House Gratuity (Average of $0.95 - $1.80/hr.)
WORK STUDY APPROVED WAGE:  $16.50/hr. + House Gratuity (Average of $0.95 - $1.80/hr.)

 

Casual Building Support Staff (Part-time)
Building Support Staff are responsible for providing reservation and equipment setup services for our clients in all bookable University Centre meeting room locations.  Casual support staff will work with the building and programming coordinator to arrange service and required support for reservations, complete daily task lists, report all matters relating to client services and room conditions, setup equipment rentals, and respond to service requests during their shift.  Cross-training on reservations software is available.  Morning and evening shifts available, candidates must be comfortable with lifting up to 40 lbs. and handling problem solving situations during high volume times.   Email your resume to ucservices@uoguelph.ca.  Please include your class schedule (if applicable) and the position(s) you are interested in.

COMMITMENT:  10 - 16 Hours Per Week
REGULAR WAGE:  $14.00/hr. + Food/Beverage Benefit
WORK STUDY APPROVED WAGE:  $15.00/hr. + Food/Beverage Benefit

 


WORKING FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF GUELPH

The University of Guelph is committed to equity in its policies, practices, and programs, supports diversity in its teaching, learning and work environments, and ensures that applications for members of underrepresented groups are seriously considered under its employment equity policy. All qualified individuals who would contribute to the further diversification of our University community are encouraged to apply.

To support the University’s commitment to creating a healthy campus for everyone, our Guelph campus is tobacco- and smoke-free. The Tobacco- and Smoke-Free Campus policy applies to all faculty, staff, students and visitors and applies to the entire campus. To learn more, see www.uoguelph.ca/smokefree

The University of Guelph resides on the ancestral lands of the Attawandaron people and the treaty lands and territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit and we offer our respect to our Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee and Métis neighbours as we strive to strengthen our relationships with them.

 

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