University of St. Thomas

Food Service Worker II

Minneapolis, MN
Oct 03, 2018
Nov 02, 2018
University of St. Thomas
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Food Service Worker II
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/2/2018 11:04 AM)
Number of Openings 1
Closing Date Open Until Filled
Type of Search Staff
Who May Apply This position is open to all qualified applicants.
Position Number 890003
St Paul
Department/Unit Dining Services - Auxiliary Services
FLSA Status Non-Exempt/Hourly
Employment Type Full-Time Staff
Assigned Months per Year 12
Benefits Eligible Yes


The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for a Food Service Worker II 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 II assists with all aspects of non-cooking food preparation as part of the culinary team.

The Food Service Worker II assists with gathering food items, reading recipes and preparing food for service, as well as other necessary tasks. This position oversees and participates in the daily A.M. production of the retail

grab 'n go salads, sandwiches, and snack boxes.

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.


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 Grab n' Go items using standardized recipes
  • Assist in dish room
  • Assist with inventory and stocking
  • Assist with delegating various tasks to student employees
  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Two years work experience with high volume cooking
  • Serv Safe certification from the State of Minnesota
  • Additional food prep 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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