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I. Position Summary: 

The Dishwasher is responsible for keeping dishes and utensils clean as well as adhering to safe food handling and cleanliness practices. This position also performs tasks such as taking out the trash,  sweeping, and assisting in food preparation. 


II. Essential Functions: 

Cleans the cooking areas, utensils, and equipment with cleaning chemicals in the kitchen as necessary while wearing gloves.  

Practices safe food handling and cleanliness at all times.  

Safely handles food prep equipment such as dish machines and knives. 

Washes and sorts flatware, dishes and glasses.  

Duties may include light sweeping and mopping, light prepping of food (per food prep recipes in Red  Robin recipe book), emptying trash cans and taking out garbage; light stocking.  

Able to adhere to schedule and be on time for shifts. 

Operate and participate effectively in a team environment 

Must maintain a high degree of pace and intensity for extended periods of time 


Physical Effort  

Lifting- up to 25lbs constantly, up to 50lbs occasionally. 

Lifting from floor to waist constantly and overhead infrequently. 

Exposed to cleaning chemicals. 

Color and depth perception are required for vision. Needs both near and far vision. 

Twists and reaches constantly  

Grasps objects to move or manipulate them constantly. 

Stands and walks constantly. 

Listen to and comprehends instructions from Managers and coworkers over background restaurant and equipment noise constantly. 

Frequent hand washing is required. 


III. Other Functions: 

Other duties as assigned by supervisor 

Must adhere to company uniform and appearance policy 

Must be able to read and organize tickets 


IV. If management or supervisory position, which positions report directly to this one? 

None 


V. Qualifications:  

High School degree or equivalent preferred 

No experience required 


VI. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  

Has strong knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures in a restaurant. Relies on experience and judgment to make effective decisions. 

Strong interpersonal skills 

Team player



Job Description 


VII. Working Conditions:  

Equipment  

Kitchen equipment, knives, dish machine, garbage cans, ice buckets, food product, cleaning product Work Environment  

Typical restaurant environment, heat and a/c, cold in freezer and walk in refrigerator 



Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of individuals in this position. This position description is subject to change by the Company as the needs and requirements of the position change.