Dishwasher/Utility Worker in West Chester, PA at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 11/15/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Wellington at Hershey's Mill is seeking a Dishwasher/Utility Worker to work in their newly renovated Community in West Chester, PA. The dishwasher performs dish-washing duties in accordance with current applicable Health Department regulations and established Benchmark policies and procedures. S/he performs these duties under the direction of the Dining Services Director or Cook. The Utility Worker is responsible for maintaining kitchen work areas, equipment and utensils. The general responsibilities of the position include those listed below, but may identify other responsibilities of the position. These responsibilities may differ among accounts, depending on business necessities and client requirements

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Washes dishes by hand or places them in a dishwashing machine.
  • Washes work tables, walls, refrigerators and meat blocks.
  • Sweeps, mops, cleans and vacuums floors.
  • Removes trash and garbage to designated areas.
  • Transfers supplies and equipment within and between storage and work areas such as pantry and dish room.
  • Cleans equipment using specific chemicals to ensure sanitary standards.
  • Polishes silver.
  • May wash pots.
  • Attends all allergy and foodborne illness in-service training.
  • Complies with all HACCP policies and procedures.
  • Reports all accidents and injuries in a timely manner.
  • Complies with all company safety and risk management policies and procedures.
  • Participates in regular safety meetings, safety training and hazard assessments.  
  • Attends training programs (classroom and virtual) as designated.
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Job Requirements

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/LICENSURE- CERTIFICATION

  • High School diploma, GED, or equivalent experience.
  • No related work experience.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Presents self in a highly professional manner to others and understands that honesty and ethics are essential.
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude.
  • Ability to communicate with co-workers and other departments with professionalism and respect.
  • Maintains a professional relationship with all coworkers, vendor representatives, supervisors, managers, customers, and client representatives.
  • Ability to use a computer.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus, with or without corrective lenses.

Significant walking or other means of mobility.

Ability to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours).

Ability to reach, bend, stoop, push and/or pull, and frequently lift up to 35 pounds and occasionally lift/move 40 pounds

BENEFITS

We believe in offering our employees competitive pay. To learn more about our pay and benefits, please apply today!