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Job opportunity - Staff Services Assistant

by Staff Writer / Vancouver Canucks
Position:Staff Services Assistant

Department:Event Services
Reports to: Manager, Event Staff & Security
SUMMARY: Working at General Motors Place during events, the Staff Services Assistant (Wardrobe) maintains and distributes uniforms and bar-coding scanning equipment to our event staff, including Guest Services Supervisors, Hosts, Security, Housekeepers, Conversions and Concierge.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
(other duties may be assigned as required)
  • Prepares and distributes uniforms to staff (full-time and event)
  • Maintains uniforms, including repairs and cleaning
  • Manages inventory control, ensuring adequate stock levels are maintained and uniforms are identified with a proper inventory number
  • Sources out new uniform suppliers, as required and places orders
  • Maintains purchasing and vendor files, including purchase orders and product delivery information
  • In conjunction with the Human Resources Department, arranges fittings for all new hires, ensuring the required documentation is completed and uniform cleaning procedures are provided
  • Coordinates the barcoding scanning equipment:
  • Responsible for pre-event set-up
  • Responds to scanner issues as required during the event
  • Ensures that all scanning equipment has been returned post-event
  • Prepares equipment for next event
  • Performs additional administrative duties, including:
  • Posting event staff schedules and maintaining/updating the daily event binder
  • Updating event staff message/communication boards, as required
  • Providing support and back-up relief to the Scheduling Department, as required, including time sheet maintenance/edits and generation of exception reports

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Secondary school diploma
  • Must be a team player with a strong customer service focus
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Working knowledge of MSWord and MSExcel would be an asset
  • Previous inventory control experience would be a definite asset
  • Must be available to work frequent evenings and weekends, shifts are based on the event
  • schedule and begin mid to late afternoon running through the event and up to 1-2 hours post event

KEY ATTRIBUTES:
  • Cheerful, embraces fun and celebration in the workplace
  • High degree of personal integrity and honesty
  • Works cooperatively, strives to meet team goals
  • Excellence through innovation, commitment and continual improvement
  • A passion for success
  • Works with enthusiasm, dedication, respect and pride
  • Strong customer/fan focus
  • Receptive to new ideas and approaches, adapts well to change
Interested, qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter no later than May 10, 2010. It is preferable that you apply online by accessing our website at www.canucks.com; alternatively you may fax your application to (604) 899-7451.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those shortlisted for interviews will be contacted.
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