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Dishwasher (NOC 65201)

  • Full Time
  • Atlantic Canada
  • $ 14.50 - $ 15.50 CAD / Hour
  • This position has been filled

Website Cape International Atlantic Inc.

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Job Brief

We are seeking dishwashers to join our culinary team across three locations. As a dishwasher, your primary responsibility is maintaining kitchen cleanliness and ensuring efficient washing and sanitization of all dishes and utensils. You play a critical role in upholding hygiene standards and supporting kitchen operations.

Duties include gathering used plates, bowls, and utensils, operating washing machines, and stacking clean items appropriately. This role contributes to kitchen efficiency and cleanliness, supporting the restaurant’s operation. It’s ideal for those seeking entry-level positions in the culinary industry.

Please note that this position occasionally requires evening or weekend shifts.

Languages : English


Some secondary school education is usually required.


  • No requirement, but work experience as a Dishwasher or on Wait Staff will be an asset.
  •  On-the-job training is provided.


  • Bring clean dishes, flatware and other items to serving areas and set tables
  • Clear and clean tables, trays and chairs
  • Load buspans and trays
  • Keep records of the quantities of food used
  • Package take-out food
  • Portion and wrap foods
  • Stock refrigerators and salad bars
  • Clean and sanitize kitchen, including work surfaces, cupboards, storage areas, appliances and equipment
  • Handle and store cleaning products
  • Remove kitchen garbage and trash
  • Sharpen kitchen knives
  • Sweep, mop, wash and polish floors
  • Wash, peel and cut vegetables and fruit

Personal Suitability:

  • Client Focused
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Hardworking
  • Accurate
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Driven and able to work independently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Resourceful and courteous.
  • Motivated to learn new things.
  • Has time management skills.
  • Has basic food preparation skills.
  • Available to work in shifts, during weekends and evenings.
  • Attention to safety and sanitation rules.
  • Must be able to work quickly and safely with sharp objects.
  • Good listening skills and ability to follow instructions.
  • Physical stamina.
  • Physical strength.
  • Basic cleaning and maintenance skills

Worksite environment

  • Always work indoors.
  •  A Dishwasher plays a significant role among other kitchen staff.
  • They work closely with the janitorial and supportive kitchen task crews.
  • The work is often strenuous.
  • Food preparation workers may stand for hours while cleaning or preparing ingredients. Some are required to move heavy pots or food supplies.
  • The fast-paced environment in kitchens may be hectic, especially during peak dining hours.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Stand for long periods.
  • Use their hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
  • Walk or run for long periods.
  • Bend or twist their body.
  • Fast-paced environment, repetitive task
  • Weight Handling: More than 23 kg (50 lbs)


Security and safety
Criminal record check.