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Job ID: 121578

Food Service Worker
The University of St. Thomas

Date Posted Mar. 29, 2019
Title Food Service Worker
University The University of St. Thomas
St. Paul, MN, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Dining Services

Food Service Worker

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

The University of St. Thomas embraces diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity for all. 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 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 schedule for this position is typically Monday through Friday, 11:00 am to 8:00 pm and will require some weekend work.

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

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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