Waiter / Waitress - Le Camelia Restaurant & Room Service

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
  • 8% holiday allowance (pro rata);
  • 25 vacation days per year (pro rata).
  • Compensation for National Holidays.
  • Horeca CAO applies;
  • General Pension Scheme of Hospitality and Catering;
  • General Survivors pension;
  • Attractive family and friends rates on overnight stays at Hotel Okura Amsterdam;
  • Once a year staff discount in one of the restaurants (50%);
  • Staff discount in our restaurants (20%);
  • Contribution to travel expenses from 10 km (one way);
  • After obtaining the probationary period, you will receive an overnight stay with breakfast as a gift (2 people), so that you can experience the hotel as a guest!

    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/or 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. 

    Contact information

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

    020 678 79 89