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Rochester Institute of Technology Dishroom Worker in Rochester, New York


Position Title:

Dishroom Worker



Job Responsibilities:

Work Schedule: This is a part time position, 20 hours per week, 10 months per year ( August- May)

Additionally, f lexible scheduling/work hours may be required during break week, summer and intersession. In addition, large institute events may require additional hours (such as commencement (graduation) and Imagine RIT Festival).

Job Summary:

The Dishroom Worker ensures proper washing, sanitation and handling of plates, bowls, glasses and utensils in accordance with department/unit procedures. Maintains kitchen work areas, equipment, or utensils in clean and orderly condition.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Washes dishware, glassware, flatware, pots, or pans using dishwashers or by hand.

  • Maintains proper sanitation and cleanliness of dish machine, dishroom, storage carts, racks, and floors.

  • Ensures proper sorting and storage of dishware, flatware, trays, utensils, or cooking equipment.

  • Sort and remove trash, placing it in designated pickup areas. Cleans trash bins/cans as needed.

  • Sweep or scrub floors.

  • May receive and store supplies.

  • May clean or prepare various foods for cooking or serving.

  • Assist in training and supervising student employees on all dishwashing and cleaning procedures including cleaning and sanitizing of equipment.

  • Maintains sanitation, health and safety standards. Serves as a good example for proper sanitation, cleaning and personal hygiene.

  • Adheres to and follows precautionary measures as they relate to safety in the work place

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

FLSA Category:


Requisition Number:



Finance & Administration

Required Application Documents:

Curriculum Vitae or Resume

Employment Category:


Additional Details:

The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources. RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities. RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to . COVID 19: Please familiarize yourself with the requirements of the RIT Safety Plan ( . Information on the responsibility for each employee can be found on the RIT Ready website ( . As per the RIT Employee COVID-19 Vaccination Policy ( , all university employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 which may include receiving a booster dose prior to their start date, or have an approved medical/disability or religious accommodation (see above).

Required Minimum Education Level:


How To Apply:

In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: . Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.

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Required Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School/GED (or equivalent experience)

  • 6 months of experience in a high volume restaurant, country club, or institutional setting

  • Servsafe certified or ability to obtain within six months of hire

  • Allertain certified or ability to obtain within six months of hire

Specialized Skills

  • Knowledge of the proper use of chemicals and detergents.

  • Ability to use dish machines

  • Ability to work with and train student employees

  • Ability to read and understand material safety data sheets

Department/College Description:

About RIT Dining

RIT Dining supports all meal plans both on campus and at select off campus locations. We are looking for a high energy team member that enjoys working in a busy environment serving customers. The successful candidate will need to be able to work with a diverse student work force which may include of deaf / hard of hearing, and internationals students. Hours would change for breaks, intersession and summer semester. This position may support serving from 1500 to over 3000 customers (faculty, staff and students) in any one location on a daily basis.


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What do we believe at RIT?:

Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. We are dedicated to building a diverse community, one where employees feel a sense of belonging, and are valued for their contributions and the perspectives they bring.

As a member of the RIT community, you'll receive a comprehensive employee benefits package ( that offers multiple options and access to additional employment advantages. You can tailor your benefit elections to meet your needs (affordable medical/dental/vision benefits; paid vacation/sick time/retirement saving plan with exceptional employer match; and tuition assistance for you and your family, to name a few).

Work Location:

Henrietta Campus — 100%