Food Service Worker/Dishwasher - Self Operated, University Dining

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/8/2021 12:21 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
800076 800048
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 I - Dishwasher opening within the University's Self Operated Dining Services Department.


These positions are full-time, 1.0 FTE and work 12 months out of the year.


The University of St. Thomas Dining Services is a dynamic self-operated dining operation that provides meals for students, faculty, staff and visitors daily. The mission of Dining Services is to provide excellent dining experiences, enriching and nourishing the University of St. Thomas community. We provide a wide range of amenities that match the diverse needs of our campus community. Our department encompasses resident dining, catering services, and convenience locations.


The University of St. Thomas embraces diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity for all. Our convictions of dignity, diversity and personal attention call us to embody and champion a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment.  We welcome applicants of diverse races, ethnicities, geographic origins, gender identities, ages, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, religions, work experience, physical and intellectual abilities, and financial means. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. This commitment is consistent with our mission to inspire our students, using the Catholic intellectual tradition, to think critically, work skillfully, and act wisely – all for the common good.  A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission.



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 I - Dishwasher is primarily responsible for working in the dish room to wash dishes, silverware, pots/pans, etc., to ensure proper operation of the dish machine, and to follow MN Department of Health sanitation procedures.



1.  Maintain operation of dish machine and clean kitchen-wares according to MN Department of Health procedures.

   ·  Ensure dish room standards are followed to result in clean, sanitary kitchen-wares

   ·  Clean dish machine after each meal period and as business levels dictate

   ·  Provide guidance to student employees and MSS workers as needed


2.  Follow proper usage of three compartment sink, including testing sanitizer levels to adhere to food safety guidelines

   ·  Sweep, mop, empty trash and hog barrels as business levels dictate

   ·  Perform assigned daily and weekly cleaning tasks


3.  Other tasks as assigned




  • Experience with food preparation and/or dish washing, preferrably in an institutional setting
  • Must be ServSafe certified or able to acquire certification with the state of Minnesota within six months of employment
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, food service or restaurant setting preferred


This position works a flexible schedule that 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 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.



All interested candidates must apply online at Follow the instructions to complete an online application which includes creating or updating an applicant profile, uploading a resume, and completing a job specific application.


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


The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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