General Utility Lead Worker - Oregon Convention Center

  • Company: Aramark
  • Location: Portland, Oregon
  • Posted: December 22, 2017
  • Reference ID: 149387
Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) is in the customer service business across food, facilities and uniforms, wherever people work, learn, recover, and play. United by a passion to serve, our more than 270,000 employees deliver experiences that enrich and nourish the lives of millions of people in 22 countries around the world every day. Aramark is recognized among the Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE and the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute. Learn more at or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter .

Aramark's leisure group specializes in lodging, recreation, conference centers and meeting services. The scope of our operations includes lodging, conference and meeting space, houseboats and other marine activities, retail merchandise, casual and fine dining experiences, and interpretive tours in some of this country's most pristine protected lands and national parks. We have been active partners with the National Park Service for over 20 years, providing high-quality visitor services in numerous locations across the United States. We are one of the nation's leading managers of conference centers with a strong focus on customer experience. We are considered a premier provider of professional services by clients and competition alike, committed to providing high-quality recreation, hospitality and authentic experiences to clients and visitors from all over the world.

Lead Steward

Position Summary: The Lead Steward will be responsible for overseeing the maintenance and cleanliness of our facilities. The Lead Steward will support the Executive Steward and the Culinary Operations Supervisor with the daily operations of the stewarding department. The stewards clean, stock and take inventory of dinnerware, utensils and other equipment utilized by the guest and the food and beverage departments. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to cleaning and maintaining dishwasher's area and other work related areas; wash, dry, and store dishes/pots/pans/food and beverage serve-ware; adhere to food safety and sanitation standards; collect and remove garbage from the kitchen area; and ensure work area is clean and in order for the next work day. The Lead Steward is required to gain an extensive knowledge of the proper use and cleaning techniques for kitchen equipment including but not limited to steamers, ovens, mixers, grills, and dishwashing equipment.

Essential Functions:
  • Complete weekly cleaning tasks throughout the property
  • Ensure a clean, safe and pleasant atmosphere is maintained in the facilities at all times
  • Perform any opening and closing side work as required
  • Maintain store rooms and refrigerators and ensure they are kept clean
  • Ensure at all times that food safety guidelines and company food quality standards are adhered to
  • Complete time and temperature control logs on a daily basis for HACCP compliance
  • Maintain positive attitude in high stress situations
  • Operate dish washing machine set-up, load, run and remove clean dishes once process is complete
  • Place clean dishes on correct shelves ready to be used again
  • Maintain dish washing machine cleanliness ensure filters are frequently entered
  • Manually hand wash and scrub pots to ensure they are thoroughly cleaned
  • Keep all kitchen floors swept and mopped at all times
  • Empty all trash cans and keep trash dumpster areas clean
  • May be required to work through the night deep cleaning all kitchen equipment, trash cans, walls, tables and floors during closed restaurant hours (10 pm 6am)
  • Report any safety hazards or unsafe conditions and practices to manager immediately
  • Assist with any FOH needs
  • Report to work in proper uniform
  • Must be flexible and willing to work a varied schedule
  • Other duties as assigned
Status and Scope:
  • Reports to Culinary Operations Supervisor
  • Must be able to work independently and finish tasks in a timely manor
  • Must be able to accurately carry out instructions
  • Must be able to do repetitive tasks
  • An attention to detail focus is vital to ensure the highest standards of cleanliness are maintained

  • Must be over 21 years of age
  • Must be fluent in the English language
  • Must complete Serve Safe Food Handlers Certification
Equipment Used:
Oven, Mixer, Grill, Steamer, Cleaning Utensils, Cutlery, Dishwasher, Food Cutting Utensils, Hand Truck, and other.

Travel Requirements: Little or No Travel (>10%)

Lifting Requirements:
HEAVY Lifting 100 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects up to 50 pounds

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