Steward Overnight
Job Title: 
Steward Overnight
Property Name:
Taj Boston
Location: 
Massachusetts-Boston
Company Name: 
Management  Position? 
No
Entry Level Position? 
No
Work Permit Needed? 
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
 
Corporate Overview
Highgate is a premier real estate investment and hospitality management company widely recognized as an innovator in the industry. Highgate is the dominant player in U.S. gateway markets including New York, Boston, Miami, San Francisco and Honolulu. Highgate also has an expanding presence in key European markets through properties in London, Paris, Barcelona, Vienna and Prague. Highgate's portfolio of global properties represents an aggregate asset value exceeding $10B and generates over $2B in cumulative revenues.

The company provides expert guidance through all stages of the hospitality property cycle, from planning and development through recapitalization or disposition.

Highgate also has the creativity and bandwidth to develop bespoke hotel brands and utilizes industry leading proprietary revenue management tools that identify and predict evolving market dynamics to drive out performance and maximize asset value. With an executive team consisting of some of the industry's most experienced hotel management leaders, the company is a trusted partner for top ownership groups and major hotel brands. Highgate maintains corporate offices in London, New York, Dallas and Seattle.
Job Description

The Kitchen Steward/Cleaner is responsible for the cleaning operation in all Food and Beverage areas, and is also expected to to maintain an acceptable level of sanitation and cleanliness throughout the Food and Beverage areas, in accordance with the Department of Environmental & Health Services.

Responsibilities
  • 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.
  • Sweep and Mop and assure organization of the entire Kitchen area including: sinks, ice machine, soap and sanitizers
  • Manually wash and scrub all pots and pans.
  • Ensure all dispensers are fully stock of paper, soap and sanitizer.
  • Maintain a high standard of cleanliness and orderliness in all kitchens and utility work areas.
  • Wash tile floors in all food and beverage areas.
  • Empty trash and keep cans clean.
  • Comply with all Loss Prevention guidelines.
  • Sweep and mop floor. Keep floors clean and dry; clean up wet spills immediately.
  • Comply and assure compliance with all safety standards by following all safety rules and procedures.
  • Attend meetings/training as required by management.
Job Requirements
Qualifications
  • High School diploma or equivalent and/or experience in a hotel or related field preferred.
  • Flexible and long hours required at times.
  • Heavy work - Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or 50 pounds of force frequently and/or 20 pounds of force constantly to lift, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
  • Ability to stand during entire shift.
  • Maintain a warm and friendly demeanor at all times.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and written, with all level 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 employees and 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 Highgate Hotel 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 Highgate Hotel 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.