Host/Hostess, Le Café

Job Detail

Company: National Arts Centre
Industry: Arts Media and Entertainment
Job Type: Part Time
Salary Level ($): Less than 30,000
Job Location: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Highest Level Of Education: Diploma
Job Posting Date: 07-Mar-2017
Apply by: 24-Mar-2017

Job Description:

Salary: $13.83 per hour as per the Collective Agreement.

Status: Part-time, continuing.

Schedule: As required; evening, weekend and day shifts.

What is the National Arts Centre

The National Arts Centre is more than a place, it’s a state of mind.  Home to the most creative artists, the National Arts Centre works with artists and arts organizations in every part of the country to provide a national stage for the performing arts.

The National Arts Centre: Canada is our stage.

Key activities:

The Hostess/Host is accountable for greeting guests and assisting the supervisor in providing prompt, efficient and courteous service at all times. The hostess/Host is responsible for taking reservations for Le Café restaurant as well as daily preparation of the restaurant reservation list. This position requires a high degree of diplomacy given the liaising tasks associated with seating guests in sections associated with each member of the serving staff.


Required qualifications:

 - Bilingual in both official languages;
Must have a high school diploma;
Finely honed customer service skills;
1 year of experience in a similar position;
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
Ability to work well under pressure;
- Ability to work well in a team environment; and demonstrate solid relationship building skills;
- Ability to follow specific direction;
- Ability to work an irregular schedule to meet business needs (evenings, days, weekends, and statutory holidays).


Who can apply:

Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens.

Candidates invited to an interview will be responsible for all travel and accommodation expenses. If relocation is required, the successful candidate will be expected to pay for his/her relocation expenses.

While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for interview will be contacted.


How to apply?

Please submit your application online through our website, at