City of Fort Wayne

Supervisor IV-Food Service

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Working under the direction of the Deputy Director of Botanical Conservatory, Foellinger Theatre and Community Outreach, the position coordinates food and beverage services and concessions operations, and plans, organizes, conducts, and implements...
Job Code: 2021124
Posted On: Friday, 19th March 2021
Category: Regular Full Time
Department: Parks and Recreation
Shift: 40 hours per week. Flexible schedule with some weekends and holidays
Location: Fort Wayne, IN
200 E. Berry Street
Pay Rate: $48,394.89 - $59,149.31 Annually

Job Description:

SUMMARY

Working under the direction of the Deputy Director of Botanical Conservatory, Foellinger Theatre and Community Outreach, the position coordinates food and beverage services and concessions operations, and plans, organizes, conducts, and implements a comprehensive year-round schedule of recreation, social, and education activities, services and programs related to food and beverage services. This position is responsible to supervise the preparation and distribution of more than 100,000 meals and snacks to youth. In addition, they will assist and oversee various food and beverage operations for the whole department. The incumbent is expected to exercise good judgment, independence, initiative, and professional expertise in conducting day-to-day operations. All work duties and activities must be performed in accordance with the City safety rules and operating regulations, policies and procedures as well as federal, state, and local regulations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the ability to interact with the public, City incumbents, and outside agencies with patience, tact, respect, and professionalism and the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Coordinates food and beverage services operations including but not limited to; concessions, “Kid’s Café” and the “Summer Lunch Program”;
  • Ensures safety, compliance, and reporting as it relates to the Allen County Board of Health, Indiana Excise, and all other related food and beverage regulatory organizations;
  • Acts as primary contact for food service organizations;
  • Assists in preparing grant applications as required;
  • Plans, implements, and reports on assigned grant sponsored programs;
  • Directs activities of seasonal staff member(s) assigned specifically to the food and beverage service area;
  • Maintains all food and beverage service records and food related training;
  • Maintains inventory, and pricing for food related operations;
  • Coordinates nutrition programs at all sites providing subsidized food and beverage services;
  • Assists in hiring, training, and supervising staff;
  • Determines and secures resources needed including facilities, staff, equipment, supplies, instructors, etc.;
  • Plans and implements specialized classes, activities, programs related to food and beverage service;
  • Monitors, supervises, and evaluates activities, as well as instructors, volunteers, and any subordinate staff;
  • Prepares and submits reports;
  • Sets up and/or cleans up facilities and is responsible for building security;
  • Collects fees, assesses charges, assigns invoices to appropriate cost centers, and maintains the food service budget.

MARGINAL DUTIES

Assists with other activities/services as assigned.

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS

The incumbent is responsible to manage their performance in accordance with this job description and the performance expectations provided to them by management. If at any time the incumbent is unsure of their role or specific responsibilities, it is the incumbent’s responsibility to refer to their job description and ask for clarification from their supervisor. Management will work with the incumbent, as needed, to ensure performance expectations are clearly communicated and performance goals are achieved.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Directly supervises several seasonal/temporary, and part-time employees, instructors, and volunteers. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Minimum of two years of successful supervisory experience in the food and beverage service industry, Excise experience a plus.

OTHER KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and/or ABILITIES

  • Basic record keeping and accounting skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel, and Power Point; as well as current social media platforms and teleconferencing software;
  • Communicates effectively, both orally and in writing, with staff, other employees, participants, and public;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective leadership and role model relationship with participants;
  • Must have transportation.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • Valid Indiana Driver’s License;
  • ServSafe Certification within 90 days of accepting employment;
  • Excise Server Permit, preferred, but not required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Apply Online

All applications for currently posted positions will be submitted on line at www.cityoffortwayne.org. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. Reasonable accommodations for persons with a known disabling condition will be considered in accordance with State and Federal Law.

(Those individuals who accept employment with the City and live outside one of the six contiguous Indiana counties that border Allen County (DeKalb, Whitley, Noble, Huntington, Wells, and Adams) will have six (6) months from their start date to become residents of either Allen County or one of the six counties listed above. Policy and Procedure Number 204 Page: 1 of 1).

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to age, race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran's status, national origin, or sexual orientation. Reasonable accommodations for persons with a known disabling condition will be considered in accordance with State and Federal Law.

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