If you're looking for hospitality work, this could be for you!
You've probably been to Montreal's Bell Centre for a Habs game or concert, but have you ever considered working there? The exclusive caterer for the Bell Centre is hiring in Montreal — and it's holding a massive job fair to recruit around 100 full- and part-time workers.
Roles they're looking to fill include general workers, head servers, servers, hosts and hostesses, dishwashers, bartenders, bussers and production chefs.
"We are looking for bilingual and dynamic candidates with experience in the kitchen or in service. We are looking for candidates with impeccable professionalism and a passion for teamwork," reads a Facebook event page for the job fair.
According to a spokesperson for Compass Group, the Bell Centre's foodservice and support services provider, benefits when joining their team include "endless career growth opportunities, flexible schedules, an industry leading health and safety team and culture, as well as a Great Place to Work certified company culture."
According to the event page, salaries are competitive. Plus, you'll get the chance to work at exciting large-scale events, like shows and hockey games.
The job fair is set to take place on Thursday, September 16 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Bell Centre's Restaurant La Mise Au Jeu. If you can attend, just show up with your CV.
If you can't make it, don't worry — a spokesperson told MTL Blog you can also reach out by calling 514-925-2531 or by applying to open positions online.
Huge Job Fair At The Bell Centre
When: September 16 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Address: Restaurant La Mise Au Jeu - 1275, rue Saint-Antoine O., Montreal, QC
Company: Levy Restaurants/Compass Group Canada
Who Should Apply: Anyone looking for full- or part-time hospitality work in an exciting fast-paced environment!
You only need a high school diploma!
Calling all Montreal night owls looking for work! You may have heard about Heinz Ketchup moving production back to Montreal. Now, the Kraft Heinz plant in Mont-Royal — which also produces Kraft peanut butter and Kraft Dinner — is hiring 30 production operators to work the night shift.
You could earn $22.21 an hour without a degree or experience (but you do need a high school diploma). Plus, the plant promises a 15% raise each year for three years, so you'd be making $30 an hour in just a few years — and there's the possibility of getting an annual performance bonus.
While no specific degree or experience is necessary, you are expected to be fluent in both oral and written French.
The job listing says you should have an "interest in developing in a major manufacturing company," interest in working on mechanical equipment, familiarity with computers and data entry and you should be a team player.
You'd also have to pass health and safety tests before you start.
Here are some of the duties you'd be performing as a production operator, according to the job listing:
- Support the plant's different production lines
- Operate equipment and/or computerized systems
- Process, file or package different products
- Wash equipment and maintain the work environment
The gig also comes with benefits: basic group insurance covered 100% by the employer and a pension plan with up to 8% employer contribution. There's medical staff on-site, a store where you can get employee discounts, free parking, a cafeteria where you can purchase food and social activities, like food trucks.
The night shift goes from 10:30 p.m. to 6:30 a.m.
You can apply here or by sending your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Salary: $22.21 an hour + benefits
Company: The Kraft Heinz Company
Who Should Apply: French-speaking night owls with an interest in manufacturing and mechanical equipment. A love of ketchup, peanut butter and KD won't hurt either!
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Because let's face it, after the hot season, your bank account usually doesn't like you too much.
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Company: Croix Bleue du Québec
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Gearbox Studios is coming to Montreal.
Gearbox Entertainment is opening a new video game studio in Montreal that is set to create 250 new jobs in the city.
As one of the world's leading video game developers, Gearbox Studios Montreal will develop AAA video game titles along the lines of its famous Borderlands and the Duke Nukem series.
Gearbox Studios Montreal is opening soon thanks to a $200 million investment from the company.* Gearbox Entertainment already has an office in Quebec City.
"Following our successful experience establishing Gearbox Studio Quebec, our investment in a new studio in Montreal creates an exciting new prospect for Montreal-based talent – whether they wish to work on existing Gearbox franchises, or help with the creation of new, original ideas," Gearbox founder Randy Pitchford said in a press release.There are already some jobs available that you can apply to right now at Gearbox Studios Montreal.*This article has been updated.
Interested in working as a customer experience officer?
If you're looking for a new challenge or new job in customer service, Blue Cross Quebec is hiring in Montreal. You could earn $20.88 per hour and no specific education, degree or experience is required.
To apply, all you need is to be bilingual in French and English, both spoken and written. You also need to have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Having some customer service experience is an asset, but not mandatory.
Blue Cross is looking for understanding people with strong communication skills who want to provide customers with a great experience. It also wants employees who are looking to grow within the company.
Since Blue Cross is a health and travel insurance company, you would spend your days talking to clients who are planning for their next vacation or planning for their own health and well-being.
At Blue Cross, employees receive six weeks of paid training, Monday to Friday, to ensure they are ready for their new position.
Then they have a stable schedule Monday to Friday ranging from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. with no weekends, and a $400 wellness account that helps pay for sports activities. There are also benefits, such as dental and travel insurance and quarterly bonuses.
The start date is September 13th, so make sure you are available on that day. Only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview and the entire hiring process will be conducted remotely.
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Salary: $20.88/hour + quarterly bonuses
Company: La Croix Bleue
Who Should Apply: Bilingual people with a love of customer service and experience in that type of role.
No diploma required.
As the school year approaches, the City and SPVM are in the process of building a bank of candidates for Montreal school crossing guard positions.
No diploma is required and the pay as of 2020 is $19/hour.
In addition to directing vehicular and pedestrian traffic, Montreal crossing guards are also expected to "connect with children by teaching them safe road and pedestrian practices" and to manage emergency situations until the arrival of first responders, according to the City of Montreal job posting.
Candidates selected to fill the positions could be called upon to serve in a number of different weekday shifts, including a 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. morning shift, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. shift, and a 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. afternoon shift.
In a Facebook post, the Rosemont–La-Petite-Patrie borough also indicates that crossing guards will be able to work in areas close to their residence.
The City says candidates should have experience in customer service or working with children.
They'll also undergo a rigorous security check, which could include background checks on family and friends, as well.
Prospective applicants can view all requirements for the position online.