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Porter/Steward at Woodlands Hotels and Resorts Ltd

  • Full Time
  • Lilongwe
  • Salary: 00

Woodlands Hotels and Resorts Ltd


Position: Porter/Steward

Department: Kitchen
Location: Lilongwe (City Centre)
Company: Woodlands Lilongwe

The Woodlands Hotels and Resorts Ltd is a unique African lifestyle hospitality brand based in Lilongwe City (Namalomba Forest Reserve). Woodlands Lilongwe seeks to recruit a suitably qualified, self-motivated, and dedicated individual to fill up the position of Porter/Steward.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensures the kitchen is clean, well maintained and organised at all times.
  • Ensures floors are dry and clean at all times.
  • Knowledge and proficiency to operate industrial dish washers.
  • Washes, wipes, sorts, stack dishes, and loads/unload dishwasher.
  • Sorts, stacks and stores all cleaned items in an organised and safe manner.
  • Cleans and sanitizes pots, pans, utensils, and other minor equipment routinely used in the kitchen following established procedures.
  • Cleans and maintains floors and walls in kitchen and dish washing area by following standard procedures.
  • Cleans large kitchen equipment as assigned, following established procedures.
  • Consistently adheres to SDS (Safety Data Sheet) information related to the proper and safe use of chemicals in the workplace.
  • Maintains a hygienic working environment in accordance with hygiene regulations and company standards.
  • Collects and removes trash from all areas of the operation following established procedures.
  • Disposes of waste as per the hotel and authority standards and Adhere to recycling guidelines.
  • Ensures waste bin area is kept clean and tidy.
  • Checks all chemical levels and inventory.
  • If any breakages or chipped items found then remove them from circulation and update the breakage and inventory register.
  • Cleans, sanitises and closes workstations.
  • Reports any maintenance or hazard issues to the chef.
  • Assists in light food preparation as directed by manager or chef on duty.
  • The Kitchen Steward, upon demonstrated job performance excellence, will be considered for numerous growth opportunities.
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills and Specifications:

  • Ability to walk or stand for prolonged periods.
  • Requires bending, stooping, reaching up, and lifting heavy loads.
  • Possible exposure to chemicals requiring special clothing or safety equipment.
  • Ability to read and comprehend safety material and facility required documents.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and public holidays


  • Must have a cleaning experience of not less than 1 year.

Working Conditions:

  • Flexible and long hours sometimes required.
  • Medium work – Constantly required to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
  • Ability to stand and/or walk for long periods of time or during entire shift.

Method Of Application

All applications should be addressed to:

The Human Resources Manager
Woodlands Lilongwe
P.O Box 279

By hand (08:00 am to 02:00 pm) or through email:

Closing Date for Applications: Friday 17th May 2024

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