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Busser - Assistant Server

Hiring Deadline: Open until filled
Position updated on:
Zip Code: 92088
Industry: All
Employer: Sheraton Carlsbad Resort and Spa
Job Tracking ID: 1379602937
Job Description:
Sheraton Carlsbad Resort and Spa is seeking an experienced mechanic for the following position: Busser/Assistant Server

JOB SUMMARY: We are seeking a Busser/Assistant Server to clean, set and re‐set tables continuously, assuming responsibility for station, tables and side duties.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
• Clean, set and re‐set tables continuously, assuming responsibility for station, tables and side duties.
• Serve water, bread and coffee and greet guests by name whenever possible during the course of meal service.
• Stack trays properly for efficient unloading for stewarding and ensure proper safety standards at all times
• Perform set up duties as requested to include side stations, storage areas and food staging area.
• Perform general cleaning tasks utilizing cleaning to adhere to health and safety standards.
• Fold napkins for meal periods to maintain an adequate supply.
• Perform other duties as requested, such as cleaning unexpected spills and executing special guest requests.

Physical Demands:
• Must be able to stand and exert well‐paced mobility for up to 4 hours in length.
• Must be able to exert well‐paced ability in limited space.
• Must be able to exert well‐paced ability to maneuver between functions occurring simultaneously.
• Must have the ability to bend, squat and lift up to 50 lbs., including, but not limited to, lifting trays of food or food items on a regular and continuing basis.
• Must be able to push and pull carts and equipment weighing up to 250 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis.
• Must be able to bend, stoop, squat and stretch to fulfill cleaning tasks.
• Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity.
• Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with guests, supervisors and other employees.
• Vision occurs continuously with the most common visual functions being those of near and color vision and depth perception.
• Requires manual dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment.

Requirements:
• Must be able to speak and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace.
• Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written.
• Must possess basic computational ability.
• Must have Food Handler's Card
• Must be a minimum of 18 years of age



Employee Type: Full-Time, Part-Time
Compensation: DOE
Apply Phone: 760-827-2411

Restaurant Jobs Description

Cooks

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Wait Staff

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Host

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Bartender

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Dishwasher

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