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  • Dishwasher - Utility Food Service Worker

    The University of St. Thomas

    Dishwasher - Utility Food Service Worker

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

    There are two open dishwasher positions, one with mostly morning/afternoon hours and one with mostly afternoon/evening hours. Both positions will require flexibility to work occasional nights and weekends.

    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 Dishwasher - Utility Food Service Worker 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.

    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.


    Maintain operation of dish machine and clean kitchenwares according to MN Department of Health procedures.
    Ensure dishroom standards are followed to result in clean, sanitary kitchenwares for residential dining and catering events
    Clean dish machine after each meal period and as business levels dictate
    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
    Provide guidance to student employee and MSS workers as needed
    Other tasks as assigned

    Minimum Qualifications

    High school diploma or its equivalent and two years experience in food service.
    Preferred Qualifications

    Two years work experience in high volume food service.


    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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