Drake Devonshire Inn

We're excited kick-off our Spring/Summer hiring and are happily accepting applications. If you believe that you have what takes to be part of our team, take a few minutes to look through our opportunities and share your application with us. Selected candidates will be invited to come in for an interview in March and April. We pride ourselves in providing strong leadership and development opportunities for passionate hospitality professionals who are looking to build rewarding, long-term careers. Drake offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, seasonal bonuses, employee discounts, training + development support and many other unique perks as a part of working the Drake team. Join our team and share in our future.


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We thank all applicants for your interest in working with The Drake, however, due to the high level of interest in each of our postings, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. We respectfully request no TELEPHONE, EMAIL or IN PERSON inquiries.

We are currently hiring for the following positions:

  • SEASONAL SERVER

    Staying true to all things Drake, we’re excited about extending our cultural and hospitality mandate; Drake Devonshire Inn, in Wellington, Ontario. The art, food and wine happenings that currently exist in Prince Edward County, as well as our beautiful historic Inn that literally hovers over Lake Ontario made the choice to join another incredible community an easy one. With significant refurbishment and expansion alongside seasonal menus, cultural programs, inspiring excursions and a thoughtfully curated permanent art collection, Drake Devonshire will truly be a Drake outpost, Inn the County!

    We are seeking SEASONAL SERVERS with a combination of skills and experience that include operational excellence in a high volume business, as well as a proven track record for outstanding food + beverage service, to join us for the summer season. This role provides a unique opportunity for an experienced, passionate and innovative hospitality professional who is looking for a rewarding hospitality career and exceptional opportunities for advancement.

    Experienced and reliable candidates should meet the following criteria:

    - 1-2 years of serving experience in a similar environment
    - Ability to manage a volume of guests alone/with shared support
    - Experience with private and corporate events an asset

    If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity please send your resume and a cover letter to jobs@drakedevonshire.ca with the subject line: "SERVER" or you can click the "Click To Apply" button below to submit your application via our website.



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  • SEASONAL COOKS (PREP/LINE + ALL LEVELS)

    We're seeking unique, talented and enthusiastic SEASONAL COOKS of all levels that are looking to join us and build a dynamic and rewarding career with us!

    Experienced and reliable candidates should meet the following criteria:

    - 1-2 years experience in a fast paces environment
    - Must be disciplined and have respect for colleagues
    - Culinary diploma is preferred

    If are seeking a challenging, fun and great learning environment, the Drake Devonshire Inn is ideal for you.

    To be considered for this opportunity please send your most recent resume and a cover letter to jobs@drakedevonshire.ca with the subject line: "COOK".

    Join a great team with potential for growth and career development. Interviews commencing ASAP.

    We thank all applicants for your interest in working with Drake, however, due to the high level of interest in each of our postings only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. We respectfully request no TELEPHONE, EMAIL or IN PERSON inquiries.



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  • SEASONAL DISHWASHER

    The Drake Devonshire Inn is seeking an experienced + reliable SEASONAL DISHWASHER, who is looking to join a fast-paced kitchen team. We currently have year round positions available which offers the opportunity to work with a fantastic culinary team with a busy day and night time operation, including regular and special events business.

    If you are seeking a challenging, fun, great learning environment, and potential growth, the Drake Devonshire Inn, is ideal for you.

    Requirements:
    - Must have a minimum of 1 years experience in a very fast paced environment
    - Must be disciplined and have respect for colleagues
    - Available days, evenings and Saturdays
    - Start immediately

    If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity please send your most recent resume and a cover letter to jobs@drakedevonshire.ca with the subject line: "DISHWASHER". Or you can click the "Click To Apply" button below to submit your application via our website.

    We thank all applicants for your interest in working with Drake, however, due to the high level of interest in each of our postings only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. We respectfully request no TELEPHONE, EMAIL or IN PERSON inquiries.



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  • SEASONAL SUPPORT (FOOD RUNNER)

    Staying true to all things Drake, we’re excited about extending our cultural and hospitality mandate; Drake Devonshire Inn, in Wellington, Ontario. The art, food and wine happenings that currently exist in Prince Edward County, as well as our beautiful historic Inn that literally hovers over Lake Ontario made the choice to join another incredible community an easy one. With significant refurbishment and expansion alongside seasonal menus, cultural programs, inspiring excursions and a thoughtfully curated permanent art collection, Drake Devonshire will truly be a Drake outpost, Inn the County!

