Dishwasher (Steward's Helper)
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
5d ago

Dishwasher (*Steward’s Helper)

What is in it for you :

  • Employee benefit card offering discounted rates at Accor properties worldwide
  • Exclusive Employee and Friends & Family Discounts at Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
  • Exclusive access to the Pacific Northwest Food & Beverage Discount Program with 50% off at our dining destinations in Vancouver, Victoria, and Whistler
  • Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world!
  • Complimentary meal during your shift through our Colleague Dining Program
  • Complimentary uniform laundering
  • Access to our Safety Footwear Reimbursement Program (up to $120 per year)
  • Access to our comprehensive benefits and wellness programs, including extended healthcare benefits and RMT, dental, vision, and complimentary counseling, wellness sessions, financial and family planning through LifeWorks
  • Access to our company-matched Defined Contribution Pension Plan (DCPP)
  • Opportunity to develop your talent through coaching and our Leadership Mentoring Programs
  • What you will be doing :

  • Assist the kitchen steward to perform the daily tasks of the stewarding department
  • Set up and operate the dish machine to established specifications, maintaining correct temperature and chemicals are in use at all times
  • Safely handle, wash, transport & store all china, glass, silverware, small wares or other food and beverage equipment in the established locations
  • Debus, sort, organize and consolidate dishware and kitchen equipment to be washed
  • Loading and unloading the dish machine following established procedures
  • Ensure all items washed are completely clean and sanitized
  • Follow established food safety protocols
  • Follow established health and safety protocols
  • Proper use of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
  • Safely handle, wash, transport & store all china, glass, silverware, small wares or other food and beverage equipment in the established locations
  • Wash and sanitize; kitchen small wares, utensils, pots, pans and other equipment as required
  • Wash and sanitize; kitchen equipment, kettles, tables, walls, sinks, refuse containers, ceilings etc.
  • Empty large steam kettles of bones or other organic material
  • Clean sink and drain filters in the main dish room and basement as required
  • Maintain a clean and organized workspace at all times
  • Collect and dispose of garbage and recycling throughout the hotel, maintain clean refuse bins, resupply with garbage bags as required
  • Maintaining clean and dry floors by sweeping, mopping, squeegee etc.
  • Participate in plating and distribution of food for banquets
  • Restock and supply chemical and paper towel dispensers throughout the F&B operation
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Your experience and skills include :

  • Recent experience as a steward’s helper / dishwasher in a hotel, restaurant, cruise ship, or similar setting or recent experience in a position with similar physically demanding requirements
  • Food Safe Level One or equivalent (colleague’s responsibility to maintain certification)
  • WHIMIS 2015 / GHS certification (colleague’s responsibility to maintain this certification)
  • Fluent in English, both written and verbal
  • Proven ability to work well alone or as part of a team
  • Demonstrated commitment to achieving excellent results
  • Ability to prioritize, with excellent organizational capabilities
  • Demonstrated high level of responsibility and reliability
  • Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to) :

  • Constant standing and walking
  • Frequent bending and kneeling
  • Frequent carrying and lifting
  • Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps
  • Ability to performing cleaning duties while on ladders or other elevated platforms
  • Ability to work in a hot and humid environment
  • Ability to work with all cleaning chemicals or equipment
  • Steward’s Helper is terminology used in union collective bargaining agreement.
  • Visa Requirements : Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.

    Your team and working environment :

    Welcome to Canada’s Castle on the Coast. The Empress Hotel sits proudly at the centre of culture and history in Victoria, British Columbia.

    This is the best of all worlds where contrast meets distinction, opulence blends harmoniously with the understated and fabled history meshes with contemporary affairs.

    This award-winning Victoria hotel and National Historic Site is an alluring blend of classic and contemporary, vintage and cutting-edge : Where Modern meets Iconic.

    Come join our wonderful team of hospitality experts!

    Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion :

    We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

    Why work for Accor?

    We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality.

    We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor’s limitless possibilities.

    By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality. Discover the life that awaits you at Accor, visit

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