JOB OVERVIEW : Responsible for cleaning all dishes, pots, pans, glassware and utensils within unit and follows company-directed guidelines for sanitation and cleanliness by performing the following duties :
POSITION DESCRIPTION :
Maintains a clean, sanitary, and safe work environment for all Staff Members and guests.
Scrapes, racks, and stacks glassware / plate ware / silverware properly in dishwasher.
Sweeps, mops, and washes pots, dishes, etc. by using hand or dish equipment and cooler detailing.
Removes waste, garbage, and recyclable materials from kitchen area to appropriate receptacles.
Stocks all glassware / plate ware / silverware as cleaned.
Maintains all dishware washing procedures and continuous cleaning schedule of dish machine every two hours.
Maintains a clean workstation and equipment appearances and assists in overall kitchen cleanliness.
Assists in the stocking, cleaning, and closing of all stations as directed.
Restocks and / or breaks down workstation at the conclusion of the shift.
Assists kitchen staff with prep work.
Cross-trains on prep stations and assists those co-workers when needed to meet guest satisfaction.
Maintains high-level of knowledge regarding the company’s products and happenings.
Notifies manager / supervisor of low inventory and recommends new inventory; communicates opportunities and concerns.
Performs other duties and tasks as assigned or determined by management or supervisors and moves with a sense of urgency.
Understands and utilizes all safety and sanitation practices as defined in the safety program reports any accidents to management.
Adheres to all company policies and procedures as established in the Staff Member Handbook.
SKILLS / EXPERIENCE :
Six months to one-year minimum dishwashing experience preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Good verbal communication skills.
Ability to interact professionally with other departments and outside contacts.
Ability to complete a heavy workload and handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision.
Good judgment and decision making abilities.
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS :
High school degree or GED preferred
The characteristics described below are representative of those that must be met by a staff member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must be able to work in a fast-paced, high energy, and physically demanding environment.
Must be able to spend 100% of working time standing, walking, and reaching.
Pushing, pulling and lifting objects from a lower to higher position or moving objects horizontally, from position to position.
Feeling or grasping objects of different size and shape.
Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling while walking, standing or crouching in narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces.
Will be required to use physical capabilities including climbing and ascending or descending ladders, stairs, and ramps.
Must be able to carry loads greater than 35 pounds and exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and / or up to 30 pounds of force frequently.
Must be able to communicate clearly with our guests in the primary language of the restaurant, specific to location. (Primarily English)
Hearing sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction.
Specific vision abilities include close, distance, color, peripheral, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Exposed to weather conditions and prevalent temperature changes.
Subject to moderate to high ambient noise levels.
Frequently required to function in narrow aisles or passageways.
Hazards include, but are not limited to, cuts from broken glass and metal cans, burns, slipping and tripping.
Frequently required to wash hands and / or wear gloves.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, and guests.
Expressing or exchanging ideas or instructions by the spoken word.