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Santa Rosa City Schools

Production Chef Supervisor
Closing Date:  August 30, 2021

Job Description:  DEFINITION:
Child Nutrition Services Production Chef Supervisor, under the direction of the Child Nutrition Services Director, is responsible for planning, implementing, overseeing, supervising and reviewing operations, procurement, recipe and menu cycle development & maintenance, and administrative elements of District-wide Nutrition Services programs. Emphasis is placed on supervision of the Central Production Kitchen, Menu planning and Procurement, Purchasing and Inventory Management. An incumbent is responsible for monitoring Child Nutrition Services staff and operations at school sites and the central production kitchen center, including Catering Services, to ensure compliance with federal, state, and district rules and regulations. Assignments are broad in scope, allowing for a high degree of independent discretion in their execution.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced training and experience pertinent to the position
requirements. Examples include an Associate's degree in culinary, business, education, purchasing or nutrition as well as relevant experience.
Experience: At least two years of progressively responsible experience in large-scale (minimum 2000 meals per day) food service, food preparation, and menu planning, with experience in school based programs preferred; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Over five years of experience in food services at least two of which was in a supervisory capacity with oversight of staff numbers in excess of 10 is preferred.
License and/or other qualifications:
  • Valid California Driver's License
  • Current Serve Safe Manager Certification (must acquire after one month of employment)


Job Responsibility:  DEFINITION:
Child Nutrition Services Production Chef Supervisor, under the direction of the Child Nutrition Services Director, is responsible for planning, implementing, overseeing, supervising and reviewing operations, procurement, recipe and menu cycle development & maintenance, and administrative elements of District-wide Nutrition Services programs. Emphasis is placed on supervision of the Central Production Kitchen, Menu planning and Procurement, Purchasing and Inventory Management. An incumbent is responsible for monitoring Child Nutrition Services staff and operations at school sites and the central production kitchen center, including Catering Services, to ensure compliance with federal, state, and district rules and regulations. Assignments are broad in scope, allowing for a high degree of independent discretion in their execution.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced training and experience pertinent to the position
requirements. Examples include an Associate's degree in culinary, business, education, purchasing or nutrition as well as relevant experience.
Experience: At least two years of progressively responsible experience in large-scale (minimum 2000 meals per day) food service, food preparation, and menu planning, with experience in school based programs preferred; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Over five years of experience in food services at least two of which was in a supervisory capacity with oversight of staff numbers in excess of 10 is preferred.
License and/or other qualifications:
  • Valid California Driver's License
  • Current Serve Safe Manager Certification (must acquire after one month of employment)


Job Requirement:  ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
The job analysis will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity. Essential and marginal (non-essential) job functions are subject to modification. Nothing in this job analysis restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities for this job. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Understands and is able to communicate the philosophy of the Santa Rosa City Schools Child Nutrition
    Services Program. On a daily basis helps to deliver information to the CNS staff and school populations
    about the District Wellness Policy, the meals, the sources of the food, the recipes, and the overall
    Nutrition Services program goals.
  2. Plans, supervises, and coordinates daily Food Service operations at the Central Production Facility to
    ensure compliance with federal, state, and District regulations and policies.
  3. Under the direction of the Director, implements departmental plans, work programs, processes,
    procedures, and policies required to achieve overall department performance results.
  4. Assists in coordinating and integrating department functions and responsibilities to achieve optimal
    efficiency and effectiveness while monitoring performance against the annual departmental budget.
  5. Coordinates, supervises and participates in selection, training, assignment evaluation and supervision of assigned personnel at the Central Production Facility and school sites, as needed; evaluates training needs and plans and assists in implementation of staff training and development programs.
  6. Ensures adherence of CNS program to application processes and meal accountability records for the
    National School Lunch Program, and Child and Adult Care Feeding Program as specified by the State of
    California.
  7. Under the direction of the CNS Director, supervises procurement, receiving, storage, and transportation
    of food and supplies for the program, with a knowledge of and emphasis in sustainable whole foods
    systems. Develops, tests, and manages recipe development, menu cycles for all age groups and meal
    types, including for profit catering programs.
  8. Coordinates and maintains CNS Department staff schedules. Coordinates with office staff and site staff to ensure the maintenance of budgeted FTE, assignment of subs as needed, Assists CNS Director in review of
    applications, interviewing, and recommendations for hiring of site staff.
  9. Analyze food service operation for cost effectiveness and efficiency consistent with FS Department
    Program, evaluate alternatives, and develop sound recommendations for improvement.
  10. Be aware and help to create a physically and mentally safe environment for self and others.
  11. Trains, supports and supervises staff in use of Titan School Solutions systems; POS systems; CNS
    Department Standard Operating Procedures; NSLP compliant procedure in proper recordkeeping for daily
    production; safe and proper use of all mechanical equipment used in CNS sites.
  12. Assists CNS Director with appraising performance of employees; provides input into the performance
    appraisal.
  13. Assists the CNS Director in addressing complaints and resolution of problems
  14. Assists CNS Director in providing opportunities for professional development and career planning for
    supervised staff.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of:

