Hotel – Kitchen Helper

Website Grey Eagle Resort & Casino

Full Job Description
Hotel – Kitchen HelperCompany Bio
Come… Enjoy… Work in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Located on the Tsuut’ina First Nation, Grey Eagle Resort & Casino is Calgary’s number one entertainment facility. We are looking for talented, energetic and motivated individuals to join our diverse workforce! We offer competitive salaries, benefits and opportunities to grow your caree

Position Overview:
Under the direction of the Executive Chef, Executive Sous Chef, Sous Chef or Supervisor, the Kitchen Helper is responsible for maintaining sanitary conditions within the food services department. Specifically, they will be responsible for cleaning and sanitation of all dishware, pots, pans and utensils that are used for food service production and consumption on a daily basis. The Kitchen Helper is also responsible for maintaining sanitary working conditions including walls, floors, generalized and special cleaning of kitchen equipment, and will adhere to all health and safety practices related to food service operations. Speed and efficiency are required as well as the ability to operate a variety of commercial electric dishwashing and sanitation machines and washing large pots and pans by hands. Other job functions include tasks such as sweeping, mopping floors and wiping down counters. This position involves standing on their feet for the duration of their shift and must be physically able to lift big and/or heavy items. The Kitchen Helper is required to develop and maintain positive workplace relationships with all other employees and customers whom they come in contact with.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Reporting to the Executive Chef, Executive Sous Chef, Sous Chef or Supervisor, the Kitchen Helper loads and operates the machine(s) required to clean certain pots, pans, utensils and silverware. They must pre-wash dishes and pre-scrub pots and pans as per prescribed procedures before putting them through the mechanical dishwasher system. Once the dishes, pots and pans have been cleaned, they make sure they have been properly stored and organized so that other kitchen workers will have immediate access to them.
  • Equipment: Kitchen Helpers are responsible for keeping the machine in clean condition as well as cleaning out the drains and filters of the sinks and the machines. They must monitor and ensure all chemicals required for cleaning and sanitizing purposes are at the proper level required for the machine and are properly stored in their appropriate place
  • Trash/Cleanup: The Kitchen Helper is required to take out the trash and make sure it is secure inside of the dumpsters or garbage cans. They are required to sweep floors, mop and make sure the dish-washing area is neat, organized and clean. They ensure that no food scraps are left on the cabinets, sinks, tables or dish-washing equipment and that all food areas are wiped down and sanitized.
  • Working Conditions: Kitchen Helpers must be able to tolerate the heat when the dish-washing machines are running and be able to stand harsh chemicals and general cleaning solutions that help sanitize a kitchen area.
  • Lifting: The Kitchen Helper should be in good physical condition that allows them to bend, kneel or stoop, so they can pick up items such as loads of dishes and other kitchen tools, machinery and food preparation equipment.

Education and Experience:

  • The incumbent is required to have a basic understanding of foodservice establishments and the requirements and expectations of this position.
  • Previous experience would be an asset, however training will be provided.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work and thrive in a culturally diverse team-oriented environment and be able to function independently at times.
  • Ability to take direction and be responsible for their actions.
  • Consistently pay attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a physically demanding area, and be familiar with a high-volume, noisy, fast-paced and multi-tasking environment.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time, and to perform repetitive motions at times.
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds
  • Must be available for shift-work (days, evenings, weekends and holidays).

We thank all applicants, however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.No phone calls please.

  • Priority will be given to Tsuut’ina Nation members.



  • Dishwashing