Job Number 23063160
Job Category Food and Beverage & Culinary
Location The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi Grand Canal, PO Box 91888, Al Maqta Area, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, United Arab Emirates VIEW ON MAP
Located Remotely? N
Position Type Management
Direct and assist the stewards working on the “No Bottle Project”, an initiative implemented to reduce the usage of plastic bottles by adopting reusable glass bottles throughout the hotel. Ensure water temperature, and chemical levels are appropriate for cleaning and documented. Assist the food and beverage department with various tasks as needed. Support the outlets by transporting and ensuring adequate stock of glass bottles. Maintain the operations of the bottling room and ensure that the bottle storage areas to a satisfactory standard. Return cleaned items to proper locations maintain cleaning equipment and tools. Ensure and maintain a high degree of cleanliness, adhering to all health and safety standards and protocols.
Assist management in hiring, training, scheduling, evaluating, counseling, disciplining, and motivating and coaching employees. Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures; report accidents, injuries, and unsafe work conditions to manager; complete safety training and certifications. Ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean and professional; maintain confidentiality of proprietary information; protect company assets. Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to company standards; anticipate and address guests’ service needs. Speak with others using clear and professional language. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others; support team to reach common goals. Ensure adherence to quality expectations and standards. Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 50 pounds without assistance. Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time. Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping. Move over sloping, uneven, or slippery surfaces. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by management.
Education and Experience
High school diploma or GED equivalent
At least 2 years of related work experience
At least 1 years of supervisory experience
CORE WORK ACTIVITIES
Policies and Procedures
Protect the privacy and security of guests and coworkers.
Maintain confidentiality of proprietary materials and information.
Protect company tools, equipment, machines, or other assets in accordance with company policies and procedures.
Follow company and department policies and procedures.
Ensure uniform, nametags, and personal appearance are clean, hygienic, professional and in compliance with company policies and procedures.
Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by management.
Assist other employees to ensure proper coverage and prompt guest service.
Welcome and acknowledge each and every guest with a smile, eye contact, and a friendly verbal greeting, using the guest’s name when possible.
Thank guests with genuine appreciation and provide a fond farewell.
Provide assistance to coworkers, ensuring they understand their tasks.
Talk with and listen to other employees to effectively exchange information.
Speak to guests and co-workers using clear, appropriate and professional language.
Discuss work topics, activities, or problems with coworkers, supervisors, or managers discreetly and quietly, avoiding public areas of the property.
Exchange information with other employees using electronic devices (e.g., pagers and two-way radios, email).
Serve as a departmental role model or mentor by working alongside employees to perform technical or functional job duties.
Assign and ensure work tasks are completed on time and that they meet appropriate quality standards.
Encourage and motivate employees to perform their best, take responsibility for tasks and assignments, make decisions and provide input on possible improvements.
Assist management in establishing and communicating goals, performance expectations, timetables and deadlines for shift or departmental operations to hourly employees and ensure that they are understood.
Ensure employee compliance with company standards and policies and external regulations (e.g., safety, OSHA, department-specific procedures such as food standards).
Assist management to ensure that hourly employees have the necessary resources to effectively perform their jobs (e.g., supplies, equipment, and inventory).
Coach and develop employees (e.g., create expectations for continual improvement, provide challenging tasks and assignments, hold development discussions, and construct and execute development plans).
Collaborate with management to develop and carry-out ideas and procedures, and set goals to continuously improve department performance around guest and employee satisfaction scores.
Coordinate tasks and work with other departments to ensure that the department runs efficiently.
Ensure that hourly employees are trained on company core values, job roles, responsibilities, and technical and service aspects of the job.
Assist management in counseling hourly employees on work related concerns and issues to ensure satisfaction and productivity.
Listen to hourly employees’ suggestions for improving how work is done and how guests are served, gaining management support as needed to act upon suggestions.
Collaborate with management to formally recognize hourly employees’ performance contributions.
Working with Others
Support all co-workers and treat them with dignity and respect.
Handle sensitive issues with employees and/or guests with tact, respect, diplomacy, and confidentiality.
Develop and maintain positive and productive working relationships with other employees and departments.
Partner with and assist others to promote an environment of teamwork and achieve common goals.
Actively listen to and consider the concerns of other employees, responding appropriately and effectively.
Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement
Monitor the performance of others to ensure adherence to quality expectations and standards.
Comply with quality assurance expectations and standards.
Visually inspect tools, equipment, or machines (e.g., to identify defects).
Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time or for an entire work shift.
Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping.
Move over sloping, uneven, or slippery surfaces.
Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 50 pounds without assistance.
Read and visually verify information in a variety of formats (e.g., small print).
