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Maintenance Manager

At OPAL by element, we are redefining retirement and aging. Our vision is to develop and manage vibrant, inclusive retirement communities for people of all ages to live in. Based on Element’s revolutionary intergenerational concept, we won an international award out of 950 retirement-focused projects assessed worldwide!

The Opportunity

Be a part of our team! Opal by Element, a new community due to open around late Summer of 2019.

We are looking for dynamic, motivating people who are genuine and passionate about delivering service excellence and driven to make a meaningful difference in the day to day lives of our residents.

As the Maintenance Manager, you will be responsible for maintaining Element’s high quality and service standards by effectively overseeing all aspects of regular maintenance requirements as they pertain to the efficient operation of the community.

This “jack of all trades” role oversees all areas of general maintenance at the community including painting, plumbing, carpentry and minor electrical work to ensure our residents are always satisfied.

Please scroll down the page to indicate your interest and upload your CV. Thank you!

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Concierge (Full-time & Part-time)

The Opportunity

We are looking for dynamic, motivating people who are genuine and passionate about delivering service excellence and driven to make a meaningful difference in the day to day lives of our residents.

As part of the Resident Services team, you are responsible for maintaining Element’s high quality and service standards by effectively overseeing all aspects of regular maintenance requirements as they pertain to the efficient operation of the community.

This is a multi-faceted role that will assist the Resident Service Manager in overseeing all aspects of relations with residents, guest, visitors, property management and maintenance, drivers and contractors while maintaining Element’s high standards of service and hospitality.

Note: The Part-time position is on-call basis where available shifts are based on business needs and requires a flexible schedule. Please indicate whether you are applying for Full-time or Part-time at the Position field below. Thank you!

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Driver (Full-time & Part-time)

The Opportunity

We are looking for dynamic, motivating people who are genuine and passionate about delivering service excellence and driven to make a meaningful difference in the day to day lives of our residents.

As part of the Resident Services team, you play an integral role in providing our residents with our promised high quality and service standards.

As the designated driver, you’ll be tasked with providing enjoyment and convenience to our residents by driving team to their scheduled visits and assisting them in accessing our community.

Note: The Part-time position is on-call basis where available shifts are based on business needs and requires a flexible schedule. Please indicate whether you are applying for Full-time or Part-time at the Position field below. Thank you!

Please scroll down the page to indicate your interest and upload your CV.

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Cook

Opening for residency in Fall 2019, Opal will be a boutique collection of retirement suites on Vancouver’s west side, offering refined amenities and services that are designed with the highest standards in mind. Opal is currently looking to hire multiple cooks in full-time roles at the residence.

Who we are:

At Opal, we are leading the way in redefining seniors’ living. We build and manage innovative communities that provide the highest quality of life for seniors and keep families together.

Our Values and Philosophy guide our business and are represented by the word IMPACT: Integrity in our actions, Mentorship of our people, Passion for our industry, Accountability to our customers, Creativity in our approach, and Teamwork that focuses on collaboration. 

Every one of our employees plays a vital part in achieving our vision every day.

The role:

Working under the leadership & mentorship of a Michelin Restaurant Trained Chef and a Certified Chef de Cuisine.

As the Cook your position is critical towards delivering the promised exceptional dining experience for our residents. 

Reporting directly to the Executive Sous Chef, responsibilities for this role include preparing high-quality food for our residents, assisting in the weekly planning and overseeing key aspect of kitchen operations including compliance with health and safety requirements.

Please click here to learn more about the role and apply for this position.

Prep-Cook

Opening for residency in Fall 2019, Opal will be a boutique collection of retirement suites on Vancouver’s west side, offering refined amenities and services that are designed with the highest standards in mind. Opal is currently looking to hire multiple cooks in full-time roles at the residence.

Who we are:

At Opal, we are leading the way in redefining seniors’ living. We build and manage innovative communities that provide the highest quality of life for seniors and keep families together.

