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Steward / Dishwasher

Company: Renaissance Fort Lauderdale
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPosition SummaryThe Company operates 24 hours a day and 7 days a week, so operational demands require variations in shift days, starting and ending times, and hours worked in a week.The Steward position is responsible for maintaining cleanliness and sanitation standards for china, glassware, tableware, cooking utensils, etc., using machine and manual cleaning methods. This position also ensures the dishwashing area is maintained as a clean, safe and sanitary facility. Promptly reports emergencies, accidents, injuries, missing articles, damage, engineering items and safety hazards to management. Reports any deviations from policies, procedures, brand standards and regulations to management.Essential FunctionsReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Sort and rinse dirty dishes, glass, tableware and other cooking utensils and place them in racks to send through dish machine.
  • Sort and stack clean dishes. Carries clean dishes to cook's line and other proper storage areas. Rewashes soiled dishes before delivering.
  • Change dishwater in dish machine every hour.
  • Wash pots, pans and trays by hand.
  • Remove trash and garbage to dumpster.
  • Set up or break down dishwashing area.
  • Clean and roll/unroll mats.
  • Fill/empty soak tubs with cleaning/sanitizing solutions.
  • Sweep/mop floors.
  • Assemble/disassemble dish machine.
  • Sweep up trash around exterior of restaurant and garbage dumpster.
  • General restaurant and restroom cleaning as directed.
  • Wipe up any spills to ensure kitchen floors remain dry and clean.
  • Must notify Manager any time dish machine wash or rinse cycle falls below safety standard temperatures.
  • Never touch dirty dishes before touching clean dishes without washing hands first.
  • Observe adherence to all safety protocols including correct use of clean supplies.
  • Ensure maintenance problems are promptly reported to Engineering through proper channels.
  • Respond to guest requests, concerns and problems to ensure guest satisfaction.
  • Report to work on time and at work when scheduled, and in proper uniform.
  • Attend department meetings as scheduled.
  • Consistent professional and positive attitude and actions when communicating with guests and associates.
  • Report any incidents of guest dissatisfaction or other matters of significance to manager so that corrective measures may be taken.
  • Comply with policies and procedures.
  • Practice safe work habits and comply with sanitary, safety, security and emergency procedures.
  • Write shift reports including reports on any incidents of theft, accidents or injuries when assigned.
  • Check with manager before leaving work area for any reason.
  • Perform special projects and other responsibilities as assigned.
  • Participate in task forces and committees as requested.
  • Any other tasks/duties as requested by management.QualificationsThe Company may consider equivalent combination of acceptable education and experience providing the knowledge, skills and abilities cited below.Education and Experience
    • High school education or equivalent experience
    • One or more years of related experience
    • Familiarity with hospitality industry practices preferredSkills and Abilities
      • Knowledge of kitchen sanitation and proper use of equipment and supplies.
      • Ability to compile facts/figures in a timely manner; identify, investigate, and resolve matters.
      • Attention to details, good organizational skills and efficient time management.
      • Ability to follow an appropriate course of action based on policies and procedures.
      • Display effective listening and communication skills.
      • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, sometimes under pressure, while simultaneously handling competing and changing priorities. Working Conditions & Physical EffortPhysical work is a primary part of job. Work is normally performed in an interior hotel environment with equipment and machines. The work involves exposure to extreme temperatures, chemicals, dirt, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises. The exposure to hazards or physical risks requires following basic safety precautions and use of applicable protective equipment. Physical requirements include extended standing and walking, climbing, bending, reaching, pulling, pushing, kneeling and lifting up to 30 pounds frequently; 150 pounds up to two times per shift, with assistance. While performing job duties, the associate is required to speak, listen and write. The job requires close vision with or without corrective lenses. This position may be required to operate a motor vehicle.
        • Walks and stands during entire shift.
        • Lift and carry racks or stacks of dishes, glassware and other utensils, weighing up to 30 lbs., up to 50 times per shift.
        • Lift and empty trashcans weighing up to 150 lbs., with assistance, up to two times per shift.
        • Frequent bending, stooping, reaching, pushing and lifting.
        • Work indoors 80%; outdoors 20%.
        • Work in a hot, damp environment.
        • Hazards include, but are not limited to, cuts from broken glass and metal cans, burns, slipping and tripping.
        • Frequent washing of hands.This position requires WEEKENDS, HOLIDAYS and a FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE!Benefits we provide to our AMAZING Team Members include:
          • Medical benefits after 60 days of employment
          • PTO and Holiday Pay
          • 401K after one year of employment
          • Employee Appreciation Program
          • Employee LunchesAbout the Company:The Wurzak Hotel Group ("WHG") is a Philadelphia based, vertically integrated owner, developer and operator of premium branded full service, extended stay and focus service hotels. WHG gains its competitive advantage by developing talent within the organization that embody the same entrepreneurial spirit of our leadership team and who seeks to create value through tireless innovation and a tight focus on the operational details.The Wurzak Hotel Group ("WHG") provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: Renaissance Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale , Steward / Dishwasher, Hospitality & Tourism , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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