Steward- The Iron Horse Hotel (Milwaukee, WI

Food & Beverage Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Position at Iron Horse Hotel

The Iron Horse Hotel is looking for a hard-working Steward to join our culinary team! See below for more details. 

Job Requirements:

  • Washes and maintains dishes, silverware, glassware and cooking equipment (pots, pans, etc.)
  • Stores and supplies departments with dishes, silverware, glassware and cooking equipment
  • Maintains kitchen back of house area cleanliness throughout shift
  • Assists in the collection of all dishes, silverware and glassware for banquet events and has them
  • delivered to appropriate areas
  • Set ups a breakdown area and assists in the breakdown and clean-up of all dirty dishes returning from
  • an event space and assists in the breakdown of side stations, buffets and back of the house areas
  • Perform all end of shift duties
Additional Requirements:
  • Good reading, writing and oral proficiency in the English language
  • Able to work well unsupervised
Teamwork:
  • Maintain a good working relationship with other associates by promoting teamwork and fostering a
  • harmonious working climate
  • Partake in a positive work ethic and surrounding environment
Standards:
  • Able to work alone without direct supervision
  • Demonstrate high degree of drive and determination
  • Constantly recommend service and product improvement to better the operation
  • Attend all required meetings
  • Follow proper payroll and uniform procedures
  • Properly handle and report associate and guest accidents
  • Maintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental policies/service
  • procedures/standards
  • Assist with responsibilities and duties in other departments and as assigned by management
  • 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
Work Environment:
  • Standard restaurant setting
  • Standard kitchen setting
  • Standard Event setting
  • Standard Room Service setting
Physical Demand:
Positions
  • Continuous standing and walking
  • Negotiating wet tile floor and steps
Forces
  • Trays weigh 30 lbs. >
  • Carts: 250 lbs. (12-20 lbs. of push/pull force required)
  • Hot box: 200 lbs.
  • Move banquet tables & chairs
Repetitions
  • Standing and walking is continuous for 4-5 hours at a time
  • Lifting and carrying 30-40 lb. tray, crate or box
  • Negotiating varied floor surfaces is continuous
  • Carrying over shoulder is occasional
  • Hand and elbow movements for polishing glassware, silver and setting up tables
  • Lifting and carrying hot boxes continuous
  • Rolling and/or carrying banquet tables continuous
  • Carrying stackable banquet chairs by loading cart continuous
Sensory
  • Excellent sight and balance needed for negotiating varied floor surfaces
  • Handling lighted candles and hot fluids (coffee and tea)
  • Good speech and hearing to interact with guests
  • Must be able to work in extreme temperatures like freezers (-10 degrees F) and kitchens (+110
  • degrees F), possible for 1 hour or more

The Iron Horse Hotel is privately owned and managed by the Aparium Hospitality Services. Aparium Hospitality Services does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws. The Iron Horse Hotel is a smoke-free, drug-free facility, and equal opportunity employer.