Overnight Porter
Brand: Blue Smoke
Req#: 520742
Updated: 12/31/2019
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Blue Smoke BPC (255 Vesey St. NY, NY)
Category: Porter
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Job Description

We are seeking an Overnight Porter to join our team! 

The hours are from 8:00 pm to 4:30 am

Founded by CEO Danny Meyer with the opening of Union Square Cafe in 1985, Union Square Hospitality Group has created some of New York’s most beloved restaurants, cafes, and bars such as Gramercy Tavern, Maialino, The Modern, Marta and Porchlight to name a few!


We are a Values-Driven Company that is committed to creating great work experiences for our people with lots of growth opportunities for advancement.

As an important member of our team, you’ll receive:

  • Full Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Paid Time Off to support you in having an active life outside of work
  • Paid Parental Leave (yes! even as an hourly employee!)
  • Dining credit and discounts throughout the USHG family of restaurants
  • Matched 401(k) to help you invest in your future
  • Access to Mentor Programs, Career Development classes, and personalized career advancement support

Key responsibilities

  • Nightly deep cleaning including:
    • Removing rugs and vacuuming on a set schedule
    • Cleaning grease filters from kitchen hood system
    • Cleaning grease traps nightly
    • Soaking and washing kitchen floors nightly
  • Washing Dishes – by hand or using dish machine
  • Pot washing – by hand
  • Sorting and removing garbage
  • Maintaining a clean and orderly workstation
  • Following all food safety standards vigilantly

What You Bring to the Table

  • Commitment to embodying our Family Values of:
    • Integrity- Doing the right things always- using sound judgment- even when no one is looking
    • Excellence- Doing what needs to be done, as well as it can possibly be done
    • Hospitality- Doing all that can be done for others- and more than is expected- in thoughtful ways that let people know you are on their side
    • Entrepreneurial Spirit- Seeing opportunities others haven’t- and creating opportunities others wish they’d thought of first 
  • Able to lift 50 lbs. and spend most of the day on your feet
  • Quick on your feet
  • Positive, friendly and professional towards everyone 
  • Restaurant experience ideal



  • Limpieza de filtros de grasa del sistema de campana de cocina
  • Quitar tapetes y pasar la aspiradora en un horario fijo
  • Limpieza de trampas de grasa todas las noches
  • Remojar y lavar los pisos de la cocina todas las noches
  • Lavar Platos – a máquina o a mano
  • Limpiar las ollas – a mano
  • Clasificar y sacar la basura
  • Limpieza absoluta cada noche
  • Mantener una estación de trabajo ordenada y limpia
  • Respetar los estándares de seguridad alimentaria constantemente

Compensación y Beneficios:

  • Jornada completa, salario por hora (45 horas/semana)
  • Seguro de salud
  • Beneficios de transporte
  • Tiempo libre pagado
  • Clases de inglés


  • Ser capaz de levantar 50 lb. y pasar la mayoría del día de pie
  • Rapidez en su trabajo
  • Tener una actitud positiva y profesional hacia sus compañeros


  • Experiencia en restaurantes es prefeible.
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