Island Spa & Sauna Full Time Dish Washer Edison, NJ · Full time

Welcome to Island Spa & Sauna, your serene Korean oasis in Edison, NJ. Since 2015, our team of 150 dedicated employees has crafted a haven where stress melts away, offering massages, sauna rooms, and more for your relaxation. Founded in 2011 by a passionate team, we've grown into a family-oriented space focused on creativity, exceptional service, and treating guests like family. Upholding Korean jjimjilbang culture, we provide a stress-free escape. Island Spa & Sauna is dedicated to providing a space that's home away from home. Join us in shaping our industry and sharing our values.


Job Summary:

We are looking for an individual in order to ensure the cleanliness and organization of dishware, utensils, and kitchen equipment within a food service establishment. Responsibilities include washing dishes by hand or using dishwashing equipment, ensuring proper sanitizing and drying, maintaining cleanliness in the dishwashing area, disposing of kitchen trash, providing support to kitchen staff, adhering to health and safety regulations, and communicating effectively with coworkers and supervisors. The role requires attention to detail, physical stamina, and a willingness to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment, contributing to the overall success of the kitchen by upholding hygiene standards and facilitating smooth operations.

General Accountabilities:

  • Dishwashing: Wash dishes, glassware, flatware, pots, or pans by hand or using dishwashers. Ensure that items are thoroughly cleaned, sanitized, and dried according to established standards.
  • Kitchen Maintenance: Maintain cleanliness and organization of the dishwashing area, including sinks, racks, and dishwashing equipment. Regularly clean and sanitize dishwashing equipment, such as dishwashers, sinks, and drains.
  • Utensil and Equipment Handling: Handle, store, and dispose of kitchen utensils and equipment properly. Assist in the storage and organization of clean dishware, utensils, and kitchen equipment.
  • Trash Removal: Dispose of kitchen trash and recyclables in designated receptacles. Keep trash and recycling areas clean and organized.
  • Assistance to Kitchen Staff: Provide support to kitchen staff as needed, including assisting with food preparation, stocking supplies, and maintaining cleanliness in food preparation areas.
  • Compliance with Health and Safety Standards: Adhere to all health and safety regulations and guidelines, including those related to sanitation, hygiene, and food handling. Follow proper procedures for handling chemicals and cleaning agents.
  • Teamwork and Communication: Collaborate with kitchen staff and other team members to ensure efficient operation of the kitchen. Communicate effectively with coworkers and supervisors regarding task completion, equipment maintenance, and any issues that arise.

Job Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Previous experience in a similar role may be beneficial but not always required.
  • Basic understanding of kitchen hygiene and sanitation practices.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Effective communication and teamwork skills.
  • Willingness to learn and follow instructions.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to reach for specific objects at short distances in local working areas.  
  • On occasion may be required to lift and carry heavy objects, push or pull heavy objects; kneel, bend or stoop, and ascend or descend ladders or stairs.  
  • Capable of working in a fast paced environment and in stressful situations.  
  • Must respond to multiple task interruptions and still provide service to internal and external customers in a professional and courteous manner.  

Employee Perks:

  • Free Spa Admission for Employees
  • Discount Spa Admission for Family
  • Merit-based Wage Increases
  • Opportunity for Professional Development within the Company
  • Referral Bonus, Spot Bonus available


$15.5 - $17.5 per hour