Kitchen Assistant Assistant Manager (KAAM)
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 Vancouver, WA

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**$1,000 Hiring Bonus After 90 Days of Successful Employment!**McMenamins is NOW HIRING! We are local, family-owned and operated, with 50+ locations in Oregon & Washington. We emphasize community, art, history, music, food, drink, and fun.The job duties described below are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this position. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.Description of the Position:The primary responsibility of the Kitchen Assistant Assistant Manager (KAAM) is to oversee all kitchen operations under the guidance of the Chef and Sous Chefs. Duties include, but are not limited to; overseeing, training, and supervising other cooks on duty; adhering to and enforcing portioning guidelines; consistent communication with head management; enforcing and adhering to McMenamins policies and procedures; ensuring food is expedited in a timely manner; and overseeing product quality and presentation, maintain, and breakdown service and work areas so that they are well stocked and organized for efficient and safe service; regulate labor; oversee side work; cleaning duties; supervise and train staff; administrative duties as assigned by the Executive Chef (i.e. scheduling, payroll, etc.); effectively deal with personnel and customer service issues as they arise. The KAAM will be expected to be able to perform the responsibilities of each non-management position in the kitchen (i.e. prep cook, line cook, and dishwasher). The KAAM must be available to help solve & troubleshoot any problems that come up during the course of a shift. This position can be hard physical work and also takes mental agility and the ability to effectively multi-task in a fast paced and deadline oriented environment. The KAAM must have the ability to work well independently and as a member of a team. Each employee will be expected to perform their job in a safe manner and report any safety concerns to the Executive Chef, Property Management and/or General Management. All McMenamin employees will also be expected to keep current on all company events, history, and products. Other duties as assigned by the Manager on duty.Requirements of the Job:Obtain and maintain current food handlers card Previous management related experience preferred but not required Ability to accurately work with numbers and accurately work with menu specs Excellent customer service & communication skills Flexible schedule including mornings, days, evenings, weekends and holidays requiredAbility to remain calm and focused in a high volume, deadline oriented work environmentEssential Functions of the Job:Produce excellent quality food for customers Safely lift and carry heavy objects with a hand truck or the help of another person if necessaryMust have a value for diversity and the ability to work with individuals from different backgroundsAbility to effectively manage others in a positive and professional manner Provide excellent customer service in a high volume environment Handle complaints in a professional and positive manner Work for long periods on feet including frequent walking, stair climbing and working outdoors in varied weather conditions as necessaryRepetitive movement such as pushing, pulling, bending, some twisting and stoopingFine hand manipulation including handling small and large objects, computer keyboard usage, writing, chopping and use of kitchen equipment, etc.Ability to communicate clearly and effectively Be positive, polite, and cooperative with co-workers, managers, vendors, and customersWork around various heat sources, including grills, broilers, and hot-oil fryersWork with and around sharp objects, including knives & slicers Work with chemicals and used in cleaning and sanitizing Provide customer service to guests as necessary Most importantly, this job requires a positive attitude, a value for diversity,and a commitment to excellent customer service. Each employee is expected to come to work ready to have fun and be a positive force.YOU MUST BE ABLE TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOBWITH OR WITHOUT REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONEOE