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Bus Person

Requisition #001-2299408
Job LocationCanada-British Columbia-Vancouver
Additional Location DetailsHastings Racecourse
Job StreamFood, Beverage & Banquets
Site LocationHastings Racecourse
Job TypeSeasonal, Part-Time
Contract Duration6 months
Salary/Rate$11.35 - $11.41 / Hour
Number of Positions Open4
Posting Date23-Apr-2018
Expiry Date09-May-2018
Travel RequiredOccasionally
Educational RequirementsHigh School
Languages RequiredEnglish
Job Description

Hastings Racecourse has been capturing the imagination of Vancouverites and visitors alike since 1889. Each April through October, we are Vancouver’s exclusive source for live thoroughbred horseracing.  This year, 600,000 guests of Hastings will wager on over 40,000 live and year-round national and international simulcast races combined.  In addition, we offer over 600 of the newest slot machines on our Casino Floor - complete with a spectacular entertainment lounge – as well as food and beverage options ranging from casual to fine dining.


A Vancouver landmark, Hastings offers spectacular views of the North Shore Mountains and Burrard Inlet, and located only 4 km from downtown Vancouver, B.C., we are conveniently accessible by car or public transit.  Hastings opens its doors at 10:00am everyday and closes at 2:00am Sunday thru Thursday and 4:00am Fridays and Saturdays.   A truly unique entertainment destination, Hastings offers an equally unique employment experience for our staff.  A member of the Great Canadian group of companies, Hastings Racecourse offers both seasonal and year-round positions in a fast paced, high energy environment


Get your career racing with Hastings Racecourse today and find out why we’re “Bred for Excitement” since 1889. 


Hastings Racecourse is currently seeking qualified individuals for the position of Bus Person to join our F&B department.  This is a seasonal hourly part-time position; successful applicants must be available to work on live race days (Friday through Sunday), non live race days and all stat holidays.


Position Summary: Under the general supervision of F&B Management, this position is responsible for setting and/or clearing of tables, food running and assisting server with service of food and beverage, restocking, cleaning and organizing all related work equipment and areas. This position involves lifting and walking up and down stairs as well as other duties as assigned.


Successful candidates will demonstrate the following qualifications: 

  • Minimum Grade 12 Education
  • Serving It Right certification
  • Must be willing to undergo a criminal record and credit check by the Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch
  • Related work experience in a high volume environment
  • Must be willing and able to continuously walk up and down stairs carrying trays weighing 30 pounds or more
  • Excellent customer-service and people skills (must be outgoing and professional in manner)
  • Positive and professional interaction between guests, service bar, kitchen and co-workers
  • Must be a team player who works well with others
  • Good organizational skills
  • A passion for providing Great Experiences and Memories to our internal and external guests in the continual quest of achieving service excellence 

How to apply:  Qualified candidates are welcome to click on the APPLY ONLINE NOW button and take a moment to register with our career centre.   Great Canadian thanks all candidates that apply for this position.   If your application is shortlisted for the position, one of our professional recruiters will be in touch.