Marriot International Inc., and other employers in the country are looking for dedicated professionals who would love to work as part of a team to ensure the growth of the business as a Bartender.
What’s required to work in Canada?
To work in Canada, you will typically need to have a valid work permit and a job offer from a Canadian employer. The process of obtaining a work permit can vary depending on your country of origin, the type of job you are seeking
How to get a Canadian Work Permit
Here are the general steps you will need to take to work in Canada as an immigrant:
- Obtain a job offer from a Canadian employer: In order to apply for a work permit, you must have a job offer from a Canadian employer. The job offer must be supported by a positive Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) from Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC).
- Meet the eligibility requirements: You must be able to pass security, criminal, and medical background checks.
- Apply for a work permit: Once you have a job offer and meet the eligibility requirements, you can apply for a work permit through the Government of Canada’s online application system. You will need to provide documentation such as your passport, proof of your job offer, and other relevant documents.
- Obtain your work permit: Once your application is approved, you will be issued a work permit.
A Bartender is responsible for preparing and serving beverages to customers in a bar, nightclub, or restaurant.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
- Taking and fulfilling drink orders
- Mixing ingredients to prepare cocktails and other drinks
- Checking identification to ensure customers are of legal drinking age
- Operating cash registers and handling money
- Maintaining a clean and organized workspace
- Stocking and restocking supplies
- Communicating with customers and other staff members
- Following health and safety regulations
- Providing excellent customer service to all
Job Skills and Required Qualifications
Skills and qualifications typically required for a Bartender include:
- Strong knowledge of different types of beverages, including beer, wine, and spirits
- Ability to mix ingredients to prepare a variety of drinks
- Good math skills for handling money and making change
- Strong customer service skills
- Ability to work well under pressure
- Good communication skills
- Attention to detail
- High school diploma or equivalent education
- Prior experience as a bartender or in a related field is preferred but not always necessary.
Remuneration Packages and Benefits Enjoyed by a Bartender
The remuneration package and benefits offered to a bartender in Canada can vary depending on the specific employer and location, as well as the level of experience and skill of the worker.
Typically, Bartenders in Canada are paid an hourly wage. The average hourly wage for Bartenders in Canada is around $12.00 – $15.00 per hour.
In addition to an hourly wage, many bartenders in Canada also receive benefits such as:
- Overtime pay
- Employee discounts
- Meals and accommodation during the shift
- Training and development opportunities
- Some companies also offer perks such as free parking, and discounts on gym memberships