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Full-Time Position, Evenings

Location: Rockwood South Hill

Job Description

We are looking for a dedicated, organized dishwasher who enjoys working as part of a team in a fast paced culinary environment. Dishwashers at Rockwood Retirement Communities are a critical part of the kitchen team. This position is designed to set you up for a long-term and rewarding kitchen career. This individual would be responsible for removing soiled plates and flatware from tables, washing them thoroughly, and resetting tables in preparation for the next guest. They may also restock items, unload delivery trucks, help prepare cook stations, clean appliances and machines, empty and clean trash receptacles, and other duties, as needed. Rockwood Retirement will train individuals who are courteous, well-groomed/neat/clean appearance, good communication skills, and willing to work as part of a team.


Job Shift: 4:00pm - 10:00pm 3-4 evenings a week. 



• Operate the industrial dishwasher.
• Wash and put away dishes from all dining rooms, insuring items are clean and sanitary.
• Position also delivers and retrieves food cart and other items.
• Empty and clean all trash receptacles.
• Follow sanitation policies at all times.
• Provide assistance to prep cook and other kitchen staff as needed, especially during peak times.
• Perform opening, closing and side work.

Required Skills and Experience

• Obtain and hold state required Food Handlers Card.
• Ability to stand for extended periods of time, lift up to 50 lbs. and work in a wet, confined area with elevated temperatures.
• Continuous bending, reaching, twisting and use of hands and arms.
• Flexible schedule, including availability to work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed
• Must enjoy working with the senior population


All employees regularly scheduled to work at least 20 hours a week, or 80 hours per month, and have completed 90 days of employment are eligible for the following benefits:

  • Medical/Dental Insurance
  • Paid Sick Leave and Vacation
  • Flex Spending Accounts
  • 403(B) with match and no waiting period to begin deferrals
  • 6 Paid Holidays and 2 Personal Holidays Per Calendar Year
  • Holiday Pay
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Jury Duty, Bereavement Leave, and Military Leave

Additional perks include:

  • Employee Bus Pass Program – Deep discount
  • SmartDollar – Free subscription
  • Free Fitness Center Access for employee and a guest on campus
  • Spokane Fitness Center membership – Deep discount
  • Employee Health & Wellness Program [participation results in discounted monthly insurance premiums]
  • Payroll deductions for coffee and meals at our restaurants
  • Free parking
  • Holiday celebrations
  • Employee Appreciation Events/Gifts
  • Employee Appreciation Award Cards
  • Employee Newsletter with monthly game/prize
  • Listening sessions to encourage and celebrate new ideas
  • Employee Referral Programs
  • Free Flu Shot
  • Free Hepatitis B Vaccination
  • Management Training Series
  • Encourage promotion from within
  • Opportunity to join many different types of committees

Fair, fun, kind, caring, safe, diverse, family-like atmosphere, collaborative

You may apply online now, or submit an intent to apply form, to notify us of your interest, and complete your application later.

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