Dish Room Leader

POSITION PURPOSE:

Under the general supervision of the Assistant Director of Dining Services, the Dish Room Leader is principally responsible for maintaining the cleaning and sanitation of the dish room.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Organizes the dish room.
  • Keeps the floor and walls clean in the dish room.
  • Cleans the dish belt on a weekly basis.
  • Ensure the washing cycle temperature is 140 – 160 degrees and the sanitation temperature is 170 degrees.
  • Fill the dish washing machine, checking the washing cycle temperature and sanitizing temperature on a daily basis.
  • Sorts, scrapes, and pre-rinses all dishes.
  • Racks dishes so that water will reach every surface of the dishes.
  • Arranges dishes and glasses to air-dry, inspects and sets aside any unclean dishes found.
  • Disassemble the dish washing machine and clean it after use.
  • Keeps all silverware stored in such a way that each piece is lifted up by the handle.
  • Picks up clean and used glasses by the base of the glass.
  • Washes soiled towels and aprons.
  • Helps with the pots and pans, dining room and other areas as needed.
  • Puts away the clean dishes, glasses and silverware.
  • Cleans up the dish room as necessary.
  • Assists with working college banquets as needed.
  • Cleans the wall located in front of the tray return.
  • Takes inventory and reports items that are needed.
  • Empties the garbage in the dish room area.
  • Assists with general cleaning up of serving area as needed.
  • Wears a clean uniform, hair restraints and non-skid safety shoes.
  • Attends related meetings and in-service training as mandated.
  • Adheres to health policies implemented to prevent disease transmission in food handling and elimination of diseased food handling.
  • Trains student workers hired for the dish room.
  • Ensures student workers are on task.
  • Complete daily, weekly and monthly cleaning checklist.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Assistant Director of Dining Services.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:

Required

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Ability to lift up to fifty pounds (50 lbs.) on a consistent basis.
  • Ability to use and climb a stepladder.
  • Must be willing to work as a team player.
  • Must have good communication skills.
  • Ability to learn quickly from observations, and from oral and written directions.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Variances from regular working hours may be necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of the position.
  • Busy working environment with numerous interruptions.

REPORTS TO:  Assistant Director of Dining Services

SALARY: $9.89 per hour (This is a 9 month position to be paid over 12 months annually)

APPLICATION DEADLINE DATE:  Open Until Filled