Cowichan Valley Regional District

Food & Beverage II - Bartender

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Competition Number
Community Services
Arts & Culture
Location : Name
Cowichan Community Centre

General Information

The Cowichan Valley Regional District is now accepting applications from prospective candidates to join our organization as a casual Food & Beverage II – Bartender at the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre in the Arts & Culture Division within the Community Services Department. Reporting to the Manager, Arts & Culture Division, and supervised by the Administrative Services Supervisor, the Bartender performs bartending functions in the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre and ensures patron satisfaction by providing the best service possible.  The Bartender stores, prepares, handles, and serves all alcohol and non-alcohol related products, stocks the bar, performs cashiering, and ensures an organized, clean service environment. 


  • Secondary School Graduation and a course in Mixology, or a combination of education and experience.
  • Bartending and mixology experience.
  • Experience handling cash and using cash machines including cash registers, interac and credit card.
  • Serving it Right
  • FoodSafe
  • WHMIS Certificate – provided by employer

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Hours of Work

As this is a casual opportunity, there are no guaranteed hours of work. Hours of work are scheduled based on operational need.  Successful candidates must be available to work a flexible variety of shifts including days & evenings on weekdays, weekends, statutory holidays, and school professional development days.


This casual opportunity is unionized (CUPE Local 358) with a starting wage of $19.16 per hour (which is $16.81 per hour plus an additional 6% pay in lieu of benefits, 6% pay in lieu of vacation and 2% pay in lieu of statutory holidays) as per the 2021 CUPE Wage Scale. 

Application Instructions

Please submit a resume with your applications. This competition will remain open until filled and applications will be processed as they are received. 


Testing may be required during the interview process. Testing is based on the knowledge, skills, abilities and qualifications outlined in the job description.In addition, the successful applicant will be required to submit a satisfactory criminal record check.


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