Minimum qualifications: High school diploma or its equivalent and two (2) years of experience with high volume food preparation in an institutional setting.
Preferred qualifications: ServSafe certification from the State of Minnesota and/or additional food preparation or cooking experience.
Skill in: basic cooking methods and techniques; basic knife handling/sharpening/maintenance; how to use, maintain and clean a wide variety of kitchen equipment; ability to read and follow recipes.
Ability to: work efficiently and complete tasks in a timely manner, prioritize assignments, follow oral and written directions, get along well with others, work in close proximity to others, perform accurate arithmetic calculations and common weight/volume conversions, multi-task and switch tasks quickly when necessary, maintain accurate records and food-related reports, and maintain an organized and clean work station
Knowledge of: safe food handling guidelines, including ServSafe, FIFO and HACCP principles, methods and equipment used in a restaurant setting, safe work practices and sanitation related to food preparation and service, basic computer applications related to the job.
Physical requirements: The ability to work in and move about a commercial kitchen setting. The ability to lift and transport materials and equipment weighing up to 50 lbs. Stamina to stand for long periods of time. The ability to tolerate a variety of work environments including hot/cold serving lines, walk-in refrigerators and freezers. The ability to access various kitchen storage areas and retrieve items stored 8 inches off the floor and in overhead positions. The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who require and request accommodations in order to perform the essential functions of their jobs.
Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good. The successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission statement.
In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires successful completion of a background screening.
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The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely and work skillfully to advance the common good.