Do you have an urgent need for senior care?

Let Us Help!

Do you have an urgent need for senior care?

Let Us Help!

Kanata – Dishwasher

Job Description


  • Some completion of High School OR Completion of High School
  • Certificate – Food Safety Awareness Program, as approved by Public Health or equivalent OR the willingness to obtain
  • WHMIS Certification OR the willingness to obtain


  • Not necessary but an asset
  • On the job training is provided


  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Read and write English
  • Fluent in English

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Cleans designated areas in accordance with procedures, mornings/evening routines and hygiene requirements
  • Ensures all dishes and cutlery are clean and sanitized
  • Pre-soaks all cutlery and coffee cups in solution to ensure optimum cleanliness
  • Uses the properly prescribed chemicals
  • Washes all pots, pans, inserts etc. and cleans all kitchen equipment when called upon and as per the cleaning schedule
  • Puts dishes in proper place throughout the kitchen and serving areas
  • Removes trash and clears kitchen garbage’s
  • Keeps the kitchen area floors swept, cleaned and washed at all times
  • Assists with prep work under the direction and supervision of a qualified cook
  • Cleans and organizes all related work equipment and work areas
  • Assists in other duties as directed by the Executive Chef or designate

Working Conditions

  • Works in kitchen and dinning room areas
  • Working with others
  • Subject to extreme heat/extreme cold (stove, ovens and freezers, dishwashing machine)
  • Flexible Work Schedule – Works shifts, mornings, days, evenings and weekends

Physical Demands

  • Carrying (3.0-24.0 Kg)
  • May be required to stand for long periods of time
  • Sitting, walking, crouching
  • Varying lumbar and cervical rotation, as well as shoulder reaching
  • Wrist must be capable of moving in all planes
  • Various forms of grip, pinching and finger dexterity required

Other considerations:

  • You must pass a Vulnerable sector back ground check.
  • You must be able to work with Dogs and Cats and other animals, allergies or other needs cannot be accommodated.
  • Due to our high level of residents with dementia; your tattoos and piercings must either remained covered by clothing or are discrete. Any other external body decoration, including hair, must not be frightening to a frail senior with dementia.
  • You must be legally allowed to work in Canada.
  • You must be in good physical health as this job requires lifting, sitting, standing and walking.
  • Must be able to read and write in English to a minimum High School Level.
  • Available on call and in emergency situations.
  • Thank you for your career interest!

    Fill out the form and a representative will be following up with you shortly!

Find a Community

Corporate Address: 27 Weaver Crescent, Suite 460, Kanata, ON K2K 2Z8

© Symphony Senior Living 2019  |  Privacy Policy  |  Accessibilty  |  Site Map  |  Site Map  |  Careers

Contact Us!