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Food Service Manager

Food Service Manager

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Food Services
Salary $13.00/HR
Compensation Min 
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Regular Full-Time

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  • Involvement in the total camp program with willingness to help in all areas as needed, including dining room, outdoor/indoor activities, children with problems, daily assembly, etc.
  • Promote observance of moral emphasis of the program affecting campers and staff.
  • Responsible to complete Orientation Sessions and attend all parent meetings.
  • Attend and contribute to Program Leadership & General Staff Meetings.
  • Responsible for sharing with the Camp Directors and/or Corps Officers, all matters of mutual concern relating to the total welfare of the Camp Program.
  • Supervision of all Summer Camp Food Service Staff.
  • Ensure that all foods are at the required temperatures, in accordance with NYC DOMH Regulations.
  • Ensure that all Food Safety Practices are in place, at all times.
  • Ensure that all meals begin at there designated times and contact the Program Directors immediately, if a problem arises that will delay the meal.
  • Train staff and campers in management of food service, as it pertains to them.
  • Responsible to assist in all aspects of food service that pertain to Brownsville Creative Arts Campers.
  • Supervise set up and clean up of dining area.
  • Inspect dining area and supervise during meals. Address any roughhousing, inappropriate behavior or behavior that is unacceptable, with the staff members present.
  • Be mindful of the daily attendance numbers for each group and inform the cooks so adequate food is prepared.
  • Keep and verify accurate meal counts, in accordance with the USDA Summer Food Service Program regulations.
  • Responsible for keeping daily inventories of stock, including milk, dry food and non-food supplies.
  • Make sure the dining hall is clean and ready for each meal.
  • Assign Food Service Staff to specific jobs and/or areas.
  • Be committed to the development of campers spiritually, physically, educationally, emotionally and socially.
  • Have a willingness to work with all staff members regardless of their positions.
  • Voice criticisms to the Program Director first and respond positively to the direction of the Director.
  • Be in accord with the camp aims and policies, being loyal to camp at all times.
  • Assist where needed for the benefit of the campers and the smooth operation of camp.
  • Accurately complete and securely store all necessary reports for State and/or Federal Government inspection.
  • Complete a Camp Debrief at the end of the season to include areas of concern for following camp season.


  • Associates Degree in Business Administration preferred, but not required
  • Minimum of one year Food Service managerial experience preferred
  • Experience in a camp setting or an institutional food service setting
  • Ability to supervise campers and staff
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Availability for the entire duration of the Summer Camp Season