Dish Machine Operator

Job Title:
Dish Machine Operator

Winking Lizard Tavern


I. Bus Department shift responsibilities
Smiles and displays a positive attitude while promoting a positive image of the Company.
Maintains great “curb appeal” for restaurant by keeping parking lot, walkways, and grounds free of litter and debris.
Clears walkways of snow and ice and applies snowmelt to heavy traffic areas to prevent unnecessary slips and falls.
Maintains a clean and organized dish room and surrounding area, sweeping floors throughout the shift and stocking all necessary materials.
Keeps restrooms clean and neat by checking restrooms every 30 minutes and restocking supplies as needed.
Empties trash cans when ¾ full.
Ensures ice bins are full prior to and throughout the shift.
Properly uses chemicals when cleaning and complies with MSDS regulations.
Changes sanitizer (green bucket) and silverware soak (blue bucket) throughout the shift. Stores towels in sanitizing solution throughout the shift.
Completes opening and closing checklists for every shift.
Completes daily side work, cleaning projects, and monthly maintenance list.
Maintains a clean dining room by consistently pre-bussing during the shift.
Clears and resets tables and/or booths and sweeps under table to standard within two minutes after the guest leaves.
Assists hosts by rearranging tables to accommodate large parties without disrupting the guest experience for neighboring tables.
Is knowledgeable of table numbers throughout the dining room.
Cleans and maintains floors in the front and back of house.
Helps reduce the opportunity for cross contamination by washing hands throughout each shift.
Monitors silverware supply and washes silverware consistently throughout the shift to ensure proper par levels are maintained.
Washes and stocks plateware and glassware throughout each shift to maintain appropriate par levels.
Helps maintain “great atmosphere” by immediately informing a manager when a TV has a black screen or when a game ends.
Maintains bus stands/server stations by emptying full bus bins throughout the shift.
II. Compliance to Winking Lizard standards, systems, procedures, and policies
Maintains the Company expectations of performance and behavior in the restaurant, not listed as established in the Employee Handbook, Training Manual, Policy Manual, and Employee Guidelines.
Maintains an excellent personal appearance by following Winking Lizard uniform guidelines and personal hygiene standards by being in clean uniform prior to the start of each shift.
Clocks in and out for breaks following proper break procedures. Approves break through a manager prior to leaving the dish area.
Responsible to wear non-slip shoes for every shift.
Eats in a designated area of the restaurant. Does not eat or drink in guests’ view.
Keeps personal belongings (coats, purses, back packs, etc.) in a designated area approved by management.
Must be reliable and punctual in reporting for work as scheduled.

The characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Shift Length – Varies – 8 to 10 hour shifts
Breaks – ½ hour per shift if applicable
Flooring – Cement, tile, and hardwood floor
Lighting – Adequate and overhead
Miscellaneous – Subject to wet floors, temperature extremes, and loud noise

Required Skills:
(1-2X per shift) Occasional
(3-12X per hour) Frequent
(13-30X per hour) Continuous
(30+X per hour)
Floor to waist Up to 60 lbs Up to 35 lbs Up to 40 lbs
Waist to shoulder Up to 60 lbs Up to 35 lbs Up to 40 lbs
Shoulder to overhead Up to 60 lbs Up to 35 lbs Up to 40 lbs
Carry Up to 60 lbs Up to 20 lbs
Push/pull Up to 20 lbs
Standing X
Walking X
Sitting X
Bending X
Reaching X
Squatting/kneeling X

Medium to heavy strength range
Reading, writing, and verbal communication skills
Ability to respond in emergencies to avoid imminent danger to self and others
Responsible, dependable, and flexible in scheduling
Work in harmony with staff

Full or Part Time:
Full or Part Time

Monday through Fridays, weekends, AM shifts or PM shifts. The schedule is flexible.

Starting rate at $10.00 an hour
Medical insurance
Flexible Schedule
Closed most major holidays
Employee development program
**Waiting period may apply

Start Date:
As soon as possible

Employer Contact Information:
Shannan Morse
3634 Center Road
Brunswick, OH, 44212
(330) 220-9944 |
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