Job Description

Current Openings:

  • Stewards
  • Steward Supervisor
  • Coffee Supervisor
  • Lead Cook
  • Cook
  • Starbucks Lead or Supervisor
  • Starbucks Barista
  • Hospitality Manager
  • Concessions Manager

Nothing beats the power of being at a live event. That's why we're proud to announce the launch of Sodexo Live!, our brand dedicated to the sports, events and hospitality industry. We concentrate all of our skills, insight, and experience into one brand that instinctively knows how to make the most of every moment. Let's go Live! Together.

Sodexo and our partner venues have been defining extraordinary experiences through thoughtful hospitality, expertly delivered, for more than 80 years at gathering places across North America and the United Kingdom. As the pioneer and leader in live event hospitality, we are committed to making the time that people spend together more rewarding and more valuable. "Making it better to be there since 1929."TM

The San Diego Convention Center is located on sparkling San Diego Bay in the heart of a vibrant downtown. Abundant, flexible space and five-star service make the San Diego Convention Center the meeting planner's choice for hosting major conventions, trade shows, meetings and special events. The San Diego Convention Center has 2.6 million sq. ft. to include 72 meeting/banquet rooms, eight exhibit halls, two ballrooms and a special events area - the Sails Pavilion, 138-seat capacity onsite restaurant and 36-seat bar, 8 concession stands in exhibit halls, 2 full-service kitchens, portable specialty services and 3 Starbucks lobby operations. Some of the many types of events offered at the San Diego Convention Center include the annual Comic Con and ESRI shows, full service plated dinners and buffet & reception events.

We are currently seeking Stewards (Dishwashers) at the San Diego Convention Center.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Contribute to goal of 100% customer satisfaction through personal commitment to teamwork and service.
  • Support operation by cleaning dishes, glassware, pot, pans, silverware, racks and any other items needed by food service and culinary staff, and/or as requested by Chef or Executive Steward.
  • Maintain a clean and sanitary environment.
  • Uphold safe work practices at all times.

Job Requirements:

  • Subject to wet floors, temperature extremes and excessive noise; must be able to lift up to 50 pounds in weight; must be able to maneuver in an often tightly-quartered environment.
  • 1 year experience in a food service/operations/stewarding environment preferred.
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment.

Other requirements:

  • Hours may be extended or irregular to include nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Must be able to work in extremes of cold to heat.
  • Must be able to exert well-paced mobility to maneuver quickly among different areas of the facility.

If you are interested in joining our team, please apply in person. Applications are accepted at Sodexo's Live! Human Resources Office, Monday thru Thursday, from 9:00AM to 2:00PM. The Human Resources Office is located at the San Diego Convention Center, 111 West Harbor Drive. Please enter through the front of the building then proceed to the Upper Level, where the office is located opposite room 1A.

Thank you for expressing interest in employment with Sodexo Live! While only those candidates considered for this position will be contacted, your resume will remain on file for 90 days. Sodexo Live! is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State or Local law.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $17.60 per hour - 26.60


  • Day shift
  • Night shift

Weekly day range:

  • Weekends as needed

Work Location: In person

Application Instructions

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