• Food Service Worker

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(12/4/2018 5:53 PM)
    Number of Openings
    Closing Date
    Open Until Filled
    Type of Search
    Who May Apply
    This position is open to all qualified applicants.
    Position Number
    800070 , 890086
    St Paul
    Dining Services - Auxiliary Services
    FLSA Status
    Employment Type
    Full-Time Staff
    Assigned Months per Year
    Benefits Eligible

    The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for a Food Service Worker position within the Dining Services Department.


    Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good.  A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission statement.



    The University of St. Thomas offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program, which includes:

    • Up to 100% tuition remission for employees, spouses, and dependents upon eligibility
    • A generous Employer retirement contribution of 9.4% of annual salary upon eligibility
    • Medical, dental, and vision options
    • Employer-paid disability, life, and AD&D benefits



    The Utility Food Service Worker assists with all aspects of non-cooking food preparation as part of the culinary team. This position is a 12 month, 1.0 FTE position.


    The Food Service Worker position also assists with gathering food items, reading recipes and preparing food for service, as well as other necessary tasks. 


    This position may include nights and weekends as business levels dictate.  This position is designated as Emergency Essential. Emergency Essential employees are expected to remain at work if the campus closes during their regular work schedule or to report to work if the campus closing announcement is made before their regular work schedule begins.




    1.      Provide assistance where needed in back-of-house or front-of-house operations

    • Clean and prepare fresh food according to recipe specifications
    • Pan up raw ingredients for later use in an organized and appealing manner
    • Gather, weigh, measure and assemble all ingredients for use in standardized recipes
    • Assemble catering trays, box lunches, etc. using standardized recipes
    • Assist in dish room
    • Assist with inventory and stocking
    • Assist at catered events and as a line server
    • Assist with cashiering
    • Follow ServSafe food handling guidelines
    • Other tasks as assigned

    2. Document usages on production worksheet

    • Use proper unit of measure when documenting quantities  


    Minimum Qualifications:

    • High school diploma or its equivalent
    • One year of experience with food preparation in an institutional setting


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Two year’s work experience with high volume food preparation and cooking
    • ServSafe certification from the State of Minnesota
    • Additional food preparation or cooking experience



    On the University of St. Thomas Jobs page, follow the instructions to complete an online application which includes uploading a resume and copy/pasting a job specific cover letter.


    In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires consent and successful completion of a background screening.

    The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at www.stthomas.edu/jobs.


    The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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