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Department of Veterans Affairs
Food Service Assistant 2 LTE (Limited Term Employment) 
Job Announcement Code(s): 20-01579

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    Food Service Assistant 2

Type of Employment:
Part Time (less than 40 hrs/week)
Starting pay is $12.95 per hour and is in pay schedule and range 03-09, no benefits.
Sheila Lowe, Human Resources Assistant-Adv., 715-256-3555,
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Applications will be accepted until the needs of the Home are met.
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The Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs
"Making a difference in the lives of Wisconsin Veterans"

The Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs currently has Limited Term Employment (LTE) positions available for Food Service Assistants in our Dietary Department.

Veterans are encouraged to apply. For complete information on veterans’ hiring programs that may benefit you, go to the Employment Assistance page on our website

Position Summary:   

The Food Service Assistant 2 (FSA 2) performs the duties associated with a large and complex food service program. Duties include: portioning product, vegetable cleaning and preparation, tray line posts, bagging flatware, warewashing, making toast, cleaning and sanitation, dining rooms, pots and pans, delivery and pick-up, pouring coffee, slicing and buttering bread, assembling nourishments and snacks, and assisting and training new staff. May include working in dining rooms, nourishment or snack program. This position works as an integral part of the food service team.

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Special Notes:   

Due to the nature of the position, WDVA will conduct background checks on applicants prior to an offer of employment.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States (i.e., a citizen or national of the U.S., a lawful permanent resident, alien authorized to work in the U.S. without WDVA sponsorship) at the time of application.

Employment in this position is contingent upon passing a pre-employment physical and tuberculosis (TB) test.

Per Wisconsin Statute 230.26, Wisconsin residency is required for LTE appointments.


Minimally qualified applicants will have experience in:

  • Production Assembly (e.g. set up a line, inspect for accuracy, properly store items, follow procedures, sort, assemble, operate equipment and machinery)
  • The ability to interpret and follow posted information (use appropriate procedures, interpret, comprehend and act upon written information

Well-qualified applicants will have experience in:

  • Food Service (e.g. portion and serve food, handle food safely, maintain sanitary work areas and equipment, perform food service tasks, knowledge of basic equipment/appliances)
  • Communicating with Co-Workers and Supervisors in a Team Environment (e.g. assist and train new staff, reporting to supervisor, establish positive relationships, and assist and communicate with co-workers)
  • Safety Controls (followed safety rules (proper lifting, careful use of equipment, cautious handling of potentially hazardous substances, etc.), knowledge of safe lifting and moving techniques)
  • Working in a long-term care facility or providing services to elderly or disabled persons (e.g. long term, geriatrics, etc.)

How To Apply:   

To be considered for this position, you will need to create an account and apply online. For instructions, refer to the following link: How Do I Apply Online and Take an Online Assessment?

You will be required to attach a current resume and answer one question to confirm that you want to apply. To ease the application process, upload your resume to WiscJobs prior to attaching it to your application.

If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted via email.

If you are unable to complete the materials due to a disability or have questions regarding the application, contact Sheila Lowe at 715-256-3555 or

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