Food Service Position - New Canaan Public Schools
Position: Food Service Position
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Food Service Assistant Director
Job Location: New Canaan Public Schools
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: New Canaan Public Schools
New Canaan, CT 06840
Telephone: 203-594-4022
Job Description:
The Food Services Assistant Director is instrumental in maintaining established quality standards to ensure superior service. The primary function of this position is to help create and maintain an exceptional food services program for approximately 4300 students and 700 staff.
Primary Responsibilities include: Supervision of Food Service Department staff for all schools in accordance with the New Canaan Public Schools policies, procedures and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; ensuring adherences to district policies and procedures; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Education and Experience: A culinary degree and a minimum of 5-years’ experience in an organization that produces a high volume of meals and current safety certifications.
Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to calculate quantities and numbers based on formulas and other variables.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the Food Services Assistant Director is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and or move up to 50 pounds.

To apply: Complete an application on our district website, and upload a cover letter and resume.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.