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State of Minnesota Dietary Aide - Food Service Worker (Part-time / Evening Shift) in Luverne, Minnesota

Working Title: Dietary Aide

Job Class: Food Service Worker

Agency: Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs

  • Job ID : 78268

  • Location : Luverne

  • Telework Eligible : No

  • Full/Part Time : Part-Time

  • Regular/Temporary : Unlimited

  • Who May Apply : Open to all qualified job seekers

  • Date Posted : 07/10/2024

  • Closing Date : 07/16/2024

  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit : Veterans Affairs Dept / Vets Home-Luverne-Insuff Wk

  • Division/Unit : Luverne Veterans Home / MVH-Luverne Indirect Care

  • Work Shift/Work Hours : Evening Shift/4:00 pm - 7:30 pm

  • Days of Work : Vary

  • Travel Required : No

  • Salary Range: $20.21 - $25.05 / hourly

  • Classified Status : Classified

  • Bargaining Unit/Union : 218 - Insufficient Work Time/Unrep

  • FLSA Status : Nonexempt

  • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities (https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/diverse-workforce/people-with-disabilities/connect700/) : Yes

The work you'll do is more than just a job.

At the State of Minnesota, employees play a critical role in developing policies, providing essential services, and working to improve the well-being and quality of life for all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota is committed to equity and inclusion, and invests in employees by providing benefits, support resources, and training and development opportunities.

This position performs routine food service tasks including food preparation, serving meals to residents, dishwashing and cleaning the food service areas while following established food service policies and procedures.

This posting will be used to fill one part time position. This position is designated as part-time and primarily evening shift. The work schedule will include at least 20 hours per two-week pay period and may include additional work hours, based on business needs. The position is not initially eligible for employer contribution towards health and dental insurance benefits.

Minimum Qualifications

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.

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 cleaning and food service tasks.

  • Follow instructions.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience prepping, plating, and serving food.

  • Knowledge of basic sanitation standards

Additional Requirements

  • A Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) background check may be conducted on the top finalist(s) for the position. When conducted, a finalist must pass the DHS background check.

  • 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).


Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.

Reasonable accommodations will be made 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 is needed.