Cowichan Valley Regional District

Casual Bartender

Job Locations CA-BC-Lake Cowichan
Competition Number
Closing Date
Community Services
Cowichan Lake Recreation
Location : Name
Cowichan Lake Recreation

General Information

The Cowichan Valley Regional District is now accepting applications from prospective candidates to join our organization as a casual Bartender at Cowichan Lake Recreation within the Community Services Department. Reporting to the Food & Beverage Coordinator, the Bartender performs bartending in all Cowichan Lake Recreation facilities 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, washes dishes, 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 in crowd management and security procedures.
  • Experience handling cash and using cash machines including cash registers, interac and credit card.
  • Serving it Right
  • FoodSafe
  • First Aid Level 1 with CPR

Please click here to view the full job description and qualifications for this position. 

Hours of Work

This casual, on-call opportunity has no guaranteed hours of work. Hours of work are based on operational need to accommodate facility events which may include days & evenings on weekdays & weekends. Successful applicants must be available to work a flexible variety of hours and shifts.


This position is unionized (USW Local 1-1937) and is compensated at $19.92 per hour (2023 rate), which is $17.47 per hour plus 6% pay in lieu of benefits, 6% pay in lieu of vacation and 2% pay in lieu of stat holidays, as per the Collective Agreement between the CVRD and USW Local 1‑1937.

Application Instructions

Please submit a resume and cover letter by 4:30 p.m. on the closing date indicated above.


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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