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Creative Dining Services Rock Valley Schools Part Time Dishwasher in Sioux Center, Iowa

Position Description: Dishwasher

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Reports to: Production Manager/Executive Chef/ FSD

EEO Category: Service Workers


The Dishwasher maintains and sanitizes the kitchen work areas and restaurant equipment, utensils, dinnerware and floors in clean and orderly condition.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities

  • Washes dishes, pots, pans, utensils and equipment to approved sanitation standards.

  • Returns clean items back to their proper location.

  • Sweeps, mops and performs general cleaning.

  • Puts stock away.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • For those working in a lead role, additional duties include:

  • Provide leadership and instruction; Keep management apprised of overall operations;

  • Refer and provide information to higher level manager/supervisor regarding issues or concerns; and perform other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands/Work Environment

The Dishwasher position involves continuous physical cleaning work involving the washing of all cooking and serving items and the ability to return them to their proper location. Additional physical tasks involve ability to wipe surfaces, mop floors, move stock/inventory items. Must follow safe use instructions for cleaning chemicals. Dish crew personnel must be able to assist with a variety of tasks such as food prep and stock room. Must be able to repeatedly lift and carry 50 lbs. Environment may include hot, cold, or humid temperatures and wet floors and loud noise.

Methods to perform essential job functions will be reasonably accommodated to allow individuals with disabilities to perform them.

Education – Skills - Expectations

  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred but not required.

  • Previous experience in a kitchen environment preferred but not required.

Must possess a positive, can-do attitude, be detail-oriented, and possess a well-rounded knowledge of the food service industry. Must maintain professionalism at all times, and work with others in a cooperative manner, even while working under pressure. Willing to engage actively in the physical work of a high-quality hospitality service operation. As a representative of Creative Dining Services, must function in accordance with our corporate Mission, Vision, and Core Values statements.

This job description is subject to change at any time.