Sunrise Senior Living


Location : Name
Brighton Gardens of West Orange
Location : Address
220 Pleasant Valley Way
Location : City
West Orange
Location : State/Province (Full Name)
New Jersey


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Sunrise Senior Living was again certified as a Great Place to Work® by Activated Insights. This is the 6th time Sunrise has received this top culture and workplace designation, highlighting the special place Sunrise is to be a part of.


Brighton Gardens of West Orange

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The Dishwasher is responsible for cleaning and janitorial duties in areas dedicated to the production and consumption of food and beverage, including the kitchen, dining room, bistro, private dining room, serveries/pantries, and any other identified locations. Responsibilities include but are not limited to dish and pot washing, cleaning of general areas and kitchen equipment, and storage and rotation of food and supplies while adhering to all food safety and sanitation requirements and maintaining a safe and orderly kitchen.



As a part of the Sunrise team, supporting our Mission, Principles of Service and Core Values is a fundamental part of this job. Our foundational belief is the sacred value of human life. The unique responsibilities for this role include but are not limited to the essential functions listed as follows:

  • Sets-up and maintains the dish and pot washing areas.
  • Operates dish machine(s) according to manufacturer instruction.
  • Performs dishwashing tasks to properly wash and sanitize all dishes and china, silverware, glassware, utensils, and cookware.
  • Maintains accurate dish machine and pot and pan sink temperature and sanitation logs and reports any issues promptly.
  • Maintains accurate equipment logs and reports any issues promptly.
  • Completes assigned kitchen cleaning duties and ensures accuracy of daily and weekly cleaning logs.
  • Cleans assigned kitchen equipment, including but not limited to stoves, ovens, fryers, microwaves, mixers, slicers, refrigerators, freezers, worktables, prep sinks, ice makers, coffee machines, hoods, and ventilation screens.
  • Performs assigned janitorial duties, including but not limited to sweeping work areas, mopping floors, washing walls and ceilings, sanitizing production areas, and emptying trash.
  • Assists with food preparation and plating when necessary.
  • Maintains the correct storage of all cookware, china, glassware, and utensils.
  • Maintains the correct storage of all janitorial and chemical supplies.
  • Assists in the receiving, storage, dating, labeling, and rotation of food and non-food supplies.
  • Complies with OSHA/British Columbia Workers Compensation Act and Occupational Health and Safety Regulation requirements and Risk Management programs and policies, adheres to safety rules and regulations, and practices safety procedures at all times including Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), fire extinguishers, Safety Data Sheets (SDS), and Lockout Tagout procedures.
  • Responsible for performing other Dining Services duties when assigned by community leadership in the following areas, but not limited to:
    • Cleans and maintains the dining room and bistro to the highest standards per company guidelines.
    • Busses and resets tables per company standards.
    • Takes and delivers food orders in a timely manner.
    • Prepares and serves light meals in a timely manner and in accordance with established standardized recipes and menus.


Collaboration, Engagement, and Team Success

  • Actively participates and commits to working toward team goals.
  • Demonstrates our Team Member Credo in daily interactions.
  • Commits to serving our residents and guests through our Principles of Service.
  • Contributes to the overall engagement programs for both residents and team members.
  • Attends regular meetings; Town Hall, Department Team, Cross Over, and others as directed by the Dining Services Coordinator (DSC).
  • Maintains compliance in assigned required training and all training required by state/province or other regulating authorities as applicable to this role to ensure that Sunrise standards are always met.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed throughout this job description are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required.

  • One (1) year job related experience preferred.
  • High School diploma/GED.
  • Completion of the following training may be required and/or certificates available per regulations and laws as applicable:
    • CPR Certificate and First Aid Certificate.
    • ServSafe® Food Handler Card.
    • Local Health Department Food Handler Card.
  • Written and verbal skills for effective communication.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities.
  • Demonstrates good judgment, problem solving, and decision-making skills.


Sunrise Senior Living has championed quality of life in senior care for more than 30 years. We believe team members are our greatest resource and are looking for people who share our commitment to provide quality care for seniors and their families. It's no surprise that many of the world's leading experts in Senior Living entrust their career to Sunrise.


At Sunrise, you will…


Make a Difference Every Day

We are passionate about our mission — to champion quality of life for all seniors. We deliver high-quality care with a personal touch and encourage our residents to enjoy life to the fullest.


Be Part of a Uniquely Supportive Community

The care-focused environment we create for residents extends to our team members. We offer programs, rewards, and benefits to help you live your best.


Ignite Your Potential

We believe potential has no limits. We offer best-in-class leadership development programs designed to grow our leaders. We are committed to helping our team members achieve their career goals.


Apply today to learn why Sunrise Senior Living is a certified Great Place to Work®


Sunrise considers the health and safety of its residents, family members, and team members to be one of its highest priorities. Employment with Sunrise is conditioned on completing and passing a drug test (which does not include marijuana), participating in testing requirements (e.g. Tuberculosis Test, Physical Evaluation). Covid-19 and Influenza vaccination is only required to the extent mandated by applicable federal, state, and local laws and authorities.


Selected candidates will be offered competitive compensation based on geographic location of community/office, skills, experience, qualifications, and certifications/licenses (where applicable).


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