Employment - Food Service Cashier

Food Service Cashier

Cape Smokey


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Destination Cape Smokey is located on Cape Breton Island, the # 1 ranked Island in North America. A storied land with more tales to be written. Rich in natural beauty, with a deep sense of cultural roots, Cape Breton Island is known for its warmth and generous need to share it with the world. Locals know it’s a place for all seasons; now it’s your turn to see for yourself.

Reports to: Office Manager  

Job Summary:

Destination Cape Smokey is seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic, and customer-oriented restaurant cashiers to join our amazing team for our cook house. Cashiers will be responsible for selling food, taking orders, entering them into our point-of-sale system, and assisting with packaging food for customers.

Principal Duties:

  • Be knowledgeable of Destination Cape Smokey and inform guests of resort experiences;
  • Take customer orders at the counter;
  • Welcoming customers, answering their questions, and providing advice or recommendations;
  • Pack food items, make coffee, and fill beverage cups;
  • Perform basic math functions to collect payments and make change;
  • Operate registers, scanners, scales and credit card/debit card terminals;
  • Memorize our menu;
  • Handle exchanges and refunds in a quick, efficient manner;
  • Maintain accurate cash drawer;
  • Take a tally of the funds in the cash register when required during a shift and produce transaction reports;
  • Carry out opening or closing duties;
  • Keep the checkout area clean and orderly;
  • Maintaining a clean work space; indoors and outdoors

Job Specifications / Qualifications:

  • Mathematical skills and the ability to handle transactions quickly and accurately;
  • Previous experience in a restaurant or as a cashier an asset;
  • Positive, helpful attitude toward customers, including the ability to speak clearly and convey information accurately;
  • Ability to process coupons, refunds, gift cards and checks;
  • Knowledge of register operation, including cash, credit cards and register receipts an asset;
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment;
  • Physical endurance to stand for an entire shift;
  • Self-motivated and self-directed;
  • Works well as part of a team and on individual tasks;
  • Able to work mornings, evenings, and weekends;
  • First aid training an asset;
  • Able to bend, move, and lift up to 25 pounds or more.

Hours: This position is  full-time. Part-time positions also available.

Salary: The qualified applicant will be paid $14-$15 per hour.

We offer accommodations, food and other discounts, winter passes and benefits for full-time year-round employees. Come Live, Work and Play at Cape Smokey!

How To Apply

Cape Smokey will be accepting applications for this position via email. Please follow the instructions below carefully. Failure to do so may result in disqualification.

Please provide cover letter and resume


Email Address: hr@capesmokeyholding.com Apply here

Intended Audience

This employment opportunity is open for: Canadian, Permanent Residents, and Temporary Residents who are able to work for any employer in Canada (Study Permit and Open work permit holders).

Only applicants who are authorized to work in Canada will be considered.

Location Information
Ingonish Beach
Inverness County
Nova Scotia
Opportunity Information
Cape Smokey
NOC Code
Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations (6711)
Experience Required
Available Openings
Pay Type
To be Determined
To be Determined
Estimated Weekly Hours
Start Date
September 7th 2022
End Date
Posted on
September 6th 2022
October 21st 2022