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Join the Hospitality Services Team

Join our team!

Gain professional experience and grow your career while supporting the Western community.

We are looking for passionate, reliable individuals to join our award-winning team of culinary and customer-service professionals. Whether you are looking for a career or supplementary income, you will find a rewarding employment experience with Western. While we serve a large campus community, you'll be part of our close-knit team.


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Benefits & Perks

We are committed to providing a meaningful employment experience. As a Hospitality Services staff member at Western, you will enjoy:

  • A competitive pay package including a "living wage" for the London area
  • Various shift options that fit your schedule (September - April)
  • Consistent scheduling and regular hours.
  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities.
  • Western's Employee Assistance Program - including counselling, well-being tools, resources, and more.
  • Competitive benefits and perks including: 50% off meals during shifts, safety shoe reimbursement, and uniforms provided.

About This Opportunity

Now hiring team members for campus eateries, residence dining and catering service who demonstrate excellent customer service and an ability to work well with others in team environments.

  • Cook: team members support operations by preparing high-quality food, cooking from scratch - with great attention to authentic flavours and appealing presentation to meet customer needs.
  • Culinary Support: team members prepare and serve food, accept payment, clean work areas, and collect and wash dishes. This is a frontline position responsible.
  • Culinary Lead: is a frontline position and lead hand to Culinary Support employees. The Lead is responsible for operation of the unit in absence of management or supervisor. Regular duties include serving food and beverages, food preparation, accepting payment, cleaning and sanitizing work areas.
  • Assistant Chef: prepares high quality food in a customer driven environment. Responsible for proper preparation of food products, quality, recipe adherence, service techniques, the incumbent and knowledge of culinary techniques.
  • Supervisor: reporting to the Unit Manager, provides direction and supervision of assigned staff, supports the team in frontline activities, as well as ensures compliance of hospitality policies and food safety practices in the unit. Duties include scheduling workload assignments and breaks, approving time records, office paperwork, daily sales reporting and cash balancing.

Western welcomes applications from all qualified candidates. Experience in the hospitality industry is an asset, but not a requirement, as an extensive training program is offered.

  • Sessional Positions - within the industry sometimes referred to as seasonal. Scheduled an average of more than 24 hours per week, for a period of 90 days, usually between September and April. A lay-off date is stipulated.
  • Continuing Positions - Full-time, scheduled an average of more than 24 hours per week, for four consecutive months or more. No lay off date is stipulated.

Commitment to Accessibility

Western is committed to achieving barrier-free accessibility for persons with disabilities studying, visiting and working at Western. As part of this commitment, there are a variety of services, groups and committees across campus devoted to promoting accessibility and to ensuring that individuals have equitable access to services and facilities. Learn more about accessibility services for Western Staff.