Job Description

Homer, AK

Full Time

Work Hours: Variable


Position Purpose:  The Assistant Food Services Manager is responsible for assisting the Food Services Manager with managing the staff and operations of the Nutrition Services Department.
Nature and Scope:  The Assistant Food Services Manager position is a leadership position in an institutional kitchen environment.  The Assistant Food Services Manager reports to the Food Services Manager. 
Essential Accountabilities:
  1. Responsible for creating a team-centered work environment, collaborating with dietician(s) on all meals related to residents, patients, guests and the meals’ proper nutrition.
  2. Leading and mentoring kitchen staff, having a high level of customer service to both internal and external customers and communication skills.
  3. Creating menus with nutritional considerations, including acting as chef for preparation of meals.
  4. Assisting in the daily operations of the department, including acting as Manager on duty in absence of Food Services Manager.
  5. Inventory management and control, and inspects kitchen for cleanliness. 
  6. Creating and updating product guides.
  7. Must be able to learn and effectively operate all equipment within the dietary department.
  8. Must be available to work all shifts when needed and be able to perform the duties of all positions in the department.
  9. Performs annual inventory, monthly statistical counts and assists manager with maintenance service/repair requests when equipment needs work
Knowledge and Experience:
  1. Must be at least eighteen years of age.
  2. Must posses a high school diploma or GED
  3. Must haveat least 2-years of experience in quantity food production, including helping create menus with nutritional considerations.
  4. Must posses a Certified ServSafe Management certificate or be able to obtain within 6-months.
  5. Must have food service experience in a healthcare environment.
  6. Must have experience supervising/managing teams effectively.
  7. Must have experience with purchasing and financial management of kitchen funds.
  8. Experience conducting inventory is required.
  9. Must have a high level of computer competency, particularly with the Microsoft Office Suite
  10. Experience using Evident software is strongly preferred.
  11. Thorough knowledge of food safety, sanitation procedures, and healthcare food service regulations is required.

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