Stanley Park Concessions Sales

Description

Stanley Park Ecology Society (SPES) is a not-for-profit organization that promotes respect for the natural world and plays a leadership role in the stewardship of Stanley Park, the world’s best urban park (Trip Advisor 2014)!

SPES is seeking a service-oriented individual to assist fundraising through concession sales in association with the popular Stanley Park Railway  http://vancouver.ca/parks-recreation-culture/stanley-park-miniature-train.aspx

Working out of the “Cob House” at the Miniature Train Plaza http://stanleyparkecology.ca/visit-us/cob-house/ , this person will further the profile and financial support of the Society.

Duties

  • Pop and sell popcorn at the SPES Cob House popcorn stand in Stanley Park
  • Handle cash and calculate change for customers
  • Open and close stand, including cleaning and cashing out
  • Move inventory as needed from the Dining Pavilion to the popcorn stand – some lifting required
  • Administrative tasks, as applicable

Qualifications

  • Honest and reliable
  • Enjoy interacting with the public: friendly and polite
  • Ability to accurately compute basic manual cash sales and change
  • Ability to accurately complete daily sales forms
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Willingness to work in a semi-outdoor environment, with some flexibility in scheduling
  • Reliable transportation to / from Stanley Park (Note: the city bus terminus is right next door.)

Hours: 12 noon – 4:30 p.m. per day

Pay: $11.28 per hour plus 4% vacation pay

Start date: July 1, 2017

Application closing date: June 9, 2017

Application Procedure

APPLY to:   

Patricia Thomson,  Executive Director

Email:           exec@stanleyparkecology.ca

Or Fax:         604-257-8378

Address:       PO Box 5167, Vancouver, BC   V6B 4B2

No phone calls, please. 

Posting closes  June 9 or until position is filled.

Email specifications - send an attachment containing both your cover letter and resume; on the subject line, enter your name and indicate Popcorn Vendor.   We thank all applicants but only those receiving an interview will be contacted.