This full-time and exempt position exists to coordinate the acquisition and dissemination of the food and related supplies for agency programs and other functions and events, as assigned. This position also has food preparation and cooking and driving responsibilities.
Some duties are but are not limited to:
Ensure that appropriate food is available in the most cost effective manner for all programs; Maintain fiscally responsible programs, under the guidance of the CNS Manager; Pick up donations on a regular basis; Utilize donations to their fullest capacity and ensure their use in daily menus; Generate new sources of food donations and related supplies; Ensure the safety and security of all food, donations, supplies, equipment, etc., including maintaining a zero tolerance theft policy applicable to all; Plan for and provide the safe, sanitary, nutritious and efficient operation of all food production facilities; develop written procedures to assist in this process; Using the cycle menus for all food programs provided by the Cook, develop cost effective acquisition processes for food and supplies; Perform food preparation and cooking functions when assigned; Arrange for the maintenance and inspections of all vehicles assigned to the CNS Program; Supervise the following staff positions: Stock Clerk/Driver (2 part time positions) as long as those positions are operative and funded positions of the agency; Supervise any other position, as directed by supervisor; Responsible for the proper training and supervision of all assigned food program staff, including staff evaluations; When required, conduct corrective interviews in concert with supervisor, with subordinate staff and forward those notations, with signatures, to human resources on a timely basis; Collect, verify/authorize and submit all reports, time records, vouchers, etc., on a timely and accurate basis; Ensure that staff and volunteers abide by all policies and procedures.; Ensure that staff has the appropriate current certifications; Network and build collaborations with congregations and the community re: food service programs; Work with, direct and encourage volunteers to help complete tasks; Complete all required paperwork, reports, proposals, etc., in an efficient, literate, timely and professional manner; Interact with staff, volunteers and all others in a pleasant, respectful and professional manner; Serve on the agency’s Safety Committee; Attend all regularly scheduled staff meetings and assigned training sessions; Meet with supervisor, as scheduled; Represent the agency at certain meetings, functions, community events, fundraisers, etc., as requested and as assigned.
Some requirements are but are not limited to:
Bachelor’s Degree and experience in food service and inventory management or a combination of training and experience; Excellent computer, communications, organizational and creativity skills; Knowledge of safety and kitchen safety and sanitation rules; Possession of valid food handling and Food Bank certifications or ability to obtain them within ninety (90) days of employment and maintain that certification without expiration; Certified in first aid and CPR or become certified within ninety (90) days of employment and maintain that certification without it expiring; Ability to communicate with a broad spectrum of individuals in a patient, compassionate, courteous, fair and respectful manner, even under the worst circumstances; Ability to respond quickly to emergency situations; Ability to remain calm in tense and emergency situations; Effective leadership skills; Professional work ethic; Problem solving skills; Creative, decisive, logical, focused, self-driven, task-oriented and fair; Excellent time management and administrative managerial skills; Possess current and valid PA driver’s license with 3-year clean driving record and maintain that clean driving record throughout employment; Possess a reliable vehicle that is available at all times throughout workday; Maintain current and valid vehicle insurance and supply those current financial responsibility cards to Human Resources/Operations Director as insurance comes due; Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time; Ability to work in cramped areas; Ability to tolerate extreme hot and cold temperature; Ability to climb steps in a hurried fashion; Ability to lift 40 pounds; Act 33 and 34 clearances.
Interested and qualified candidates may apply in confidence by submitting a cover letter, resume and compensation requirements. In addition, please send completed Employment Application by downloading that document at http://www.eecm.org/job-opportunities/.
Please email, fax or mail all documents to:
Phone: 412.361.5549 x 7115
Mail: Human Resources Coordinator
East End Cooperative Ministry
6140 Station Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Job Will Remain Open Until Filled
Equal Opportunity Employer