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Davenport Community Schools Food and Nutrition Services Manager I in Davenport, Iowa

Food and Nutrition Services Manager I JobID: 10762

  • Position Type:

    Other/ Food and Nutrition Manager

  • Date Posted:


  • Location:

    West High School

  • Closing Date:

    Open Until Filled

       JOB DESCRIPTION/VACANCY NUMBER: posted as 10762 (under “Other”) and 10761 (under “Food Service”) Applicants may apply under either.

    West High School or DepartmentFood and Nutrition Services 200 days Assignment Open1/10/24Date

6:00 am Start Time2:30 pm End Time 8 hrs/5daysNumber of Hours/DayFNS Manager 1 Classification

1/22/24 New Assignment Date

Current district employees and outside applicants may apply online by completing the external* application. Applications will be accepted from1/11/24 until position is filled. Rate of pay: determined based on certification and experience. Includes medical, dental and vision insurance with applicable premium contributions made by employee, $20,000 life insurance policy. *Current district employees -- There are no bidding rights on non-bargaining positions, therefore on the 2ndpage of the application make sure to check the circle indicating “No, I am applying as an external candidate ….”. Please contact the HR Department if you have any questions

Duties & Responsibilities: (Primary Function, Major Responsibilities, Summary of key Duties, Special Assignments, Relationships)1. Orders food, supplies, and small equipment for operation. Inventories food and supplies.2. Maintains proper storage conditions.3. Ensures adherence to proper safety and sanitation principles.4. Assists Food and Nutrition Services Manager with menu planning and merchandising.5. Control food and supply costs through menus, inventory, production schedules, waste reduction, storage, cost data, etc.6. Completes and maintains Food Production Records as required by the Supervisor of Food Service, and in compliance with federal standards.7. Ensures use of standardized recipes. Monitors meal compliance with menu, Federal meal components and required portion sizes.8. Promotes good public relations with students, faculty, staff and parents.9. Personnel:

  • Assists with scheduling and monitoring labor based on production needs. Recommends labor changes for improved efficiency to Food and Nutrition Services Manager.

  • Delegates/assigns duties to staff as needed.

  • Documents employee performance.

  • Assist in guiding, training, and instructing staff. Constructively influence morale and provide recognition when deserved.

  • Monitor and enforce school district and department policies and procedures.

  • Assist Food and Nutrition Services Manager in providing instruction, direction, and support for satellite food service operations.

  • Assist in the preparation and submission of food service employee payroll.

  1. Ensures delivery of high-quality food and superior customer service. Applies merchandising and marketing techniques to increase department sales.11. Assists with equipment inspection and submission of maintenance requests.12. Assists in making the school food service program an integral part of the educational program.13. Sets professional example for staff.14. Uses Food and Nutrition Accountability computer hardware and software to assist in management of the operation.15. Able to perform Food Service Manager duties in manager’s absence.16. Performs other duties as may be assigned.

Physical Requirements of Position:

  • The Manager is physically able to work in a standing position for prolonged periods and to walk much of the time during the day; is able to work in very warm surroundings; has manual dexterity to handle knives and other pieces of kitchen equipment, and is able to lift materials weighing at least 46 pounds. May be required to climb stairs.        

Special Qualification Desired: (Personal Qualities, Education, Skills Needed, Experience, Etc.)

  • Food Service Serv Safe Certification and Certified Level 2 School Nutrition Association.

  • Food Safety, Nutrition 101, Food Preparation Classes, Focus on Customer Service