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The Original: A Dinerant
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With critically acclaimed restaurants across the country, Sage Restaurant Group creates dining experiences where food, drink and inspired design meet and mix and our guests are hungry for life.

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Req #: 3116BR

Job Title: Dishwasher/Steward

Position Type: Full Time - Regular

Location Name: The Original

City: Portland

State: OR

Why Us: We are seeking an exceptional Dishwasher to join our amazing team of associates. This position is a Full Time opportunity and comes with an array of great Full Time benefits such as Medical, Dental, 401k, hotel perks, and more!

Are you passionate about preparing food and delivering a unique Portland experience? Would you like to have the professional growth opportunities that a larger national company provides, but prefer to work in a local indigenous environment that feels oh-so-Portland? You don't have to compromise - this may be the break you've been looking for!

Sage Restaurant Group is a team of passionate industry-leading restaurateurs who excel in the realm of Food and Beverage operations by creating and operating successful concepts that are distinctly branded, innovative and highly designed.

Under the direction of Executive Chef AJ Voytko, The Original Dinerant is the coming together of the local food movement and the past 50 years of roadside diners and restaurants. Our passion is service and home cooked foods with the culinary expertise of today's modern kitchens. Our focus is on hospitality and the fun of entertaining. The Original Dinerant is the place for you if you are passionate about the revolution that is approachable food done well. The Original Dinerant provides a guest experience that is second to none.

We are seeking an experienced Dishwasher to join our amazing team of associates.

Hungry For Life? We are:

This Full Time position offers a fantastic selection of benefits such as Medical, Dental, Vision, Company Paid Vacation & Sick allowances and and industry perks of global hotel & restaurant discounts, and much more.

Posting Overview:

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.

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.


Must have basic knowledge of dishwashing.


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




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.


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.

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