Dishwasher - St. Olaf College

MN - Northfield | Operations Support | Dishwasher

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Job Description

Dishwasher/Utility Position is responsible for maintaining kitchen work areas, equipment, dishes, and utensils. Night and weekend shifts available

In the performance of their respective tasks and duties all employees are expected to conform to the following:
• Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.
• Interact professionally with other employees, customers and suppliers.
• Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments.
• Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.

• Collects, sorts and washes dishes.
• Sweeps and mops kitchen floors.
• Distributes supplies, utensils and portable equipment.
• Complies with all sanitation, ServSafe and safety requirements.
• Segregates and removes trash and garbage and places it in designated containers.
• Assists in back dock organization and proper trash & waste receptacle treatment.
• Transfers supplies, equipment and between storage and work areas.

Note: Job duties are subject to change as needed.

Skills & Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Ability to use time keeping system to properly record time worked for payroll processing.
• Ability to follow instructions from multiple managers, chefs, and supervisors.
• Ability to work in a group/team and function efficiently.
• Ability to follow all unit safety requirements.
• Posses the ability to meet Bon Appétit unit specific uniform standards for this position.
• Utilize all Personal Protective Equipment’s per Bon Appétit guidelines.
• Wear a cut resistance glove whenever using a sharp or potentially sharp tool or instrument.


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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:

·         Stand, talk or hear, and taste or smell. 

·         Walk; use hands or fingers, handle, or feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; reach with hands and arms. 

·         Frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

·         Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

·         Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus.



Bon Appétit is a diversity growth-oriented organization. Our goal is to improve the quality of work life by using fair and consistent treatment and providing equal growth opportunities for ALL associates. EOE & AA Employer M/F/D/V.