Job Posting: Baker and Kitchen Supervisor

Updated: Jul 25


Choices for Youth Inc. (“Choices”) is a dynamic, progressive organization that empowers homeless and at-risk youth with innovative options and tools to move from street life to more stable, healthy living situations. CFY is currently seeking a Baker and Kitchen Supervisor to join our Crust Craft Bakery under our Education, Employment, and Social Enterprise Department.


Our facility is a busy, multi-faceted space with the goal of combining creativity with professional skills training. Crust Craft Bakery is dedicated to ensuring the work experience of our trainees is as successful as possible- guiding each person through their work plans, helping to set and achieve goals, and confidently enter the workforce.


Under the direction of the Food Operations Manager, the Baker and Kitchen Supervisor position directs and coordinates the total operation of our food-based social enterprise with a focus on food preparation and manufacturing of our products, food service, and supervision of our youth trainees. The ideal candidate will provide independent skills and leadership in the area of artisanal baking, supervision of daily kitchen operations, quality control, food safety and cleanliness, sustainability, and supply ordering.


RESPONSIBILITIES


· Supervises and facilitates on-the-job training of youth employees engaged in the production of food, food retail, and catering service, ensuring a consistent level of service for all shifts and market events.

· Plans assigns, and reviews work of assigned staff; adjusting work assignments as necessary to respond to fluctuating workloads and individual skill development. Evaluates employee performance.

· Working with our designated support staff to develop best work practices and ensure goals are being met

· Providing Crisis intervention and deescalating practices on site

· Manages and coordinates consistency in our food production, retail, and catering activities.

· Participates in food preparation and ensures recipes and procedures are revised as necessary.

· Ensures all applicable local, provincial, and federal food handling policies are complied with pertaining to food safety and food handling.

· Inventories goods on hand and initiates purchase orders for all food goods for the social enterprise’ products. Ensures all supplies necessary for food production and any events are present.

· Analyzes and monitors food and supply costs data on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis. Reports to the Food Operations Lead as needed to ensure food service operations stay within the allotted budget.

· Analyzes and understands kitchen equipment malfunctions. Schedules and oversee equipment repairs.

· Other duties performed as necessary.


REQUIREMENTS

· 3-5 years in an artisanal and/or commercial bakery, and/or pizzeria setting

· Experience in a kitchen management role as an asset

· Recognized cooking certificate as an asset

· Strong leadership skills; comfortable making decisions and instructing; positive and upbeat personality

· Excellent time management skills

· Comfortable working with the public

· Inventory management principles

· Support experience in an employment-based setting, considered an asset

· Demonstrated skill in working with diverse cultural, ethnic, and academic backgrounds


WORK HOURS

The position will work 32 hours per week with the potential for full-time qualified candidates. Flexibility in work hours will be required to accommodate higher work volumes and organizational requirements. Hours worked in excess of regular hours will be accounted for in accordance with the overtime provisions of the Personnel, Policy and Procedure Manual of CFY and the Labour Standards Act NL.


COMPENSATION

The rate of pay for this position is $16.00 per hour.


HOW TO APPLY

Please submit your cover letter and resume explaining how you meet the criteria and use BSK-07-2022 -in the subject line. Deadline to Apply: July 18, 2022


Email:

Recruitment Recruitment@choicesforyouth.ca

Nick King, Food Operations Manager nking@choicesforyouth.ca

Fax: (709) 726-3125


Equity in employment is essential to a just society. Choices for Youth enthusiastically welcomes applications from all qualified people, including racialized people, people of all gender identities, people who identify as members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community, Indigenous peoples, those with disabilities, mental illness, and from all social strata. Should you require accommodation in relation to a disability, please tell us at the beginning of the selection process. This information will be kept confidential.


To view all current job postings, please visit http://www.choicesforyouth.ca/join-cfy.