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Dishwasher Prep Cook

Company: Central City Concern
Location: Gresham
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Close Date: Open until filled



Summary: Dishwasher will help maintain a clean kitchen in accordance with sanitary practices and policies. Dishwashers are responsible for ensuring the cleanliness and sanitization of dishes, tableware, glassware, pots, pans, and utensils through manual and machine cleaning methods. Additionally, dishwashers are expected to keep the dishwashing area clean and safe.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Maintains a clean and orderly kitchen.
  • Properly washes and sorts soiled dishes, returns clean dishes to their correct location.
  • Keep dishwasher clean, water fresh and free of debris. Responsible for operations of automatic dishwashing machines.
  • Keeps floors clean and free of any standing liquids and spills.
  • Keep dish area free of clutter, food debris and mildew and organized.
  • Removing all garbage and recycling from the kitchen and to the proper waste management bins.
  • Ensure full kitchen cleanup is completed before the end of the shift.
  • Support cooking staff as requested and as needed. This may included food preparation.
  • Clean food preparation stations and equipment as requested and needed.
  • Perform additional cleaning duties as requested.
    Skills & Abilities:
  • Must be able to operate a commercial dishwasher and change out cleaning chemicals when necessary. Includes the ability to operate a Hobart or like model automatic dishwashing machine.
  • Ability to lift and transport a minimum of 50 pounds multiple times per day.
  • The ability to perform duties which involve retrieving items in locations that may be overhead, under countertops, in drawers and /or a significant distance apart repeatedly.
  • Ability to conduct cleaning tasks and duties throughout the allotted time of the shift
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to interact with clients, peers, guests and leadership in a professional manner.
  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively and tactfully with clients, visitors, peers and supervisors.
  • Physical ability to bend, stoop, kneel, squat, twist, reach, pull and lift heavy objects. Able to climb stairs several times a day.
  • Ability to consider impacts of oppression, structural racism, and individual bias on client outcomes.
  • Ability to utilize de-escalation techniques, when encountering volatile situations.
  • Must have High School Diploma or GED.
  • Must possess a current Oregon Food handler permit or be able to obtain within 2 weeks of hire.
  • The OAR prohibits SUDS program staff from having within the previous 3 years a DUI conviction or diversion, a felony conviction, or a conviction under the Uniform Controlled Substances Act.
  • If in recovery, must be able to document continuous abstinence under independent living conditions or recovery housing for the immediate past two years.
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, TB test, and background check. This includes clearance by the DHS Background Check Unit.
    Benefits: Central City Concern offers an incredible benefits package to our employees!
  • Generous paid time off plan beginning at 4 weeks per year at the time of hire. Accrual increases with longevity.
  • Amazing 403(b) Retirement Savings plan with an employer match of 6.25% in your 1 st year, 8% in the 2 nd year, and 10% in your 3 rd year! Fully vested with your first contribution!
  • 9 paid Holidays PLUS 2 Personal Holidays to be used at the employee's discretion.
  • Comprehensive Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance coverage.
  • Employer Paid Life, Short Term Disability, AND Long Term Disability Insurance!
    This description is intended to provide a snapshot of the work performed and is not designed to contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the position.

    As an agency deeply rooted in recovery, part of our policy and commitment to a drug and alcohol-free workplace includes post-offer, pre-employment drug screens. Please note we follow Federal Guidelines regarding prohibited substances, even for those legal at the state level.

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c) Associated topics: cleaner, cookware, dishwasher, duties, kitchen utility, lavaplatos, limpieza de cocina, sanitation, service assistant, stewarding

Keywords: Central City Concern, Gresham , Dishwasher Prep Cook, Hospitality & Tourism , Gresham, Oregon

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