Dishwasher (Porter) Evening & Overnight – Part Time

Institute of Culinary Education

Company Description

The award-winning Institute of Culinary Education (ICE) was established in 1975 and has since grown to be one of America’s leading centers for culinary education and recreational cooking. ICE offers comprehensive career training programs in the Culinary Arts, Pastry & Baking Arts, Culinary Management and Hospitality Management. ICE also operates the nation’s largest recreational cooking, baking and wine program, offering over 2,500 classes to 26,000 students annually. Our new 74,000-square-foot facility is located at 225 Liberty Street and is open 355 days and nights a year.

For more information about ICE, please visit our website at or connect with us @iceculinary on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

The Institute of Culinary Education is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Description

The Dishwasher /Porter  will be responsible for performing routine tasks associated with daily cleaning, washing of dishes and the general maintenance of the Institute of Culinary Education. 

What you will do:

  • Clean classrooms after each pro class and recreational class.
  • Clean hallways, lobbies, lounges, restrooms, corridors, stairways, locker rooms and offices.
  • Vacuum rugs when necessary
  • Steam clean anything necessary not excluding kitchen mixers, deck ovens.
  • Washes walls, tiles, ceiling tiles and stainless steel
  • Check offices for garbage and special cleaning when asked.
  • Empty and wash trash receptacles
  • Make sure bathrooms are supplied and checked
  • Help set-up tables and chairs as needed when Supervisors need help
  • Clean hoods and filters on a regular basis
  • Change light bulbs
  • Clean stove tops and ovens as directed
  • Wash dishes when assigned
  • Clean Refrigerators
  • Clean cooking equipment (fryers, grills, salamanders, shine pipes)
  • De-lime dishwashers and sinks
  • Clean windows, picture frames, etc.
  • Clean kitchen cages when necessary


What you have:

  • Minimum 1-3 years of facilities maintenance experience
  • Working knowledge of cleaning equipment and cleaning chemicals
  • Demonstrated ability to set up and break down rooms for events in a timely manner
  • Demonstrated ability to move heavy furniture, supplies and miscellaneous equipment
  • Ability to bend and lift up to 50 – 100 pounds
  • Strong sense of urgency and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Proven ability to work independently at times and within a team
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple tasks to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to interact in a collaborative manner with other departments and teams
  • Must have the ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends

Additional Information

Multiple shifts due to 24/7 operation

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