Sage Hospitality Resources Dishwasher/Steward in Alexandria, Virginia

10997BR

Req #:

10997BR

Why Us:

Historic design and modern comforts come together at The Alexandrian and the Morrison House provides a unique luxury boutique experience, all with easy access to the region’s most popular historic attractions.

Founded in 1984, Sage Hospitality set out to be the best hotel owner and operator in the business. We’re talking figuratively, progressively and aggressively breaking the mold of the hospitality industry. As one of the U.S’s top hospitality management, investment and development companies, Sage is on a fast trajectory of growth and performance. Building upon what we do best—establishing some of the best hotels and restaurants in the world. Sage’s portfolio currently consists of over 60 hotels and 15 restaurants located in 20 states with approximately 6,000 associates. With nearly $1B under management, the company’s portfolio of high quality hotels including luxury and independent boutique properties, as well as premium-branded select and full-service properties operating under the Marriott, Hilton, Starwood and Hyatt brand family flags. The company strives to be recognized by its customers as the best in the business – creating places that people go to, not through.

Job Title:

Dishwasher/Steward

Location Name:

The Alexandrian

City:

Alexandria

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.

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 dishwashing.

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.

Dishwashing chemicals, sanitation chemicals and all purpose cleaners.

Rubber gloves, back supports and protective eyeware 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.

Position Type:

Full Time - Regular

State:

VA