#23.125 Dishwasher

*Please See Below for Shift Details*

This posting is open to all qualified applicants.

Our Place Society (OPS) is an organization founded on progressive and inclusive Christian values and principles. We work as a team to create a nurturing atmosphere of home and family, where all are welcome. A team approach is critical to living out our mission and values and directing our work.

Position Overview

To clean and maintain the kitchen, kitchen equipment, and dishes.  Assist Cooks with basic food preparation.

Duties & Responsibilities

Maintenance and Cleaning:

  • Clean and maintain the kitchen, kitchen equipment and dishes.
  • Cleaning and performing dishwashing duties as required using high heat industrial dishwashing equipment.
  • Use of specialized chemicals to clean kitchen equipment when required.

Food Services:

  • Under the general direction of the Cook or Food Services Manager uses own judgment to engage in food preparation such as cutting and washing vegetables and fruit, sandwich making, slicing meat and during mealtimes assist in the plating of food on the assembly line.
  • Follows all health and safety policies and procedures.
  • To work cooperatively with other staff and volunteers.
  • Performs other related duties as required.



  • Grade 10
  • Food Safe Certification Level 1
  • WHMIS certification

Training and Experience:

  • One year of experience in a dishwashing/food prep role.
  • A minimum of one year of experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

 Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to stand for 8 hours per shift.
  • Ability to operate industrial and mechanical equipment such as dishwashers at extreme heat.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 25lbs.
  • Ability to follow direction.
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and written.
  • Ability to work within a team environment.

Working Conditions/Compensation

Shifts: Casual, shifts may vary.

Compensation: $21.22 to $24.39 per hour. Casual employees will also receive 11% of their straight time pay in lieu of scheduled vacation and paid holidays.

Benefits: Access to our EAP (Employee Assistance Program).

This position requires union membership.

How to Apply

Eligible candidates are invited to submit a covering letter with their resume detailing their related background, experience, and qualifications by 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 3, 2024 to careers@ourplacesociety.com or to Our Place Society, Attention Ryan Brost, HR Manager, 919 Pandora Ave, Victoria, B.C. V8V 3P4. Please quote “File #23.125 – Dishwasher” in the subject line.

Please note: All applications must have a cover letter to be considered.

We appreciate your time and interest in the position. However, due to the volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Our Place Society is an equal opportunity employer. We value the diversity of the communities we serve, and are committed to engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. Our Place Society welcomes applications from First Nation, Inuit, Métis, New Canadian, differently-abled, and LGBTQ2S communities.