Our Values and Philosophy guide our business and are represented by the word IMPACT: Integrity in our actions, Mentorship of our people, Passion for our industry, Accountability to our customers, Creativity in our approach, and Teamwork that focuses on collaboration. 

Every one of our employees plays a vital part in achieving our vision every day.

The role:

Working under the leadership & mentorship of a Michelin Restaurant Trained Chef and a Certified Chef de Cuisine.

As the Prep Cook your position is critical towards delivering the promised exceptional dining experience for our residents. 

Reporting directly to the Executive Sous Chef, responsibilities for this role includes preparing a wide variety of items for service including recipes, sauces, proteins, and vegetables.

Please click here to learn more about the role and apply for this position.

Server

Opening for residency in Fall 2019, Opal will be a boutique collection of retirement suites on Vancouver’s west side, offering refined amenities and services that are designed with the highest standards in mind. Opal is currently looking to hire multiple cooks in full-time roles at the residence.

Who we are:

At Opal, we are leading the way in redefining seniors’ living. We build and manage innovative communities that provide the highest quality of life for seniors and keep families together.

Our Values and Philosophy guide our business and are represented by the word IMPACT: Integrity in our actions, Mentorship of our people, Passion for our industry, Accountability to our customers, Creativity in our approach, and Teamwork that focuses on collaboration. 

Every one of our employees plays a vital part in achieving our vision every day.

The role:

Working under the leadership & mentorship of a Michelin Restaurant Trained Chef and a Certified Chef de Cuisine.

As a Server, you’ll provide an exceptional dining experience to our residents and guests by being thoroughly knowledgeable about the menu and by building genuine connections with them.

Ensuring that all guest’s needs are taken into consideration and that they are treated in a caring and professional manner is an integral part of this role.

Please click here to learn more about the role and apply for this position.

OPAL: Watch for postings as we recruit for more positions in late Summer 2019!

At OPAL, we are launching something different; a new retirement community that is multicultural, intergenerational, and offers a continuum of support. We are looking for people who are excited to help us lead the way in our industry.

Everyone who joins our team will play a role in building our OPAL community. We are looking for team members who will:

  • Take Action – A great experience depends on our ability to notice the little things and take action. Be willing to stop, listen and help solve a problem.
  • Be Caring – We are here to take care of our residents and one another. We are inspired to make a difference in the lives of others.
  • Show Integrity – We are here to do what we say we will and to be consistent in our words and actions.
  • Be a Community Builder – We are building a strong community and sense of family where residents and employees feel that they belong.
  • Be Committed to Learning – Being the best at what we do requires us to be open to learning. This helps our community to grow and individual careers to thrive.

Our promise to you is a work experience that provides:

  • Teamwork and collaboration – You can count on others to help you out even if it isn’t their job because we are all in this together.
  • Management support and feedback – Your manager will regularly connect with you one-on-one to listen to your ideas, support you and share feedback.
  • Accountability, involvement and transparent communication – Your manager will ensure that you know exactly what you are supposed to do and will involve you in decisions that impact your job and the residents that you serve. You can expect regular communication on issues that impact your job, the company and the OPAL community.
  • Professional growth and development – We are committed to creating long term career opportunities for our people. You will have an opportunity to grow your skills in your existing role or train for a new role that aligns with your career goals.
  • Recognition – When you do a great job it will be noticed by your teammates, by your manager or by a resident. We want you to know that we value your contribution.

If this sounds like a community that you would like to be a part of, keep checking back with us as we will post updates on our recruitment plans as we get closer to our target opening of early summer 2019.

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Discovery Centre: #130, City Square, 555 West 12th Avenue

Opening Hours:
MONDAY - FRIDAY 10am - 5pm
SATURDAY & SUNDAY: PRIVATE APPOINTMENT BY ADVANCED BOOKING ONLY.
Phone: 604.871.9265

Please note that we are not open on public holidays, and we apologize for any inconvenience so caused.

Phone: 604.871.9265
OPAL Residence: 438 West King Edward Avenue, Vancouver BC
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