    Candidates should have a minimum of 1 year of experience in a similar role in a high volume environment and must be flexible and available to work 4 shifts a week and must be able to work weekends.

    If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity please send your resume and a cover letter to jobs@drakedevonshire.ca with the subject line: "SUPPORT" or you can click the "Click To Apply" button below to submit your application via our website. Interviews will commence ASAP.

    The Drake Hotel is an equal opportunity employer.
    For more information about us, please visit our website at: www.thedrakehotel.ca

    Want to keep up with What’s On @ Drake? Sign up for our E-AKE Newsletter below:
    http://www.thedrakehotel.ca/eake/ or follow us on Twitter @thedrakehotel



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  • SEASONAL GUEST SERVICE AGENT

    The Drake Devonshire Inn is experiencing an exciting phase of growth + is currently seeking a Guest Service Agent to join our dynamic Hotel Team on a full time seasonal contract basis until October 2016. This is a dream position for an energetic + passionate individual seeking to build their hotel + hospitality career as part of a small team with a focus on providing world-class service to our guests.

    The ideal candidate will possess the following:

    • A genuine love of hospitality + a warm engaging spirit
    • A combination of formal education + some real world experience
    • Exceptional written + verbal communication skills

    GSA responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Greeting all guests with enthusiasm, prepared to provide information regarding all aspects of what The Drake has to offer
    • Ensures all aspects of room reservation protocol are followed, including bookings, confirmations + cancellation policies
    • Follows Drake check in and out procedures, ensuring mandatory details are covered while building genuine rapport + relationships with guests
    • Responds to all guest requests in a timely manner with follow-up communication to ensure 100% guest satisfaction
    • Responsible for monitoring hotel lobby cleanliness and to participate in maintaining high standards of cleanliness at all times
    • Has the highest level comprehension of all Drake products + offerings

    Our employees are offered an opportunity for growth in a spirited work environment. Join our team + share in our future!

    If you are interested in this opportunity please send your resume and cover letter by EMAIL ONLY to jobs@drakedevonshire.ca please list “SEASONAL GSA" in your subject line. Or you can click the "Click To Apply" button below to submit your application via our website.

    We sincerely appreciate your interest in this exciting role at The Drake Hotel, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
    WE RESPECTFULLY REQUEST NO TELEPHONE, EMAIL OR IN PERSON INQUIRIES.

    The Drake Hotel is an equal opportunity employer. For more information about us, please visit our website at: www.thedrakehotel.ca

    Want to keep up with What’s On @ Drake? Sign up for our E-AKE Newsletter below:
    http://www.thedrakehotel.ca/eake/ or follow us on Twitter @thedrakehotel



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  • SEASONAL VALET

    Staying true to all things Drake, we’re excited about extending our cultural and hospitality mandate; Drake Devonshire Inn, in Wellington, Ontario. The art, food and wine happenings that currently exist in Prince Edward County, as well as our beautiful historic Inn that literally hovers over Lake Ontario made the choice to join another incredible community an easy one. With significant refurbishment and expansion alongside seasonal menus, cultural programs, inspiring excursions and a thoughtfully curated permanent art collection, Drake Devonshire will truly be a Drake outpost, Inn the County!

    We are seeking a polite and polished SEASONAL VALET, that is ready to provide an exceptional level of customer service guests, while monitoring and securing the front and entry of the property, parking lot and surrounding areas.

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    - Securing the front premises
    - Ensuring that AGCO laws are being upheld by guests leaving
    - Directing the parking lot
    - Ensuring that the fire escape/round about is not blocked with parked vehicles
    - Ensuring that our accessible parking spot is adhered to
    - Guest facing: greeting guests and directing guests if the lot is full
    - Enforcing legal parking by our guests (not in the loading zone, food land or neighboring property.)

    Must be available Friday to Sunday, afternoon and evening.

    Drake offers competitive pay, a seasonal bonus, employee discounts and other unique perks, as part of joining out team.

    If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity please send your resume and a cover letter to jobs@drakedevonshire.ca with the subject line: "VALET" or you can click the "Click To Apply" button below to submit your application via our website. Interviews will commence ASAP.

