Roanoke, VA
Requisition #1061


Meriwether Godsey is looking for a Utility Steward responsible for the sanitation of the kitchen, servery, dining room, and other areas assigned at Hollins University, an independent liberal arts university serving over 800 students, faculty, and staff on a beautiful campus nestled in the heart of Roanoke, VA.


What you will do:

  • Maintain sanitation of the kitchen, servery, dining room, and other areas assigned by Management
  • Clean plates, trays, glassware, utensils, pots, and pans using an industrial dishwasher or by hand
  • Consistently adhere to the proper and safe use of chemicals in the workplace
  • Perform general cleaning, as directed to include sweeping, mopping up, washing up, emptying of trash bins and boxes ensuring placement in the correct containers
  • Ensure appropriate cleaning schedule is maintained for utility areas and equipment
  • Follow all food safety protocols; receive and put away stock/delivers in designated storage areas
  • Provide assistance to prep cook and other kitchen staff as needed, especially during peak times


What you need:

  • 1-3 years previous dishwashing experience preferred
  • Strong work ethic in a fast-paced environment
  • Flexibility; ability to switch between tasks and responsibilities as needed
  • Reliability and a willingness to work in a hot, humid environment
  • Ability to stand/move about for long periods of time and lift 50 lbs
  • Ability to adhere to company safety and sanitation procedures
  • Good communication skills and great attitude
  • Reliable Transportation


Meriwether Godsey offers significant opportunities for growth and career advancement. The work environment is fast-paced, team-oriented, and high-energy. You’ll be surrounded and supported by people who are passionate about serving others.

Hollins University nurtures civility, integrity, and concern for others, encourages and values diversity and social justice. Enjoy a small, community-focused environment where you may grow your leadership, hospitality skills and your career opportunities with an employee-owned, value-based company that is aligned with the Hollins’ mission. Help the Hollins University shine and Meriwether Godsey set the standard for hospitality in the Central Virginia education market!




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