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The Salvation Army Kitchen Supervisor in San Jose, California

Requisition Number 21-2040 - Kitchen Supervisor - San Jose ARC

Post Date 1/26/2021

Title Kitchen Supervisor

City San Jose

State CA







THE SALVATION ARMY MISSION STATEMENT: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church.

Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.


  1. Schedule kitchen workload to allow for timely meal preparation, serving and clean- up.

  2. Train and supervise kitchen personnel on proper cooking techniques in the preparation of meals.

  3. Train and supervise kitchen personnel on food safety, work safety and kitchen sanitation. Assure that proper kitchen sanitation standards are maintained.

  4. Assure that kitchen equipment is maintained in good working condition, scheduling preventative maintenance repairs and emergency repairs as needed.

  5. Perform bi-weekly inventory of all unused items and rotate stock to ensure freshness.

  6. Order food consistent with nutritional considerations and within budget restrictions.

  7. Develops and maintains vendor relations with multiple suppliers including the local Food Bank.

  8. Responsible for petty cash bank used for weekly food purchases. Follow approved Accounting procedures for reimbursement of bank.

  9. Work with the Director of Special Services for menu planning and for special events.

  10. Assist with the cooking and service as needed.

  11. Consult with professional staff as necessary concerning beneficiary services.

  12. Keep Resident Manager and/or Rehabilitation Manager informed as to manpower needs.

  13. Assure that established personnel policies and directives (smoking regulation, lunch break times, Etc.) are followed by all assigned personnel (beneficiaries and employees) and the disciplinary measures are taken when necessary.

  14. Assure that safety measures are established and maintained consistently according to TSA Policy and governmental regulations.

  15. Maintain confidentiality as needed and required for operation of program .

  16. Overtime: Any and all overtime must have the written approval of the supervisor. The supervisor’s initials must appear on the timecard besides the overtime hours.

  17. Other duties as may be assigned by the Administrator or designate.

    Requirements QUALIFICATIONS:

• Graduate of an accredited food service program.

• Minimum of 1 year experience in institutional cooking with management responsibilities.

• Must hold valid California drivers license and be able to show proof of insurance.


• Ability to stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel, and twist on an intermittent or continuous basis.

• Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

• Ability to work in an environment of extreme heat.

• Ability to see and make visual inspections and to read, interpret and follow recipes.

• Ability to smell and taste to determine freshness and proper seasoning.

• Ability to perform various repetitive motion tasks

• Able to operate a motor vehicle

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP

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  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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