Oct 07, 2023

Part-time Dishwasher (Immediate) - KIPP North Campus

  • KIPP Texas
  • Austin, TX
Full-time School Support

Job Description

Company Description
KIPP Texas Public Schools is a network of 59 public charter, open-enrollment, pre-k-12 schools educating nearly 34,000 students across Austin, Dallas-Ft. Worth, Houston, and San Antonio. Together with families and communities, our mission is to create joyful, academically excellent schools that prepare students with the skills and confidence to pursue the paths they choose -college, career, and beyond-so they can lead fulfilling lives and build a more just world.
Founded in Houston in 1994, and operating as KIPP Texas since 2018, our commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in our classrooms, in our offices, and in the communities we serve is unwavering. We are looking to hire a diverse team of dynamic, collaborative, and dedicated individuals with an unyielding belief that every child will succeed. Join our Team and Family and champion equity, chase excellence, persist with purpose, bring joy, and help us rise together.
KIPP Texas is part of the national KIPP network of 255 college-preparatory public charter schools in 20 states and the District of Columbia. Nationwide, KIPP students complete four-year college at a rate of 36 percent, comparable to the national average for all students and approximately three times higher than the average of students from low-income communities.
You can see all our job opportunities at https://kipptexas.org/join-our-team/.

Job Description
The Opportunity The Dishwasher works as a part of the KIPP Austin Public Schools Kitchen Team to maintain kitchen work areas, equipment, plates, trays, and utensils in a clean sanitary and orderly condition. The dishwasher may sometimes assist in food preparation or service as necessary. This position will abide by the strictest standards of physical and food safety, freshness and sanitation.
Key Responsibilities
  • Keep utensils and wares clean, sanitized and properly stored.
  • Scrape and pre-rinse dirty dishes and place them in the dish washing machine and/or clean by hand.
  • Keep department cleaning supplies filled and maintained.
  • Can operate dish machine to company and manufacturer specifications.
  • Use proper measurements of detergent and sanitizer in the dish machine.
  • Maintain assigned workstation in a safe and sanitary condition.
  • Maintain dry storage, back-stock areas, coolers and freezers.
  • Clean and sanitize production equipment, work surfaces and kitchen according to cleaning schedules and procedures.
  • Maintain acceptable standards of personal hygiene and comply with department dress code.
  • Follow safety regulations; report injuries or any unsafe conditions and work practices to the supervisor.
  • Maintain cleanliness of floors, mats, drains, walls and shelves of kitchen area.
  • Removes trash and garbage to the dumpster area.
  • Support all efforts to recycle and compost.
  • Assist in any area of production or service as needed.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Current Food Handlers card
  • Must be self-motivated and able to problem solve effectively.
  • Minimum of one year experience in a high volume food service establishment
  • Requires moderate physical strength. Standing, carrying, bending, stretching, stooping, pulling, pushing & lifting weights up to 50lbs independently.
  • Multi-faceted, multi-skilled, resourceful and willing to go above and beyond to feed healthy meals to our students.
  • Possess entrepreneurial spirit, is proactive and flexible, and is willing to play different roles in the kitchen and cafeteria in order to meet the varied and constant needs of our students.
  • Model positive and healthy character traits and habits, such as being consistent and understanding.
  • Fundamental understanding of sanitation and cleanliness
  • Unquestioned integrity and commitment to the KIPP Austin mission and KIPP Austin community.

Additional Information
KIPP provides equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.

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