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Union Square Hospitality Group Stewarding & Facilities Manager in United States

Join our team as the opening Stewarding & Facilities Manager at Union Square Hospitality Group's new project at a high-profile Midtown Manhattan Hotel!

The Stewarding and Facilities Manager will drive best practices for leading excellent and efficient operations and internal R & M jobs. This position assists in ensuring all general maintenance, stewarding, and equipment maintenance projects are fulfilled and tasks the team with maintaining a clean, organized, and safe work environment for all employees. This position assists in communicating and tracking necessary and preventative cleaning and must exemplify Enlightened Hospitality in all interactions with our staff, guests, vendors and the community.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Manage and oversee all facilities needs of USHG operations at the hotel

  • Monitor operation and use of all equipment and systems

  • Ensure facilities are in code and regulatory compliance with local agencies

  • Oversee general cleanliness of back of the house food and beverage areas, ensuring a clean, neat, and organized work area

  • Support with setting up vendors and contractors during the opening process, maintaining relationships and contracts thereafter

  • Advise and assist with purchasing, receiving, inventory and requisition procedures and daily cleaning/maintenance procedures including kitchen and dining room cleaning and sanitizing

  • Ensure steward and porter teams are trained, equipped and engaged

  • Communicate with Hotel Operations staff for in house maintenance issues and communicate with contracted service and repair companies for equipment repairs

  • Maintain positive working relationships with kitchen and dining room leaders and line staff throughout service periods

Relevant Knowledge, Skills, & Ability:

  • Excellent working knowledge of foodservice equipment

  • Strong Computer Skills (Microsoft Office, reservations software, events/catering software)

  • Ability to perform light maintenance repairs

Education/Experience:

  • 2+ years experience in a Facilities/Stewarding or similar role

  • NYC Food Handler's Certificate

  • Demonstrated experience collaborating and communicating across all levels of an organization

  • Demonstrated technical experience implementing people and organizational focused strategies and programs

Work Environment:

  • Must be able to maneuver to all areas of the kitchen, including food and beverage areas.

  • Requires mobility, prolonged standing, bending, stooping, and reaching.

  • Must be able to stand, reach with arms and hands, bend and stoop, kneel and crouch more than 75% of the time.

Language: English fluency and Spanish preferred, multi-lingual is preferred

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