Bartender and Event Staff (2 openings)

Closing Date: May 13th, 2022
Casual Employee
Start Date: May 27th 2022
$21/hr: days, evenings and weekends as required

About the Ottawa Art Gallery (OAG)
Join our team and play a role in supporting local and regional artists while shaping the future of visual arts and culture in Canada. Help us tell the story of our community’s evolution through art and contribute in creating a positive vision for our city’s future. The Ottawa Art Gallery is a premiere art gallery and cultural destination in the downtown core, it is a sustainable and innovative institution that is a positive economic contributor for the national capital region and holds a world-class collection of art in trust and in perpetuity for the people of the region.

About the Role
Under the supervision of the Visitor Experience and Enterprise Manager and the Lead Bartender, the Bartender and Event staff will be responsible for contributing to the successful implementation of bar services, as well as event set up and tear down, offered for a number of OAG events.

As the Bartender and Event Staff, you will:
• Help with the set up/tear down of bar and furniture required for events
• Keep bar well organized and clean at all times
• Maintain bar equipment
• Mix, garnish, and serve drinks
• Clear empty glasses as needed
• Take and deliver orders in a time efficient manner
• Interact with customers and offer service in a professional and courteous manner

Requirements of the Position


• 2 years experience directly related to the responsibilities of this position

Skills & Competencies
• Superior customer service skills
• Ability to work independently and in a group setting
• Self motivated
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and work on multiple tasks simultaneously
• Ability to work flexible and extended hours
• Strong attention to detail
• Positive attitude
• Fluency in English and French

How to Apply
Send a copy of your cover letter and resume to to the attention of Kendall Nichols by the closing date. Please indicate the position title in the subject line of your email. For more information, please contact Emma Campbell, Executive Liaison at

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Ottawa Art Gallery extends a commitment to equity in every aspect of the organization and recognizes that structural inequalities create significant barriers to equal opportunity employment. We strongly encourage applications from equity-seeking communities, from individuals who identify as Indigenous, Black, People of Colour, Persons with Disabilities, and 2SLGBTQQIA+ and/or persons living at intersectionalities.

The OAG fully supports the inclusion of persons with disabilities in all of its operations. In accordance with the requirements of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the OAG strives to conduct its business in a way that is accessible, inclusive and responsive to the needs of persons with disabilities. 

The OAG is committed to ensuring that employment opportunities are fully accessible to job candidates and employees with disabilities. 

Should you require accommodation during the staffing process, please do not hesitate to contact Emma Campbell (

Due to the ongoing COVID19 pandemic, be assured that all personal protective measures will be taken to conduct job interviews in a safe manner. OAG will work with individual selected candidates to ascertain the safest and most effective way to conduct each interview, including options such as in-person using distancing and masks or via Zoom.