Job Description

Dishwasher Utility

Dining Services
Specific Schedule
Must open availability various days 12pm to 9pm (weekends/holidays required)
Regular Full-Time
Village Center
USD $12.15/Hr.
USD $13.61/Hr.

Job Summary

Friendship Village is seeking a Dishwasher full-time.

Starting Pay:$12.15 to 13.61/hr (based on experience), plus full-time benefits!

Schedule: Must have availability various days 12pm to 9pm (weekends/holidays required)


  • Wash and store all dishes and equipment in accordance with specified procedures.
  • Maintain the dish room in a neat, clean and sanitary manner.
  • Keep floors clean and dry.
  • Maintain clean drains in kitchen areas.
  • Assemble, operate and clean dish machine every 2 hours or as needed.
  • Maintain water hardness log, dish machine temp logs.
  • Removal of garbage and recyclables as needed.
  • Clean cooking equipment, including ovens, grills and all cooking tools.
  • Assist cooks as requested.
  • Perform any duties as requested by Chefs or Kitchen Lead Cook.
  • Able to follow oral and written direction.

Education & Experience

  • 18 years of age or older.
  • Must obtain a food handlers certificate from the Department of Health within 30 days of hire.
  • High school diploma or GED preferred.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions

  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds.
  • Able to stand, bend, walk and perform all physical duties for the duration of a 8 hour shift.
  • Must be able to work in a hot and/or humid environment.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Employee Benefits

At Friendship Village Tempe, we truly value our employees. We offer full-time employees benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 403(B) Retirement Plan – with Company Match
  • Life / Disability / Accident Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Opportunities for Advancement
  • Competitive Pay
  • FREE Employee Meals
  • Direct Deposit
  • $250 Employee Referral Bonus
  • Paid Time Off, Holiday and Sick Pay
  • Education Grant Program
  • Wellness Program & Gym On-site
  • Employee Discounts
  • Discounted Bus Passes
  • Emergency Loan Program
  • Employee Events
  • Recognition Programs
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Trip Reduction Program
  • Paid Bereavement Leave
  • Paid Jury Duty
  • Leave of Absence Policy
  • Military Time Off

Hospitality Focus

Friendship Village fully embraces a culture of hospitality. To that end, we include the following hospitality promises as a guide for our interpersonal interactions with residents, co-workers, and guests:

  • We greet residents, employees, and guests warmly, by name and with a smile.
  • We treat everyone with courteous respect.
  • We strive to anticipate resident, employee, and guest needs and act accordingly.
  • We listen and respond enthusiastically in a timely manner.
  • We hold ourselves and one another accountable.
  • We embrace and value our differences.
  • We make residents, employees, and guests feel important.
  • We ask, “Is there anything else I can do for you?”
  • We maintain high levels of professionalism, both in conduct and appearance, at all times.
  • We pay attention to details.

Our Mission

Friendship Village lives our life-care promise in a community where residents and staff are engaged in enjoying life as one.

Our Vision

To be known as the leading retirement community that embraces individuality while delivering an innovative and compassionate environment in which we live and work.

Our Core Values

  • We interact honestly and fairly, with integrity and openness.
  • We intentionally respect and embrace the perspective of each individual.
  • We are passionate about consistently delivering exceptional service.
  • We are innovative and creative leaders.
  • We work together to cultivate meaningful relationships.

Our Reputation

Friendship Village is a place employees can wake up happy to come to work each day. We take pride in our exceptional culture of family and hospitality.

We hold a 4.9-star rating on Glassdoor.

glassdoor 4.9 as of 53 reviews on 12.23.2020

We have a 4.1-star rating on Indeed.

Indeed rating stars 4.1 at 52 reviews has awarded us a 5-star rating. Rating

Our staff and residents rate us 4.6 stars on Facebook.

Facebook stars 5.2.19

Friendship Village is managed by Life Care Services, voted #1 in Customer Satisfaction among senior living communities, by JD Power!

JD Power 2019 Award

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Application Instructions

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