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Food Service Manager I

Naples, FL, USA Req #11455
Tuesday, August 25, 2020

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith based organization, has a job opening for a Food Service Manager for the Naples Corps, located in Naples,  Florida.


Job Summary

Plans, coordinates, participates, supervises and evaluates the day-to-day operations of a food services program; plans and develops menus; purchases food and maintains an adequate level of inventory for program needs; prepares and administers a food budget; ensures food service program operates in compliance with health standards and regulations; supervises, schedules, evaluates, and participates in the work of kitchen personnel including the cooking and serving of meals.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of the principles and practices of food preparation and management. Knowledge of proper cooking methods and procedures. Knowledge of meal planning techniques. Knowledge of basic dietary and basic nutritional needs. Knowledge of acceptable food storage and cleaning techniques. Knowledge of the principles and practices of budget preparation and administration. Knowledge of health regulations governing the operation of public kitchens. Ability to lead, motivate, supervise and evaluate the work of subordinate employees. Ability to plan and cook nutritional, tasteful, and safe food for large groups in a timely manner. Ability to ensure kitchen appliances are properly operated and maintained. Ability to order food and kitchen supplies in an economical manner and to maintain an adequate level of inventory. Ability to ensure kitchen operations conforms with local, state, and federal health regulations.



Education and Experience

Two year degree in food services, culinary arts, or related program AND Three years progressively responsible experience in food service management to include planning, purchasing, and preparing meals for large groups with one year experience in a supervisory capacity, OR any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.



Licenses and Certifications

Valid state driver’s license may be required.

Florida Food Handlers Certificate



Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

Ability to meet attendance requirements. Ability to read, write and communicate the English language. Ability to cook, taste and smell food. Limited amount of physical effort required associated with walking, standing, lifting and carrying light objects (less than 50 lbs.) 5-10% of work time.


Work is performed in a normal office and kitchen environment where there may be limited physical discomforts associated with working around hot stoves/ovens or cold freezers.



Additional Information

All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.


To apply, please select the “Apply Now” icon at the bottom if this posting.


Application submittal period: 8/25/20-9/4/20


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Other details

  • Job Family FL-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Food Service
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education Certification
  • Naples, FL, USA