Kitchen Assistant | Dishwasher

  • Quail Park of West Seattle - Dining Services
  • Seattle, Washington
  • May 17, 2021
Full time Dishwashers

Job Description

Kitchen Assistant:

Have a passion for working with older adults? We are searching for our dream team! Come and be a part of Living Care's Premiere Retirement community. At Living Care, it is essential that residents live in a safe, healthy, and sanitary environment, and our Kitchen Assistants are essential to that aim. As a Kitchen Assistant, you will wash all pots, pans, and other dishes before they are returned to where they belong. You'll keep records of all wash water temperatures, and of all notable food waste and broken china. You'll also be responsible for disposing of all garbage and recycling and keeping the kitchen and dish room clean. As a member of the Signature Dining team, you will also assist in the preparation and delivery of room service trays and assist with food prep as necessary.

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance (for full time)
  • Dental insurance (for full time)
  • Retirement benefits or accounts
  • Education assistance or tuition reimbursement
  • Workplace perks such as meal and coffee
  • Variable schedule options

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

  • Previous dishwashing experience in a restaurant or senior living setting preferred
  • Must have good interpersonal skills
  • Must have a strong commitment to customer service and desire to exceed customer expectations
  • Must be able to read, comprehend, write, and speak English to communicate effectively with residents, guests, and other team members
  • Must meet all health-related and/or food-handling requirements pertaining to local or state regulatory agencies
  • Must maintain current CPR/First Aid credentials
  • Must maintain current Food Handlers credentials
  • Subject to pre-employment screening including physical, drug and TB testing and criminal background check

Essential Functions:

  • Prepares dishwashing machine for operation on assigned shift
  • Wash all pots, pans, utensils, and dishes that are utilized during assigned shift
  • Ensures that all china, glassware, silverware, and equipment are returned to designated areas after cleaning
  • At the end of the shift, cleans the dishwashing machine according to the specified procedure
  • Responsible for disposing of all garbage from kitchen and dish room into proper containers outside, throughout shift as needed
  • Mops dish room and kitchen floors throughout shift as needed
  • Assists with other duties on Daily, Weekly, or Monthly kitchen cleaning schedules as assigned
  • Assists the cooks and dining room personnel in the preparation and delivery of room service trays
  • Assists Director of Signature Dining, Lead Cook and Cook with food preparations as directed
  • May assist in preparing carts for delivery
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