Food Service Supervisor

LEWISTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT North Central / Lewiston Food Service Not Applicable Full Time Posted 2M ago

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Edsfsvt: Food Services Supervisor

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE: Food Services Supervisor

Report Identification Code: edsfsv

Job Purpose Statement:
The job of "Food Services Supervisor" is done for the purpose of planning, coordinating, and directing district-wide National School MealPrograms in accordance with local/state/federal procedures, guidelines, and mandates; managing food
services operations and staff to meet department work goals in a safe and efficient manner; ensuring availability of necessary quantities of food items, supplies and/or equipment; complying with mandated health code regulations; marketing the school meals program; and promoting nutritional, healthy eating habits.


Essential Job Functions:

Assesses department projects/programs and scheduling needs for the purpose of ensuring optimal use of staff and other resources to meet necessary deadlines.

Coordinates with other staff, vendors and/or contractors for the purpose of maximizing efficiency in meeting department work goals and deadlines.


Develops food services program plans, menus and standardized recipes for the purpose of meeting local/state/federal guidelines and students’ mandated daily nutritional requirements.

Directs assigned staff for the purpose of maximizing the efficiency of the workforce and achieving department work goals.

Evaluates staff for the purpose of ensuring standards are achieved and performance is maximized.

Inspects site operations for the purpose of providing safe and efficient food services in compliance with mandated nutritional and health requirements.

Maintains department records and personnel files as appropriate for the purpose of providing documentation for audit purposes and meeting district, local, state and federal requirements.

Prepares documentation for the purpose of providing written support and/or conveying information.

Develops, plans , coordinates and presents in-service workshops and training programs for food and nutrition services personnel to meet state and federal regulations.


Recommends new hires, promotions, terminations and transfers for the purpose of maintaining staffing needs and productivity of the work force.

Recommends policies, procedures and/or actions for the purpose of providing direction and/or making decisions.


Solicits quotations bids for the purpose of providing cost information making purchases and securing items necessary for efficiency of department operation.


Other Job Functions:

Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities.

Participates in various meetings, activities, and/or trainings as requested and/or needed for the purpose of gathering and/or conveying information required to perform job functions.

Edsfsvt: Food Services Supervisor




Job Requirements - Qualifications:
Experience Required: Job-related experience within specialized field with increasing levels of responsibility including supervision of personnel and projects.

Skills, Knowledge and/or Abilities Required: Skills to: prepare food in large quantities; plan menus; operate, care for and maintain
institutional kitchen equipment; plan and manage multiple projects coordinating with staff as needed to ensure completion; make and implement judgments based on common sense; administer personnel policies and practices; prepare and maintain accurate records; use English in both written and verbal form to communicate effectively with staff and the public; provide direction to others; read/interpret/apply pertinent codes, policies, regulations and/or laws; meet deadlines and schedules; and perform basic arithmetic calculations.

Knowledge of: modern methods of food preparation; health codes and sanitation principles; nutritional requirements; problem
-solving methodology; safety requirements and practices; appropriate laws, codes and regulations; and standard office procedures



Abilities to: perform multiple, specialized and/or technical tasks; apply principles of logical thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw conclusions; work independently with minimal supervision; understand and carry out oral and written instructions; interact with persons of different age groups and cultural/educational backgrounds; work cooperatively with others; adhere to safe work practices; adjust to flexible work assignments; work under time constraints; maintain confidentiality of personnel and applicable records; work cooperatively with others; and apply basic first aid.


Significant physical abilities include standing/walking for prolonged periods, lifting/carrying/pushing/pulling, reaching/handling/fingering, talking/hearing conversations and other sounds, near/far visual acuity/visual accommodation/depth perception/field of vision.

Education Required: Bachelor ’s degree or equivalent educational experience with academic major in specific areas (food and nutrition, food service management, dietetics, family and consumer sciences, nutrition education, culinary arts, business, or a related field), at least 8 hours of food safety training must be completed within 5 years prior to hire or within 30 calendar days
of hire.

OR Bachelor’s degree in any academic major, and at least 2 years of relevant school nutrition programs experience;

OR Associate’s degree or equivalent educational experience, with academic major in specific areas (food and nutrition, food service management, dietetics, family and consumer sciences, nutrition education, culinary arts, business, or a related field), and at least 2 years of relevant school nutrition programs experience.

At least 8 hours of food safety training is required either not more than 5 years prior to their starting date or completed within 30 calendar days of employee’s starting date.

Licenses, Certifications, Bonding, and/or Testing Required: Fingerprint/criminal justice clearance; valid driver’s license and evidence of insurability

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

LEWISTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.