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We are looking for a dishwasher to help us wash and clean the dishes and vessels and maintain the cleanliness of our establishment. You will be required to clean the dishes, put them back appropriately and ensure dishes are always available for service. Your contribution will help maintain the cleanliness of our environment.

Hospitality Industry

This industry comprises of various categories of service related fields such as hotels, restaurants, transportation, and event planning to name a few. It is a profit-oriented multibillion-dollar industry directly dependent on the disposable income and leisure time of people.

What to expect from the role

  • Hands-on experience in cleaning and aiding service in the kitchen.
  • Learning how to organize and multitask on the job.
  • Learn on the job regarding the best practices in cleaning for the culinary field.
  • Exposure to the culinary, service and hospitality industry.


  • Wash and clean dishes, kitchenware and vessels.
  • Collect the used dirty dishes from the dining area and kitchen to be washed.
  • Wipe the wet clean dishes dry and arrange them in their respective places.
  • Take care of washing certain items like delicate cutlery, dirty pots and cutting boards.
  • Ensure there are always enough clean dishes available for the kitchen and dining area.
  • Keep an inventory of all the cleaning equipment and supplies and ensuring they are stocked.
  • Maintain a clean workstation and set it up before the preparation of meals begin.
  • Ensure the dishwasher and washing machine are functioning well and report any issues.
  • Ensure the kitchen is clean and sanitized along with removing the garbage.


  • High school degree is preferred.
  • Prior work as a dishwasher or staff in the hospitality industry.
  • Good sense of cleanliness and sanitation.
  • Experience with dishwashers and washing machine.
  • Knowledge of the best practices, products, and equipment in the cleaning process.
  • Good sense of time and flexible availability
  • Ability to take instructions and collaborate with staff.

Average Salary

The median salary is $9.35 per hour.

$23,470 per annum on average.

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Career Path

Dishwasher is an entry-level job. It is the role responsible for washing and clean dishes, kitchenware and vessels. It also includes tasks like putting the dishes back in their respective places and ensure the proper functioning of equipment. A minimum requirement for this job role is being a high school graduate. The rest can be learned on the job.

Career Progression

With enough experience and time in this job role you can also move towards different job roles:

  • Kitchen Hand
  • Waiter
  • Busser
  • Janitor

Sample Questions

  • How would you rate your level of personal hygiene and cleanliness?

  • What are your other skills?

  • Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

Human Resources
  • Are you aware of food safety regulations and rules?

  • Would you be willing to stay after hours and help close the kitchen?

  • In the case of staff shortage will you step in to help?

  • How would you organize your tasks in a day?

  • How would you prioritize work if you had multiple tasks to complete?

  • How would you rate your multitasking and time management skills?

Technical skills and knowledge
  • What equipments are you used to working with?

  • How would you wash porcelain dishes?

  • What is the best way to handle glasses?