Dishwasher cleans the cooking areas, utensils, and equipment in the kitchen as necessary. Washes and sorts flatware, serving dishes, china, and glasses. Being a Dishwasher operates dishwashing machine. May require a high school diploma or its equivalent. Additionally, Dishwasher typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Dishwasher possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. Works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. May require 0-1 year of general work experience.

Dishwasher Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Dishwasher to join our team.


  • Ensure that guest’s feel important and welcome in the restaurant;
  • Highly organized, managing placement of all kitchen items and dishes and mindful of need to rotate dishes to reduce wear and tear;
  • Responsible for making sure that guest health is protected by always using the highest standards of cleanliness in all areas of the store;
  • Maintain a clean and organized work environment;
  • Stocking shelves;
  • Adhere to Quality Enhancement standards and standard food safety practices;
  • Adhere to cleaning schedules as assigned;
  • Making sure health and state regulations are followed at all times;
  • Monitor the machine for proper water temperatures and chemical levels;
  • Assists in other areas of the restaurant when needed;
  • Maintain an organized dish area;
  • Follow health and safety guidelines as well as company policies and procedures;
  • Light food prep will be required;
  • occasionally shuffle the sidewalks/salt them;
  • Clean restrooms and stock paper products.


  • Stands during entire shift;
  • Must have reliable transportation;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • High school diploma is a plus;
  • The ability to communicate in an efficient and friendly manner;
  • The ability to safely handle dishware;
  • Safety and customer service oriented;
  • Reliable;
  • Able to bend, kneel, squat, stand, and lift heavy objects as needed;
  • Ability to comply with physical demands as outlined below;
  • Must be able to read labels on chemicals;
  • Previous experience not required;
  • Ability to work positively in a fast-paced environment;
  • Responsible;
  • Being a flexible/team player helping out anywhere needed.