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Dishwashers
District Of Columbia

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description

Clean dishes, kitchen, food preparation equipment, or utensils.

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Currently Employed: 3,220

Projected Annual Job Openings: 170

Typical Hourly Wage: $9.03 - $14.79

Typical Annual Salary: $18,800 - $30,800

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typical training

Typical education needed for entry: Less than high school

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation: None

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation: Short-term on-the-job training

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typical job duties

  • Wash dishes, glassware, flatware, pots, or pans, using dishwashers or by hand.
  • Maintain kitchen work areas, equipment, or utensils in clean and orderly condition.
  • Place clean dishes, utensils, or cooking equipment in storage areas.
  • Sort and remove trash, placing it in designated pickup areas.
  • Sweep or scrub floors.
  • Stock supplies, such as food or utensils, in serving stations, cupboards, refrigerators, or salad bars.
  • Prepare and package individual place settings.
  • Clean or prepare various foods for cooking or serving.
  • Receive and store supplies.
  • Clean garbage cans with water or steam.

tools & technology


Tools:
  • Commercial use dishwashers
  • Dish drainer
  • Hand trucks or accessories
  • Lifts
  • Sinks

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