Hopewell Memorial Post 146 - 804-541-3735

BUSSER/DISHWASHER (Part-Time) Position Description

Position Title:  Busser/Dishwasher

Location:  American Legion Hopewell Memorial Post 146 - Hopewell, VA

Hourly Wage Range:  $11.00/hour


PURPOSE:  Works with cooks and bartender/servers in a fast-paced culinary environment to help create an enjoyable dining experience for Post members and their guests.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:  Supports other Club Room staff by cleaning and resetting tables, ensuring the availability of glasses, flatware and plates. Wash dishes, glassware, utensils; and pots, pans and cooking equipment. As necessary, brings patron’s needs to the attention of bartender/servers. May also restock necessary table items, such as napkins and jelly packets, if required.


  • Work with Club Room staff to create a positive dining experience for patrons
  • Alert bartender/servers when tables need attention
  • After patrons leave, remove dishes, and clean/sanitize tables and table area, if needed
  • Carry loads of soiled dishes to the dishwashing area
  • Prepare dining areas and kitchen for next shift by cleaning and restocking dining areas and cook stations
  • Wash dishes, glasses, eating utensils, pots, pans and cooking utensils and equipment
  • Ensure availability of clean dishes, flatware, glasses, straws, napkins, and other dining materials
  • Clean machines and appliances used in the kitchen, such as coffee makers, pots, and pans, mixers, etc. as needed
  • Remain focused and on-task during busy hours
  • Assist with unloading and storing deliveries, when needed
  • Sweep and mop floors, especially in the event of spills, when needed
  • Empty trash cans and take out trash, when needed


Security:  Must successfully complete a criminal background check
Minimum Education/Experience: Must be 21 years old or older;  minimal work experience required
  • Good problem-solving and communication skills
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Can follow instructions and pay close attention to details
  • Available to work either days, evenings or weekends, including holidays