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Food Service Manager

Job: 141823

Location: Arcadia, FL

Facility: FL Civil Commitment Ctr

Type: Full-Time

Shift: Day 8 hour

Recruiter: Jeanette Salva


Compensation Information: $58,594 - $65,104 / year

Why Wellpath

Now is your moment to make a difference in the lives of the underserved.
If there is one unifying characteristic of everyone on our team, it is the deep desire to make a difference by helping society's most vulnerable and often overlooked individuals. Every day we have the distinct honor and responsibility to show up with non-judgmental compassion to provide hope and healing to those who need it most. For those whose calling it is to serve others, now is your moment to join our mission to provide quality care to every patient with compassion, collaboration, and innovation, to live our mantra to “Always Do The Right Thing!”, and to collectively do our part to heal the world, one patient at a time.

About this role

As a Food Service Manager, your responsibilities will include overseeing food preparation, service, and distribution activities to ensure efficient and effective operations. You will manage overall direction for all food service activities to ensure compliance with contractual obligations and organizational standards, implementing improvements to consistently achieve staffing, budget, and operational objectives. You will also be responsible for ensuring the safety of food, work areas meeting expectations of local health department, and the cleanliness and safety of the environment. Your work will be critical in ensuring that all residents/patients receive well-rounded and adequate nutritional food, and that staff are provided with adequate meals while working at the facility. 

What you bring to the table


  • High school diploma or equivalent requiredBachelor’s degree in Culinary, Business Administration, or related area strongly preferred. 



  • Minimum of four (4) years of supervisory experience in food service production in hospital, corrections, military, commercial or institutional setting.   



  • Certified Dietary Manager registration is requiredMust have and maintain a sanitation and food handler’s certificate. (Serv Safe Certification) 

What you will do

  • Ensures food services meet established guidelines while overseeing food quality assurance and controls in production, purchasing and overseeing all food, supplies, and chemicals within budgeted guidelines, and developing and monitoring patient menus including special diets. 
  • Supervises, trains, mentors, and evaluates all Food Service staff, prepares staff schedules, assigns job duties, and cross-trains to meet daily work production requirements, while overseeing all dietary and food staff in-services. 
  • Maintains inventory records per corporate guidelines, including weekly and monthly food/supply inventories and records necessary for department operation, while working with the Infection Control Consultant to ensure facility compliance with blood borne pathogens and other standards. 
  • Compiles monthly surveys and reports results, which are tracked and disseminated to make improvements based on findings. 
  • Interacts with the Health Department Inspector, completes and submits corrective action for quarterly inspections, and follows up as needed to ensure the dietary department meets all requirements. 

Our investment in you

• Make a difference every day in the lives of the underserved
• Join a mission driven organization with a people first culture
• Excellent career growth opportunities

Join us and find a career that supports:
• Caring for overlooked, underserved, and vulnerable patients
• Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging
• Autonomy in a warm team environment
• Growth and training


Perks and Benefits
In addition to comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, and 401k, we foster a work, life balance for team members and their family to support physical, mental, and financial wellbeing including:
• DailyPay, receive your money as you earn it!
• Tuition Assistance and dependent Scholarships
• Employee Assistance Program (EAP) including free counseling and health coaching
• Company paid life insurance
• Tax free Health Spending Accounts (HSA)
• Wellness program featuring fitness memberships and product discounts
• Preferred banking partnership and discounted rates for home and auto loans

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