Dishwasher in Richmond, VA at First Watch

Date Posted: 11/30/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    5310 West Broad Street
    Richmond, VA
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/30/2021
  • Restaurant
    First Watch - Willow Lawn

Job Description

Major Purpose: The primary responsibility of a Dishwasher is to quickly and efficiently clean all dishes, glassware, and silverware following Company procedures. Dishwashers are also responsible for the cleanliness of the entire restaurant and its perimeters, including the restrooms.

 Major Responsibilities: 

  • Understand our “You First” mission; demonstrate a “You First” attitude with co-workers and management throughout shift
  • Work as part of a team and help fellow employees at every opportunity to ensure a memorable experience for our customers is consistently provided 
  • Load, run and unload the dish machine 
  • Keep the dish machine clean and report any functional or mechanical problems to management immediately 
  • Monitor dish machine water temperature to ensure sanitary wash cycle 
  • Wash and store all tableware and kitchenware 
  • Keep dish room clean and organized 
  • Maintain adequate levels of clean tableware for dining room and kitchen 
  • Bag and haul dish room trash to dumpster at designed times 
  • Handle tableware carefully to prevent breakage and loss 
  • Maintain adequate levels of dish detergents and cleaning supplies 
  • Clean food preparation and production areas as required 
  • Understand and follow food and safety practices for food handling, general cleanliness, and restaurant maintenance 
  • Be available to help with other roles as needed to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the restaurant, as directed by management

  • No previous restaurant experience required 
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with customers, management and coworkers 
  • Able to work positively in a fast-paced environment 
  • Multi-task oriented – able to perform multiple job functions at one time 
  • Punctual with regular and reliable attendance 
  • Honesty and integrity 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Basic math and reading and writing skills 
  • Safety conscious - must understand and always follow the food safety program guidelines, including personal hygiene, sanitation, and proper safe food handling procedures and must complete company food handler training requirements. Additional Requirements: 
  • Walk and stand throughout the entire shift 
  • Continuously reach, bend, lift, carry, stoop, twist and turn 
  • Regularly lift up to 50 pounds 
  • Be able to work in hot, wet, humid and loud environment for long periods of time 
  • Ability to be exposed to and work with cleaning chemicals 
  • Understand basic liquid measurements 
  • Must report to work in a neat, clean uniform and present a well-groomed, hygienic appearance 
  • Must wear slip resistant shoes and apron at all times, as supplied by First Watch

Employees enjoy: 

  • A daytime schedule with no night shifts -- ever 
  • Competitive pay (Commensurate with experience)
  • Excellent training

We try not to take ourselves too seriously, but there are a few things we look for in our employees: 

  • Passion for fresh food and customer satisfaction 
  • Unfailing work ethic and integrity 
  • Positive attitude and team spirit - we know if you get our "You First" culture right, most of the other stuff will happen naturally on its own 
  • Open to applicants who do not have a high school diploma/GED 
  • A good fit for applicants with employment gaps or just entering or returning to the workforce with limited experience and education 

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer - All employment decisions are based on merit, qualifications and abilities. We do not discriminate in our employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by the law. #Corporate