Kitchen Dishwasher (immediate start date)

  • Fairmont Banff Springs
  • Banff, AB, Canada
  • May 29, 2018
Full time Entry Level General Labor Hospitality-Hotel Restaurant-Food Service Ski Area

Job Description

Every memorable dining experience at Fairmont Hotels and Resorts begins behind the scenes with our Culinary team’s commitment to safe and efficient operations. Showcase your talents as a Kitchen Steward, where your attentiveness and care will ensure the creation of exceptional cuisine.

Summary of Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Chief Steward, responsibilities and essential job functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Consistently offer professional, friendly and proactive guest service while supporting fellow Colleagues
  • Operate an industrial dishwasher
  • Wash dishes, glassware, flatware, pots and pans using dishwasher or by hand
  • Place dishes in storage area
  • Clean and polish silverware
  • Ensure the Kitchen/Server and Banquet Colleagues have the dishes/silverware required
  • Sort, stack and store all cleaned items in an organized and safe manner
  • Ensure all breakages and chipped items are removed from circulation and inventoried
  • Ensure floors are dry and clean at all times
  • Follow department policies, procedures and service standards
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work cohesively as part of a team essential
  • Positive Attitude Essential
  • Motivated to give 100%
  • Prior experience in a fast food establishment considered an asset
  • Highly responsible & reliable
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to prioritize guest and colleague needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

Perks: Endless staff events, subsidized staff housing, daily duty meal in our staff cafeteria, employee travel program, food & beverage/fitness centre/spa/golf discounts, competitive extended benefit plans (medical, vision, dental), employee assistance program.

Physical Aspects of Position: 
Physical aspects of the position include but are not limited to the following: 

  • Constant standing and walking throughout shift
  • Frequent lifting and carrying up to 30lbs
  • Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling
  • Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps
  • Safe use of chemicals
  • Ensure proper use of Personal Protective Equipment (provided)

Visa Requirements: Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.

ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS

At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you'll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!