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 1. Position Title:
Retail Sales Associate (Coffee Shop/Gift Shop/Catering)

2. Reporting to:
Retail Manager and/or Events Manager

3. Terms of Employment:
Seasonal, Full Time, Part Time, Weekend, Day, Evening.

4. Responsibilities:

Gift Shop/Coffee Bar:

  1. Assist with the daily operations of the Gift Shop and Coffee Bar.
  2. Opening & closing of the shops.
  3. Operation of the Point of Sale (POS) system;
  4. Record and prepare daily bank deposits;
  5. Display stock;
  6. Ensure adequate inventory levels;
  7. Maintain a clean and orderly work space/shop area;
  8. Food and beverage service in the Coffee Bar;
  9. Daily prep of food items in Coffee Bar (coffee/tea, sweets, soup, sandwiches, etc.).


  1. Assist with on-site catering events such as weddings, parties, corporate meetings, and group tour dinners.
  2. General room set-up & prep, food and beverage service, and clean up.

5. Education/Background:

Seeking friendly & ambitious people who are willing to work in a busy retail/catering environment with others.

6. Experience:

  1. Previous experience in a retail or customer service environment an asset.
  2. Point Of Sale experience an asset.
  3. Catering / Bar service experience an asset.
  4. Tourism / Hospitality experience an asset. 

7. Essential Skills:

  1. Customer service oriented.
  2. Working with others.
  3. Working with minimal supervision.
  4. Problem solving & critical thinking.
  5. Job task planning & organizing.

**If interested in applying for a job in the retail section,
please forward your resume and cover letter to:
 [email protected].



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