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Dishwasher (Full-Time, Seasonal)

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At Prairie Berry, we’re committed to quality, authenticity, learning, growth, and innovation. We’ve learned that an attitude of gratitude and humbleness makes our business better. We work as a team, cheering each other on, creating fun and making laughter part of every day. We know success is not about today. We strive to make decisions that will brighten the future, not just of Prairie Berry, but of nature and the world. Ultimately, our success depends on balance. We strive for balance in nature and in meeting the needs of the company, co-workers, and family. 

Job Summary

We’re here to serve our guests. That’s difficult to do without clean dishes. The dishwasher/bus person is a vital link in the chain of Prairie Berry’s positive customer experience. This person is responsible for maintaining clean, sanitary conditions at the dishwashing station of the Kitchen, and making sure there are always clean dishes ready for the next guest. This job also requires clearing dishes from the tables in the dining area and patio. The person in this position is expected to interact graciously with any guests he or she encounters, and be a positive addition to the Kitchen team.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Follows sanitation and serving procedures
  • Assumes 100% responsibility for the cleanliness of dishware
  • Load, run and unload dish machine
  • Keep the dish machine clean and report any functional or mechanical problems to the chef or shift lead immediately
  • Monitor dish machine water temperature and chemical levels to ensure sanitary wash cycle
  • Wash and store all tableware and kitchenware
  • Keep dish area clean and organized
  • Complete opening and closing checklists
  • Maintain adequate levels of clean tableware for dining room and kitchen
  • Bag and haul kitchen trash and recyclables to the dumpster
  • Clean food preparation and production areas as required
  • Buses indoor and outdoor tables and prepares tables and eating area for next guest
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Kitchen staff or manager
  • Maintains a Guest focus while performing duties
  • MUST work weekends and evenings
  • Possesses a positive attitude and works well with other team members
  • Communicates clearly with managers, kitchen and other personnel
  • Willing to follow direction and ask questions for clarification if needed
  • Treats customers and co-workers with courtesy and respect
  • Attends all scheduled employee meetings and brings suggestions for improvement
  • Positively responds to requests for assistance from co-workers, supervisors and customers
  • Notices when help is needed in all areas of the Kitchen or during a special event          

Qualifications and Skills

  • Is eager to learn
  • Is self-motivated, especially under pressure
  • Likes to have fun at work
  • Able to work in a fast paced kitchen environment
  • Able to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift up to 40 pounds
  • Able to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 7 hours)
  • Able to work in the hot, wet, humid and loud environment for long periods of time

2019 Season -  May 2019 - August 2019

Benefits and Perks

  • Starting wage of $10.00 per hour
  • Commuting subsidy for 20+ miles
  • Completion Bonus Potential ($150)
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Employee Discounts
  • Flexible Scheduling

Prairie Berry LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Prairie Berry does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Prairie Berry does participate in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

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