Dishwasher

Location
New Hampshire, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Aug 25, 2020
Employment Type
Part Time
Position Purpose

Ensures the sanitation and cleanliness of all flatware, trays, dishware, service ware, glassware, catering ware, dining rooms and kitchen areas.

Must embody the mission of the Dining Services Department: “A Team of Professionals dedicated to providing quality food service with a personal touch.”

This position is considered “Essential Personnel” in the event that:

  • an emergency occurs on the PEA Campus or in the vicinity that would impact PEA;
  • inclement weather forces the closing of campus or;
  • other emergency events deemed appropriate.


Essential Personnel are required to report to or remain at work if instructed to do so if contacted directly by the supervisor (or his/her designee), the Principal or a member of the Principal’s Staff (Leadership Team).

Key Accountabilities
  • Ensure efficient and thorough cleaning and sanitizing of all flat ware, trays, dishware, service ware, glassware, catering ware and other similar items in the kitchen.
  • Provide an adequate supply of all dishes, utensils, silverware and other supplies before, during and after meal services.
  • Practice proper cleaning procedures for all kitchen equipment and observe all MSDS policies/procedures for safety and sanitation.
  • Assist with housekeeping of the kitchen and dining areas.
  • Assist with deliveries and storage of incoming food and cleaning supplies.
  • Record temperatures of dish machine during meal periods.
  • Ensure all waste materials are properly separated for trash, compost and pig farmer. Weight restrictions per barrel are adhered to for pick-ups.
  • Inform unit manager of all broken equipment, safety hazards and chemical needs.
  • Ensure that all work areas are maintained in a neat, clean and sanitary fashion by sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, wiping, washing or other appropriate cleaning methods.
  • Assist with the proper sanitation of work areas, kitchen equipment and all kitchen surfaces including (but not limited to) walk-in and reach-in refrigerators, floors, walls, shelving, drawers, exhaust hoods, etc.
  • Promote a positive and congenial atmosphere for students, employees and other customers.
Degree of Independent Action Performed

Incumbent works under the guidance of the Lead dishwasher, First Cook, Assistant Manager and Dining Manager, but is be expected to work without direct supervision and exercise independent judgment in decisions impacting dining functions.

Expected to solve problems or address issues that require immediate attention.

Direct/Indirect Reports

None

Internal & External Contacts

Frequent contact with students, Dean of Students office, PEA administrative and academic offices, faculty, coaches, and staff. External contacts may include parents, outside organizations, visitors and local community neighbors.

Position Requirements

Education

  • High school diploma or GED preferred.


Experience

  • Familiar with equipment, materials and methods used in sanitation and knowledge in the care of utensils and equipment preferred.
  • 1 year experience in duties as described or equivalent preferred.
  • Experience in institutional food service or housekeeping helpful.
  • Experience working with adolescents in an educational setting preferred.


Skills & Knowledge

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with others.
  • Knowledge of proper safety and sanitation principles when operating equipment and using cleaning supplies.
  • Respect for diversity of identities and experiences, an orientation toward equity and inclusion, and cultural competency in all aspects of Academy life.
  • Committed to teamwork.
  • Practices excellent personal hygiene habits; follows and adheres to uniform standards daily.
  • Regular and consistent attendance with the ability to work a flexible schedule including extended hours, weekends, and holidays.
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced environment, under short time constraints, and within established deadlines.
  • Must possess excellent guest service and hospitality skills and projects a positive image while interacting with students, faculty, staff and guests.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with students by building trust and credibility.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills as well as a strong customer focus.
  • A strict adherence to confidential policies is required.
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple priorities and deadlines simultaneously.
  • Possess basic computer skills.
  • Willingness and ability to learn additional applications as needed.
  • High degree of organizational skills with the ability to be flexible and multi-task with accuracy.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written directions, maintain a professional demeanor and restraint at all times, including stressful situations.
Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  1. Physical demands are in excess of those for sedentary work and will require the ability to remain standing for extended periods of time, go up and down flights of steps, lift and push heavy objects as well as stoop, squat, bend, kneel, crouch, and lift.
  2. Ability and dexterity to grasp and grip and safely operate commercial kitchen equipment.
  3. Ability to lift and transport up to 50lbs without assistance.
  1. Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction.
  2. Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example using a keyboard.
  3. Ability to use a visual display terminal with continuous wrist movement on a keyboard.
  4. Communication skills using the spoken and written word.
  5. Ability to see with normal parameters.
  6. Ability to hear within normal range.
  1. Ability to work in hot temperatures with daily exposure to hot water.
Additional Requirements
  1. Successfully complete a criminal background check (reviewed every 5 years).
  2. Clean Driving record (reviewed annually).
  3. Must consistently wear assigned uniform and equipment and adhere to the appearance guidelines.

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