Le Camelia & Room Service Waiter - Le Camelia Restaurant

Hotel Okura Amsterdam is an international 5 star hotel. Step in our world and experience how Eastern and Western influences are uniquely entwined through our mix of Japanese and Dutch culture. All our colleagues ensure an authentic service and experience to all guests. In order to achieve this, we are looking for an enthusiastic colleague to strengthen our team. Do you have passion for hospitality, are you looking for a challenge and would you like to apply this at one of The Leading Hotels of the World? Then this vacancy is for you!

What can you expect

The Le Camelia breakfast buffet combines all international influences together that Hotel Okura Amsterdam has to offer. Room service offers the ultimate experience in the comfort and privacy of your room.

As Camelia & Room service waiter, you are responsible together with the whole team in serving and offering service to guests in the restaurant and with in room dining. The team is responsible for the replenishing of the mini bars and arranging the VIP treatments. Your main tasks will be:

  • Serving our guests during their stay in Hotel Okura Amsterdam according to the standards that have been set by the hotel (align with standards of Leading Hotels of the World);
  • Focusing on guest contact;
  • Performing tasks for Mise en Place on a daily basis;
  • Taking care of minibars;
  • Arranging VIP treatments in close collaboration with Guest Relations.

Don't worry you will not be working alone. Besides working in your own team, you will also work with other departments in the hotel. Only by working together can we achieve the best results. Work is carried out in shifts throughout a 7-day workweek with times such as: 15:00 – 23:00 and 17:00 - 1:00. You will work 5 days per week, 7.6 hours a day. You are also available to work on public holidays. Nightshifts are not frequent however may occur.

What do we offer?

  • Contract: 1 year with the possibility of extending. We want you to stay!
  • Salary: Group 3. Click HERE for the salary scale
  • Bonus: 1 month salary if SMART goals are met
  • Travel Costs: From 10 KM travelling distance
  • Holidays: 25 vacation days and 7 days national holiday compensation based on a full time contract
  • CAO: The Uniform Conditions for the Hotel and Catering Industry
  • Extensive development opportunities to improve day by day. We offer an online e-learning system with more than 300+ courses. Moreover, we offer specific courses from our Training Manager, such as: Lean White Belt Training and the Extraordinary Guest Experiences training;
  • Room to share initiatives, ideas and improvements, based on the Lean philosophy. Doesn’t matter if you have worked with us for a week, month or year: We want to hear your thoughts;
  • Once per year 50% staff discounts in one of our restaurants (Lucky you!);
  • The whole year round 20% staff discounts in one of our restaurants;
  • Free meal in the canteen;
  • Great staff events (annual staff party, Sinterklaas, team outings, bootcamp);
  • Depending on your position, you will receive a uniform or dry cleaning reimbursement;
  • Parking facilities for management positions;
  • Vitality days and monthly health days;
  • Possibility to do cross trainings to learn more about other departments, for example, take a look at the Japanese kitchen
  • Employee of the month: receive € 100, - net, a stay in the hotel with a dinner in Serre Restaurant;
  • Employee of the Year: Receive a complete trip to Japan!

What are we asking?

Of course, we are first and foremost interested in you and what we as an employer can do for you to provide a great workplace. Nevertheless we expect from you that:

  • Relevant work experience (1-2 years) in a similar position and/or business is an advantage;
  • You are flexible in regards to shifts (Different shifts are essential for this position);
  • You live in or within the vicinity of Amsterdam;
  • You have a good command of the Dutch and English language (both spoken as written);
  • As part of the pre-employment screening, we will ask for a Certificate of Good Conduct (VOG) and a minimum of two positive references.

Enthusiastic? That’s great, please apply!

Please apply via the button below, we will call you as soon as possible for a short introduction to get to know each other. A selection assessment is one component of our recruitment process. 

About Okura

Since our opening in 1971 we have only one goal: creating an unforgettable stay for our guests. We do our utmost best to deliver the best quality and to fulfill every wish of our guests. Together we work hard to amaze our guests!

Contact information

Hotel Okura - Amsterdam
Ferdinand Bolstraat 333
1072 LH Amsterdam
The Netherlands

020 678 79 89