Dishroom Worker

Website Rochester Institute of Technology

Work Schedule:

Varies based on location
Multiple positions available

Additionally, flexible scheduling/work hours may be required during break week, summer and intersession. In addition, large institute events may require additional hours (such as commencement (graduation) and Imagine RIT Festival).

Job Summary:

The Dishroom Worker ensures proper washing, sanitation and handling of plates, bowls, glasses and utensils in accordance with department/unit procedures. Maintains kitchen work areas, equipment, or utensils in clean and orderly condition.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Washes dishware, glassware, flatware, pots, or pans using dishwashers or by hand.
  • Maintains proper sanitation and cleanliness of dish machine, dishroom, storage carts, racks, and floors.
  • Ensures proper sorting and storage of dishware, flatware, trays, utensils, or cooking equipment.
  • Sort and remove trash, placing it in designated pickup areas. Cleans trash bins/cans as needed.
  • Sweep or scrub floors.
  • May receive and store supplies.
  • May clean or prepare various foods for cooking or serving.
  • Assist in training and supervising student employees on all dishwashing and cleaning procedures including cleaning and sanitizing of equipment.
  • Maintains sanitation, health and safety standards. Serves as a good example for proper sanitation, cleaning and personal hygiene.
  • Adheres to and follows precautionary measures as they relate to safety in the work place
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School/GED (or equivalent experience)
  • 6 months of experience in a high volume restaurant, country club, or institutional setting
  • Servsafe certified or ability to obtain within six months of hire
  • Allertain certified or ability to obtain within six months of hire
  • Specialized Skills:Knowledge of the proper use of chemicals and detergents.
  • Ability to use dish machines
  • Ability to work with and train student employees
  • Ability to read and understand material safety data sheets

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