Penn National Gaming, Inc.

Utility Worker (Dishwasher) - Full Time

Location US-IL-Joliet
Job ID
Casino Property
Hollywood Casino Joliet
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Food & Beverage



Don’t just work. Work Happy.


A career in gaming? At Hollywood Casino Joliet, we think you'll enjoy an exciting industry, fast paced days and nights, diverse, enthusiastic co-workers, unlimited growth and support from one of the leaders in the industry.

An individual could be successful if they possess the following.

Your daily responsibilities include

  • Performs duties to load and unload dishwashers; cleans Food & Beverage areas as well as food storage and preparation equipment.
  • This position is responsible for providing a high level of customer service and promoting a positive attitude to create a fun and entertaining experience for our guests and team members.
  • Properly operates dish machine to clean several items including but not limited to soiled dishes, utensils, and cookware.  Ensures all items are clean and sanitized before returning to appropriate shelves.
  • Properly maintains the dish machine with the appropriate additives in order to clean and sanitize all items.
  • Properly maintains dish machine temperature log book.
  • Cleans all areas of Food & Beverage facilities..
  • Cleans and properly maintains all cooking equipment such as ovens, grills, fryers, coolers, and others.
  • Properly maintains a three compartment sink to clean various utensils and cookware.
  • Properly operates and cleans power wash sink and salvajor as necessary.
  • Safely operates electric powered cart mule, electronic dumpster lift, cardboard crusher, and other industrial equipment.
  • Communicates with guests, fellow cast members, and management in a polite, professional manner, and always practices Customer Service training.
  • Removes trash and debris throughout the Food & Beverage area.
  • Follows all safety rules while keeping immediate work areas in an orderly condition.
  • Immediately reports hazards or unsafe work conditions to supervisor.
  • Immediately reports product shortages to supervisor and restocks all needed supplies to properly operate department.
  • Conducts self in an appropriate professional manner at all times.
  • Consistently follows through with the appropriate actions when asked to complete projects or tasks.
  • Attends all mandatory meetings and training sessions as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

To be successful in this position it will require the following skill set

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent preferred.
  • Some experience in sanitation is preferred. 
  • Must be able to understand and speak the English language.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment to meet expected deadlines.
  • Must be 18 years of age or over.  


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand and walk.  The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, and crouch.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  The employee requires manual dexterity to operate all necessary equipment.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance.  Must be able to push and pull carts and equipment weighing up to 250 lbs., occasionally.

Something to leave you with

Whether you prefer being at the center of it all or working behind the scenes, there’s a role for you at Penn National Gaming. We are a growing company but as big as we are, we still feel like family.  The areas of career opportunity with Penn are ideal for just about any skill set.  Our company wide commitment to making sure our guests smile as much as we do means you’ll enjoy a fun working environment anywhere within the organization.

Equal Opportunity Employer



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