SMG Utility Steward in Chicago, Illinois

Job Title: Utility Steward

Department: Culinary

Reports To: Equipment and Utility Manager

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt (Union)

Summary: To consistently exceed customer expectations by providing 'World Class" service through 100% effort, exceptional teamwork, and creativity.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Clean and sanitize all kitchen equipment

  • Clean and sanitize entire kitchen areas including storage areas, hallways and elevators

  • Clean and sanitize kitchen coolers and discard out dated items

  • Clean and sanitize kitchen restrooms and locker rooms as needed

  • Maintain garbage in ins and empty as needed

  • Store all equipment in proper storage areas

  • Assist Culinary with plating food for individual plated functions as needed

  • Assist Culinary staff with any immediate needs

  • Breakdown all food items from banquet functions and prepare soiled equipment to be washed

  • Fill out dish machine logs

  • Keep kitchens organized and put clean equipment away

  • Properly dispense, store and use chemicals

  • Clean and sanitize all small wares after banquet functions

For Plated Functions Utility Stewards shall:

  • Breakdown waiter trays as they are brought back
  • Silverware sorted, plates scraped and stacked, glassware on separate trays to separate breakdown areas.
  • Dump glasses and rack
  • Empty all water pitchers, goosenecks, coffee pots, etc. and return to rack.

  • Complete all other duties assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position does not have supervisory responsibilities

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential

duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability

required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform

the essential functions.

Skills and Abilities

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.

  • Must possess good organizational skills

  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment.

  • Must have ability to follow directions and effectively perform the work.

  • Must possess good detail cleaning skills.

  • Must have a pleasant personality and a neat appearance.

  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment.

  • Must speak, be able to read and understand English well enough to converse with customers,

supervisors and employees.

  • Must be able to work various shifts and hours to include holidays and weekends.

  • Must be able to lift minimum 25 pounds, carry_ pounds, push pounds

Computer Skills

This position does not require computer skills.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

No certifications are required.

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met

by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations

may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, one must have the physical ability to maneuver around McCormick Place

at all times, walking and/or standing up to 90 % of shift, frequent bending, stooping and reaching.

NOTE: The essential responsibilities of this position are described under the headings above. They may

be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. Also, this document

in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this


Hourly Rate: $ 18.23

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled