Food Preparation Manager ADVA Position

Arkansas State Veterans Home - Fayetteville - Posted by Peggy McCoy
Please apply before 14 Jan 2019
Food Preparation Manager
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Office: Arkansas State Veterans Home
Section: Food and Beverage - Dietary
Date Posted: 12/27/2018
Posting Expires: 01/14/2019
The Food Preparation Manager is responsible for monitoring food preparation activities for quality and quantity control purposes, and requisitioning, inspecting, and conducting inventory of food and non-food products. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Typical Functions
Supervises a food preparation staff by interviewing and recommending for hire/termination, overseeing the training of employees, developing shift schedules, assigning and reviewing work, counseling, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Monitors food preparation, service, storage, and cleaning activities, to ensure compliance with health, safety, and operating standards, by sampling food, examining serving size, identifying and controlling food waste, inspecting kitchen and service areas, and adjusting work assignments as needed. Requisitions food and non-food products from established vendors or central storage facility to meet daily production needs, conducts inventory, and prepares purchase orders for non-routine items. Inspects food and supply deliveries, approves product substitutions, and modifies menus, in accordance with doctor's or dietician's orders. Compiles statistics of items ordered, used, and inventoried and prepares related reports, maintains records on special diets, participates in developing menus for special meals or events, and coordinates equipment requisition, repair, and maintenance activities. Researches laws, reviews procedural updates, and attends informational meetings to develop and provide in-service training on policy and procedural changes, preparation methods, and equipment operations. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Knowledge of supervisory practices and procedures. Knowledge of sanitation and safety requirements of a food service facility. Knowledge of methods, materials, and appliances used in large scale food preparation, service, and storage. Knowledge of basic dietetics, including food preparation, service, sanitation and safety. Knowledge of purchasing, inventory, and storeroom procedures. Ability to plan, organize, and oversee the work activities of a subordinate food supervisory and preparation staff. Ability to develop and present in-service training. Ability to compile, prepare, and maintain records and reports.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus four years of experience in institutional and/or commercial food service, storage and preparation of non-perishable and perishable foods or a related area, including one year in a supervisory capacity. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Preferred Qualifications
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Agency Specific Information
Benefit Package Includes: Health & Life Insurance, Vacation & Sick Time, Paid Holidays, Credit Union Available, Retirement, Career Service Bonus, and Deferred Compensation.

Direct Deposit is required for employment according to Act 1887 of 2005.

All ADVA applicants must complete a drug screen and background check if applicable.

TWO-YEAR EMPLOYMENT BAN: The following will result in the selectee (whether internal or external applicant) being banned from applying for employment with ADVA for two years:

If the drug test is not performed within 48 hours (unless an extension is granted). If the drug test is positive. A test is considered to be positive if the test results indicate that the sample has been tampered with in any way or that the selectee has attempted to falsify the test results, including the use of masking agents or chemicals.If the selectee fails to appear for drug testing without notifying the hiring official that he/she is declining the position.


It is important that you submit complete and accurate information and that you complete the application form according to instructions. List all prior work experience, beginning with your most recent employment. Include all experience, position held, volunteer or unpaid work; however, you should also include the number of hours per week which you performed these duties. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Point of Contact:

Whitney Haynie
Human Resources
501 Woodlane Drive, Suite 230C
Little Rock, AR 72201
Point of Contact: Whitney Haynie
Phone: (501) 683-2446 Fax: (501)682-4833
Job Details
Position No.: 22163681
Class Code: S044C
Grade: GS04
Salary Range: $29,046.00 - $42,117.00 per year
check required?
Job Type: Full Time
Location Information
Job City: Fayetteville
Job County/Region: Washington
Contact Information
Contact name: Peggy McCoy
Phone: 479-695-0156
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