Food Service Director

Job Description

 

• Plan, direct and coordinate the activities associated with running a single site, stand-alone food service operation in a facility with only one kitchen
• Supervise, train, and instruct team members in general food service practices
• Coordinate the work flow and assign work to team members who in-turn instruct and train inmate trustees on work techniques and procedures in safe, sanitary, and efficient operations of food preparation and service
• Directs team members to ensure job-related rules, policies, procedures, and security guidelines are enforced
• Maintain product service quality standards by conducting ongoing evaluations and investigating complaints
• Monitors kitchen for cleanliness, sanitation, safety and order 
• Maintain contract compliance and cost control

Requirements

 
  • Ability to lead a team in a high volume food production environment
  • Ability to motivate and supervise team members to attain quality and quantity of food production in a correctional work environment
  • Contract-management service experience is preferred
  • Strong training skills, cost controls experience and the ability to effectively lead a kitchen management team is strongly desired
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and tact
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications is required
  • Ability to understand profit and loss statements is preferred
  • Must qualify for and maintain correctional facility security clearance
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred; High School diploma/GED plus equivalent experience required
  • ServSafe Certified
  • At least five (5) years’ of food service experience, preferably in a correctional setting
  • Must have experience with purchasing, inventory, ordering, receiving and cost control
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications is required

MUST BE ABLE TO SUCCESSFULLY PASS A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK AND DRUG SCREEN

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