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Back of House Porter

Washington, DC

City Winery

City Winery strives to deliver the highest-end combined culinary and cultural experience to our guests who are passionate in sharing wine, music, and culinary arts. We are a unique facility, combining a fully functioning winery with intimate concerts, food & wine classes, private events in a variety of configurations, and elevated dining. We have created a compelling mix for our sophisticated clientele of foodies, and active cultural patrons—bringing the wine country experience to the heart of a large city.


Position Summary:

The Back of House Porter oversees everything that comes in and out of City Winery, coordinates all the work of the Facilities Maintenance and Housekeeping teams and collaborates with all other departmental personnel. This employee must also be prepared to respond to any emergency situation if necessary.


Overview of Responsibilities:

Tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Conduct a daily walkthrough of all spaces to ensure operating departments are practicing proper cleanliness in compliance the local board of health

  • Clean and or properly maintain all public spaces on a consistent basis and stock paper goods were necessary

  • Ensure all light fixtures are properly maintained and cleaned

  • Oversee the disposal and cleanliness of all trash basins and containers

  • Maintain clear paths for all fire exists in compliance with local regulations

  • Facilitate the repair of any damaged tables and or chairs

  • Participate in the physical count of all silverware, glassware and utensils

  • Collaborate with BOH management on the ordering of all cleaning supplies

  • Organize all dirty glassware in racks, run through dishwasher, and use designated rags to polish all glass and stemware to remove streaks or spots

  • Operate and lightly troubleshoot glassware dishwasher, as well as maintain cleanliness to prevent clogging or breakage

  • Aid in efforts to control glassware breakage or loss by handling items with care


Essential Position Requirements:

  • Available to work various shifts, weekends and holidays
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