Dishwasher - Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center Part-time


Dishwasher - Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center Part-time

Job: Food & Beverage

Primary Location: United States of America-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh

Employee Status: Regular

Type of Employment: Part-time

Business Unit: Wyndham Hotel Group - Wyndham Hotel Management

Looking for a job as a Dishwasher?  Well look no further.  The Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center is looking for a dishwasher to clean all hotel china, glass and silver.

 

The Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center is located on the University of Pittsburgh campus, in the heart of Oakland.  It is several blocks from Carnegie Mellon University as well as several UPMC hospitals.  This 251 room hotel offers a full-service restaurant and lounge, 7,333-sq foot of meeting space, and an indoor heated pool.  Nearby attractions include Heinz Field, Consol Energy Center, PNC Park, Kennywood Park, Sandcastle Waterpark, the Carnegie Museum of Art and Natural History, and Point State Park.  Our employees enjoy free parking, a free meal when working, and discounted hotel rooms throughout the company.  We are less than a block away from public transportation.

 

The dishwasher is responsible for maintaining cleanliness and proper storage of all china, glass and silver, and ensuring the highest standards of sanitation.  He/she is also responsible for assisting the kitchen staff in maintaining the cleanliness of the kitchen and all storage areas; specifically for cleaning all equipment, utensils, and the physical work area.  He/she is also responsible for assisting with proper food storage and rotation.

 

Fundamental Requirements:

  • Maintain a high standard of cleanliness and orderliness in all kitchen, back dock, dumpster and utility work areas.
  • Heavy duty cleaning of ovens, grills, sinks, walls, floors, walk-in refrigerators and freezers and other heavy kitchen equipment.
  • Wash pots, pans, and kitchen utensils following proper procedure for their cleanliness and sanitation and vacuum carpeted areas through the food and beverage outlets.
  • Sweep, mop and wash floors in all food and beverage areas, kitchen, and restaurant and dock area.
  • Keep management informed of shortage of equipment and supplies.
  • Operate the dishwashing equipment to ensure that all china, glass and silver are cleaned thoroughly and sanitation of such is maintained.
  • Return all clean china, glass, and silver to its proper storage location using care to minimize breakage.
  • Knowledge of proper safe handling techniques for all chemicals used.
  • Report any faulty equipment to management immediately.
  • Empty garbage from the Food and Beverage areas into the hotel dumpster.
  • Know the location and operation of all fire extinguishing equipment.
  • Practice safe work habits at all times to avoid possible injury to self or other employees.
  • Follow the proper procedures in the breakdown, cleaning and reassembling of all kitchen equipment as needed.
  • Follow all sanitation standards.
  • Assist in the set up and breakdown of the restaurant buffet as required.
  • Assist Banquets by supplying china, glass, and silver as required by business demand.

 

General Requirements:

  • Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and written, with all levels of employees and guests in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service oriented manner.
  • Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying concerns raised by guests.
  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize departmental functions to meet deadlines.
  • Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service oriented manner.
  • Attend all hotel required meetings and trainings.
  • Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Wyndham Hotel Group Standards, as required by scheduling, which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.
  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which includes wearing the proper uniform and nametag.
  • Comply with Wyndham Hotel Group Standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.
  • Maximize efforts towards productivity, identify problem areas and assist in implementing solutions.
  • Must be effective in handling problems, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving problems as necessary.
  • Must be able to understand and apply complex information, data, etc. from various sources to meet appropriate objectives.
  • Must be able to cross-train in other hotel related areas.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of information.
  • Must be able to show initiative, including anticipating guest or operational needs.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.
  • Maintain a warm and friendly demeanor at all times.

 

Qualifications

Education & Experience:

  • High School diploma or equivalent and/or experience in a hotel or a related field preferred.

Physical requirements:

  • Flexible and longs hours sometimes required.
  • Heavy work - Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or 50 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
  • Ability to stand during the entire shift.
  • Ability to withstand temperature variations, both hot and cold.

WMH is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V



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