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Dishwasher - Afton Alps - Summer Seasonal - Part Time - Hastings, MN

Date: Apr 1, 2019

Location: Afton Alps, MN, US

Company: Vail Resorts

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's most innovative companies and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.




Summary of Job: Dishwashers hold the responsibility of cleaning all the dishes, glasses, silverware, and cooking supplies for banquets and restaurants. They need to operate the dishwashing machine or wash dishes by hand scrubbing and rinsing pots, dishes, and other elements used in a kitchen. A dishwasher must keep the dish room and dish machine in clean working order while scraping sorting, and stacking dirty dishes, loading them into the dishwashing machine. Once the cleaning operation is complete, dishwashers will unload the dishes placing them in designated areas to be reused again. Dishwasher will be responsible for keeping dish area neat and organized. Dishwashers may be responsible for stocking both cleaning supplies as well as food items for the kitchen and service staff as needed. Dishwashers are also asked to clean up around the restaurant and assist other staff members as needed.


Essential Job Responsibilities:


  • Operation and cleaning of dishwasher machines and three-compartment sinks to health department standards.
  • Effectively clean all pots, pans, utensils, cutlery, plate ware and cups as directed
  • Place clean dishes, utensils, or cooking equipment in designated areas
  • Preventing cross contamination by keeping dirty and unsafe dishes and clean dishes separated
  • Maintain kitchen and work area equipment and utensils in clean and orderly condition
  • Stock supplies, such as food or utensils, in serving stations, cupboards, refrigerators, or grab n’ go areas as needed
  • Sweep, mop or scrub floors in dish pit, and back hallway daily and at end of each shift
  • Sort, remove, and clean organics, recycling, and trash receptacles placing color coded waste bags it in designated pickup areas - waste bags are as follows: green is for organics, black is for trash and clear is for recycling
  • Transferring equipment from storage areas to work stations and vice versa
  • Cleaning the floor and walls around their station
  • Wipe down and clean the dish rack and utensil shelves as needed
  • Create and maintain a productive and safe work environment, including the completion of all company mandated safety-related training and assessments.
  • Assist bussers as needed during peak business and down time
  • Assist other departments, as needed.
  • Adhere to and role model the company’s mission, vision, and values.

Job Requirements:

  • Must be 16 years of age or older
  • Good team player, able to work with both management,
  • Certified Slip Resistant shoes are required prior to starting work. Shoes must be provided by the employee.
  • Knowledge about common cleaning supplies, and how to use them properly
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work with limited or no access to personal cell phone during shift.
  • Must be good at self-motivation, and detail oriented, able to seek out tasks and looking for jobs to do during both down time, and peak business hours.
  • Professionalism and strong guest service skills, attention to detail and timeliness.
  • Flexible schedule required during peak times throughout the year.  Must be willing to work evenings, holidays and weekends – Required
  • High level of interpersonal skills to ensure: teamwork, mid-level guest contact, and service.


Physical Requirements:

  • Weight Lifted - At least 25lbs
  • Lifting Frequency - frequent
  • Standing Frequency - Frequent
  • Walking Frequency - Frequent
  • Reaching – Often
  • Stoop, Kneel, Crouch, Crawl - rarely


  • Serve Others: Own It. Personalize It. Elevate It.

Identifies and take ownership of opportunities to assist the customer; listens and responds to customer needs to personalize the experience; is committed to elevating the customer experience; communicates clearly and effectively; is flexible to adjust plans to meet customers’ changing needs; collaborates with team members and peers; exhibits a service attitude that is engaging with customers.

  • Do Right: Act with Integrity – always do the right thing, knowing it leads to the right outcome.

Follows through on commitments; is honest and trustworthy; understands and complies with company policies and procedures; considers stakeholder interests in decision making; takes ownership of actions and decisions; receptive and responsive to others’ feedback; identifies and communicates ethical concerns.

  • Drive Value: Grow profit through smart and innovative business practices.

Is a positive advocate for the company; is aware of the impact of decisions and actions on company profitability; works efficiently; completes tasks accurately and manages time well; strives for continual improvement and growth; is open to and suggests new ideas; uses company resources appropriately; demonstrates financial discipline.

  • Do Good: Preserve our natural environment and contribute to the success of our local communities.

Has an awareness of the company’s Epic Promise program; considers the environmental and community impact of decisions and actions; takes actions in support of the company’s environmental initiatives; understands the company’s connection with our local communities.

  • Be Safe: Be committed to the safety and wellness of our employees and Guests.

Promotes a culture of health and safety; takes personal accountability for the safety of self and others; understands and communicates safety procedures and expectations; utilizes all relevant safety resources; identifies and appropriately reports risk.

  • Have Fun: Fun is our product – create fun, enjoy your work and share the contagious spirit.

Shares enthusiasm for our products and services; is able to overcome challenges while maintaining a positive attitude; inspires others and integrates fun into the work environment; is approachable and welcoming to customers; promotes an engaging, inclusive atmosphere.


Create incredible experiences for guests at the Midwest’s premier winter destination. In the scenic St. Croix River Valley, this big-time resort with a small town feel has converted thousands of first-timers into lifelong skiers and riders. This truly is where Epic begins for skiers of all levels and can be where your epic career begins, too. Become part of the Afton Alps family.

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Requisition ID 167026

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis