Working as a diswasher

The role of dishwasher (astiahuoltaja) is one of the jobs available in food services.

The work mainly involves dishwashing with commercial dishwashers. The work takes place in the kitchens of schools and hospitals. The work involves using various types of commercial dishwashers, such as hood-type and flight-type dishwashers, granule washers and pot washers.

A dishwasher’s job includes the machine washing of dishes, sorting of dishes washed and to be washed as well as the washing of cooking dishes. In addition, the duties may also include collecting tableware from the dining room and cleaning the kitchen and dining room.

Shifts are often part-time and take place at lunchtime between 9:00 and 15:00.

Dishwasher’s salary

Our job advertisements indicate the exact salary or wages with possible bonuses. In gig work (on-demand work), wages are paid twice a month. For gig work, holiday bonus is also paid with the wages. Read more about the wages in Seure.

Suitable background, required permits and certificates

  • Previous experience in dishwashing
  • Qualification and employment certificates
  • Hygiene Passport
  • Salmonella certificate
  • If the work is carried out in schools or day-care centres: criminal records extract