Kitchen Steward (Dishwasher)

Location Name
Hot Springs, AR Embassy Suites
Location Address
400 Convention Blvd.
Requisition ID
Hotel - Food Preparation and Serving
FULL TIME PRIMARILY PM SHIFTS; 4-5 Days per week; Primarily PM Shfit (5p-12a); Some AM shifts (7a-3p); Must be available to work Weekends and Holidays.
Previous Experience Preferred
Employment Type
Regular Full Time
Pay Rate

About Us

With 35 owned properties, comprised of more than 8,400 guest rooms and 1.7 million square feet of banquet space, our properties and brands represent some of the finest facilities in the industry and a competitive edge for John Q. Hammons Hotels and Resorts!


Mr. Hammons built properties that provide an exceptional guest experience. Our vision is to ensure we live up to Mr. Hammons standards of excellence by providing exceptional award winning facilities for each guest!

Position Description

Job Purpose:  

To perform duties to maintain kitchen work areas and restaurant equipment and utensils in clean and orderly condition.

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Sweep and mop floor once every hour as needed. 
  • Scrape food from dirty dishes and wash them by hand or places them in racks or on conveyor to dishwashing machine. Wash pots, pans, and trays by hand. Runs glasses through dish machine twice.
  • Wash worktables, walls, refrigerators, and meat blocks.
  • Separate and remove trash and garbage and place it in designated containers; steam-clean or hose-out garbage cans, and maintain loading dock.
  • Sort bottles, and break disposable ones in bottle-crushing machine.
  • Display good customer relation skills and takes initiative to greet guests in a friendly manner.
  • Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures; report accidents, injuries and unsafe work conditions to management; complete safety training and certifications.
  • Ensure uniform and appearance is clean and professional.
  • Properly maintains dish machine to include cleaning, water changing, and chemical usage.
  • Transfers supplies and equipment between storage and work areas by hand or by use of hand truck or cart
  •  Maintain work area, including all counter tops, utensils, equipment, garbage, and refrigeration in a clean and sanitary condition in accordance with state, county, and company health regulations and work safety regulations.
  • Assist with minor food prep and banquet plate up as needed.
  • Put away all clean utensils; put away & rotate stock in designated areas.
  • Report to work for scheduled shift, on time and in uniform in accordance with company policy
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Skills:

  • Use hands to lift, carry, or pull objects that may be heavy.
  • Understand simple instructions.
  • Learn simple procedures and techniques.
  • Perform routine work or the same task over and over again.
  • Understand OSHA regulations.

Job Qualifications: 


  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.


  • None required.

Benefits and EEO

Full-time associates are eligible for the following benefits:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Company paid life with employee paid supplemental options
  • Matching 401-k with immediate vesting for eligible participating associates
  • Company Hotel Travel Discounts


John Q Hammons Hotels & Resorts is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans 
here to view EEO is the Law


Note:  To be considered for this position, candidates MUST apply at


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