Dishwasher - Kitchen Utility Associate

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POST DATE 9/9/2016
END DATE 11/2/2016

Brookdale Gig Harbor, WA

Gig Harbor, WA
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Part Time
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High School Diploma or GED


Brookdale Harbor Bay 9324 N Harborview Drive Gig Harbor , WA 98332
Job #: 067301

As our dishwasher/kitchen helper you'll play an important part in providing our residents with excellent meals and service.
This is a great opportunity for someone looking to gain commercial kitchen experience and eventually work as a cook, server or chef.
While your primary roles include washing dishes and keeping the kitchen clean, you'll gain valuable experience helping us prepare meals.
You'll also get the chance to interact with residents by setting and clearing tables, bringing out food and cleaning the dining area.
And you won't have to worry about late-night hours. This position offers a family-friendly schedule.

Your responsibilities would include:
* Operating a dish machine to wash dishes, glasses, cups, trays, silverware and food service equipment
* Setting up and cleaning the dish machine area; checking temperatures and soap dispensing levels
* Preparing food for meals
* Assisting in maintaining preparation and service areas in a sanitary condition
* Emptying garbage and moving trash to dump site

Brookdale. Bringing new life to senior living.

Required skills and qualifications:
* Previous experience working with individuals who have Alzheimer's and Dementia highly desirable
* Able to lift at least 50 pounds
* Must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug screen
* Good time management skills
* Able to make responsible choices and decisions and act in the resident's best interest
* Possesses the ability to read, write and communicate in English
* Valid food handlers permit/card

If you're a Brookdale associate, please consider referring someone through the Good People Program!

Brookdale is an EOE-(Equal Opportunity Employer) and drug-free workplace.

Brookdale offers a number of benefits to full-time associates including, but not limited to: medical, dental, vision, disability, life, paid time off, educational reimbursement. All associates, age 21 and older, are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan. BR img src=''