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Career Details :: Dishwashers
Clean dishes, kitchen, food preparation equipment, or utensils.
No previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed for these occupations. For example, a person can become a general office clerk even if he/she has never worked in an office before.
These occupations may require a high school diploma or GED certificate. Some may require a formal training course to obtain a license.
Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few days to a few months of training. Usually, an experienced worker could show you how to do the job.
- Cleans and maintains work areas, equipment, and utensils.
- Carries or transfers by hand truck supplies and equipment between storage and work areas.
- Removes garbage and trash and places refuse in designated pickup area.
- Stocks serving stations with food and utensils.
- Loads or unloads trucks used in delivering or picking up food and supplies.
- Sets up banquet tables.
- Cleans and prepares various foods for cooking or serving.
- Prepares and packages individual place settings.
- Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers
- Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles
- Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers
- Packers and Packagers, Hand
- Pressers, Hand
General Work Activities
- Handling and Moving Objects
- Performing General Physical Activities
- Getting Information Needed to Do the Job
- Monitor Processes, Material, Surroundings
- Communicating With Other Workers
- Equipment Maintenance
- Equipment Selection
- Service Orientation
- Information Organization
- Active Listening
Frequent Work Context
- Hazardous Situations
- Importance of Being Sure All Is Done
- Job-Required Social Interaction