KEEN Footwear - KANTEEN In-House Cafe Portland, OR, USA
Sep 17, 2019Full time
We are looking for a 2-day a week porter. The KEEN Kanteen prides itself in promoting from within-- start your kitchen career with us and we'd love to invest in your future with the restaurant industry!General Summary:At the KEEN Kanteen, KEEN Footwear's in-house caf, the KANTEEN porter works collaboratively and cooperatively with other team members to create an exceptional experience for our KEEN Family with a focus on organizing the dish pit, composting and disposing as appropriate, running industrial dishwashing equipment, and storing clean dishes appropriately. The chosen candidate will have an enthusiasm for work in the kitchen and be a real self-starter who always wants to be one step ahead. If you want to work for an amazing company with an amazing mission, plus work with an amazing team... wed love to meet you! Kickstart your career in the restaurant industry and grow with the KANTEEN!What Youll Do:Ensure availability of clean dishes by bussing dishes and washing dishes in a timely mannerStore clean dishes, glasses, and equipmentUnload and store deliveriesSweeping and mopping floors, especially in the event of broken or spilled itemsTaking out the trash and rinsing garbage cansComplies with established sanitation standards, personal hygiene and health standardsKnowledge of all menu items and descriptions in order to provide info to KEEN FamilyReport necessary equipment repair and maintenance to KANTEEN ManagerKeeps work area neat and clean, as well as clean and maintain equipment used for food prepMultitasking throughout your day to ensure a smooth operationOccasional night and weekend shifts based off KEENs event scheduleWhat Youll Bring:At least 1 year of restaurant or customer service experienceMust have current Oregon Food Handlers cardKnowledge of kitchen and food safetyAbility to work quickly and effectively with othersStrong communication skillsTreats all team members with respect and courtesyStrong customer focusStrong knife skills and knowledge of basic food preparation preferred, but not requiredPhysicalRequirements:Employee is required to sit, stand, reach, lift, bend, kneel, stoop, push and pull items weighting 35 pounds of lessAt key meal times, this position requires working on your feet for extended periods of timeThis position requires manual dexterity, auditory and visual skills, and the ability to follow written and oral instructionsWorking in a kitchen can be hot and humid at timesEmployee Conduct: It is the responsibility of every employee to contribute to a positive work environment through: mutual trust and respect; personal accountability and integrity; desire for growth and learning opportunities; teamwork; positive, honest and effective communication and professional interactions with co-workers, customers and partners.Why KEEN:Driven by a passion for life outside, KEEN is a values-led, independently owned brand from Portland, Oregon, thats on a mission to create original and versatile products, improve lives, and inspire outside adventure. Foundedin 2003, KEEN launched a revolution in the footwear industry with the introduction of the Newport adventure sandal, and has donatedmore than $17 million to non-profit organizations and causes around the world to promote responsible outdoor recreation,includingconservation efforts to protect open spaces. KEEN strives to show the world through its products and its actions that a business for good can actually be good for business.By giving back, reducing impact, and activating communities and individuals to protect the places where we work and play,KEEN puts its values in motion and takes action to leave the world a better place.Learn more at is an equal opportunity employer, who values an inclusive and diverse community. Qualified candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply and will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status or disability.