Follow appropriate personal hygiene procedures to ensure water served to guests is safe for consumption, including disinfecting hands prior to handling glass bottles and wearing a hat/hairnet and proper footwear.
Report maintenance issues immediately to appropriate personnel (i.e., management or maintenance).
Maintain up-to-date knowledge of company Food Safety Programs within assigned area of responsibility, as well as all local, state, and federal regulations.
Communicate any assistance needed during busy periods to management to ensure optimum service to guests.
Sanitation and Maintenance
Organize cleaning chemicals and supplies and ensure they are stored appropriately and kept separate from food and beverage products.
Complete cleaning checklists to determine appropriate timelines for cleaning and sanitizing (such as floors, equipment, drains, walls, surfaces, doors, lights, and trashcans).
Operate cleaning equipment and tools to ensure only clean and sanitary items are used in the kitchen, including operating the dish machine, pot-scrubbing station, and trash compactor.
Direct and assist Stewards in order to make clean up a more efficient process.
Follow and ensure compliance with sanitation and cleaning procedures and pest control guidelines, reporting pest control issues to appropriate personnel.
Keep hand wash stations maintained (for example, supplied with soap, towels, step-on trashcan, gloves, and proper signage) and fully functional.
Wash and disinfect the bottling room and storage areas to ensure sanitary conditions and meet the departmental standards, including using sanitizers required by health department.
Kitchen Tools & Equipment
Ensure proper and safe handling and storage of equipment, returning equipment to appropriate location.
Inspect, pull, and stack cleaned items, send soiled items back for re-scrubbing and re-washing.
Ensure water temperature, and chemical levels are appropriate to run the dishwashing machine, and complete proper documentation.
Ensure clean wares are stored in appropriate areas.
Clean the dishwashing machine, including removing trash and spraying the inside of the machine, cleaning and unclogging the spray arms and jets, cleaning the outer surfaces of the machine and troubleshoot dishwasher malfunctions as required.
Use detergent, rinsing, and sanitizing chemicals in the 3-compartment sink at the appropriate levels to clean bottles, ensuring the chlorine levels are between 50 and 100 parts per million and that the water temperature is sufficiently hot.
Allow cleaned items to air dry.
Rack dirty items
Spray all racked items with hot water to loosen and remove food residue.
Maintenance, Sanitation, and Cleaning Activities
Clean and mop all areas in assigned departments
Clean and maintain sanitation areas and organize cleaning supplies including hanging up mops and brooms.
Clean and maintain loading dock areas.
Organize supply rack
Empty full trashcans, ensuring each can is clean, relined, and covered, and maintain dumpster area.
Keep sanitation closets locked and shut.
Ensure food storage areas are clean.
Dispose of glass in the proper containers.
Break down cardboard boxes and place them and other recyclables in the recycle bin.
Occupational Safety and Health Roles and Responsibilities
Take reasonable care of their own health and safety
Carry out all duties in accordance with local occupational health and safety legislation
Comply with all Marriott Safety policies, procedures and safety guidelines as outlined by your Supervisor/Department head
Report all hazards, unsafe practices or defective equipment to your Supervisor
Report and seek treatment for all injuries or illness sustained in the workplace.
Use the right tools and equipment for the job, and operate equipment in a way that will not be hazardous to you or other employees
Do not engage in any prank or unnecessary running or boisterous conduct
Follow all established safe work practices; do not take any unnecessary chances
Properly use and care for all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required and provided
Prevent slips and falls. Watch for spills or loose objects on floors. Clean up spills immediately and use wet floors signs. Do not allow cords to extend across doorways, aisles or other walkways. Use the handrail while ascending or descending stairs.
Lift properly, keep your back straight, and then squat down to reach the object being lifted. Do not twist your body when lifting. Shift your feet to turn, if necessary. Do not attempt to lift exceptionally heavy objects by yourself. Ask for help.
Always follow good housekeeping practices. Do not leave tools or equipment in hallways; keep your work area clean and organized.
Actively attend and participate in all health and safety training conducted by Hotel.
Discuss any questions or concerns regarding your safety with your supervisor.
Cooperate with The Ritz-Carlton with respect to any instructions and actions by The Ritz-Carlton to protect the employee and to comply with OSH requirements
Take reasonable care of the health and safety of persons that may be affected by their acts or omissions at work
Cooperate with Ritz-Carlton with respect to any instructions and actions by Ritz-Carlton to protect the employee and to comply with OSH requirements
Not intentionally or recklessly interfere with or misuse anything provided at the workplace in the interest of health and safety and welfare arrangements;
Actively participate in all mock drills conducted in the Hotel
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