Utility Technician - NE

Culinary Services
2008 Clarendale of Algonquin
The Utility / Dishwasher provides full-scope, hands on various food service functions in a community Culinary Services Department. Responsible for maintaining clean and sanitary condition of food service areas, facilities, and equipment. May assist in some aspects of food preparation. Is responsible for providing a superior level of quality service and cleanliness at all times.
  • Exemplify at all times Community standards of cleanliness, sanitation and operational organization.
  • Responsible for adhering to food quality, appearance and presentation standards at all times.
  • Perform kitchen activities including: ware-washing system set-up and break down, dish washing, pot washing, general cleaning duties, storing of food and non-food supplies, and prep production.
  • Assist serving staff with setting of tables and work station areas as well as clearing tables.
  • Clean and sanitize production equipment, work surfaces, ware-washing system, and areas in kitchen.
  • Knowledge of diets provided and served correctly per Policy and Procedure.
  • Represent the community in a warm and inviting manner, which creates a positive marketing environment.
  • Supports creating a culture where the business decisions made in this position, along with individual employee engagement, drive top-line revenue and occupancy.

We ONLY want EXTRAORDINARY Dishwashers!


We seek candidates with a big heart, gentle voice, strong work-ethic (reliable), and works well in a team environment. If this is you, please read on!

Clarendale of Algonquin is looking for EXTRAORDINARY Dishwashers to make an EXTRAORDINARY IMPRESSION to everyone….always. 

Clarendale of Algonquin embraces a culture of hospitality. To that end, all employees are expected, as a condition of employment, to practice the LCS Hospitality Promises™ in all interactions with residents, fellow employees, and guests:
• We greet you warmly, by name and with a smile.
• We treat everyone with courteous respect.
• We anticipate your needs and act accordingly.
• We listen and respond enthusiastically in a timely manner.
• We hold ourselves and one another accountable.
• We make you feel important.
• We embrace and value our differences.
• 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.

  • Have RESPECT for everyone, always.

  • WELCOME everyone, always.

  • HUMBLY SERVE everyone, always.

  • SHARE JOY with everyone, always.

  • HONOR everyone, always.

  • INSPIRE everyone, always.

  • DEFEND and PROTECT our residents….every one…always.



High school diploma or equivalent education, training and experience

• Minimum six (6) months’ utility/dish washing experience preferred, but not required


Must hold current state-required sanitation (Safe Food Handling and/or Certified Food Manager) certification/license per state requirements


The ability to speak, read and comprehend the English language

• Menu presentation, food preparation, production, food delivery systems, and utility

• Knowledge in all areas of local Health Department, OSHA, and other regulatory agencies relevant to culinary services

• Good communication skills (oral and written)

• Good inter-department communication and teamwork skills

• Knowledge preparation and line production communication to other line/prep/dish person/ management staff

• Willingness to be available for any/all emergencies regarding the community

• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

 • Mixers, knives, ovens, steam table, steamer, slicer, range, grill, griddle, and other assorted kitchen equipment

Physical activities of the position:

• Lifts and carries up to 50 lbs. with assistance occasionally

• Pushes and pulls up to 50 lbs. with assistance occasionally

• Climbs, reaches, bends and twists occasionally

• Reaches, bends and twists occasionally

Sits, stands and walks frequently

• Handles food frequently

Physical requirements of the job:

• Medium work – exerts up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

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