Assistant Manager

Camrose, AB

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Job type

Full time Category Manager

Assistant Manager

Salary: $40,000-$43,000 per year

Location: Happy Chopstix Restaurant, 6110-48 Camrose Avenue, Camrose, Alberta T4V 0K5

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Closing date: 8 February 2021 - 23:59, HAR Time


Intended job posting audience:

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application. People residing in Canada aged over 18 years old. Aboriginal peoples, youth, older workers, persons with disabilities, and recent immigrants are welcome to apply.


Job brief

We are looking for a Restaurant Assistant Manager to ensure all daily activities run smoothly and efficiently. Restaurant Assistant Manager responsibilities include ordering kitchen utensils and equipment based on our needs, managing contracts and payroll and supervising restaurant staff performance. To be successful in this role, you should be familiar with restaurant operations and have a good understanding of what makes a great customer service. You should also be available to work within opening hours, including weekends and holidays. Ultimately, you will help providing excellent client service, increase employee retention, minimize operating costs, and deliver a positive dining experience for our guests.


Language of work: English and Mandarin


Location of work: Happy Chopstix Restaurant, 6110-48 Camrose Avenue, Camrose, Alberta T4V 0K5


Job Duties

·         Research new wholesale food suppliers and negotiate prices

·         Calculate future needs in kitchenware and equipment and place orders, as needed

·         Manage and store vendors’ contracts and invoices

·         Coordinate communication between front of the house and back of the house staff

·         Prepare shift schedules

·         Process payroll for all restaurant staff

·         Supervise kitchen and wait staff and provide assistance, as needed

·         Keep detailed records of daily, weekly and monthly costs and revenues

·         Arrange for new employees’ proper onboarding (scheduling trainings and ordering uniforms)

·         Monitor compliance with safety and hygiene regulations

·         Gather guests’ feedback and recommend improvements to our menus

·         Support General Manager and staff in every function of the restaurant operations

Work environment:

Happy Chopstix values ​​a diverse, respectful and positive work environment where all employees are valued and recognized for their unique qualities, ideas, voices and perspectives.


Terms of employment:

1-year contract with possible extension. The extension is subject to operational requirements.


Number of positions to be filled: 1


Conditions of employment:

Ability and willingness to relocate to Camrose, Alberta;

Ability and willingness to work overtime.


Application & Correspondence Information:

Persons with disabilities preventing them from applying on-line are asked to contact 1-780-672-5959.

Communication for this process will be sent via email at It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required.


Contact information: 

Mr. Hui Zhong Guo, Cell 587-966-0038, Email:


How to apply:

By email:


Happy Chopstix

6110-48 Camrose Avenue

Camrose, Alberta

Canada T4V 0K5




·         Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent experience

·         Relevant restaurant training in the areas of cooking, menu optimization, inventory management, staffing and hiring, service excellence, leadership and management


Skills Requirements

·         Work experience as a Restaurant Assistant Manager or similar role in the retail industry

·         Familiarity with restaurant operations, and relevant experience working in the restaurant industry, especially in Chinese restaurants

·         Good math and reporting skills

·         Customer service attitude

·         Communication and team management abilities

·         Availability to work within opening hours (e.g. evenings, holidays, weekends)

·         Speak English

·         Asset requirements: speak mandarin


Specific Skills

·         Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate daily operations,

·         Ensure health and safety regulations are followed,

·         Negotiate arrangements with suppliers for food and other supplies,

·         Participate in marketing plans and implementation,

·         Set staff work schedules and monitor staff performance, Address customers' complaints or concerns,

·         Provide customer service,

·         Recruit, train and supervise staff



7 months to less than 1 year


Ability to Supervise

5-10 people


Transportation/Travel Information

Valid driver's licence, Own vehicle, Willing to travel


Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

·         Fast-paced environment,

·         Work under pressure,

·         Tight deadlines,

·         Repetitive tasks,

·         Attention to details,

·         Combination of sitting, standing, walking,

·         Standing for extended periods,

·         Overtime required


Personal Suitability

Accurate, Flexibility, Reliability, Organized, Dependability, Client focus, Effective interpersonal skills, Team player


Additional Skills

Conduct performance reviews, Organize and maintain inventory


Business Equipment and Computer Applications

MS Word, MS Excel

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