Dishwasher Job Description
Reports to: General Manager, Managing Partner, Sous Chef, Executive Chef
Summary of Position:
Wash and clean tableware, pots, pans and cooking equipment. Keep the dish area and equipment clean and organized.
Duties & Responsibilities:
- Load, run and unload dish machine.
- Keep the dish machine clean and report any functional or mechanical problems immediately.
- Monitor dish machine water temperature to ensure the sanitary wash cycle.
- Wash and store all tableware and kitchenware.
- Keep the dish room clean and organized.
- Maintain adequate levels of clean tableware for the dining room and kitchen.
- Bag and haul dish room trash to dumpster at designed times.
- Handle tableware carefully to prevent breakage and loss.
- Maintain adequate levels of dish detergents and cleaning supplies.
- Clean food preparation and production areas as required.
- Be available to fill in as needed to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the restaurant as directed by the restaurant manager or immediate supervisor.
- General cleaning duties.
- Attends all scheduled employee meetings and brings suggestions for improvement.
- Other restaurant tasks as required by management or leadership
- Be able to work in a hot, wet, humid and loud environment for long periods of time.
- Be physically able to lift, reach, bend and stoop.
- Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time
- Be able to safely lift bags, cases, and stacks weighing up to 60 pounds up to 30 times per shift.
- Must have exceptional hygiene and grooming habits.
- Be able to communicate clearly and effectively.
- Other restaurant tasks as required by management or leadership.
The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this position, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the general scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the workload, gain additional experience to further the individual’s professional development.
Equal Opportunity Employer