Food Service Worker

Minnesota Department of Human Services
October 16, 2020
St. Peter, MN
Job Type


Job Class: Food Service Worker

Working Title: Food Service Worker

Location: St. Peter

Regular/Temporary: Unlimited

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers

Date Posted: 01/02/2020

Closing Date: 07/22/2020

Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Department of Human Services

Division/Unit: Direct Care & Treatment / Forensics Services

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time / Part Time / Intermittent

Work Shift: Day Shift

Work Hours: Full Time: 10:30a - 7:00p; Part Time: Varies; Intermittent: As Needed;

Days of Work: Varies

Travel Required: No

Salary Range: $15.04 - $19.65 /hourly; $31,404 - $41,029/annually

Classified Status: Classified

Bargaining Unit/Union: 203 - Service/AFSCME

Work Area: Nutritional Services

FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Connect 700 Program Eligible : Yes
This posting is intended to cover multiple positions, ranging from full time, part time and intermittent positions. Days of work can vary depending on the position, full time positions cover five (5) consecutive days of work followed by two (2) consecutive days off.

Job Summary

Job Summary
This position exists to serve meals, nourishments and snacks to the patients of the Saint Peter Regional Treatment Center and perform the necessary food service duties so that regulatory standards are maintained.
Specific job responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Assemble meals so that each patient receives the correct diet; food is portioned accurately and meals looks appealing.
- Cleans and sanitizes all dishes, eating utensils, serving utensils, pots, and pans following protocols. Once dishes are sanitized and allowed to air dry, then will be placed in proper storage area.
- Assemble continental breakfast, snacks and nourishments.
- Maintains cleaning and sanitation so as to meet Minnesota Food Code Regulations.
- Performs other food service related tasks as assigned by supervisor so that all dietary responsibilities are accomplished as appropriate.


Minimum Qualifications: - Working knowledge of materials and methods used in preparing food and the use of cooking utensils and large scale food service equipment. Some knowledge of food values, nutrition and food safety/infection control.
- Ability to read, write, speak English and perform basic mathematical calculations. • Ability to communicate with others in a teamwork environment. Ability to stand for up to 8 hours and work in a fast paced kitchen.
Preferred Qualifications: Basic understanding of human behavior and exhibit positive human relation skills. Ability to read menus and special diet instructions so that all needed items are available as dictated by the menu. Be familiar with proper serving utensils. Knowledge of health and sanitation regulations and proper cleaning methods is desired.
Additional Requirements This position requires successful completion of the following:
NOTE: To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your resume clearly describes your experience in the areas listed and indicates the beginning and ending month and year for each job held.
REFERENCE/BACKGROUND CHECKS - The Department of Human Services will conduct reference checks to verify job-related credentials and criminal background check prior to appointment.
EDUCATION VERIFICATION - Applicants will be required to provide a copy of their high school diploma at time of interview OR copies of their college transcript or college degree/diploma at time of interview. Copies of the college degree/diploma are acceptable ONLY if it clearly identifies the field in which it was earned.


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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