Event Staff (Year-Round)

University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus - Kelowna, BC (30+ days ago)

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UBCO is currently seeking energetic, friendly, passionate and customer service-driven full-time (35 hours/week) Event Staff Workers to join our Scholars Catering department on campus! Curious to learn more about Scholars? See the link: https://catering.ok.ubc.ca/

With the direction of the Catering Manager, our Event Staff provide exceptional customer service to all clients of UBCO Food Services. This could include serving customers, taking payments and preparing food and beverages in either food service restaurants, residences or retail outlets but mainly working during events and catering events on our campus under the Scholar’s Catering brand. We are looking for those who are looking for full time hours starting right away. Hours may vary depending on events happening, but you will always receive a regular 35 hour/week schedule letting you know what’s coming up!

Ideally, we are looking to hire 2 individuals to help with various future events. Serving it Right and Food Safe Level 1 certificates are a plus! The wage for this position is $16.39 plus tips!

Who are you?

  • You are energetic, friendly and deeply passionate about customer food and dining experiences through out-of-this world customer service
  • You are excited about working in a fun university setting with a variety of different clients both internal and external to the university
  • You have the ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team with an aptitude for working in a collegial and collaborative environment
  • You have excellent organizational skills, with a demonstrated ability to handle a high volume of work during peak periods
  • You are looking for a career to develop into, not just a job. Endless opportunities for advancement with hard work!
  • You thrive while learning new things and take delight in solving problems
  • You have a Food Safe Level 1 Certificate (or are willing to obtain one) and a Grade 12 education, plus one year of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Why Work for UBC?

We pride ourselves in having a dynamic workplace culture, great pay & benefits and opportunities for career growth. Here are just some of the reasons UBC is one of BC’s top employers and what we offer our food services employees:

  • Competitive salary and outstanding benefits
  • Generous vacation
  • UBC Pension Plan
  • Development and training opportunities
  • Professional development funds
  • Employee meal plan
  • Tuition waiver
  • Diverse portfolio offering opportunities in many different food services environments
  • Flexible working schedules

Job Duties:

  • Serves customers
  • Delivers orders
  • Takes payments
  • Prepares food and beverages in food service restaurants, residences and retail outlets
  • Other duties as required


Grade 12 or equivalent and Food Safe Level 1 Certificate (or are willing to obtain one). One year of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $2,486.00 /month