Columbus State Community College
Columbus, OH
Closing date
Oct 16, 2021

Job Details

Requisition ID: req3237

Job Title: Dishwasher

Department: Hospitality Management

Location: Columbus Campus

Employment Type: Staff

Employment Status: Part-Time Professional

Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining Unit

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Compensation Type: Hourly

Compensation Range: $10-$14 based on experience

Schedule: 20- 29 hours a week, Monday through Friday (occasional weekends). Availability to work within operating hours.

The CollegeCommunity colleges are uniquely positioned to respond to workforce needs and make higher education an affordable reality. There has never been a better time to join a two-year college, and there’s no better place to do it than at Columbus State. A laser focus on student success and a partnership mindset have established Columbus State as a key talent provider in a thriving regional economy, and a premier community college that is changing the nation’s education and workforce landscapes.

With more than 46,000 students across two campuses, at several regional learning centers, and online, Columbus State is the nation’s only institution recognized as an Achieving the Dream (ATD) college, an AACC Guided Pathways institution, and a participant in The Right Signals Initiative through the Lumina Foundation. Columbus State employees at all levels benefit from an engaging, collaborative, and supportive culture that rewards innovation and vision. We provide competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and professional development opportunities. We are dedicated to ensuring that the diversity of Columbus State faculty and staff reflects that of our students and region. We are proud to be a central part of a community that embraces differences and celebrates the many cultures, beliefs, and lifestyles that define Central Ohio. The CityColumbus, Ohio is also home to The Ohio State University and more than 30 other colleges and universities as well as the headquarters of multiple Fortune 500 companies. Columbus is one of America’s fastest-growing cities, offering a wealth of cultural experiences, dining, entertainment, shopping opportunities, and more. That’s why Central Ohio residents find living here so fulfilling, both professionally and personally. Position Summary

The Steward will maintain the kitchen, dish cleaning and storages areas, and other surrounding areas in a clean, organized, and sanitary manner by using proper and current methods and ensuring that all health and cleaning regulations are followed. This position offers professional, engaging and friendly service.

Core Competencies

Professionalism, Adaptability, Managing Work, Energy, Continuous Improvement, Quality Orientation, Customer/Student/Employee Focus, Stress Tolerance, Collaboration, Work Standards



Washes utensils, silverware, plates, dishes, pots, pans, dishware, glasses, and/or cutlery by hand or by machine using appropriate cleaning and sanitizing methods. Cleans stoves, grills, griddles, coolers, fryers, or other equipment using cleaning chemicals, brushes, and/or cleaning cloths. Occasionally polishes glass, silverware, cutlery, and/or utensils. Stores utensils, silverware, plates, dishes, pots, pans, dishware, glasses, and/or cutlery in a proper and sanitary manner. Assists the hospitality and culinary staff by assisting in replenishing food items, plates, cutlery, glassware, etc. during operating hours.


Transports food supplies and/or ingredients from and to the storeroom, freezer, coolers, or kitchens by using proper food handling methods. May assist with food preparation, such as blending soups or dressings, washing and peeling vegetables and/or certain meats. Collaborates with Chefs, Culinary Preceptors, Faculty and other staff. Works with and supports student interns and student employees.


Ensures all appropriate cleaning materials and equipment are available and set up for service in accordance with anticipated business volume. Constantly checks equipment to ensure that they are in clean and good working condition and report any maintenance needs to the Sous Chef or Executive Chef. May assist with set-up and breakdown of stations for services, as well as service areas for special functions. Keeps equipment and work area clean and in proper operating condition. Maintains cleanliness of stations, coolers, freezers, and storage areas. Communications food requisition needs to maintain inventory levels.


Helps to ensure the College meets its responsibility in identifying areas of opportunity and systemic concerns while reporting complaints alleging discrimination. Creates a welcoming, inclusive, equitable, and productive work and learning environment where all students, faculty members, and college employees feel valued and able to contribute to their full potential, regardless of their differences. Fosters and maintains a safe environment of respect and inclusion for faculty, staff, students, and members of the community.

Availability to work within operating hours. Attends all required meetings and trainings.

Usual Physical Requirements:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions described in this position description. While performing duties of this job, the employee regularly exhibits digital dexterity when entering data into computer. The employee frequently sits for periods of time, stands, and walks. Employee converses verbally or manually with others in person as well as by telephone. Vision demands include close, relatively detailed vision when focusing on computer screen. Employee occasionally lifts up to 10 pounds.

Working Conditions:

Restaurant environment on all three floors of the Hospitality building and occasionally in other areas on and away from campus. Regular exposure to moderate noise typical to business offices.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of: technology and equipment; procedures, regulations, and standards; local, state and federal food sanitation regulations; culinary; operational knowledge of food service equipment and maintenance requirements.

Skill in: verbal and written communications; maintaining good public relations; customer service; conflict resolution; general typing; application of job software programs; time management and organization; problem-solving under pressure; constantly assessing and adapting to current practices to perform a task better, faster, or more efficiently; process and performance improvement; leadership; creative abilities in a kitchen; customer service.

Ability to: work in a team environment and motivate team members to sustain high levels of performance; proactively prioritize needs and effectively manage resources; work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment; develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates, vendors, students, telephone users and general public; think creatively to find solutions for business problems; perform complex tasks and prioritize multiple projects.

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or GED and at least one year experience in a professional kitchen role. State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s). An appropriate combination of education, training, coursework and experience may qualify a candidate.

Additional Information:  If offered the position, candidate must successfully complete a background check and drug screen.


About Columbus State Community College

Columbus State is one of the largest colleges in Ohio, serving approximately 45,000 students annually. Committed to equity and accessibility, and driven to innovate on behalf of our students and our community at large, Columbus State is positioned as Central Ohio’s front door to higher education. Embracing a partnership mindset, Columbus State collaborates with university partners to provide affordable bachelor’s degree options, and with the region’s major employers to develop relevant, real-world educational offerings that produce in-demand workforce talent.


Columbus State offers convenient access to classes and college services at its locations across Central Ohio. Our Columbus Campus is located in the downtown Creative Campus neighborhood of the city’s Discovery District, while our Delaware Campus serves students in the fast-growing northern part of the region. Our Regional Learning Centers are located in Dublin, Grove City, Reynoldsburg, Westerville at Otterbein University, and The Southwest Center at Bolton Field.

National Recognition

Columbus State’s commitment to diverse, equitable and inclusive outcomes for our students and a better society is reflected in our recognition as the 2019 Leah Meyer Austin Award winner by Achieving the Dream, a national network dedicated to eliminating equity gaps in community college education. Columbus State is an Achieving the Dream Leader College of Distinction and a 2021 member of its Racial Equity Leadership Academy initiative to further institutional racial equity change.

Points of Distinction

• In August 2019, Columbus State opened the new home for its School of Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management, Mitchell Hall.

• The College is a leader in The College Credit Plus Program, an Ohio Department of Education strategy aimed at increasing educational attainment.

• Thanks to its strong academic foundation, Columbus State is extremely successful in the grant-writing arena, with 98 active grants from federal and state agencies, corporations, philanthropic organizations, and other sources with a total value of $70.4 million.

• Columbus State holds an annual Day of Service, where hundreds of students, faculty, and staff volunteer at dozens of locations around the area, totaling nearly 2,500 hours of service each year.

• In 2018, Columbus State adopted Four Pillars of Student Financial Stability and is actively partnering with community organizations to help solve issues of housing and food insecurity for our students.

• In 2019, the Mid-Ohio Market at Columbus State opened on the Columbus Campus to help address food insecurity for students and the larger community.

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