• Food Service Worker (9 Month Position)

    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/20/2018 1:07 PM)
    Number of Openings
    Closing Date
    Open Until Filled; Application review will begin after January 2, 2019
    Type of Search
    Who May Apply
    This position is open to all qualified applicants.
    Position Number
    St Paul
    Dining Services - Auxiliary Services
    FLSA Status
    Employment Type
    Part-Time Staff
    Assigned Months per Year
    Benefits Eligible
    Special Instructions
    Application review will begin after January 2, 2019

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


    This position works 40 hours a week, nine months out of the year.


    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:

    • 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 Food Service Worker primary responsibility is to prepare food and wash dishes for the east and west serving lines to University of St. Thomas and School of Divinity students and guests. Follow the Department of Health cleaning regulations for their work station.



    Serving and Food Prep:

    • Serve food to student and guest from east and west serving lines.                                                                  
    • Retrieve food and supplies from the prep area and set up serving line.
    • Serve food to students using the proper portion controls  
    • Stock serving lines with all necessary food and equipment
    • Prepare items for salad bar and catered events
    • Prepare food items, follow recipes and setup salad bar for student and catered events
    • Maintain a clean presentation area.


    • Operate the dish machine, providing clean, sanitary dishes, flatware, pots, pans, utensils and equipment. This includes monitoring temperature controls, chemical levels, being familiar with the various chemicals and proper installation of them.
    • Keep the dish machine clean and report problems to supervisor immediately. Monitor and record temperatures and refill and clean the machine as directed.
    • Correct usage of three compartment sink – wash, rinse, sanitize – so as to minimize the amount of food waste in the machine.
    • Keep dish room and dish machine clean and organized, properly storing all tableware and kitchen items.
    • Assist in kitchen with some food preparation and putting away some goods and products.
    • Remove trash, discard boxes, and bring recycling to the proper areas.
    • Ensure food waste is captured in the hog buckets and the hog buckets are brought down to the proper location when full or at the end of the night.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • High school diploma or accepted equivalent and one year of experience in food operations.



    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.

    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


    Application review will begin after January 2, 2019

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