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Food Services Supervisor

Camp Buckner is currently hiring a Full Time Food Service Supervisor to manage the overall operation of the Dietary Department. As a Food Service Supervisor at Camp Buckner you will be preforming a variety of duties which are listed below. We are looking for someone who has strong management experience in the Food Service industry. The job offers a salary pay, health benefits, PTO/Holiday pay and retirement. Camp Buckner is an interdenominational, recreational, Christian retreat and conference center that offers services to churches, youth groups, businesses and other various ministries. We strive to bring glory to God in all things and provide a Christ centered atmosphere for each one of our guests. We are a part of Buckner International a not-for-profit organization with ministries all over the world. Check us out at or call us at 512-756-7540 to get more details about the job.

Plan, organize, develop and direct the overall operation of the Food Services Department for Camp Buckner. Supervise meal preparations and service of meals to ensure consistent quality. Coordinate the implementation of policies and procedures related to nutrition and meal distribution to comply with standards established by regulatory agencies and Buckner. Assist with enforcing sanitation guidelines as defined by local, state and regulatory agencies.

NOTE: Some descriptions may have more specific duties and/or goals and objectives attached to this form. Such attachments normally reflect unique aspects of specific locations, shifts, departments, etc.
Assist in planning, developing, organizing, implementing, evaluating and directing all aspects of the Dietary Department programs and activities.
Develop and implement quality standards for food production and for service of prepared foods; develop and implement quality standards for the purchase of food products; perform quality control audits on a regular basis.
Develop and implement standard menu cycle to reflect optimum geographic and seasonal appeal and food purchase value.
Develop and implement procedures for conservation and efficient consumption of energy and utilities in food service operation.
Obtain and maintain material safety data sheets (MSDS) for hazardous chemicals used or stored in the dietary department.
Ensure that all dietary personnel follow all established safety policies and procedures; monitor dietary staff to ensure they are following safety regulations in the use of equipment and supplies. Ensure the dietary service areas are maintained in a clean and sanitary manner, including food storage rooms, preparation areas, etc.
Make periodic rounds of the dietary department to check equipment and supplies and ensure that necessary equipment and supplies are available and working properly. Place orders for equipment and supplies as needed.
Ensure that stock levels of staple/non-staple food, supplies, equipment, etc. are maintained at adequate, appropriate levels at all times.
Interview food supply vendors, purchase food service supplies and equipment, and monitor adequate inventory control procedures. Develop and implement procedures for the safe operations of all dietary service equipment.
Develop and maintain recipes as needed. Ensure that menus are maintained and filed in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Keep up-to-date on economic conditions/situations and recommend adjustments in dietary services that assure continued ability to provide daily dietary services.
Routinely inspect food storage rooms, utility/janitorial closets, etc. for upkeep and supply control.
Develop methods for determining quality and quantity of food served. Assist in developing, implementing and maintaining an ongoing quality assurance program for Dietary Department.
Work together with other departments in planning food service programs and activities.
Schedule department work hours, personnel work assignments, etc.; standardize methods in which dietary tasks will be performed. Make daily rounds to ensure that dietary personnel are performing required duties and to ensure that appropriate dietary procedures are being rendered to meet the needs of the facility.
Assist in establishing a food service production line, etc. to ensure that meals are prepared accurately and timely.
Source, hire, supervise, monitor, evaluate and provide direction to direct reports. Provide professional growth and development; develop and communicate annual goals and objectives; monitor and provide constructive feedback; conduct annual performance evaluation.
Timely and accurately address personnel issues including commendations and disciplinary actions using appropriate professional documentation.
Assist with the preparation of the budget for the assigned program and provide continuous monitoring of the budget and other program resources to ensure they are used efficiently and appropriately.
Prepare developmental plans or corrective action involving employees that are out of compliance with minimum standards as well as Buckner policies and procedures.
Report suspected child abuse/neglect to supervisor, DFPS, and appropriate law enforcement agencies.
Work nights and weekends as required to meet business needs.
Maintain compliance with all Buckner policies, procedures and requirements. Maintain compliance with all state and federal laws and regulatory requirements.
Work successfully as part of a team and responsible for developing then maintaining strong working relationships with co-workers.
Facilitate, attend and participate in staff meetings and training as required.
Maintain professionalism in the provision of services which reflects the standards of the agency.
Perform general office tasks as required.
Perform special assignments, projects, and other duties as required.
p. Numbers 1-27 are considered Primary Duties for this job.

