ClerkFood and Beverage

Greater Vancouver, British Columbia 18 June

Pacific National Exhibition

  • Description

    Status: Part-time, Event Based
    Wage & Pay Grade: $20.70 + 10% in lieu of benefits and vacation (PG 38B)
    Date Posted: June 7, 2019

    Who we are…
    The Pacific National Exhibition is an iconic institution in BC, famous for bringing generations of people together to celebrate and build memories. This 108 year old, non-profit organization has an annual operating budget of $54 million dollars and generates revenue through three activity streams: the 15 day annual summer Fair which averages 750,000 guests each year, Playland amusement park which welcomes 375,000 guests annually including Fright Nights, year-round events including concerts, trade shows and film, cultural and community events. The PNE is proud of the work it does at Hastings Park and has a vibrant team that is passionate about events, guest experience and being the best we can be.

    At the PNE, we strive to create an environment that reflects our organization’s core values: Enthusiasm, Excellence and Evolution. With a focus on these core values, we are committed to achieving our mission which is to “Deliver Memorable Experiences” for all who interact with the PNE whether it is our guests, our employees or the community.

    We are seeking an organized and hardworking individual that has a passion for the Events Industry and the Pacific National Exhibition. The Food & Beverage Entry Clerk will work under the direction of the Food & Beverage Inventory Clerical Supervisor general administration and clerical support for the PNE Food & Beverage department. They will work in compliance with all health and safety requirements as determined by WorkSafeBC, and all other applicable legislation and company policies.

    Our ideal candidate will be an individual that enjoys administrative tasks, is detail oriented and has great interpersonal skills to deal with our external guests and staff internally and has a flexible work schedule.

    Why join our Team?
    Exhilarating and fun-loving culture
    Flexible work environment
    Health and wellness employee events – put your hiking boots on, or enjoy an evening out with your favourite colleagues
    Opportunity for free or discounted tickets to shows, events, sports games, and much more
    Staff discounts for Playland, The Fair, and Fright Nights, as well as all PNE Food Stands
    On-site fitness center
    Competitive compensation package
    Opportunity to create lasting memories and friendships!

    What will you do this year?
    In your role as a Food & Beverage Clerk, your primary accountabilities will be to:
    Provide clerical services including word processing, spreadsheets, filing and mail distribution.
    Data entry for Food & Beverage sales and issuing inventory.
    Answer main Food and Beverage telephone line and answering inquiries, directing calls and taking messages.
    Assist with employee scheduling tracking through data entry of employee start time information for department payroll purposes.
    Assist with hiring and processing new hire paperwork as needed.
    Assist in the efficient operation of administrative functions of the Food & Beverage department.
    Ensure PNE Uniform and Appearance policy is adhered to at all times.
    Perform other related duties as required

    What else?
    Must have successful completion of Grade 12.
    Previous work experience in an administrative capacity preferred.
    1-2 years of customer service experience in a high volume setting considered an asset.
    Excellent administrative, interpersonal and organizational skills.
    Ability to deal with confidential matters and use good judgement when making decisions
    Superior time management and multitasking skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks with minimal supervision.
    Must have strong computer skills and be proficient with Microsoft Office suite.
    Ability to work in a fast paced, high stress environment, independently and as part of a team.
    Knowledge of Food and Beverage operations considered an asset.

    Who are you?
    Skillful communicator

    Where and when to APPLY?
    Applications can be submitted via the PNE website at and will be accepted until the role is filled.

    Preference will be given to candidates who submit their resume/cover letter before Sunday, June 30. We look forward to hearing from you!
  • Number of vacancies: 1
  • Requirements

  • Minimum education level: High school
  • Years of experience: 1
  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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Job summary

  • Clerk

  • Employer

    Pacific National Exhibition

  • Location

    Greater Vancouver, British Columbia

  • Work type

    Part Time

  • Type of contract

    Temporary contract

  • Salary


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