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Steward - Food Services (2017/2018) - McMurdo
Summary
Title:Steward - Food Services (2017/2018) - McMurdo
ID:11739
Department:Food Services
Description
POSITION:  Food Service Steward (2017/2018)
 
SEASON:  Austral Summer and/or Winter
 
LOCATION: McMurdo Station, Antarctica
 
SECTOR/DEPT:  GSC Antarctica
 
Currently seeking a Food Service Steward - Responsible for providing service and performing duties that support efforts to produce and serve high quality food and maintaining sanitation standards in food service areas.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
Displays a commitment to providing exceptional service, as outlined by the Steward Supervisor and Lead Dining Attendants.
 
Performs daily tasking in an efficient and thorough manner, as instructed by Dining Attendant, Lead
 
Responsible for all aspects of safety and sanitation in the kitchen, dining and service areas, including proper equipment usage and safety procedures, timely cleaning of all equipment and proper organization of dry storage and refrigerated areas in the service area.
 
Stocks/replenishes all ancillary food items and non-food items, as detailed by tasking sheet, during and between meal hours.
 
Cleans and sanitizes dishes, pots, pans, etc. and operates relevant machinery, monitoring water temperature and chemical levels to ensure sanitary wash cycle.
 
Responsible for preparing and chilling sufficient beverages and frozen dessert mixes to support usage by the community.
 
Responsible for maintaining clean and organized service, dining, and work areas.
 
Responsible for proper selection and presentation of during meal times and appropriate storage of leftovers after meal service.
 
Responsible for following proper thawing procedures for frozen items.
 
Responsible for proper labeling and dating of leftover food, prepared beverages and frozen dessert mixes.
 
Responsible for discarding all food waste and non-food waste in a timely manner, and in accordance with approved waste management guidelines.
 
Monitors coffee/beverage consumption and replenishes when necessary.
 
Coordinates with Cooks to ensure timely transfer and scraping of dirty pots to pot-washing area as well as other duties as required.
 
Responsible for coordinating the preparation and distribution of bagged lunches for departing field parties and flight crews as directed by Dining Attendant, Lead.
 
 
 
Able to complete assignments in a timely, organized manner, following through with tasking from beginning to end.
 
May be required to work on a night shift.
 
Agrees with and adheres to the Standard Operating Procedures and tasking responsibilities in janitorial duties.
 
Must be able to lift and move up to the safety regulation maximum in a safe manner and perform functions requiring repetitive motion, standing for up to 9 hours daily, and working on hands and knees.
 
Able to work in a team unit composed of diverse personalities.
 
Displays self-motivation in physically challenging and atypical work environment.
 
Able to maintain flexibility and positive attitude in a dynamic, fast-paced work setting.
 
Supports the achievement of ASC metrics, whether metrics are directly or indirectly, affected by this position’s work activities.
 
Complies with all ASC Environmental Health & Safety, and Quality Assurance, requirements and goals.   Provides documentation to these divisions as necessary to ensure adequate and legal documentation.
 
Works to achieve ASC goals and contractual commitments.
 
Stewards may be required to work on a night shift. Dayshift work hours are variable and subject to change with very little notice.
 
Agrees with and adheres to the Standard Operating Procedures and tasking responsibilities in food services and janitorial duties.
 
Responsible for maintaining a safe workplace and ensuring that safety is the highest priority in the workplace.
 
Able to complete assignments in a timely, organized manner, following through with tasking from beginning to end.
 
Attends all scheduled employee meetings and brings suggestions for improvement to the attention of the Steward Supervisor, or Lead Dining Attendants.
 
Performs other related duties as assigned by manager-on-duty.
 
EDUCATION:  High school education or GED.
 
CERTIFICATIONS AND/OR LICENSING REQUIREMENTS: Valid Driver’s License preferred. Current ServSafe® Food Handler certificate required.
 
EXPERIENCE: Minimum one year related experience required. Three (3) consecutive months of related experience leading up to time of application preferred. Hotel industry and restaurant background preferred. Previous experience in seasonal contract work a plus.
 
OTHER:  US citizenship or permanent residency required.
 
Gana-A’Yoo Services Corporation (GSC) an Alaska Native Corporation has offered outstanding Janitorial and Food Services for over 10 years. GSC has an exceptional record for providing food and janitorial services with ongoing contracts in many facilities types, such as, military training facilities, emergency management centers and temporary and field sites. Utilizing state of the art environmentally friendly cleaning products we create healthier surroundings, promote productivity, reduce costs, and increase safety of buildings. Our Food Services are committed to customer satisfaction and thorough quality control processes resulting in successful competitions for quality of service awards including the U.S. Air Force “Best Dining Facility” in Air Combat Command and runner up to the Ney award for best dining facility in the Navy.

GSC in partnership with ESS Support Services, a Division of Compass Group, will provide operational management support. ESS Support Services is the market leader in providing remote camp and catering services to clients, wherever their location, no matter how extreme the environment may be. Services extend across North America and include such diverse facilities as drilling, mining, construction, pipeline and logging camps, offshore, governmental agencies and others. Payroll and benefits supported by Compass Group.
 
We are committed to ensuring that our online application process provides an equal employment opportunity to all job seekers.
 
If you require assistance in the application process, please contact us at:
 
Gana-A’Yoo Services Corporation
(720) 568-2120; GSCOpportunities@usap.gov
 
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected status. EEO is the Law poster.
 
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