Dishwasher Job Description

Dishwasher Job Description

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Dishwasher provides exceptional organization and cleanliness for the kitchen, dining and storage areas, as well as equipment and food preparation areas.

Dishwasher Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective dishwasher job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included dishwasher job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Washes pots, pans, and trays by hand
Wash dishes, pots and pans, during service, return to storage area
Washes pots, pans and trays by hand and/or machine
Distributes all utensils, china, silverware, and pots to appropriate areas after washing
Clean all kitchen equipment, tables and counters
Cleaning and sanitizing all kitchen equipment, stoves, grills, prep tables
Responsible for ensuring exemplary level of cleanliness and sanitation at all dining services locations
Clean glass doors, windows, sneeze guards, salad bars, drink machines, counters, sweep and mop floors
Maintain relationship with all kitchen staff to ensure quality of work
Maintain the dish pit to ensure the highest level of safety and sanitation

Dishwasher Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Education for Dishwasher

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the dishwasher job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and High School Degree in Education, Associates, Business, Performance, General Education, Human Resources, Nutrition, Communication, Ethics, Nutrition and Dietetics

Skills for Dishwasher

Desired skills for dishwasher include:

Commercial dishwashing
Commonly-used concepts
Procedures in a restaurant
Cleaning and sanitation
Safe food-handling practices
Kitchen equipment

Desired experience for dishwasher includes:

Work is conducted in different areas of kitchen that may have high noise levels from machines, conversations, and other background sounds
Ability to carry a minimum of 50 lbs
Must be available 3pm-10pm
Must be able to stand for long hours
10.00 Per Hour with benefits and growth potential in Culinary team
Ability to work in elevated temperatures and a wet environment

Dishwasher Examples


Dishwasher Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of dishwasher. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for dishwasher
  • Clean all kitchen items including machine, walls and floors
  • Responsible for emptying trash receptacles, cleaning floors, walls and
  • Gathers items from the servery and kitchen for disposal or washing
  • Scrapes food from dirty dishes and places them in racks
  • Washes worktables, walls, and work areas
  • Picks up, segregates and bags trash and garbage and removes all trash and rubbish to designated areas
  • Responsible to set up dishwashing and pot sink area for service
  • Responsible to maintain weekly cleaning schedule
  • Responsible to dispose of trash, boxes, cans and bottles in their proper receptacles
  • Responsible to sweep and mop kitchen floor, walk-in refrigerators and tile area in dining room
Qualifications for dishwasher
  • Dishwasher, am position
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time, lift up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to work under the direction of the Chefs
  • Hand coordination and dexterity for rapid production
  • Demonstrated ability to work at a fast pace while standing for long periods of time
  • Ability to stand and walk for entire length of shift

Dishwasher Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a dishwasher. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for dishwasher
  • Responsible to maintain the kitchen and dining room area with a high level of sanitation to minimize food bourne illness and cross contamination of food
  • Responsible to follow set closing procedures
  • Maintain a clean kitchen and sparkling dishware
  • Participate in daily kitchen and food prep
  • Provide outstanding hospitality
  • Load full dish racks on belt and ensures correct placement in accordance to the instructions for the operation of the machine
  • Disassembly, cleaning, set up and maintenance of work areas
  • Wash soiled ware using standardized procedures
  • Remove trash from the dining and kitchen areas
  • Assist with food and supply receiving
Qualifications for dishwasher
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and provide quick and courteous service
  • Must maintain a neat appearance and possess a pleasant personality
  • Must be able to multi-task and assist in any area necessary
  • Ability to communicate with a positive attitude
  • Valid Oklahoma driver’s license will be required if performing the functions of the positions requires the use of a university or personal vehicle
  • Maintaining a Food Handler’s permit preferred

Dishwasher Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a dishwasher. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for dishwasher
  • Waste oil removal
  • Light maintenance
  • Dispose of all food, waste and trash in accordance with established Health Department regulations
  • Empty and clean all kitchen garbage barrels
  • Sweep floors, walk in freezer, refrigerator and under all equipment
  • Mop floors and clean out mop bucket
  • Report all safety incidents and accidents and all unsafe and unsanitary conditions immediately to supervisor
  • Clean inside of dishwasher, doors, and drain
  • Cleans all sinks and disposals in the kitchen
  • Take out trash, boxes, and pt liners back in trash barrels
Qualifications for dishwasher
  • Must meet the physical demands of the position
  • Ability to learn the proper operation and maintenance of dishwashing machines
  • Ability to perform routine cleaning work
  • Knowledge of safe use of various chemical substances used for cleaning purposes preferred
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time and lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to work in a crowded, high-volume and fast-paced environment

Dishwasher Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of dishwasher. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for dishwasher
  • Completes all assigned prep work
  • Washes work area tables, walls, refrigerator equipment, cooking equipment and floors
  • Cleans garbage cans and trash receptacles
  • Assembles, maintains and breaks down dish machine
  • Knowledge of standard operating and safety procedures as they apply to sanitation and ware washing in a commercial or institutional food service operation
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds and will be required to handle and use commercial detergents and cleaning chemicals
Qualifications for dishwasher
  • Willingness to work varied shifts and required overtime
  • Previous dish washing or food service experience preferred
  • Health Card Permit required at date of hire and renewal prior to expiration date thereafter
  • Work requires the ability to understand written and verbal instruction
  • Work requires lifting objects of fifty pounds or more
  • Food safety certification required upon hire

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