Branch 240 Branch Manager/Chief Bar Steward Job Description

Branch 240-Branch Manager-Job Posting (PDF)

Almonte Legion-Branch 240
100 Bridge St, Almonte ON

Full-Time Help Wanted

Branch Manager

Job Summary

This position is under the direct supervision of the Branch President for Management duties and of the Bar Chair for bar related duties

The Branch Manager/Chief Bar Steward is responsible for:

  • The day-to-day operation of the Branch in accordance with policies and procedures established by the Branch Executive.
  • The provision of bar services to the members and guests of the Branch and to group’s who have rented the hall.

Detailed Duties and Responsibilities

The Branch Manager/Chief Bar Steward is responsible for the following:

  • Supervising and training of Branch employees.
  • Scheduling of paid and volunteer bar stewards to meet all bar requirements for functions and activities within the Branch.
  • Supervising of volunteer bar stewards.
  • Verifying all employee time sheets for submission to the Treasurer.
  • Verifying Daily Reports, attaching cash register tape(s) and deposit slips and forwarding to the Treasurer
  • Opening and closing the building.
  • Maintaining a calendar of and coordinating all uses of Branch facilities.
  • Preparing hall rental contracts and ensuring that the terms of the contract are respected.
  • Reviewing the Bar and Event Log, Incident Log, Wastage Report and Hospitality Report and taking necessary follow-up action.
  • Notifying the House and Property chair of any building maintenance or repairs required.
  • Receiving and distribution of mail.
  • Ordering, receiving, and verifying all supplies required for the functioning of the Branch.
  • Maintaining records of all financial transactions of bar sales and event ticket sales.
  • Receiving and depositing funds from special events.
  • Putting in place control measures for the secure handling and storage of all cash belonging to the Branch.
  • Making up of all cash floats.
  • Ensuring that all disbursements from the Petty Cash float are in accordance with the policies in place.
  • Making all bank deposits.
  • Developing and maintaining an Incident Log as required by insurance coverage.
  • Developing and maintaining a Bar and House Log wherein any bar shortages and all house maintenance needs are to be recorded.
  • Working as a bar steward.
  • Restocking the bar ready use fridge daily and the hall bar after each event.
  • Taking inventory of bar stock in the hall bar after every event and recording any discrepancies.
  • Taking inventory of all bar stock at a frequency directed by the Bar Chair and recording any discrepancy.
  • Dealing with all company representatives who present themselves at the Branch or by telephone who offer goods or services of any kind.
  • Acquiring and renewing before expiry all licenses and permits required for all activities and operations of the Branch.
  • Maintaining a personnel file which contains all pertinent data of all employees.
  • Maintaining a file of copies of Smart Serve or equivalent certificates for all paid and volunteer bar stewards.
  • Distributing pay cheques and T4 slips.


  1. This is a salaried position with remuneration based on an assumed 35-hour work week at an agreed to salary.
  2. There may be times where the Branch Manager/Chief Bar Stewards presence is required on weekends but normally the work week will be Monday to Friday inclusive.
  3. The Branch will be closed on the following paid holidays:


  • New Years Day
  • Family Day
  • Good Friday
  • Victoria Day
  • Canada Day
  • Labour Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
  • Boxing Day

Please drop off resume at the branch or e-mail to: