Sage Restaurant Group Dishwasher/Steward in Portland, Oregon

Req #: 5638BR

Job Title: Dishwasher/Steward

Position Type: Full Time - Regular

Location Name: The Nines Hotel

City: Portland

State: OR

Why Us: the Nines Hotel is currently looking for passionate Dishwashers and Stewards to join its team of award winning associates.

the Nines Hotel from Sage Hospitality was recognized as Top Workplaces in Oregon in 2016. As one of Oregon’s Healthiest Employers, The Nines offers perks that are comparable to progressive employers. We offer Medical, Dental, Vision and more to all full-time associates. Save on your parking and public transportation costs by using our pre-tax savings account. Our location is right next to the center of all for MAX lines and close to the Portland Streetcar, a prime location for driving, taking public transportation, biking, or even walking to work.

As part of Sage Restaurant Group, we focus on building “independent” restaurants and lounges bordering our hotels in prime locations. We connect with the people that live and work in the communities we serve by providing highly designed, innovative, locally-focused food and beverage experiences. Surrounded by farms, forests and the ocean, Portland is one of America’s booming food cities with year round Farmers’ markets and artisans creating and making some of the most delicious goods in America.

Join our fun, exciting, and fast-paced staff at one of the best Hotels in town, highlighted by the culinary talents of Chef Matt Christianson and Chef Gregory Gourdet.

Posting Overview:

Under general supervision, provides the restaurant and kitchen with clean and sanitary ware.

Requirements:

Competencies

Dealing with Ambiguity

Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

Compassion

Genuinely cares about people; is concerned about their work and non-work problems; is available and ready to help; is sympathetic to the plight of others not as fortunate.

Composure

Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.

Interpersonal Savvy

Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.

Knowledge/Skills

Must have basic knowledge of dish washing.

Abilities

Must have vision ability to see minute objects at arms length, to read meters and controls.

Must have finger, hand and upper body dexterity to grasp dishes, push, pull, carry and lift racks, carts, and large trash bins.

Must be able to bend, squat, reach and retrieve items from above head.

Must be able to lift, push, pull and carry up to 50 lbs to include serving trays, carts, tables, chairs, and small equipment up to 75% of the time.

Balancing, stooping kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching handling, fingering throughout the shift.

Mobility -full range of mobility and the ability to travel up to 300 feet on a regular basis throughout the shift.

Continuous standing -during preparation, during service hours or during expediting.

Must have moderate hearing to hear customers, supervisors, and communicate with other staff.

Must have excellent vision to see that product is prepared appropriately.

Must have moderate comprehension and literacy to read use records and all special requests.

Must have ability to perform multiple tasks at one time, must be able to follow verbal and written instruction, and be able to communicate both verbally and in writing.

Must be highly organized and able to pay attention to sound and sight details in crowded and noisy situations, particularly when handling multiple tasks.

Must be able to understand and follow written or verbal instruction, or instruction by example.

Must have the ability to keep breakage to a minimum by handling china, glassware and fragile equipment with care.

Education/Formal Training

None

Experience

None

Material/Equipment Used

Operate dish machine, garbage disposal. trash compactor, broom, mop, floor buffer and other cleaning equipment. dishware handling, and floor maintenance.

Dish washing chemicals, sanitation chemicals and all purpose cleaners.

Rubber gloves, back supports and protective eye wear approximately 100% of 8 hours. Continual exposure to hazardous chemicals used for cleaning.

Environment

Prolonged standing, walking, lifting and carrying throughout entire shift in 95% indoor environment. Going in the freezer temperatures can be -10 degrees.

EEO Statement:

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.