NOTE: These requirements represent minimum levels in order to perform the job on a satisfactory basis. Candidates must have the ability to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the job.
Requires in-depth understanding of a comprehensive field of knowledge normally associated with the attainment of a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field. Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or High School Diploma (or G.E.D.) plus comparable training and experience required. Minimum 3 years prior related experience in a supervisory capacity.
Must have or be willing to obtain a Texas Food Safety Manager’s License.
Prior related experience or training in cost control, food management and sanitation required. Requires proficient working knowledge of dietary practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing dietary functions in a long-term care facility.
Requires proficient working knowledge of all phases of the operation of institutional food service including quantity food production, purchasing, and quality food preparation and service.
Requires proficient working knowledge of basic nutrition principles and therapeutic diets.
Requires proficient ability to speak, read and write English.
Requires ability to work nights and weekends as required.
Requires ability to observe and make accurate assessments of situations and individuals and determine appropriate action required.
Requires ability to speak clearly and make self understood effectively in face to face interactions; articulate with accuracy to speak on the phone.
Requires ability to hear and receive verbal instructions, answer phones, communicate with people in situations with some background noise.
Requires ability to relate positively, influentially, and sensitively to a broad spectrum of persons in a variety of multi-tiered relationships and settings.
Requires ability to work under minimal supervision while exercising excellent professional judgment.
Requires ability to work under stress and remain flexible as priorities change.
Requires proficient ability to plan, administer, and report budgets.
Proficient working knowledge of budgetary management and development of policies and procedures required.
Requires ability to provide strategic and logistical planning and facilitate meetings, conferences, workshops, and retreats as required.
Requires ability to effectively manage personnel; requires administrative skills to include but not limited to staff selection, development, motivation, scheduling, and evaluation.
Requires ability to travel to various geographic locations and some overnight stays.
Requires ability to drive assigned vehicle(s) or personal vehicle, with appropriate state license, following all laws applicable; must provide proof of liability insurance and must be eligible to be insured under Buckner’s insurance policy. Must be age 21 or older to drive on behalf of Buckner.
Requires ability to maintain confidentiality.
Requires proficient ability to exhibit detail-oriented skills necessary to understand and manage a wide-range of information.
Proficient working knowledge and ability to accurately and timely operate and perform computer related tasks with specific equipment and software applications required.
Requires ability to use up to 70 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 25 pounds of force frequently and/or 10 pounds continuously to move objects.
Requires ability to walk, stand and sit, sometimes for prolonged periods of time. Requires ability to climb, bend, stoop, kneel, twist, turn, reach, grab, push, pull, and carry or otherwise manipulate objects.
Requires sufficient good health to properly discharge duties. Employees shall not be permitted to work who have infectious disease or skin lesion for the duration of the communicability.
Requires ability to recognize differences in sounds, such as voices/noises that are loud and playful instead of angry and combative; and ability to differentiate tones and volume in conversations.
Requires ability to observe and make accurate assessments of situations and take proper action.
Requires professional commitment to Christian principles and teachings so as to perform tasks and responsibilities in alignment with Buckner’s mission, vision, and values.

Time:  Full-Time Year Round
Salary:  Paid
Category:  Food Services



Updated: 10/2/2018 9:44:07 AM

Job Contact:
Laura Tatsch
(512) 756-7540

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Why work at Camp Buckner:

Summer staff positions are an incredible opportunity to serve our most awesome God, have fun, make new friends and best of all … you get paid for it! For 30 years, our team has worked hard to carry out this mission by providing support services for our guests with life-changing youth programming. When applying as a summer staffer, you get to work hard, play hard, get dirty, sweat a lot, serve a lot, lead others and each other, participate, facilitate, cooperate, educate, inspire and encourage for 13 awesome weeks at camp each summer.

3835 FM 2342
    Burnet, TX 78611

(512) 756-7540

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