Shaker Village
  • 26-Jun-2017 to 30-Nov-2017 (EST)
  • Restaurant
  • Harrodsburg, KY, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Full-time hours available 35-40 hrs per week


Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill 

Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill (SVPH) is on a mission to inspire generations through DISCOVERY, by sharing the legacies of the Kentucky Shakers.  SVPH is committed to bridging historic preservation, land conservation, engaged learning and warm hospitality to present an unrivaled destination experience.

Home to the third largest Shaker community in the United States from 1805 until 1910, SVPH manages the country's largest private collection of original 19th century buildings and is the largest National Historic Landmark in Kentucky. Onsite amenities at SVPH include overnight accommodations, dining and catering services, retail shops, event and meeting venues, riverboat rides, historical exhibitions and tours, farm and garden area, nature preserve, multi-use trail system, equestrian stable and an extensive calendar of special programs, activities and events. 

Shaker Village Trustees' Table

The Trustee's Table supports the mission of Shaker Village by creating quality dining experiences that embrace contemporary tastes while continuing to champion farm-to-table and sustainable sourcing philosophies in the legacy of the Shakers. 

Dishwasher job summary 

The dishwasher at Shaker Village is responsible for maintaining cleanliness and sanitation standards for china (dishes), glassware, tableware, cooking utensils, etc. using machine and manual cleaning methods.  This position also ensures the dishwashing area is maintained as a clean, safe and sanitary facility.  The dishwasher supports management and all kitchen staff in developing a sense of teamwork and cooperation.  Full-time and part-time hours available (up to 35-40 hrs per week).

Responsibilities and Duties 

  1. Sort and rinse dirty dishes, glassware, silverware and cooking utensils to wash in dish machine and by hand.
  2. Operate and maintain dish machine in safe and efficient manner.
  3. Wash pots and pans by hand.
  4. Clean Tables and carry trays to dish area.
  5. Store cleaned items in work areas in orderly fashion
  6. Remove trash and cardboard from work areas.
  7. Sweep and mop floors.
  8. Clean garbage cans.
  9. Setup and break down tables, chairs and other equipment for special events
  10. Comply with all safety and health department requirements
  11. Rotate stock and put up truck deliveries.
  12. General restaurant and restroom cleaning as directed
  13. Be a team player and follow directions of management
  14. Performs other duties as assigned by management 

Skills and Qualifications 

  1. Report to work on time as scheduled. Well-groomed with name badge and appropriate attire or proper uniform. Neat, clean and conservative in appearance
  2. Must be a self-motivator and be willing to learn new skills
  3. Positive attitude, problem solving and flexibility
  4. Ability to work in a collaborative team structure. Demonstrates positive team spirit by providing assistance to other team members as necessary 

Education and Experience

 

  1. High school diploma or GED preferred
  2. Six months experience bussing table and/or dishwasher experience preferred 

Mental and Physical Requirements 

  1. Ability to work independently and as a team as needed
  2. Must be capable of standing for long periods
  3. Required to climb or balance and stoop or kneel
  4. Must frequently lift and/or move objects weighing 10 - 25 pounds
  5. Must be able to lift 50 pounds as needed (occasionally)
  6. Must be able and willing to climb stairs with tools and equipment
  7. Vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  8. Must have excellent manual dexterity 

Work Environment 

  1. This job operates mainly in a kitchen environment and routinely uses sinks and dishwasher and tools to clean kitchen applicants
  2. Frequent exposure to hot water, potentially slippery floors, garbage disposals and cleaning chemicals
  3. Frequent exposure to outside fluctuating temperatures (inside and outside work as needed)
  4. Working in close quarters, standing for hours at a time
  5. Lifting heavy pots and kettles, glassware and tableware
  6. Work hours may include early mornings, late evenings, holidays and weekends 
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