Dining Room Porter

Newhaven Court at Clearview

(Butler, PA)

Currently Hiring:

  • Full-Time -11:00am-7:30p

FT = Full Time | PT = Part Time | OPT = Occasional Part Time

Departmental Accountabilities: Food Service
Reports To: Food Service Director
Desired Education Level: High School
Travel Required: No
Position Summary:

Responsible for washing silverware, dishes, cooking utensils and appliances and cleaning kitchen and dining area. Operates the dishwasher, sweeps and mops floors; maintains food storage areas and refrigerator/freezer in a clean and orderly manner. Returns clean dishes and utensils to proper storage area.

Required Job Functions:

1. Performs all duties and responsibilities with a positive attitude.
2. Operates and maintains dishwasher, including testing chemical level.
3. Maintains kitchen and dish cleaning supplies.
4. Removes garbage from kitchen area to dumpster and maintains garbage area in sanitary manner.
5. Assists in food preparation as needed.
6. Prepares meal trays as needed.
7. Assists in storing food and food supplies as needed.
8. Maintains food storage areas in a clean and orderly manner.
9. Cleans worktables, refrigerators/freezers, stove and appliances.
10. Sweeps and mops floors.
11. Maintains adequate inventory of clean dishes and utensils for meals.
12. Returns clean dishes and utensils to proper storage areas.
13. Assures that safety and sanitation regulations are followed at all times.
14. Attends all required in-service trainings and orientations.
15. Maintains sanitation log.
16. Assists with preparing the dining room for meals and cleaning dining room.
17. Prepares and delivers snacks as needed.
18. Responds to Residents' requests.
19. Respects Residents’ rights, privacy and dignity.

Equipment Required to Operate:

1. Industrial size dishwasher
2. Vacuum cleaner
3. Mop and bucket


A. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Requires the ability to maintain kitchen and dining areas, as well as all dishes, utensils and appliances in a clean and orderly manner. Knowledge of operating industrial dishwasher and knowledge of sanitation standards is essential. Requires frequent heavy lifting, bending, stretching and standing for extended periods of time. Requires the ability to communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing.

B. Education
A high school diploma or GED is preferred.

C. Experience
Six months to one year prior experience in food service or dishwashing is

D. Certificates/Licenses
As required by county/state in which employed.