  1. English language skills
  2. Methods and techniques of overseeing and managing large-scale nutrition service program operations,
    including cost accounting techniques and training methods
  3. Microsoft Office Word and Excel
  4. Google G-Suite Programs
  5. Working knowledge of K-12 food service software, including; application management, point of sale, and
    back office management modules (Must acquire within 4 months of start date)
  6. Working knowledge of project management software (Must acquire within 4 start date)

Ability to:

  1. Communicate effectively with oral and written formats
  2. Develop and maintain interpersonal relationships
  3. Perform basic math and accounting tasks
  4. Perform tasks with a personal computer, using keyboarding and word processing skills
  5. Perform customer service and public relations skills
  6. Demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills
  7. Demonstrate organizational skills
  8. Manage confidentiality in all aspects of the job.
  9. Manage multiple tasks with frequent interruptions.
  10. Diffuse and manage volatile and stressful situations.
  11. Be on call outside of normal business hours when necessary.
  12. Prepare and maintain records, compile and verify data, and prepare reports for district management and
    federal and state funding and regulatory agencies.
  13. Organize and supervise menu planning and recipe preparation and testing.
  14. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with district staff, administrators, staff, vendors, parents, and others encountered in the course of work.
  15. Train and evaluate district staff in all HACCP Standard Operating Procedures.
  16. Prepare clear, concise, and comprehensive correspondence, reports, studies, and other written materials.
  17. Provide excellent customer service

MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Marginal job functions represent those job functions that may be assigned to the employee as needed. Essential and marginal (non-essential) job functions are subject to modification. Nothing in this job analysis restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities for this job.

  1. Provide coverage of absent employees as needed
  2. Participate in daily work of supervised employees as needed.
  3. Supports and understands District rules, human resources policies, and procedures and labor contract
    provisions.
  4. Report all unsafe working conditions.


Contact:  Ed Burke, RD
Director of CNS
707-890-3807

Santa Rosa City Schools
211 Ridgway Ave. Santa Rosa, CA 95401


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Goleta Union School District

Director of Food Services
Closing Date:  July 28, 2021

Job Description:  
  • Under general direction, the Director of Food Services plans, organizes, and supervises the food service program and does related work as required.
  • Supervise the district food service program in compliance with safety, federal, and district policies and regulations. Prepare, monitor and administer the food service budget.
  • Maintain records of income and expenditures, food, supplies, equipment and cash sale transactions. Prepare formal bids for submission to Board of Education.
  • Track and reconcile all government commodities and usage.
  • Compile and submit monthly free & reduced lunch lists to State of California. Plan and analyze menus and implement standards for proper nutrition and for efficient and sanitary practices in food handling.
  • Assist in the development and presentation of nutrition education programs for teachers, students, parents and others. Procure and warehouse foods and supplies.
  • Maintain an efficient food operation and a high quality food service staff by recruiting, selecting, training, scheduling, supervising and evaluating all food service personnel.
  • Coordinate all maintenance of equipment and building repairs with appropriate school district personnel.
  • Plan and provide leadership for workshops to disseminate information or provide inservice training. Keep abreast of current developments in food service management and nutrition. Meet with student, teacher, parent or other groups; represent staff at meetings and conferences.


  • Job Responsibility:  See job description.

    Job Requirement:  B.A or equivalent experience, with academic major/concentration
    In food and nutrition, FS management, dietetics, family/consumer sciences, nutrition education, culinary arts, business, or related field or B.A in any academic major and at least two years of relevant School nutrition Program (SNP) experience or A.A. or equivalent educational experience with academic major/concentration in food and nutrition, food service management, dietetics, family/consumer sciences, nutrition education, culinary arts, business, or a related field And at least two years of relevant SNP experience.

    Registered Dietician Preferred


    Contact:  Maija Miller, Human Resources
    401 N. Fairview Ave., Goleta, CA 93117
    (805) 681-1200 x2215



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