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Service Associate (Food & Beverage) - Sea Cider - $17/hr + tips

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Service Associate (Food & Beverage) - Sea Cider - $17/hr + tips
by Bethany Schaftlein - Wednesday, 21 February 2024, 10:16 AM

We are seeking a F&B service stars to join our team! Do you enjoy customer service and helping others? Do you love the idea of working on an organic farm serving exceptional cider? Then we’d love to hear from you!

The Job

Our Food & Beverage Servers provide visitors with an exceptional cider experience. Team members serve food & drinks and explain our ciders to guests, greet & seat guests, bus tables, help with daily opening and closing duties, wash glassware, bartend, clean washrooms and service areas, help restock retail cider shelves, the bar, etc. Four hour and eight hour daytime and evening shifts are available. Pay is $17.00 per hour + 4% vacation pay + a share of the tips pool. Comprehensive training is provided, covering hosting, bartending, food & beverage service, retail sales, and of course, cider! Other Benefits:

  • A "cider allowance" and an "egg allowance"
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Discounted or free food and beverages
  • Free on site parking
  • Paid time off for sickness, bereavement or extreme weather events
  • Store discount

About Us

Sea Cider is a certified organic farm near Victoria BC that grows heirloom apples and produces award-winning cider and sparkling juice. We strive to create exceptional cider experiences while operating as a community-minded land steward that provides safe and fulfilling work for staff. We have a sense of humour and a positive outlook; we are kind, conscientious and reliable; we enjoy collaborating and learning from one another; and we are tenacious in our efforts to produce award-winning cider and positive customer experiences.

About You

You are a positive, service-oriented person keen to play a team role in a collaborative environment that values kindness, conscientiousness and fun! In addition you have:

  • Education: Serving It Right - required; Foodsafe Level 1 - an asset.
  • Vocational experience: an aptitude for customer service - required; at least one year of food & beverage service - required.
  • Industry experience in the hospitality, food & beverage, events or retail sectors - required.
  • Communication skills: strong. A gift for customer service, resolving customer complaints successfully, and avoiding complaints in the first place. Demonstrated success in teamwork and helping to foster an inclusive, positive work environment.
  • Personal aptitude: curiosity, great listening skills and openness to feedback. Ability to work well with others and to jump in to help when needed.
  • Work week availability: able to work part time, mainly daytime or evening event shifts.
  • Physical requirements: The physical strength to safely and manually carry cases of cider and dish racks, and the physical stamina to work on your feet for hours at a time. Willingness to work outside occasionally, rain or shine.
  • Health & Safety mindset in the workplace - required. You also agree to follow our Communicable Disease Prevention Plan and all safety protocols.
  • Continuous Improvement: A desire to work for a business that is growing and seeking to continually improve.

How to Apply

Apply in confidence with a resume plus a cover letter that describes how you meet the job requirements. More information is available at We thank all applicants who apply; however, only those selected for consideration will be contacted.

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent, Seasonal

Salary: $17.00 per hour

Expected hours: 8 – 30 per week


  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • On-site parking
  • Store discount

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • 4 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Evening shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay
  • Tips

Application question(s):

  • Are you available for daytime shifts, evening shifts or both?
  • Sea Cider Farm is located on the Saanich Peninsula; how would you get to work?

Apply via Indeed.