As Europe's largest hostel chain, a&o is big, diverse and always has a smile. We realize our mission "everyone can travel" through low prices and steady growth. We have set ourselves the goal of being CO2-neutral by 2025.
To support our team at the a&o Hostel Amsterdam we are looking for YOU - a reliable employee in the breakfast service (m/f/x).
This job is initially limited to 3 months, with the option of an extension for a further 3 months.
This position is available part-time (5 days a 6 hours or 4 a days 8 hours) and/or full-time 40 hours.
We also welcome applicants with knowledge from/as: bakery, bake shop, gas station shop, McDonald, Subway, barista, cook, kitchen assistants, takeaway, bar staff, snack bar or career changers who enjoy giving our guests a special experience!
You will be responsible for ensuring a full breakfast service during the opening hours of the buffet – this means:
The preparation of breakfast is your main responsibility
During service, you will keep track of various checklists and the temperature of offered dished
To give our guests a good start into their day, you will offer hosting-services and attend to their needs
Following buffet-hours, you will ensure kitchen, buffet and dining room are left neat and tidy
The foundation of a good breakfast is a full pantry, so you always have to take care of stockings and orders
If necessary you will be glad to work also in diner shifts (at this moment in rare cases)
For an early bird like you its second nature to be cheerful and good-humoured, even in the early hours of the day
Experience in the service-industry is an advantage, but more importantly, you are motivated and enthusiastic
You have a great sense of responsibility for the tasks you are given
Our work setting is constantly changing, so having a flexible attitude is absolutely imperative
Since shifts start early (5:00 AM), living in Amsterdam or surrounding residential areas is ideal
You are a team player – working in a team, or leading it, comes natural to you
Good English skills are a must, Dutch skills are highly preferred, knowledge of additional languages is an advantage
Staff members stays for 1 Euro in all a&o hostels
attractive corporate benefits such as discounted leisure activities and events
subsidized language courses
support for your further education in the form of various trainings
Of course we provide drinks, fruit and vegetables on a daily basis – and as hostel staff you can join your team for the meals served at the buffet
Seniority bonuses in the form of cash bonuses and additional vacation days
room for the implementation of own ideas
Short decision-making processes and open communication
Are you that good-humored, service minded and hospitable person we are looking for?
We are very happy to receive your application (resume, earliest possibly starting-date in Janauary 2022).