Food Service Worker

State of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN
Job Details

Job Class: Food Service Worker

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers

Date Posted: 06/12/2018

Closing Date: 06/18/2018

Hiring Agency: Minnesota Veterans Home - Minneapolis

Division/Unit: Nutritional Services

Work Shift/Work Hours: Days / 6:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.

Days of Work: Varies

Travel Required: No

Salary Range: $14.71 - $19.22 /hourly

Classified Status: Classified

Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes

Job Summary

Job Summary

The Minnesota Veterans Home – Minneapolis is looking for a part-time Food Service Worker. This position will prepare and portion menu and nourishment items. This position will also perform routine tasks including food preparation, serving meals to residents, dishwashing and cleaning the food service areas while following established food service policies and procedures. This position is initially eligible for health care benefits with partial employer contribution.


Minimum Qualifications:

To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your application/resume clearly demonstrate fulfillment of the following 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:

The following qualifications are strongly desired of applicants seeking consideration for this position:

* Experience in prepping, plating and serving food

* Knowledge of basic sanitation standards

Additional Requirements:

* A Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) criminal background study will be conducted on all finalist for this position. Finalists must pass the DHS background study.

* Tuberculosis (Mantoux) screening (or chest x-ray),

* Finalists will be required to pass a job-related, pre-hire physical assessment.

* 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.

The Minnesota Veterans Home - Minneapolis recognizes the great courage of the individuals who fought for our freedom. Our facility has been providing care to Veterans since 1887. Our beautiful and historic campus is located on 51 wooded acres overlooking the Mississippi River. We provide skilled care, boarding care and adult day care services for veterans. Free parking is available and we're easily accessible by bus, car or Light Rail Transit.

For more information more information about the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs and Minneapolis Veterans Home, please visit our website at

How to Apply

Click "Apply" at the bottom of this 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


If you have questions about the position, Sandy Xiong at or 612.548.5994.


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 Please indicate what assistance you need.

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