Assistant Supervisor, Kitchen Stewards




The World Trade & Convention Centre (WTCC), a division of Trade Centre Limited and Atlantic Canada’s premier venue for meeting and convention services, is now recruiting a qualified individual to join our team as an Assistant Supervisor of our Kitchen Steward group in a 12-month contract role (full-time hours, salaried with benefits*). Together with the Stewarding Manager, this position helps lead staff and ensures the cleanliness of the culinary department continues to exceed the Executive Chef’s expectations.

What you’ll do:

  • Work alongside a talented stewarding team to support premiere, world-class culinary events.

  • Uphold the highest standard of cleanliness for the kitchen department, with particular attention paid to kitchenware (china, glassware, silverware, etc.), kitchen tools/equipment, surfaces and service corridors.

  • Assist chefs to ensure that inventory stocking, waste disposal and recycling management, kitchen preparation/setup and other day-to-day requirements are met.

  • Collaborate/communicate with other team members within the culinary and catering departments.

  • Contribute to employee performance management and resolving issues in a positive, professional manner.

What we’re looking for:

  • 3 years experience working in a similar position / service industry (banquets, hotels, hospitals, etc.).

  • Demonstrated leadership experience from a supervisory role or equivalent background.

  • High degree of comfort/familiarity working in cleaning environments with a high standard of hygiene.

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.

  • Previous experience in inventory management/control would be considered a strong asset.

  • Flexible availability to accommodate an events-based work schedule is essential.

  • A team player, driven to achieve the best, who understands the importance of setting a professional example.

*This contract opportunity offers full-time hours at a competitive salary and includes an attractive benefits package. Extended employment may be available, pending further operational and performance review.

Here is your chance further your career as a leader in culinary operations and be part of the next big event!

To Apply:

All applications must be submitted through CareerBeacon. Please use the “Apply Online Now” link on this page and include your résumé and a cover letter, directed to “TCL Human Resources”, in confidence, by October 25, 2015.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. About TCL

TCL creates economic and community benefits by bringing people together in Nova Scotia. We attract and host meetings, conventions and entertainment, cultural and sporting events welcoming over 700,000 attendees to our facilities each year. For further information, please visit our website at

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