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The GCSU Backlot Positions 

Bartender
Number of Positions:     6-7
Terms of Employment:  Part-time as scheduled for Winter semester  
Rate of Pay: $11.00/hour
Anticipated Start Date:  January 3, 2018

 

The bartender is the main point of contact or "face" of the bar and is expected to provide prompt and courteous service as well as create a friendly environment for patrons and staff.  The bartender is expected to know how everything functions in the bar. Duties include, but are not limited to: mixing drinks, serving customers, opening and closing duties, counting cash, operating the point of sales system, stocking coolers, cleaning, checking ID, and enforcing the rules and regulations of the bar.

 

Applicant MUST be 19 years of age or older, a Grenfell student and able to work days, evenings/nights, and weekends. We will work around class schedules. Experience in bartending is an asset. Experience in the Backlot is preferred, but not a necessity.

 

Senior Bartender
Number of Positions:     1
Terms of Employment:  Part-time as scheduled for Winter semester  
Rate of Pay: $13.00/hour
Anticipated Start Date:  January 3, 2018

 

In addition to the regular bartender duties, the senior bartender is also the main point of contact for bartenders and will work closely with the Events and Liquor Services Coordinator. The senior bartender will assist in properly training new bartenders, know how all facets of the bar works, be adept at mixing drinks, be able to do stock orders, and ensure deposits are done correctly.

 

Applicant MUST be 19 years of age or older, a Grenfell student and able to work days, evenings/nights, and weekends.  Ideally, the Senior Bartender will be available to work Thursday nights and higher profile events. We will work around class schedules. Experience at The Backlot is required.

 

 

Security
Number of Positions:4-5
Terms of Employment:  Part-time as scheduled for Winter semester  
Rate of Pay:       $11.50/hour
Anticipated Start Date:  January 3, 2018

 

The security person is the first point of contact during events. This person is expected to provide firm but courteous service to patrons as well as ensure that the bar is safe. Security is the back-up to assist the bartender, when time allows. Duties include, but are not limited to: checking IDs for 19, monitoring consumption and behaviour, cleaning, setting up and taking down equipment, stocking coolers, enforcing the rules of the bar, calling CEP (when necessary), and creating a friendly and safe environment for patrons and staff.

 

Applicant MUST be 19 years of age or older, a Grenfell student, and able to work evenings/nights and weekends. The GCSU Backlot will work around class schedules. Experience is preferred, but is not a necessity.

 

 

Server
Number of Positions:1-2
Terms of Employment:  Part-time  as scheduled for Winter semester
Rate of Pay:       $11.00/hour
Anticipated Start Date:  January 12, 2018

 

The server is the main point of contact during Pub Grub night. This person who will greet guests, hand out menus, take orders, bring orders to and collect from The Grove, prepare and serve drinks, deal with issues, record orders in POS, and finalize transactions.

 

Applicant MUST be 19 years of age or older, a Grenfell student, and able to work Friday afternoons. Applicants must have previous experience in food service.  

 

Open Mic Host
Number of Positions:     1-2
Terms of Employment:  Thursdays from 10:30pm – close for Winter semester
Rate of Pay: Flat rate of $80 per night
Anticipated Start Date:  January 11, 2018

 

The open mic host must be a musician and singer and able to perform in front of small to medium-sized groups. Duties include, but are not limited to: hosting Open Mic on Thursday nights, adjusting the open mic equipment (as needed), performing, encouraging bar patrons to participate, introducing performers and thanking them after, enforcing the rules and regulations of the bar, and creating a friendly social environment for patrons and staff.  

 

Applicant MUST be 19 years of age or older, a Grenfell student, and able to work Thursday nights and other dates, as required. Previous performance experience is required.   

 

Trivia Host
Number of Positions:1-2
Terms of Employment:  Tuesday nights from 10pm – midnight for Winter semester
Rate of Pay: Flat rate of $70 per night
Anticipated Start Date:  January 9, 2018

 

The trivia host is responsible for creating a fun, entertaining game night at the GCSU Backlot. Duties include, but are not limited to: preparing a weekly (or bi-weekly) trivia game following the GCSU format, hosting trivia, setting up equipment, encouraging bar patrons to participate, creating a fun, friendly game for patrons and staff, keeping and updating scoring for league trivia, and providing updates to the trivia FB page.        

 

Applicant MUST be 19 years of age or older, a Grenfell student, and able to work Tuesday nights. Previous experience as a player of Backlot Trivia is an asset.

 

 

Karaoke Host
Number of Positions:1-2
Terms of Employment:  Fridays from 10-midnight for Winter semester
Rate of Pay: Flat rate of $30 per night
Anticipated Start Date: January 12, 2018

 

The karaoke host must be a person with a lot of passion for music and performing, but the ability to sing is not a requirement. The person must be able to use the sound and computer equipment, search for karaoke songs on YouTube, organize performers, and generally keep the event fun. The host will encourage bar patrons to participate and, if there are no performers, will be expected to entertain the group themselves.  

 

Applicant MUST be 19 years of age or older, a Grenfell student, and able to work Friday nights.

 

Dining Hall Positions

 

Dining Hall Attendant
Number of Positions:     2
Terms of Employment:  Part-time for Winter semester equaling 12 hours over 2 weeks
Rate of Pay: $11.00/hour
Anticipated Start Date: January 3, 2018

The dining hall attendant has several duties including, but not limited to, cleaning and tidying the dining hall during operating hours, repositioning furniture, enforcing the rules and regulations of the dining hall, and creating a friendly environment for patrons.

 

Applicant MUST be 19, a Grenfell student, and able to work near lunch & supper times on weekdays and weekends. We will work around class schedules.

 

Graduate students are welcome to apply, but priority in hiring is given to undergraduates.

Email class schedule and resume, indicating position(s) applied for, to: 

Valerie Simms-Anderson, GCSU Events & Liquor Services Coordinator
vsimmsanderson@grenfell.mun.ca

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Thursday, November 23rd @ Midnight

Grenfell Campus Student Union values employment and educational equity and welcomes applicants from diverse groups including (but not limited to): women; Indigenous people; people of diverse ethnic backgrounds; people with disabilities; international students; and gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people.  

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