Steward / Dishwasher

Anchorage, Alaska

Steward / Dishwasher

Service quality lies at the core of Alyeska Resort's values, and our Steward team plays a pivotal role in upholding this commitment. We are currently seeking dedicated Stewards to join our culinary operations. As a Steward, you'll be an essential part of our kitchen brigade, ensuring that cleanliness and organization reign supreme. Your role is vital in maintaining a seamless and hygienic environment, allowing our culinary team to deliver exceptional dining experiences.

Position Responsibilities

  • Operate dishwashing equipment to clean and sanitize dishes, glassware, flatware, cookware, and kitchen utensils.
  • Maintain cleanliness and hygiene in the kitchen area by cleaning countertops, food preparation surfaces, stovetops, ovens, coolers, freezers, and kitchen equipment.
  • Remove stains from china and cutlery as required. Polish chafing dishes for banquets as needed. Pull, count, and polish china for banquet functions as requested by chefs.
  • Assist in receiving, storing, and organizing kitchen supplies, including cleaning and organizing loading dock, waste containers and all trash binds from food production and service areas.
  • Ensure all access and traffic areas are clear and clean. Ensure floors are properly mopped using hot water and cleaning solution.
  • Keep all equipment in the Steward’s area in good condition. Report any breakdowns in equipment to the kitchen chef/manager immediately.
  • Ensure dish machine is drained and filters are cleaned regularly, as needed.
  • Adhere to safety and sanitation guidelines and abide by Alyeska Resort policies in regard to accident and incident reporting procedures.
  • Collaborate closely with kitchen staff, chefs, servers, and other team members to maintain a smooth flow of operations.
  • Follow cleaning schedules and checklists to ensure that all areas of the kitchen are cleaned and maintained according to established standards.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience working as a cleaner, dishwasher, or steward, preferred.
  • Understanding of the important of maintain hygiene and cleanliness standards in a kitchen or dining area.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to maintain a high standard of cleanliness and hygiene.
  • Flexibility and adapt, ready to switch tasks as needed in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative to keep work areas clean and stocked during shifts.
  • Efficient time management skills to complete tasks during busy periods, with a sense of urgency and commitment to excellence.
  • Reliable, dependable, and consistent in performing duties.
  • Basic communication skills to interact with kitchen and serving staff.

Why Alyeska? 

Alyeska Resort is a 300+ room resort which includes a Nordic Spa and Ski Area, nestled in the mountains of Girdwood, Alaska located 45 minutes south of Anchorage. Alyeska Resort is an incredible place and Girdwood is a friendly, lively town where residents value both outdoor adventure and community spirit. Alyeska Resort offers the type of atmosphere where our employees are able to work hard and play hard and are encouraged to share their enthusiasm with our guests. 

Offering year-round and seasonal opportunities, working at Alyeska Resort is both rewarding and exhilarating. Alyeska Resort offers many exciting career opportunities, beautiful surroundings and exciting employee benefits including: 

  • Vision, Dental, and Medical Insurance for regular full-time employees 
  • Paid holiday and paid time off (Vacation and Personal) 
  • Free Season Pass for employees and qualified dependents 
  • Roth 401(k) and 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan 
  • Discounts for rooms at The Hotel Alyeska and affiliate hotels 
  • Discounts in Resort restaurants, shops, and Nordic Spa 

Compensation: Wages starting at $18/hour.

Family, Quality, Winning, Industry and Honesty:Our people realize that relationships rooted in trust, honesty, respect and gratitude are essential to all. We never get a chance to make a second first impression. Success is planning the details. We are focused and committed to doing what we say and accepting feedback as a gift. 

Physical demands and work environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Physical demands: Ability to lift and carry loads of up to 25 pounds regularly, ensuring the proper handling of kitchen equipment and dishware. Frequent bending and stooping to reach lower storage areas and access dishwashing equipment. Pushing or pulling heavy equipment or carts when required to support kitchen operations. Extended periods of standing to fulfill dishwashing and kitchen support responsibilities.
  • Work Environment: The Steward/Dishwasher role may involve occasional extended hours, including nights and weekends, as needed to support the demands of peak business periods. Operating within a dynamic and fast-paced kitchen environment, you will work collaboratively with kitchen staff and maintain a high level of interaction with team members, ensuring the efficient flow of dishwashing and kitchen support activities.

Alyeska Resort is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All resort employees must possess current documentation showing they are eligible for employment in the United States. Alyeska Resort accepts applications for currently available positions only and does not accept applications for “general employment.” Preference may be given to local candidates, as relocation may not be available. 

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