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Dishwasher - The Commons

Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, Georgia
Food Services
Dishwasher - The Commons

Job ID: 244873
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
Find your wings at KSU!

Are you ready to join a community leading in innovative teaching and learning? Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. With our growing enrollment and global reach, we are enjoying increased prominence among Georgia's colleges. We offer more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees to over 43,000 students. Our entrepreneurial spirit, high-impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Our university's vibrant culture, diversity, career opportunities, and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. We are searching for talented people to join our mission. Come to KSU and find your passion.

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144.

Job Summary
Responsible for dishwashing needs. Responsible for the cleanliness, sanitation and organization of all pots, pans, sheet trays and any items used in the food production areas. Ensures the assigned areas are cleaned according to established guidelines. Work is performed in accordance with health department, sanitation and university system guidelines.

1. Responsible for the cleanliness, sanitation and organization of all pots, pans, sheet trays and any items cleaned in the "pot room"

2. Returns items to the proper storage location and maintains an organized and debris free area

3. Washes mats and walls, mops floors and empties garbage and sanitizes garbage cans

4. Assists with putting away delivered products according to established guidelines and maintains overall kitchen cleanliness

5. Maintains stock in production areas; replenishing items that are running low

6. Acts as a runner for different stations or locations as assigned

7. Deck cleaning of floors and loading docks

8. Keeping drains clean and free of debris

9. Assists with operations and other dining services support as directed

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
High School Diploma or equivalent

Required Experience
On-the-job training provided

Preferred Qualifications
Additional Preferred Qualifications
ServSafe certification preferred

Proposed Salary
The salary range for this position is $12.75 to $13.75 based on relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Able to work well with diverse population

Able to deal with multiple tasks at one time


Knowledge of proper cleaning and sanitation regulations, guidelines and/or policies


Courteous, dependable, able to follow both oral and written instructions

Must maintain a high degree of personal hygiene, appearance and cleanliness

Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, organization, communication (verbal and written), and time management skills

Basic knowledge of computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. Microsoft Office suite)

Attention to detail and strong organizational and follow up skills

Customer service skills and phone etiquette

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin race religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

Other Information
This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
No, this position will not be required to drive.
This role is not considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position will not travel
This position does not require security clearance.

Background Check
  • Standard Enhanced
Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.

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