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Food Service Supervisor



Department / Unit:

Food Services

Position Type:

Part Time

Bargaining Unit:


Posting Date:

2021/08/10 12:00

Closing Date:


Under the direction of the Manager of Food Services, Clinical Nutrition, the Food Service Supervisor (FSS) is accountable for the provision of safe, nutritious food within the established policies and approved budgets of the department in order to provide services of the highest quality. The FSS will be involved in all aspects of food service operations including purchasing, production, assembly, and distribution. FSS will assist with managing personnel, food equipment and cost, assist with training staff, quality improvement, coordination of inventory and procurement for food services , ensuring safety and sanitation standards, and ensuring nutrition and diet standards are met.
Below qualifications are required unless otherwise noted:
  • Graduate of recognized college with diploma in Food Service and Nutrition Management program or graduate of a University Nutrition degree program required 
  • Current Food Handlers Certification required
  • Membership in the Canadian Society of Nutrition Managers required or must obtain within 9 months of hire
  • 2-4 years' experience supervising staff in food preparation and service operations according to department goals, Occupational Health and Safety and Public Health standards and HACCP guidelines
  • A thorough knowledge of therapeutic nutrition in an acute care setting required
  • Knowledge of medical terminology required
  • Excellent organization, communication, problem solving and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in monitoring, maintaining and improving quality standards through audits, surveys, checks and inspections
  • Experience in menu planning and evaluation according to nutrition standards (an asset)
  • Experience with a centralized cold-plating food service system (an asset)
  • Previous food service supervisory/purchasing and computerized menu program (Computrition) experience
  • Familiarity with union contracts (an asset)
  • Proficient computer skills in data input and Microsoft Office Software
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
  • Appropriate lifting techniques
  • Acceptable performance and attendance records

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