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Kitchen Manager - Degrees Diner

The fulltime permanent Kitchen Manager of Degrees Diner is responsible for all aspects of the kitchen operations and back of house staff management. The manager will be involved with all kitchen staff hiring, training, direction and development. They will ensure that the business continues to provide our customers with exceptional food quality and service standards. The manager will ensure that the kitchen is kept clean and sanitary while adhering to all Health code regulations. The Incumbent will execute inventory stock taking and employee labour control. This position reports directly to Degrees Manager.

Skills and Competencies
  • Responsible for hiring, training, scheduling, task assignment, supervision, coaching, and (in concert with the manager) discipline.
  • Creation of our food menu and ongoing maintenance of our recipe book. This includes item costing, creation of spec sheets, ingredient lists, recipes, plating/portion standards, and cooking instructions.
  • Responsible for setting and enforcing quality standards for food menu, including consistent presentation, portions, and taste.
  • Implementation of inventory control systems, including efficient ordering, stock rotation, par lists, routine and regular inventory counts, and waste control policies.
  • Ensuring that all applicable regulatory standards, policies, and legislation are followed by staff. This includes (but is not limited to) food safety, health, UMSU Employment Guide and Workplace Safety and Health.
  • Ensuring a high quality of cleanliness, as well as the proper use and maintenance of all kitchen equipment.
  • Maintaining clear, respectful, and consistent lines of communication with kitchen staff and manager.
  • Creating and fostering a fun, inclusive and respectful work environment in the kitchen
  • Coordinating with the manager and, where applicable, the marketing team for specials, promotions and Social Media campaigns.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours including weekends and evenings when required.
Qualifications
  • Post-secondary education in Hospitality or Business an asset
  • Minimum 3 years hospitality Management experience
How to Apply

UMSU promotes Employment Equity and is strongly committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. Therefore, we promote employment equity and encourage candidates to voluntarily self-identify on their application if they are members of the underrepresented group (woman, Indigenous person, a person with a disability or a visible minority).

We offer a competitive salary, health benefits and pension plan. We wish to thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those applicants considered will be contacted for an interview. Please provide a cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references and identify how you meet the desired qualifications listed by Friday April 26, 2024 to:

The Human Resource Department, 101 UMSU University Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 2N2, or email to: hiring@umsu.ca

Casual Cycling Associate

Reporting to the Cycling Sales & Service Coordinator the associate assists with the daily operations of the kiosk, warehouse operations, assisting staff members and customers. In addition, the incumbent will be responsible for keeping the premises safe and clean for workers and customers. Operating hours are Monday – Friday between 8:30am – 4:30pm. As this is a casual position, timeline of the position is based on operational needs.

Skills
  • Experience repairing bicycles – installation and repair of all systems of the bike (brakes, drive, steering, wheels, accessories) as well as experience with bicycle fitting;
  • Organize and facilitate bicycle workshops on safety & riding skills, repairs and maintenance;
  • Assist customers in choosing the right bikes and accessories by providing expert opinion; 
  • Create work orders for repair and maintenance offerings;
  • Ensure that all service processes are quickly and efficiently carried out;
  • Oversee thorough and accurate bike building and accessory installation work;
  • Forecast bike and accessories inventory, and communicate low stock inventory to the Coordinator;
  • Equivalent combination of experience would be considered.
How to Apply

Apply online below or send your information to hiring@umsu.ca

The Human Resource Department
101 UMSU University Centre
Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 2N2

The University of Manitoba Students’ Union (UMSU) is a non-profit organization which advocates on behalf of its memberships’ best interests to internal and external stakeholders. Our primary objectives are to serve students and strive to enhance student life and the quality of education through consultation, representation and advocacy
UMSU promotes Employment Equity and is strongly committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. Therefore, we encourage candidates to voluntarily self-identify on their application if they are members of the underrepresented group (woman, Indigenous person, a person with a disability or a visible minority).

We wish to thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those applicants considered will be contacted for an interview. Please forward a cover letter, resume, three (3) professional references and identify how you meet the desired qualifications.

Human Resource (HR) Administrator

Reporting to the University of Manitoba Students’ Union (UMSU) General Manager, the HR Administrator, is primarily responsible for processing the payroll cycles, administration of employee benefits, recruitment and staffing, record maintenance and administration of human resource policies, processes and document management.

Responsibilities

Administration of day to day HR operations

  • Responsible for payroll cycles (bi-weekly, monthly, ad hoc)
    • Standard payroll and benefit reporting including employee statistics, vacations, enrollments, T4s, ROE, yearend and government remittances, etc.
    • Management of absence tracking/pay such as leaves, appointments, vacation, statutory holidays, bereavement, jury duty, etc.
    • Maintain records and audits for absences, leaves, vacation, benefit deductions, accruals, etc.
  • Processing staff updates such as new hires, terminations, leaves and other employee events
    • New hire check in meetings and exit interviews for staff
    • Full recruitment process from candidate identification to coordination of on-boarding
    • Oversee termination processes and exit interviews
  • Administration, reconciliation and audit of benefits program including, health and dental, Life, AD&D, short & long term disability, pension, life insurance and other miscellaneous programs
  • Manage staff Health & Wellness and recognition programs
  • Arrange staff training workshops, seminars etc.
  • Process documentation/firm member records and prepare reports related to HR activities (staffing, recruitment, training, performance evaluations, vacation/leave requests, performance management, etc.).
  • Assemble, prepare and analyze various staff related information/data
  • Maintain and organize employment files and other HR related files
  • Update and maintain staffing documentation as policies are approved or when revisions are made
  • Provide guidance for interpretation and application of policies and procedures and ensure compliance with legislation to management and employees
  • Assist with planning and staff and appreciation events
  • Assist with HR system upgrades as they become available
  • Other duties as assigned
Competencies
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to be responsive and adaptable to employee needs
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of HR best practices, policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of employment and labour laws
  • Knowledge of Payroll best practices, policies and procedures
  • Strong creative problem-solving skills
  • Initiative to improve programs or processes
  • Be able to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment and implement projects in a timely manner
  • Demonstrates high level of accuracy, attention to detail and the ability to consistently deliver quality service
  • Effective communication skills, both oral and written
  • Excellent computer skills, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel), and Adobe Acrobat
Qualifications
  • Minimum 2-3 years of HR related experience
  • HR and/or Payroll designations are an asset
  • Combinations of education and related experience that demonstrate the ability to perform duties will be considered
  • Administrative experience
  • Solid knowledge of employment related legislation and regulations
  • Experience using Payworks is an asset
How to Apply

Apply online below or send your information to hiring@umsu.ca

The Human Resource Department
101 UMSU University Centre
Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 2N2

The University of Manitoba Students’ Union (UMSU) is a non-profit organization which advocates on behalf of its memberships’ best interests to internal and external stakeholders. Our primary objectives are to serve students and strive to enhance student life and the quality of education through consultation, representation and advocacy
UMSU promotes Employment Equity and is strongly committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. Therefore, we encourage candidates to voluntarily self-identify on their application if they are members of the underrepresented group (woman, Indigenous person, a person with a disability or a visible minority).

We offer competitive benefits package and pension plan. We wish to thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those applicants considered will be contacted for an interview. Please forward a cover letter, resume, three (3) professional references and identify how you meet the desired qualifications.

Reasonable accommodations are available during our assessment and selection processes.

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