Seneca Falls, NY


Steward/Dishwashers are responsible for making sure dishes, pots and pans are cleaned on a daily basis; it

requires a lot of hard work and work is usually under harsh and undesirable conditions. They also help Cooks with

certain tasks and functions and they must know how to operate certain machinery.


 Load and unload a dish-washing machine. Certain pots, pans, utensils and silverware must be loaded

correctly, which helps the machine operate efficiently and effectively. The temperature has to be at the correct

setting and the correct amount of dish-washing liquid should be used.

 Periodically, a dish-washing machine will break down and the Steward/Dishwasher may be required to fix a

jammed part. Machines also have to be assembled and reassembled before and after use.

 Required to take out the trash and make sure it is secure inside of dumpsters. Garbage cans should be

supplied with new garbage bags.

 Required to sweep floors, mop and make sure the dish-washing area is neat, organized and clean.

 Make sure no food scraps are left on the cabinets, sinks, tables or dish-washing equipment. All food areas

should be wiped down and sanitized.

 A professional appearance required. A uniform and nametag are required at all times.

 Perform additional duties as assigned.


Previous experience preferred. Must be able to anticipate equipment/supply need and evaluate thoroughness of

cleaning done. Must be able to tolerate the heat when the dish-washing machines are running; also be able to

stand harsh chemicals and cleaners, such as oven cleaner and general cleaning solutions that help sanitize a

kitchen area. Excellent customer service skills. Pleasant and helpful personality. Maintains professional

appearance and demeanor at all times. Must speak fluent English. Depending on business demands this

individual may be asked to work additional hours, flexible schedule, and/or perform additional job responsibilities.

Will be required to lift, carry, walk, sit, push, and pull throughout the shift.

The statements in this job description are intended to describe the essential nature and level of work

being performed. They are not intended to be ALL responsibilities or qualifications of the job.

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