Bartender and Conference Services Associate

  • Job ID SUPP-PT-22/23-100
  • Location: Tri-Campus
  • Deadline: September 28, 2022 
  • Job Type: Support
  • Start Date: Immediately
  • Department: Financial Services
  • Number of Positions: 3


St. Lawrence College Event and Banquet Services offers outstanding event services and summer accommodations in Kingston, Brockville, and Cornwall, whether for groups of business professionals, academics, a sports team, planning a trade show or conference.

We are looking for Bartender and Conference Services Associates to work on an as needed, casual basis. Under the direction of Event & Banquet Services staff, the Bartender and Conference Services Associate will assist in setting up and tearing down venues for events, including setting tablecloths and silverware, assist dining staff in serving drinks, act as a bartender and put away items after the event has ended. 

The Bartender and Conference Services Associate will be part of a casual pool of associates called in to assist at special events and conferences.  There will be opportunities to be called in to work on weekdays, evenings, weekends, and statutory holidays if desired.  The Associate may accept or decline a work opportunity when contacted.

  • Bartend and serve drinks – You will provide exceptional customer service, set up and maintain a clean bar area and ensure compliance with provincial liquor legislation and regulations.
  • Standard Set Up and Tearing Down Events Protocol – You will assist with set up and tear down of the bar as well as event set up prior to, during, and post event as per the standard protocol of direction of Events and Conference services staff. This includes taking items from the storage area and/or putting them away.
  • Handling payments – You will complete and close out bar sales in the Point of Sales system, handling cash payments. You will be responsible for inventory and cash reconciliation at the end of each shift signed off by the Event Supervisor.

Education and Experience:

A minimum of an Ontario Secondary School Diploma. Must possess a Smart Serve Certification.

A minimum of 1 year of experience in the service industry, specifically bartending and handling cash payments.

Other Required Qualifications:

    • Comfortable working directly with the general public
    • Professional and courteous
    • Self-motivated and reliable

    Physical/Work Environment Essential Requirements:

    The successful incumbent must have the ability to report to the work location. This position requires sitting, standing, walking, crouching, and lifting. Lifting requirements are 40 pounds or less. Weekdays, evenings, weekends, statutory holidays as required.

    Salary & Terms

      Hours per week:         as required, up to a maximum of 24.
      Start Rate:                    $15.50/hour, plus 6% in lieu of vacation. Tips will be for the individuals who worked the event to have their tips shared equally amongst one another.
      Posted Date:               September 21, 2022
      Closing Date:              September 28, 2022 (4:00 p.m.)

      How to Prepare your Application for Submission: You will be able to attach only one document to your application. To prepare your application: Combine your cover letter and resume as one document. Save your document in .PDF, .doc, or .docx format using Last Name, First Name as your naming convention. Click on the Apply Here button and complete the application form. Attach your cover letter/resume document to the application form.


      This competition will be processed in accordance with College policy, the Academic and Support Staff Collective Agreements. In addition to comparing candidates’ qualifications and experience to the listed technical skills, education, work experience, and personal characteristics (values, attitudes, motivation, and performance), the seniority of Bargaining Unit members will be considered. If the search extends beyond the Bargaining Unit, consideration will be given to accumulated service with the College.

      St. Lawrence College is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace. We encourage and welcome applications from members of the designated groups, including women, racialized minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation and identity.  St. Lawrence College is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free selection process. SLC provides support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant's accessibility needs. Candidates requiring accommodation during the recruitment process are asked to contact Human Resources at To obtain a copy of this position vacancy or any of the position related documents in an alternate format please contact and our Human Resources Consultants will address your requests for accommodation confidentially.