WA: Senior Kitchen Steward

Location: Perth, WA, Australia

Type: Part Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Silk Hospitality is a dynamic hospitality company who is seeking to appoint friendly and professional staff to join our enthusiastic housekeeping team in Perth.

If you're looking for a role with a strong brand, the opportunity to develop and the chance to work with good people who are talented and work hard; join Silk Hospitality. Silk is looking to appoint a motivated, autonomous and reliable individual to join our Housekeeping Team as a a Senior Steward

POSITION SUMMARY

You will be responsible for maintaining the kitchen, dish washing and back area in an inspection-ready condition in accordance with hotel standards and brand guidelines.

Primarily Responsible for operating and maintaining cleaning equipment and tools. Also responsible for washing dishes, chinaware, flatware, cutlery, crockery, sweeping and mopping floors, cleaning and detailing kitchen equipment. 

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

•Consistently offers professional, engaging and friendly service Report for duty punctually, in the correct uniform, clean and neatly pressed with your name-tag clearly visible.

•Liaise with the Stewarding Supervisor or Kitchen Supervisor on duty for specific instructions/requests.

•Carry out duties as assigned, also refer to cleaning schedules and perform the necessary duties.

•Collect the appropriate cleaning materials and equipment from Stewarding Supervisor.

•Check equipment daily to ensure they are in good working condition and promptly report any defects/malfunctions to the Stewarding Supervisor or a senior person.

•Assist in the set up and break down of service areas for all special functions (buffet, barbecue, etc).

•Cleans stoves, ovens, grills, refrigerators, and using cleaning solutions, brushes and wash cloths.

•Washes utensils, such as pots, pans, and trays by hand using cleaning detergents. Washes dishware, glasses, and cutlery by hand or machine. Occasionally polishes utensils. Drains dries and stacks items after washing.

•Transports food supplies, such as meats, vegetables, fruits, and canned foods from storeroom or freezer, using trolley/basket to kitchen. Returns surplus food to storeroom or freezer.

•May assist with food preparation, such as blending soups, washing and peeling vegetables and shellfish.

•Assist in the set up and break down of service areas for all special functions (buffet, barbecue, etc.)

•May help set up barbecue equipment such as charcoal pits and food warmers. May assist with floral decorations.

•Understand and practice the principles of environmental stewardship throughout the hotels.

•Recycle all vegetable and fruit peelings, and eggshells to make composting.

•Any other reasonable requests made by Management.

 

REPORTING REQUIREMENTS

•Report and document any observed or known safety hazards, conditions or unsafe practices and procedures to management immediately.

•Report any maintenance deficiencies and handling guest’s requests or complaints. Ensure the confidentiality and security of all guest rooms and public areas.

QUALITIES AND EXPERIENCE

•Min 2 years of previous experience in a similar role - requires knowledge and experience in processes, procedures and methods of the Housekeeping Department.

•Ability to relate well to Hotel guests and employees

•Guest-service oriented; Team player

•Ability to learn quickly.

•High initiative/Self-starter;

•Professional in demeanor and presentation

•Effective communication skills

•Ability to work with a variety of people

•Personable, enthusiastic, self-motivated and able to work independently

•Ability to carry loads of approximately 20kg

•To walk or stand for approx. 5 to 6 hours

•Interest in practical hands on work

•Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and request clarification

•when needed.

•Honest and reliable

•Physically fit

•Ability to maintain control and composure in difficult circumstances

•Professional attitude

•Problem solving ability

 

To Apply please go to http://www.silkhospitality.com.au/jobs

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