Job Class: Food Service Worker
Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
Date Posted: 04/14/2021
Closing Date: 06/09/2021
Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Minnesota Veterans Home-Silver
Work Shift/Work Hours: Day/Evening Shift 7:30am - 4:30pm /
11:30am - 8:00pm
Days of Work: Monday - Sunday
Bargaining Unit/Union: 203/AFSCME
Travel Required: No
Salary Range: $15.76 - $20.59 /hourly
Job Class Option: Dietary
Classified Status: Classified
Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes
This job posting was previously posted. If you have already
applied, you do not need to reapply unless you wish to add
additional information to your application/resume
This posting will be used to fill one (1) part time Food Service
Worker at the Minnesota Veterans Home-Silver Bay.
Performs routine tasks involved in food preparation, food
service, dishwashing, and cleaning the food service area. Work
involves following simple instructions and established procedures.
Cooking is done on a level requiring no more than household
experience, and may extend to short order cooking in a snack bar.
Prepares small quantities of food for special diets. Dishes up
food, places dishes on carts, moves carts and serves food. Peels
vegetables, makes toast and coffee, and performs simple cooking
tasks. Serves portions on a cafeteria line. Waits on tables. Washes
dishes and utensils. Sweeps, scrubs, and mops floors. Cleans walls,
cupboards and furniture. Operates a dishwashing machine. Moves food
between storerooms, kitchen and serving areas. Observes standard
sanitation and safety standards. Performs related work as
- Materials and methods used in preparing food
- Care and use of cooking utensils and equipment
- Food values and nutrition
- Perform simple cooking on a large scale
- Plan and prepare small meals on a household scale
- Perform simple cleaning and food service tasks
- Follow instructions
- Experience in prepping, plating, and serving food
- Knowledge of basic sanitation standards
- A Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) background check
will be conducted on all finalists for this position. Finalists
must pass the DHS background check.
- A Tuberculosis (Mantoux) screening (or chest x-ray) is required
prior to employment.
- Employee reference checks will be conducted on all finalists.
This may include a review of documentation related to job
performance. It also includes contact with the applicant's former
Why Work For Us
GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a
comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and
dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term
disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan,
tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11
paid holidays each year.
Located on the scenic North Shore overlooking Lake Superior, the
Minnesota Veterans Home - Silver Bay provides skilled nursing care
for 83 residents in a small town environment. Staff are committed
to providing high quality care and services to the residents by
following a person-centered social model of care for our residents.
Residents' needs are met by our caring professional
interdisciplinary staff, providing 24-hour health care. The team
works together to provide residents with programs individually
designed to meet their physical, psycho-social and spiritual needs.
We are located 60 miles north of Duluth, MN.
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If you are a Connect 700 applicant, please email your
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AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative
action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to
providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The
State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential
and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals
with disabilities, and veterans to apply.
We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified
applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a
disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job
application system, please contact the job information line at
651-259-3637 or email email@example.com. Please indicate what
assistance you need.
Per M.S. 43A.111, MDVA will give priority consideration to
certain qualified disabled Veterans. To be considered, you must be
included on a US armed forces permanent disability list with a
disability rating of at least 30% or been rated by the US
Department of Veterans Affairs as having a compensable
service-connected disability of at least 30%. Official written
documentation of this disability dated no more than one-year
preceding the date of application must be submitted. Please email
the documentation, your DD214, and the job posting ID number to
Sarah Reimer at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than the job
posting closing date.
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