|Company:|| Westmont Living |
|Categories:||Assisted Living (ALF)|
|Job Role:||Food Services|
|Experience Required:||1 year|
All Dishwashers of Westmont Living communities are key team members maintaining full accountability for fulfillment of the mission of Westmont Living at their respective communities. This position is responsible for ensuring all equipment and utensils used for food preparation and services are returned to the kitchen, cleansed, sanitized and properly stored. Perform a variety of duties in and around the kitchen.
Have criminal record clearance prior to initial presence in the community
Passed post offer health physical, TB test and drug screen.
Current Food Handlers Permit for state/ county in which employed
Able to operate commercial dishwasher
Able to understand food service safety and sanitation requirements
Experience with requirements for dish cleansing and sanitation preferred
Experience in the food service industry preferred
Able to lift up to 30 lbs., constant standing and reaching required
Ability to effectively communicate in English
Willing and able to adapt to changes in kitchen routine at any given time
Must have basic knowledge of state regulations, health laws and OSHA regulations
Able to follow up and multi-task
This position provides for a high level of customer service to both residents and team members. This is accomplished though promoting Westmont Living’s Service Promise and Service Standards. This position is responsible for assisting with the receipt, storage, preparation, and presentation of food as required by the Dining Service Director and for adhering to safety practices for the community according to Westmont Living's policies and procedures and federal, state, and local regulations.
Ensure cleanliness of major kitchen equipment and for washing, sanitizing, drying, and storing china, glass, silverware, pots, pans, and utensils by:
Transporting all dishes to the kitchen following meal preparation and meal times
Properly clearing, washing, sanitizing and restocking all dishes, silverware and glassware
Properly washing pots, pans and other kitchen utensils
Returning dishes and utensils to appropriate storage areas
Breaking down kitchen for clean up
Ensure all sanitary and safety standards are met
Empty and clean kitchen trash receptacles and replace liners
Clean filters in range hood weekly or as per schedule
Mop kitchen floor daily and as needed and ensure kitchen floor is clean and dry
Ensure the loading dock and dumpster areas are clean
Clean serving carts and trays after each meal
Perform sanitation clean up of dish room, kitchen, dining areas, steam tables, range hoods, sinks, and drains by:
Washing condiment containers after every meal
Washing edges and legs of tables, and chairs including the arms, seats, backs and legs of chairs after every meal
Vacuuming dining room after each meal
Deep cleaning dining room per schedule
Manage, monitor and maintain all aspects of the auto dish machine such as chemicals, water temperature, and filters, spray arms, etc. Monitor dishwasher temperatures and sanitation chemicals (where applicable)
Operate and maintain kitchen equipment in a safe and clean manner
Assist Cook and Culinary Director/Culinary Coordinator in maintaining a clean and organized kitchen including the dry storage area and refrigeration and freezer areas.
Assist in ensuring food is handled and stored properly
Maintain clean, well organized coffee and juice bar
Assist with preparation of food items such as the salad bar, desserts and sandwiches
Safety – The safety of team members and residents is the primary concern
Friendliness - We treat everyone with respect and courtesy. We show genuine, unconditional compassion.
Setting - We create a welcoming, home-like environment.
Efficiency -We are all responsible for making our retirement community better for all our team members and residents.
The dishwasher reports to the Cook
The Cook reports to the Culinary Director or Culinary Coordinator
The Culinary Director/Culinary Coordinator reports to the Executive Director
The Executive Director reports to the Regional Director of Operations
Team Member Acknowledgement
Every effort has been made to make this job description as complete as possible. However, the duties listed in this job description are not the only duties you will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is a logical assignment to the position. This is not a contract of employment; all team members of Westmont Living are employees "at-will" and employment can be terminated at any time, as set forth in the Employee Handbook.