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Skagit Valley Food Co-op

Skagit Valley Food Co-op

Mt Vernon, WA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024

POSITION SUMMARY: Dishwashers are responsible for the smooth running of the deli by ensuring that dishes, pots, pans, and utensils are clean and ready for use; disposal of compost, recycling, and garbage throughout the Deli.

Wage Range: $17.33-$21.00/hour

Open Availability Required

Essential Functions

Complies with all sanitation procedures (use of gloves, sanitation buckets, etc.)

Keeps dish area clean and organized

Thoroughly washes dishes, pots, pans, utensils

Puts dishes, pots, pans, utensils away in appropriate places

Takes out trash and recycling

Removes trash and bus tubs from the front of the house

Maintains the cleanliness and tidiness of recycling area in the parking lot and dish pit area

Sweeps and mops kitchen floors including the walk-in

Participates in cleaning projects as needed

Assists in putting away orders, as instructed

Takes directives from others in regards to prioritizing tasks based on immediate needs of kitchen

Communicates to co-workers when leaving, returning from a break.

Communicates concerns and ideas to manager

Communicates with co-workers and offers assistance, when needed

Is proactive and effective in resolving issues

Other tasks as assigned

Qualifications and Skills

Proven ability to provide excellent, professional service by projecting a friendly, outgoing presence and maintaining a respectful demeanor at all times

Ability to handle multiple demands, remain calm, think quickly, prioritize effectively, and problem solve within established guidelines

Ability to work well with others in a cooperative environment where teamwork, compassion and constant communication are essential

Ability to meet expectations of regular, predictable attendance

Ability to work a flexible schedule including mornings, evenings, and weekends

Ability to maintain current food handler card

Must be at least 18 years of age


Essential Physical Requirements

Prolonged standing and walking

Frequent reaching, bending, twisting, and rotating

Continuous fine motors skills work and gripping with hands

Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs. frequently

Exposure to FDA approved cleaning chemicals.

Clear spoken English and ability to perceive spoken voice


25% Employee Discount

Lunch Discount

Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx)

Long Term Disability

Life Insurance


Paid Time Off


The job duties, elements, responsibilities, skills, functions, experience, educational factors, requirements and conditions listed in this job description are representative only and not exhaustive of the tasks that the employee may be required to perform. The Co-op reserves the right to revise this job description at any time and require employees to perform other tasks as circumstances or conditions of its business, competitive considerations or a work environment change.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Salary Description
Wage Range $17.33-$21.00/hour