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Company:  Westmont Living
Categories:  Assisted Living (ALF)
Job Role:  Food Services
Job Type:  Hourly
Experience Required:  1 year
Country:  United States
Region/Province:  California (CA)
City:  Yuba City
Postal/Zip Code:  95991
Job Description: 


Hourly/ Non-exempt


 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. 

 Position Requirements:

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

Core Responsibilities:

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

Food Preparation

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

Service Standards

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.

Organizational Structure

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.



Contact Phone:  530-755-3850