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Food Service Worker

Company: State of Minnesota
Location: Silver Bay
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Job Details

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 Bay

Division/Unit: Dietary

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

Job Summary

Job Summary

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 required.


Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge of:

  • Materials and methods used in preparing food
  • Care and use of cooking utensils and equipment
  • Food values and nutrition

Ability to:

  • 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in prepping, plating, and serving food
  • Knowledge of basic sanitation standards

Additional Requirements

  • 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 employer(s).

Application Details

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.

How to Apply

Click "Apply" at the bottom of the page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637

For additional information about the application process, go to https://www.mn.gov/careers


If you have questions about the position, contact Sarah Reimer at sarah.reimer@state.mn.us or 612-210-6339

If you are a Connect 700 applicant, please email your certificate and the Job posting ID number to Sarah Reimer at sarah.reimer@state.mn.us by the job posting closing date.


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 careers@state.mn.us. 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 sarah.reimer@state.mn.us no later than the job posting closing date.

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