Pot Washer

Pot Washer
City: Calgary
Last visit: 2014-10-25
Author's ads: 1

Posted: 2014-10-25



Every memorable dining experience at Fairmont Hotels and Resorts begins behind the scenes with our Culinary team's commitment to safe and efficient operations. As a Potwasher, you will play an important role in support of your Colleagues and the preparation of exceptional cuisine.


Hotel Overview: Centrally located in downtown Calgary, The Fairmont Palliser is the city's premier, landmark hotel. With 407 elegantly appointed guest rooms, and the recent completion of an extensive renovation project, The Fairmont Palliser is truly the place to be.


Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Executive Chef, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:             

Consistently offer professional, friendly and proactive guest service while supporting fellow Colleagues

Clean all pots and pans either by hand or by using an industrial dishwasher

Ensure the kitchen Colleagues have the pots required to service our guests

Sort, stack and store all cleaned items in a organized and safe manner

Ensure items are removed from circulation that are no longer functional

Ensure floors are dry and clean at all times

Follow department policies, procedures and service standards

Maintain a clean and safe work environment

Other duties as assigned



Previous experience not required

Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities

Highly responsible & reliable

Ability to work well under pressure in a

Fellow colleagues as part of a team

Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

Must be energetic and enthusiastic; must be personable and presentable

Ability to work well under pressure

Must be self-directed and self-motivated

 Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to): 

Constant standing and walking throughout shift

Frequent lifting and carrying up to 30 lbs

Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting

Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps

Must able to stand the entire duration of the shift

  Rate of Pay: $16.10 per hour to start, $17.10 full rate


Visa Requirements:  Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.   


The Fairmont Palliser is committed to an employment equity program that includes special measures to achieve diversity among staff.  We therefore encourage applications from qualified Aboriginal Canadians, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and women.


APPLY TODAY: Whether you're launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit http:www.fairmontcareers.com/ to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts-and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!



At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That's why you'll find exceptional work opportunities-throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific-as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London's The Savoy, New York's The Plaza, and Shanghai's Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!

Career Level: Entry Level

Industry: Hospitality

Job Function: Hospitality and Food Service