University of Charleston

University of Charleston

Posted May 3, 2024

Utility Worker / Dishwasher

Food Services, University of Charleston


Essential Functions of the Position:

  • Assists with cleaning the kitchen, serving and dining areas including washing tables and chairs, washing dishes, washing and sanitizing equipment, cleaning the floor and discarding of trash, maintaining sanitary work area
  • Wash dishes, glassware, flatware, pots and/or pans using dishwashers or by hand
  • Stores and stocks supply in a safe, sanitary manner
  • Follow and adhere to all sanitation and safety standards
  • Ensure all kitchen work areas, equipment and utensils are clean, professional and in an orderly condition always
  • Place clean dishes, utensils, and cooking equipment in proper storage areas
  • Ensure the workspace meets or exceeds all established sanitation and safety standards
  • Ability to lift/transport 30lbs
  • Request supplies and equipment needed for cleaning and dishwashing duties
  • Perform other duties required as needed


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous dishwashing experience preferred
  • Superior customer service standards
  • Ability to maintain a safe work environment
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of, or ability to learn, standard cleaning methods and equipment used in dishwashing work
  • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions
  • Ability to exert continuous physical effort including frequent bending, walking and heavy lifting
  • Excellent interpersonal skills for communicating with fellow team members and customers
  • Excellent attendance



  • Health Insurance (Medical, Dental and Vision)
  • Life Insurance
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Vacation Accrual
  • Sick Accrual
  • Paid Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Tuition Benefits


To apply for position, send cover letter and resume to:

University of Charleston
Sara Sturgen, Operations Manager
2300 MacCorkle Avenue, SE, Charleston, WV  25304


The University of Charleston is an Equal Opportunity Employer