Req #: 5028BR
Job Title: Dishwasher/Steward
Position Type: Full Time - Regular
Location Name: Departure Cherry Creek
Why Us: Join our amazing team!
As one of Denver's most anticipated restaurants, Departure is seeking a dedicated Dishwasher . We are a full meal period, multi outlet operation serving lunch, brunch, dinner, banquets and a rooftop bar.
We are looking for someone who wants to grow their career and skills in a very fast paced, results driven, professional environment.
Work with brand culinary director, James Beard semi-finalist and Top Chef Gregory Gourdet.
This job is challenging and rewarding. The career opportunities that come with joining our team are endless. 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. We are a growing company with concepts nationwide.
Come be a part of the team that makes this magic happen!
Under general supervision, provides the restaurant and kitchen with clean and sanitary ware.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Must have basic knowledge of dish washing.
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.
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.
Prolonged standing, walking, lifting and carrying throughout entire shift in 95% indoor environment. Going in the freezer temperatures can be -10 degrees.
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.