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The Skylark
200 W 39th St, New York, NY, United States
The Skylark hiring Steward in New York, NY

The Skylark hiring Steward in New York, NY

The SkylarkMore Info

Full Time • Hourly ($18.00)
Expired: May 25, 2022

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Required Years of Experience

0-1 years

Job Details


The Steward is responsible for cleaning and maintaining all food and beverage areas, cookware, serviceware and equipment. The Steward demonstrates a team player attitude, supporting the stewarding and culinary teams in all areas of operations (restaurant, bar, room service, private dining and catered events), specifically cleanliness and sanitation, ensuring consistency with the company’s standards of excellence.



  1. Ensure successful completion of the Train to Success program.
  2. Maintain and participate in a team-oriented environment.  Act as a resource and leader to peers, facilitating an environment of growth, development and retention.  Proactively alert management of any behavioral concerns. 
  3. Follow guidelines as they pertain to cleanliness, sanitation, and work safety.  Alert management to any work conditions/equipment concerns and report any accidents immediately in accordance to company standards. 
  4. Promote and maintain positive working relationships with The James Hotel managers, associates, and vendors.
  5. Adhere to schedules and break periods. Ensure accurate time keeping by following standard operating procedures and alerting any discrepancies to management.
  1. Assist the Executive Steward in the receiving and storage of all deliveries, including food and beverage items, paper goods, cleaning supplies, etc.
  1. Ensure the cleanliness, organization, and santiation of all kitchen areas including the main kitchen, dry storage, refrigerators, freezers, and its equipment.  Maintain proper storage of goods in the facilitation and completion.
  1. Utilize the dishwasher and/or pot sink to clean and sanitize all dishware, glassware, flatware, as well as all kitchen smallwares including pots, pans etc. throughout the shift, inclusive of preparation and service.
  2. Assist in the polishing of glassware as instructed.
  3. Move supplies and equipment from storage to work areas by hand or using hand trucks.
  4. Correctly place and store clean equipment, dishes, flatware, etc. in assigned storage areas. Restock assigned areas as necessary.
  1. Sweep, mop, and/or vaccum the kitchen, dining areas, bars, entrances, lockerrooms, and other areas as directed.
  2. Clean and maintain employee and customer restrooms.
  3. Ensure all windows, doors and other surfaces are routinely cleaned.
  4. Maintain exterior entrance of the main restaurant and Jimmy, inclusive of pressure washing and removing snow as needed.
  5. Under the guidance of the Executive Steward, ensure grease traps are maintained.
  6. Facilitate the disposal of all garbage and recylcing in accordance to standard operating procedures and ensure and all receptables are disinfected.
  7. Understand the proper handling, usage, and storage of all cleaning supplies and chemicals.
  1. Assist in cleaning and preparing various foods for cooking and/or serving, as directed.
  1. Demonstrate a strong work ethic, focus, and a sense of urgency.
  2. Reprioritize tasks throughout the day to ensure maximum productivity and efficiency.
  3. In partnership with management, monitor waste and control the utilization of all product. 
  4. In collaboration with all culinary and fellow stewarding team members, adhere and contribute to the cleanliness and organization standards of all kitchen areas.
  5. Comply with company standards of appearance, personal hygiene, and uniform guidelines.
  6. Ensure compliance with all federal, state and local regulations as they pertain to health, safety and labor.
  7. Follow all proper food handling procedures and New York State Health and Sanitation Guidelines.
  8. Contribute to achieving and maintaining an “A” grade from the NYC Health Department.



  1. Always practice Caring Culture.
  2. Protect the assets of the property.
  3. Maintain professional behavior when in contact with guests and associates.
  4. Follow Policies and Procedures in training manuals and associate handbook.
  5. Always remember we are in a partnership with our guests, fellow associates and owners to provide quality service and profitability.
  6. Regular attendance in conformance with the company standards is essential to the successful performance of this position.
  7. Must have the ability to read, speak and understand English, and to follow written directions and verbal instructions in English.
  8. Ability to work productively and cooperatively in a high volume, fast past, highly pressured environment.




  1. 2 + years experience in a Steward position in a quality and/or high volume restaurant operation.
  2. NYC Food Handlers Certification or ability to obtain within 6 months.
  3. Knowledge of New York State Health and Sanitation Guidelines.
  4. Ability to handle multiple tasks and work effectively, independently, and efficiently with time constraints.
  5. Must be creative, innovative, and proactive.
  6. Must be detail oriented and perform work accurately and timely.
  7. Ability to effectively, professionally, and respectfully communicate with co-workers, supervisors, vendors, and clients.
  8. Able to work a flexible schedule in order to accommodate business levels (weekend and holiday availability required). We will endeavor to provide reasonable accommodations for sincerely held religious beliefs.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential job duties and responsibilities of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform those essential functions.

 While performing the essential duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:

  1. Lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
  2. Frequently stand, walk, reach, bend, stoop, push, pull, and kneel.
  3. Handle heavy equipment and machinery.
  4. Exert well-paced mobility for periods of up to 12 hours per day and at least 60 hours per week.
  5. Frequently utilize the stairs, often while lifting and carrying heavy food containers.
  6. Be exposed to hazards including, but not limited to, burns, cuts, scrapes, and frequent exposure of hands to water.

Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($18.00)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, 401k, Commuter Benefits, Dining Discounts

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Casual Dining, Event Catering

Classic cocktails, contemporary interiors, and spectacular views come together at The Skylark, an all-seasons cocktail bar in the heart of Times Square. Set thirty floors above ground, the lounge boasts sweeping views of iconic Manhattan landmarks through floor-to-ceiling windows and from the expansive rooftop terrace. The multi-level indoor spaces feature a mix of private nooks and communal seating areas—ideal for date night, after-work meetings, and SEMI-private functions, AND IS available for partial or full buyouts (depending on season and day of the week). In the summer, guests flow between the indoor and outdoor spaces, socializing over perfectly made cocktails and small bites, while taking in breathtaking sunset views.

The Skylark was developed by hospitality veteran David Rabin together with Abigail Kirsch.

David Rabin has a long and varied history in NYC’s hospitality scene. Currently, he’s a partner in The Lambs Club, Jimmy Soho and Veranda at the newly named hotel the ModernHaus, the recently opened American Bar in the West Village, and the newly launched Sona in the Flatiron District. His past ventures include Cafe Clover, Lotus, Union Bar, and Rex. A long-time Manhattan resident, David also serves on the board of The Times Square Alliance.

As one of the most renowned catering, event, and hospitality management companies in the tri-state area, Abigail Kirsch brings unrivaled expertise to planning and executing celebrations and gatherings. Serving Fortune 100 companies in finance, media, entertainment, non-profits, consumer products and more, the company operates several exclusive venues in the NY Metropolitan area and Connecticut, and also caters at off-premise locations throughout the region. Abigail Kirsch is also a partner with David Rabin in operating Veranda located in ModernHaus SoHo.

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