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Job Title: Dishwasher
Department: Café Back of House
FLSA Classification: Non-exempt
Reports to: Gwendolyn Cox

Job Summary: Maintain cleanliness and sanitation standards for china, glassware, tableware, cooking utensils, etc., using machine and manual cleaning methods. This position also ensures the kitchen area is maintained in a clean, safe and sanitary manner.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities: (Additional duties may be assigned)

  • Maintains a clean kitchen, properly washes and sorts soiled dishes, and preps foods as needed. Keeps the dish area free of clutter and organized.
  • Sets up dish stations, including dish machines and sinks.
  • Maintains clean/dry floors throughout the shift.
  • Properly washes, stacks, and stores china, glassware, silverware, cookware, and storage containers.
  • Changes water of machines and sinks every two hours, or more often as required by business levels, and properly uses chemical dilutions.
  • Assists in the timely storing of food deliveries.
  • Maintains trash cans throughout shifts and removes full trashcans and boxes at the end of each shift.
  • Follows the posted daily dish cleaning duties.
  • Assists in food prep and any other duties set forth or requested by the chef/manager as needed.
  •  Bussing any and all tables & areas of the property during entire shift.

Supervisory Responsibilities: The dishwasher does not have any supervisory responsibilities.

Minimum Qualification Standards:

  • Ability to listen to directions
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Able to move at least 40 pounds
  • Able to stand on your feet for at least 8 hours
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks at once
  • Ability to remain calm under stressful situations
  • Knowledge of food safety and applicable health department regulations
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be available on weekends
  • Seasonal job, April – December

Physical, Mental and Visual Demand:

  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to stand for long periods of time, walk, talk, hear, perform repetitive hand motion, finger, grasp, handle, feel, push, pull, reach, crouch, kneel, crawl, bend.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.
  • Light mental and visual application required for performing work where there is some variety, but actions taken and decisions made are limited to few possibilities.

Environmental Conditions:

The employee is frequently exposed to noise, hot water, potentially slippery floors, garbage disposals and cleaning chemicals. 


  • All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.
  • This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.
  • The company reserves the right to add to or revise an employee’s job duties at any time at its sole discretion.
  • This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship.

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