Philadelphia, PA

Position Title:       Dishwasher

Reports to: BOH

Position Summary:

Wash dishes and help maintain work areas clean.  Other duties as assigned.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Wash dishes, glassware, flatware, pots and pans using dishwasher or by hand.
  • Maintain dish room storage areas. Restack glassware, plates, or silverware as needed.
  • Perform routine cleaning of dish machine at scheduled times and/or as needed.
  • Maintain kitchen work areas, equipment, and utensils in clean and orderly condition.
  • Place clean dishes, utensils, and cooking equipment in proper storage areas.
  • Sort and remove trash, placing it in designated pickup areas. Clean garbage cans when needed.
  • Sweep and scrub floors.
  • Transfer supplies and equipment between storage and work areas, by hand or using hand trucks.
  • Maintain trash room area; keep it in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Perform routine cleaning including but not limited to sweeping, mopping, trash removal, moving dirty pots and pans and stocking clean equipment.

Essential physical requirements

  • Able to work standing up and walking during entire shift.
  • Able to continuously reach, carry, lift, bend, stoop and wipe
  • Pulling and pushing up to 50 pounds
  • Common hazards include but are not limited to burns, falls, slipping, tripping and cuts.
  • Carry heavy trays and/or bus tubs for long periods of time.

Work environment

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. Wet floors may also exist during a shift. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment varies from quiet to very loud.