Clevelander South Beach
  • Kitchen
  • Miami Beach, FL, USA
  • Full Time

Position:  Operate dishwashing machine, clean pots and pans, and clean kitchen area

 Cleaning Skills/Essential Functions

  • Operate dishwashing machine
  • Clean posts and pans in three compartment sink
  • Keep entire kitchen area clean, including counters, floors and equipment
  • Re-stock all clean dishware, utensils and other kitchen equipment
  • If necessary, assist Servers with clearing, cleaning and resetting tables upon guests' departure
  • If necessary, assist Servers with clearing room service trays from corridors
  • Use chemicals, cleaners, and cleaning equipment properly
  • Perform other duties as requested. Adhere to applicable Jesta Standard Operating Procedures

 Guest Relations Skills:

  • Take every opportunity to amaze the guests, co-workers
  • Smile, have eye contact any greet guests, co-workers immediately
  • Maintain a well-groomed, professional appearance at all times, including uniform and nametag
  • Handle special requests promptly


Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position.  Associates with irregular attendance will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, associates may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel.  In addition, attendance at all scheduled training sessions and meeting is required.

Upon employment, all associates are required to fully comply with Jesta rules and regulations for the safe and effective operation of the hotel facilities.  Associates who violate hotel rules and regulations will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

Supportive Functions:

 In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the manager based upon the particular requirements of the hotel:

Teamwork Skills:

  • Respond promptly to Chef's requests
  • Attend required meetings
  • Be enthusiastic, helpful and a positive member of the team
  • Be professional, responsible and mature in conduct and behavior
  • Be understanding of, encouraging to and friendly with all co-workers
  • Be self motivated and use time wisely
  • Communicate pertinent information
  • Respond positively to new ideas
  • Accept critical/developmental feedback openly
  • Report to work on times
  • Work schedule necessary for proper operation of kitchen, including early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Give adequate notice if going to miss work
  • Adhere to all work rules, procedures and policies established by the company
  • Be cross-trained and available to help other departments
  • Perform other assignments as requested by the management staff
  • Maintain open lines of communication with all departments
  • Model desired behavior

Cost Control Skills

  • Prevent loss of dishware, utensils and other kitchen equipment

 Safety and Security Skills:

  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area free of hazards
  • Properly handle and account for keys
  • Be knowledgeable of policies regarding emergency procedures, lost and found items and security concerns
  • Adhere to all Health Department requirements

 Asset Management Skills:

  • Operate and clean equipment properly
  • Be careful with hotel property
  • Promptly report all maintenance issues
  • If requested, assist in receiving and storing food and other deliveries

 Physical Requirements

  • Seeing
  • Hearing Ability to effectively take a guests order in person and over the phone
  • Speaking Ability to relay specials, menu items and ask questions to verify order
  • Writing Ability to write an order
  • Typing Ability to tap keys to complete point of service sale
  • Math Ability to make change and calculate ticket manually if necessary
  • Walking/Standing up to 100% of the time
  • Bending Ability to move and control one's torso so items can be [picked up from a lower surface level
  • Balancing Ability to balance dishes (up to 40 pounds)
  • Kneeling- Ability to flex legs at the knee so that individual can lower the body coming to rest on one or both knees
  • Handling ability to grasp, hold, set down, redirect with hands, turn , control and manipulate objects
  • Reaching Ability to stretch body and extend arms to place or secure objects at a distance above, to the side of or below the normal standing level of the individual
  • Squatting Ability to flex legs at the knees to lower body position
  • Crawling Ability to move about on hands and knees and/or feet by mobilizing those body parts
  • Lifting Ability to use body parts, arms, hands, shoulders and back, to elevate an object above its previous surface level. Ability to lift 40 pounds waist high and up to 30 pounds overhead.
  • Climbing Ability to ascend steps, ladders and other vertical and semi-vertical surfaces to reach a higher level
  • Repetitive Motion Ability to use body parts on a regular and continuing basis to repeat the same motions for a reasonable period of time without resting.
  • Stooping Ability to flex legs at the knees and move the upper body forward and down

Knowledge Requirements

-       Prior experience strongly preferred

-       Must have strong customer service orientation

-       Must have strong team orientation

Clevelander South Beach
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