Food Service Worker

State Of Minnesota Minneapolis , MN 55415

Posted 1 week ago

Job Details

Job Class: Food Service Worker

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers

Date Posted: 03/15/2019

Closing Date: 03/26/2019

Hiring Agency: Minnesota Veterans Home

  • Minneapolis

Division/Unit: Nutritional Services

Work Shift/Work Hours: Evening Shift / 3:45 P.M.

  • 7:45 P.M.

Days of Work: Varies

Travel Required: No

Salary Range: $15.04 - $19.65 /hourly

Classified Status: Classified

Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes

This posting was previously posted. If you have already applied, you do not need to reapply unless you wish to add additional information.

Job Summary

Job Summary

The Minnesota Veterans Home

  • Minneapolis is looking for part-time Food Service Workers. This position will prepare and portion menu and nourishment items. This position will also perform routine tasks involved in food preparation, food service, dishwashing, and cleaning food service areas. This announcement will be used to fill four (4) identical Food Service Worker positions.

This position is initially eligible for health care benefits with partial employer contribution.


Minimum Qualifications:

To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your resume/application clearly describes your experience in the areas listed below, and indicates the beginning and ending month and year for each job held. Only applicants whose resumes clearly demonstrate fulfillment of each of these minimum qualifications will be considered for this position.

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:

The selection process may include the following:

  • A Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) background check will be conducted on finalists for this position. Finalists must pass the DHS background check.

  • Finalists will be required to pass a job-related pre-employment physical assessment.

  • A Tuberculosis (Mantoux) screening (or chest x-ray) is required prior to employment.

  • Employment reference checks will be conducted on finalists. This may include a review of documentation related to job performance and 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 paid holidays each year.

The Minnesota Veterans Home

  • Minneapolis recognizes the great courage of the individuals who fought for our freedom. Our beautiful and historic campus is located on 51 wooded acres overlooking the Mississippi River has been providing care to Veterans since 1887. 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 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


If you have questions about the position, contact 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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