Bartender, Prince of Wales Hotel (Summer 2023)

Job Locations CA-AB-Waterton Park
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 4 months ago(02/11/2023 7:19 PM)
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Food and Beverage/Culinary

What will be your daily pursuit?

Helping our guests unwind with an Alberta-brewed beer, cocktail, or glass of wine while inspiring tomorrow’s adventure 

What perks can you expect?

  • Work in a dynamic, culturally diverse team from around the globe 
  • Work experience in an iconic, unforgettable, and inspiring location 
  • Free access to Pursuit attractions for staff and family, send a friend at half the price!
  • Discounted hotel stays under Pursuit’s lodging offerings, and discounted food & beverage and retail experiences
  • The chance to work in an inclusive culture and make life-long friends 
  • Access to subsidized mental health and wellness resources
  • Opportunities for career growth or future work at other Pursuit locations 
  • Access to one of the world’s most beautiful and iconic National Parks

What will you do in this job?

  • Serve Hotel guests in a welcoming, timely, and efficient manner  
  • Acts as an ambassador of the Hotel and the National Park offering guests information about hotel history, available services, points of interest in the surrounding area, and entertainment options 
  • Handle cash, credit, and room charge payments making nightly deposits  
  • Daily stock and clean the bar/lounge area 
  • Maintain strong knowledge of menus, local beer, wine, spirits and culinary specials 
  • Craft specialty cocktails using local & regional spirits and pour local beer and wine   
  • Assists in the welcoming, bussing, and serving of guests in the lounge, dining room, and lobby as needed 
  • Listen to guest concerns and resolve issues to the best of your ability 
  • Follow federal, provincial, and company policies/regulations for serving alcoholic beverages in a responsible manner  
  • Keeprecordofpotentialsafety andmaintenance issues and communicatesdetails to Management 
  • Assist as needed with set up of rooms for special events, meetings, conferences and banquets  
  • Offer assistance to guests and teammates where needed  
  • Be a utility player who can complete a variety of job duties  
  • Perform other duties as requested by Management 

What skills and experience do you need for this job?

  • 1-2 years bartending/cocktailing experience in high-volume bar/restaurant setting  
  • An Alberta ProServe responsible liquor sales & service certification  
  • Work-ethic and commitment to the team and guest is key 
  • Willing and able to work solo or as part of a team  
  • An active listener and the ability to tell stories to guests 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment managing multiple tasks at once 
  • Ability to anticipate guest needs 
  • Physically able to complete the duties required 
  • Calm demeanor with conflict resolution skills  
  • Committed to Safety First and the highest quality of cleaning & sanitizing standards  
  • Organized with a great eye for detail  
  • Kind to others and always bring your best  
  • A good communicator, always suggesting ideas and solutions  
  • Helpful and friendly, willing to go the extra mile  
  • Relaxed, flexible and able to handle a few curve balls  
  • Ready for a fun and adventurous summer 

What will your work environment be like?

This fun, summer job runs from May or June to September, 2023

  • Beautiful. You’ll work in iconic, unforgettable and inspiring Waterton Lakes National Park. You’ll see amazing scenery and wildlife. You’ll participate in team events – and fun! 
  • Independent. You’ll spend your days in and around our historic hotel 
  • Remote. Our home is filled with trees, lakes and blue-bird skies; rather than buildings, freeways and smog. Connect with friends around a bonfire instead of through WiFi 
  • Busy. You need to be prepared for a physical working environment with walking, stair climbing, bending, reaching, lifting (up to 50 pounds with assistance) required 

This job description describes the role at a high level, but no document can anticipate every single task, issue or project that could come up. We work as a team and believe that we succeed together – these job duties may change based on the needs of the team and company as a whole. 


To handle this job successfully, any person hired must be able to perform responsibilities as described. Pursuit will make any reasonable accommodation to help a person with disabilities perform their job.  This job is based in Alberta, Canada.  Relocation to the area and the legal ability to work in Canada is required. 



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