    The Drake Hotel is an equal opportunity employer.
    For more information about us, please visit our website at: www.thedrakehotel.ca

    Want to keep up with What’s On @ Drake? Sign up for our E-AKE Newsletter below:
    http://www.thedrakehotel.ca/eake/ or follow us on Twitter @thedrakehotel



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  • SEASONAL SUPPORT (BARBACK/ BARISTA)

    Staying true to all things Drake, we’re excited about extending our cultural and hospitality mandate; Drake Devonshire Inn, in Wellington, Ontario. The art, food and wine happenings that currently exist in Prince Edward County, as well as our beautiful historic Inn that literally hovers over Lake Ontario made the choice to join another incredible community an easy one. With significant refurbishment and expansion alongside seasonal menus, cultural programs, inspiring excursions and a thoughtfully curated permanent art collection, Drake Devonshire will truly be a Drake outpost, Inn the County!

    Candidates should have a minimum of 1 year of experience in a similar role in a high volume environment and must be flexible and available to work 4 shifts a week and must be able to work weekends.

    If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity please send your resume and a cover letter to jobs@drakedevonshire.ca with the subject line: "SUPPORT BARBACK" or "SUPPORT BARISTA" you can click the "Click To Apply" button below to submit your application via our website. Interviews will commence ASAP.

    The Drake Hotel is an equal opportunity employer.
    For more information about us, please visit our website at: www.thedrakehotel.ca

    Want to keep up with What’s On @ Drake? Sign up for our E-AKE Newsletter below:
    http://www.thedrakehotel.ca/eake/ or follow us on Twitter @thedrakehotel



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  • SEASONAL BARTENDER

    Staying true to all things Drake, we’re excited about extending our cultural and hospitality mandate; Drake Devonshire Inn, in Wellington, Ontario. The art, food and wine happenings that currently exist in Prince Edward County, as well as our beautiful historic Inn that literally hovers over Lake Ontario made the choice to join another incredible community an easy one. With significant refurbishment and expansion alongside seasonal menus, cultural programs, inspiring excursions and a thoughtfully curated permanent art collection, Drake Devonshire will truly be a Drake outpost, Inn the County!

    We are seeking BARTENDERS with a combination of skills and experience that include operational excellence in a high volume business, as well as a proven track record for outstanding food + beverage service, to join us for the summer season. This role provides a unique opportunity for an experienced, passionate and innovative hospitality professional who is looking for a rewarding hospitality career and exceptional opportunities for advancement.

    Experienced and reliable candidates should meet the following criteria:

    - Minimum 2-3 years bartending and serving experience
    - Experience in daily F+B executions and opening procedures
    - Ability to manage a volume of guests alone/with shared support
    - Experience with private and corporate events an asset

    If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity please send your resume and a cover letter to jobs@drakedevonshire.ca with the subject line: "BARTENDER". Or you can click the "Click To Apply" button below to submit your application via our website.




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  • SECURITY

    We are looking for a reliable individual who is honest and has integrity, common sense, people skills, to join our dynamic team. This key individual responsible for perimeter checks, be ready for any kind of emergency, complete detailed daily reports, and ensure the safety of our guests.

    Requirements include but are not limited to:

    - A minimum of 1-2 year of experience in a similar role, preferably in hospitality
    - Valid security license
    - Smart serve
    - First aid are an asset
    - Must be flexible and able to work weekends and the occasional overnight shift
    - Preference will be given to those who have martial arts, use of force training, or police foundations, but we are still willing to train the right candidates with the right attitude and demeanor
    - Strong customer service and positive attitude an asset

    Please send your resume and a cover letter to jobs@drakdevonshire.ca with the subject line: "SECURITY" with interviews commencing ASAP. Or you can click the "Click To Apply" button below to submit your application via our website.

    We thank all applicants for your interest in working with Drake; however, due to the high level of interest in each of our postings, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. We respectfully request no telephone, email or in-person inquiries.

    The Drake Hotel is an equal opportunity employer.
    For more information about us, please visit our website at: www.thedrakehotel.ca

    Want to keep up with What’s On @ Drake? Sign up for our E-AKE Newsletter below:
    http://www.thedrakehotel.ca/eake/ or follow us on Twitter @thedrakehotel



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