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VIAD EXPEDITOR/PORTER in Glacier National Park, Montana

Expeditor/ Porter position is an entry-level position in the culinary department that expedites food orders as they are prepared for the guest in a timely and efficient manner. Must adhere to all food safety and sanitation regulations and requirements. Completes assigned cleaning tasks and trash removal as assigned by sous chef/ location chef. Empties recycling bins and trash as needed. Assists with the storeroom clerk putting away orders and stocking coolers and refrigerators. Will be required to assist in the dishroom and sanitation for the kitchen when and as needed or assigned.

Assists in other kitchen functions or with other job duties as assigned.

  • Reports to work on time and in proper uniform.

  • Checks supplies and prep lists for garnishes and stocked items for each meal periods.

  • Alerts supervisors and chefs of items needed for station. Completes basic food prep items such as slicing lemons, cleaning herbs, refilling shakers and condiment items needed for meal service.

  • Ensures all items are prepared and stocked in a timely fashion.

  • Follows all set garnishes and set-ups designated by location chef/ GPI Executive Chef and standards as set by company.

  • Communicates when items are running low or need to be ordered to sous chef or location chef when and as needed.

  • Assist with putting away orders and keeping clean and neat storage areas to include walk-ins, refrigerators and coolers.

  • Cleans and maintains kitchen equipment, utensils, dishes, pots, pans, glassware, tables, refrigerators, deep fat fryers, ovens, ranges and all other work areas in accordance with sanitation regulations.

  • May assist with stocking and inventory control, unloading of trucks, organization of storeroom, etc.

  • Maintains a clean and safe workstation and assist in the overall sanitation and cleanliness in the kitchen.

  • When required, works dish machine to properly and safely clean dishes, utensils, pots, pans, and glassware.

  • Completes GPI Sanitation program.

  • Complies with all health and safety codes in handling and storage of all food products and kitchen equipment.

  • Adheres to all company policies and regulations.

  • Assists in other departments and with other duties as assigned

This list of duties is intended to be representative of many of the tasks associated with this role.

However, Pursuit and The Glacier Park Collection reserve the right to modify, add, remove, or

otherwise change duties at their discretion based on the needs of the business.

Ideal Experience

  • Previous commercial kitchen or restaurant experience preferred.

  • Must know or be able to quickly learn menued food items and appropriate accompaniments.

  • Must demonstrate knowledge of proper food safety and sanitation policies.

  • Must be able to perform all manual aspects of kitchen operations.

  • Must be able to read and write clearly.

  • Must be able to communicate clearly and respectfully with coworkers and guests.

  • Strong interpersonal skills required.

  • Must be pleasant, helpful, friendly, outgoing, enthusiastic and courteous in dealing with co-workers.

  • Must be respectful of diversity and possess the ability to work effectively with all experience levels of staff

  • Must be team-oriented, positive and upbeat

Critical Competencies

  • Must communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing, with a solid attention to detail.

  • Must bring a keen eye for detail, organization, safety and cleanliness to improve GPC back-of-house culinary operations

  • Must bring a positive, helpful, team-oriented, “we can do this together” attitude to all aspects of the job that inspires others

  • Must exhibit a real curiosity about the business for not only F&B, but also GPC and for Pursuit overall

  • Must ask good questions and drill down into details to improve the business

  • Must process information quickly and take initiative to recommend solutions to F&B challenges

  • Must stay cool under pressure by being resilient, adaptable and flexible

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. The successful candidate must be willing to relocate to Montana and must be eligible to work in the United States.

  • High volume Kitchen/EDR production in a hotel setting.

  • National Park setting.

  • Climate control equipment may or may not be present.

  • Position requires working in varying degrees of temperature, including within coolers and freezers.

  • Position requires sharing space and equipment with other kitchen personnel.

  • Job requires standing for long periods, walking, bending, handling, reaching, grasping, occasionally to frequently lifting up to 50 lbs., and repetitive motions.

  • Kitchen environment may have times of high noise levels.

  • Non-smoking environment.

  • Flexible schedules and varied shifts, AM/PM, split shifts, weekend and holidays required.

  • Exposure to hazardous materials and cleaning products may occur – knowledgeable and able to practice injury/accident prevention methods.

Job ID # (iCIMS): 2018-11445

External Company Name: Glacier Park Collection by Pursuit

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