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Food Service Director

Location:Hunt, TX
Salary Range:$28,000 - $30,000/yr DOE
Exempt/Non-Exempt:Exempt
Benefits:Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, vacation, holiday, sick pay, retirement after 2 years of employment
Employment Type:Full Time
Department:CAMP FLAMING ARROW
Description:Housing is provided - 1 bedroom, efficiency apartment.

Under the guidance of the Executive Camp Director, this position is part of the team responsible for marketing, planning, developing, supervising and coordinating a high quality Resident Summer and Retreats program at YMCA Camp Flaming Arrow. This position carries responsibility for providing quality food service within nutritional and cost guidelines. Must meet applicable American Camp Association Standards and Texas Health laws in food service area. Responsible for cleanliness and light maintenance of the camp kitchen and dining facility. Incumbent is responsible for the preparation and management of the Food Service Department Budget
Duties:Oversees all aspects of the YMCA Camp Flaming Arrow Food Service Operation.

Develops and maintains the department Budget.

Purchases food supplies budgeted at the rate of 13% of gross revenues or less.

Works within budget and year-end-projection timetables to meet all deadlines.

Monitors expenses monthly. Stays with in 5% of budgeted plan. If needed, takes corrective action to keep budget in positive, or zero variance.

Works with vendors to purchase food and supplies at lowest cost and highest quality possible.

Submits food invoices on a weekly basis for authorization/payment. Special attention must be given to month-end and year-end closing activities.

Conducts a comprehensive inventory each December.

Participates in all available reimbursement programs we are eligible for.

Designs menus to stay within cost guidelines.

Keeps track of camp gross revenues on a monthly basis and adjust spending to stay within the percentage allotment.

Coordinates with the Retreat Director to purchase and maintain Camp Store beverages and snacks for all seasons.

Works with the Executive Camp Director in development of an annual budget.

Recommends expenses in areas of food, janitorial supplies, equipment, and staffing.

Monitors progress through the camp season and makes necessary adjustments as needed.
Evaluates vendor relationships on an annual basis.

Provides courteous and professional service to guests.

Provides coordinated program planning with all other exempt staff leadership team members.

Manages all appropriate expense accounts within the budget, and reviews on a regular basis.

Recruits, hires and trains the highest caliber of kitchen staff within all state, ACA, YMCA, and ServSafe Texas standards.

Maintains all kitchen facilities equipment in a proper quality manner.

Assists in training and supervising all Summer Camp and Retreat staff positions.

Responsible for the stewardship of campís natural resources, facilities, equipment and programs.

Insures that programs are operated in a safe and professional manner, adhering to the standards of the YMCA of Greater San Antonio.

Evaluates and monitors the camp food program, ensuring the food service program meets the needs of the participants.

Oversees and coordinates the Summer Camp Pan Handlers Club (Cooking Club).

Works with the Association Grants Department and Camp Business Manager to ensure all standards are met in order to qualify for USDA summer food program.

Follows established marketing and graphics standards.

Models and communicates the YMCA of Greater San Antonioís mission, vision, and values.

Maintains positive relationships within the YMCA, outdoor environmental education groups, camping communities and professional organizations.

Continues professional growth through educational study and conference attendance.

Assists with the coordination of activities and operations between camp departments as they relate to the food service programs and the camp in general such as assigned host coverage.

Assists in the coordination of ACA guidelines and accreditation.

Participates in the annual Y Partners campaign.

Provides food service data and reports in support of planning processes and presentations at appropriate Board Meetings.

Performs all other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:Bachelorís degree in a related field is highly preferred. A minimum of an Associates Degree or equivalent work experience will be considered. YMCA or camping experience is also highly preferred.

1-2 years experience in food service, hospitality, and/or customer service is required.

Experience hiring, supervising, and leading a team is required.

Strong interpersonal and communication skills, customer service, public relations skills, and the ability to work with youth and adults are essential.

Must have a valid driverís license, clean driving record, intermediate experience with computers, including personal computer applications such as database and word processing.

Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations is important.

Job requirements include a Texas Food Service Mangers Certificate, Texas Serve Safe Certification. Must be currently certified in First Aid, CPR, O2 and BBP or attain within 60 days of hire.

Physical/Mental Requirements:
Work is performed in a fast-paced kitchen environment. Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing is essential for this position. Visual acuity is required for reading computer screens and/or documents and making changes as necessary/required. Job requires high levels of alertness and concentration. Walking is frequent. Repetitive stooping and bending with frequent lifting of light to heavy objects is required. The ability to sit and stand for long periods of time is required as well as the ability to manipulate keyboards, telephone keypads, and kitchen utensils. Must have visual and auditory ability to respond to critical incidents and the physical ability to respond swiftly in an emergency situation.


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