Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Food Beverage and Venue Attendant in-service Training at CSIR 2018

The CSIR International Convention Centre has an In-service Training opportunity. The programme aims to expose students to the work environment and provide them with workplace experience required to fulfil their qualification. These position are based in Pretoria.

The CSIR ICC is a dedicated, purpose-built convention centre catering for the medium-sized convention market hosting over 600 local, national and international conferences and other types of events annually.

About the job

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is a leading scientific and technology research organisation, implementing projects throughout Africa and making a difference in people’s lives.

Key responsibilities:
  • Prepare salads, desserts, cold canapĂ©s and starters
  • Prepare and cooked vegetable dishes, starches casseroles, sauces, roasts, grills and cocktails
  • Order, receive, issue stock and input stock data
  • Ensure that all food requirements for events are met according to set standards
  • Assist with the coordination of events as well as equipment
  • Setup and breakdown of furniture in all venues
  • Setup, stocking and clearing of service stations and service equipment in all venues
  • Polish and prepare equipment for services
  • Welcome and direct customers to the venues
  • Provide service for food and beverages (waitering & bar service including cash bars)
  • Refresh conference venues during breaks
  • Perform function reconciliation and beverage stocktaking
Qualifications and skills:
  • Currently enrolled for a three year qualification in hospitality or events management (must have completed two years’ theoretical component of the qualification);
  • An outstanding academic record for the two years of study;
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to pay attention to detail
  • Customer-focus orientation
  • Excellence/ quality orientation
All applications must be accompanied by the following documents:
  • Motivational letter
  • CV
  • Academic records
Closing date: 15 June 2018



The CSIR is a responsible employer; we have put measures in place to ensure that equity is implemented such that it best serves the interests of the organisation and South Africa as a whole. This speaks to the CSIR’s commitment to the Employment Equity Act of 1998.

By applying for this position at the CSIR, the applicant understands, consents and agrees that the CSIR may solicit a credit and criminal report from a registered credit bureau and/or SAPS (in relation to positions that require trust and honesty and/or entail the handling of cash or finances) and may also verify the applicant’s educational qualifications and employment history.

The CSIR reserves the right to remove the advertisement at any time before the stated closing date and it further reserves the right not to appoint if a suitable candidate is not identified

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