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Kitchen Steward/Dish

Benefits- Health, Dental, Vision, 401K Plan (after one year of employment), Employee Meal

Posted November 3, 2022

Saybrook Point Resort & Marina
Old Saybrook, CT
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$14- $20, per hour

About This Job

Job Title: Kitchen Dishwasher

FLSA Classification: Laborers/Helpers

Salary Range: $14- $20, per hour

Reports to: Executive Chef/Banquet Chef

Summary/objective: The Kitchen Dishwasher performs duties to maintain kitchen work areas and restaurant equipment and utilities in clean and orderly condition.

Essential functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

  • Greet each guest, enthusiastically and with a smile to create a friendly positive experience.
  • Conforms to AAA Four Diamond Standards.
  • Offer ideas on improving services and cost reductions.
  • Sweeps and mops floor once every hour as needed. 
  • Scrapes food from dirty dishes and washes them by hand or places them in racks or on conveyor to dishwashing machine. 
  • Washes pots, pans, and trays by hand. 
  • Runs glasses through dish machine with clean water.
  • Washes worktables, walls, refrigerators, and meat blocks. 
  • Separates, recycles, and removes trash and garbage and places it in designated containers; steam-cleans or hoses-out garbage cans. 
  • Sorts bottles and breaks disposable ones in bottle-crushing machine. 
  • Polishes silver, using burnishing-machine tumbler, chemical dip, buffing wheel, and hand cloth, if required. 
  • Transfers supplies and equipment between storage and work areas by hand or by use of hand truck. 
  • Sets up banquet tables, when required. 
  • Washes and peels vegetables using knife or peeling machine, when required. 
  • Puts away all clean utensils; puts away & rotates stock in designated areas.
  • Ensure that loading dock is clean and organized.
  • Check garbage for silverware, etc., before throwing it away.
  • Make floors safe by removing debris, grease, water, etc.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by management.
  • Fully aware of and comply with Inns policies and procedures as identified in the procedure manual and handbook.
  • Adhere to all Health and Safety policies and procedures. 

Work environment

  • Working conditions are based in a hospitality setting.
  • Associates may be exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.
  • Noise level in work environment is usually moderate.
  • Exposure to cleaning solvents and chemicals.
  • Some exposure to smoke, steam, high temperatures and humidity.

Physical Demands

  • To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to stand, move and work throughout the food and beverage area and property, including walking up to 1 ½ mile, climbing stairs and standing at workstation for the duration of the shift. 
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell.
  • The associate must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 
  • The associate will use repeatedly hand motions throughout entire shift
  • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. 


  • Positive interpersonal skills required.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions and correspondence.

Required education and experience

  • High School diploma or GED required.

Additional eligibility requirements

  • Maintains all current licenses and certifications
  • Be familiar with all Hotel services/features and local attractions/activities to respond to guest inquiries accurately.
  • Maintains high standards for work area and appearance and presents self in highly professional manner to staff and guest.
  • Available days, evenings, weekends, holidays and extended hours as business dictates.

Work authorization/security clearance requirements

Saybrook Point Resort & Marina requires all newly hired employees to provide documentation that they are legally authorized to work in the United States. 

Affirmative Action/EEO statement 

Saybrook Point Resort & Marina is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or veteran status.

Other duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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About this Employer

Saybrook Point Resort & Marina

2 Bridge Street
Old Saybrook, CT 06475

(860) 395-2000

103 Room Hotel

About Us

Nestled between the Long Island Sound and Connecticut River, Saybrook Point Resort & Marina boasts the best in waterfront tranquility. With every visit to Old Saybrook, Connecticut, encounter the friendliness of a small town, breathtaking marina vistas, and glimpses of rich history. Saybrook Point Resort & Marina has created the perfect balance of northern extravagance and a touch of southern hospitality, to treat our guests to a truly charming experience. Relax with a day at The Spa, delight in award-winning dining at Fresh Salt, retreat to your intimate accommodations, or explore our inviting marina. While Old Saybrook is petite in size, you’ll make enough memories along the Connecticut shoreline to last a lifetime. Experience Saybrook Point for yourself and discover how elegant simplicity and delightful coastal flair can enhance the way you vacation.