Food Service Supervisor

  • Full Time
  • Surrey

School District #36 (Surrey)

The Surrey School District respectfully acknowledges that our schools reside on the traditional, unceded, and shared territories of Coast Salish peoples: The q? íc?? y? – Katzie, the q’wa:n??’?n? – Kwantlen and the SEMYOME – Semiahmoo First Nations, who have been stewards of this land since time immemorial.

Surrey Schools values an inclusive school district where equity is deeply embedded, and diversity welcomed. We acknowledge the profound responsibility we all have in ensuring that our schools and district sites foster an atmosphere where everyone feels secure, respected, and valued. Our commitment to providing a quality education extends beyond academic excellence; we are committed to creating and cultivating diverse, inclusive, and barrier-free environments for all applicants, employees, students, and their families. Our identity, as Surrey Schools, is expressed in the shared values of openness, fairness and tolerance and recognizes the importance of diversity of identity and thought. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

Surrey Schools, recipient of the BC Top Employers and Canada’s Greenest Employer awards, is the largest school district in BC and the second largest employer in Surrey. Spread across one of the fastest-growing cities in British Columbia, Surrey Schools provides quality education to over 82,000 students with 124 schools sites and a variety of other learning facilities, offering a broad range of innovative programs and services to support the learning of our students. The Surrey School District team of approximately 13,000 employees works tirelessly every day to ensure that children are getting the best start they can, providing the preparation to be our leaders of tomorrow.

The Surrey School District participates in the BC government’s Feeding Futures program, providing breakfast and lunch at 73 schools. This program receives foundational funding from the government for staffing and core operations, with additional support from generous donations from businesses, organizations, and individuals covering food costs. This collaborative effort enables us to address the nutritional needs across our expansive student population.

Our meal offerings, both hot and cold, are carefully designed to meet complete nutrition guidelines, ensuring that they not only nourish but also bring comfort, joy, and a sense of value and recognition to our students.

This is a 12 month position reporting to the Manager, Food Services, working Monday to Friday 37.5 hours per week with some weekend and evenings and early mornings required. One position will be 8am to 4pm and one will be 6am – 2pm with a half hour lunch break.

The Food Service Supervisor oversees food service operations at selected Surrey schools by:

conducting school visits to ensure service, nutrition, food quality and safety standards are maintained at all times

providing clear, easily understood directions to staff and follow up to ensure comprehension and completion

discussing students’ food allergies with parents and school staff to ensure student safety

plan menus that appeal to students within the budget, the Guidelines for Food and Beverages in BC Schools, FoodSafe standards, etc.

monitor student acceptance of the meals, order patterns, and make changes as required.

completing related duties including scheduling, orientation and training for staff, record keeping.

Applicants must have the following qualifications:

A two-year program in Nutrition and Food Services Management from an educational institute recognized by the District

Current certification in Food Safe I and II

5 year recent related experience.

Able to use Outlook, Word, Excel, Teams and Bullforg

Eligible for membership in the Canadian Society of Nutrition Management

Valid BC Driver’s License and vehicle to move between sites.

This is a unionized position that offers an hourly wage rate of $33.04 per hour plus a liberal benefit package including pension, health, vacation, and sick benefits.

Qualified applicants can apply by clicking the “apply” button to the right of the posting. The closing date for this position is May 19, 2024 at 4:00pm.

Note: Successful applicants will be required to consent to a Criminal Records Search prior to employment. Only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. To all others, thank you for your interest.