Daytime Dishwasher
The Canteen on Portland
Job Overview
22, Portland St., Dartmouth, B2Y 1G9
Compensation:
$12.00 / hr to $14.00 / hr
Job Description

We’re looking for a fun, motivated and hard working daytime cleaner and dishwasher to join our award winning restaurant team. We have incredible respect for this position as we know it's the engine that powers the entire restaurant.

The Canteen on Portland is a busy neighbourhood restaurant in Downtown Dartmouth. We take pride in serving flavour-forward, seasonally inspired dishes in an approachable, unpretentious environment. Chef Renée Lavallée and her partner Doug Townsend lead an all-star crew of creative, dynamic and dedicated restaurant professionals.


Responsibilities

  • Thorough cleaning of dining rooms, washrooms and other areas of the restaurant on a daily basis
  • Managing dish washing station
  • Cleaning all dishes during lunch service
  • Cleaning kitchen dishes pre and post lunch service
  • Managing inventory of cleaning and paper products
  • Some food preparation as required


Qualifications

  • Dishwashing and/or cleaning experience an asset
  • Ability to meet all scheduling commitments and to be punctual (7am-3pm shift)
  • Motivated, self starter with strong time management skills
  • Ability to anticipate needs of others in the kitchen and proactively work to collaboratively meet those needs
  • Ability to think on your feet and react quickly in high-pressure situations
  • Strong attention to detail and consistent output
  • Desire to learn and improve everyday


At The Canteen, we go above and beyond to foster a supportive, collaborative and fun work environment where team members can learn and grow together. We offer competitive wages, a five-day work week (closed on Sundays & Mondays), awesome health benefits and signing bonuses for successful candidates.


What We Offer

  • 35-40 Hours a week (M-S)
  • $12-$14/hr (based on experience)
  • cash tips (about $2/hr)
  • health benefits & signing bonus (available upon completion of trial period)


We are looking forward to receiving your application!! Thank you.

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About The Canteen on Portland
The Canteen is a full-service neighbourhood restaurant in Downtown Dartmouth, serving up chef-inspired seasonal fare for lunch, brunch and dinner. At the helm in the kitchen is award-winning chef and co-owner Renee Lavallee. Her seasonal menus are influenced by classic French, Italian and traditional Nova Scotian cuisine – with a little bit of Renée’s magic thrown in. The Canteen focusses on providing an exceptional guest experience in a causal unpretentious environment.
The Canteen on Portland uses Homebase to manage their team with employee scheduling, timesheets, and applicant tracking.