Compass Group Canada Food Services Coordinator in FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta

Food Services Coordinator

Imagine working in a place where thousands of people rely on your team to bring out the best in their day. Join us and know you can make it happen by creating a home away from home for our clients. You can make every day more enjoyable simply by serving a nutritious meal. Or ensuring a safe living environment. Or creating recreational programs for their down time. No matter what role you play with us, it will be an important one.

Why work with ESS Support Services?We are a member of Compass Group Canada, the leading foodservice and support services company. We work with clients in the oil and gas, mining, construction, coastal logging, military and defense sectors. Coverage is as diverse as offshore oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico, to coastal logging camps in B.C., to construction camps in the Alberta Oil Sands. Facilities are located within drill camps, mining camps, construction camps, pipeline camps, oil and gas installations and correctional facilities.

Now, if you were to come on board as one of ourFood Services Coordinators, we-d ask you to do the following for us:

  • Perform daily control and reporting of labor and food spend costs.

  • Oversee meal services in the absence of Food Services Manager.

  • Be a presence in the dining room and interact with guests to receive feedback.

  • Maintain confidentiality of all company information.

  • Work directly with the Chefs to implement strategies/policies of the management team.

  • Review services with the object of reducing costs, increasing profitability and efficiency, without loss of standard.

  • Drive the -Food is the focus- culture and action plan.

  • Perform a daily follow up on Webtrition standards.

  • Oversee the preparation and service of food and beverage items in adherence to company food standards for preparation, presentation, sanitation and safety (meeting HACCP and OSHA guidelines) and portion control.

  • Do quality checks on the daily mealtimes in terms of palatability of food for residents.

  • Investigate and resolve complaints regarding food quality and service.

  • Perform kitchen and dining room walk inspections to ensure cleanliness, health and safety compliance.

  • Focus on HACCP and Food Safety Standards through auditing and observation complete with reporting and corrective action.

  • Monitor food preparation methods and portion sizes, garnishing and presentation of food in order to ensure that food is prepared and presented in an acceptable manner.

  • Control inventory counts and data processing.

  • Schedule staff hours in accordance with occupancy forecast on the DCR.

  • Monitor compliance with health and fire regulations regarding the kitchen.

  • Ensure standards for personnel performance and customer service are maintained.

  • Review work procedures and operational problems in order to determine ways to improve service, performance, and safety.

  • Maintain food and equipment inventories and keep inventory records.

  • Organize and direct worker training programs, resolve personnel problems, assist in hiring new staff, and evaluate employee performance in dining and lodging facilities.

  • Order and purchase equipment and supplies as directed by the Food Services Manager.

  • Assist with spot inspections of camps to ensure product is consistent and equal at all locations.

  • Arrange for equipment maintenance/repairs and coordinate a variety of services, such as waste removal.

  • Provide cover for other Food Services Managers during their rotational time off.

  • Help establish and enforce nutritional standards for our kitchen.

  • Schedule use of facilities or catering services for events, such as banquets or receptions, and negotiate details of arrangements with clients.

Think you have what it takes to be our nextFood Services Coordinator? We-re committed to hiring the best talent for the role. Here-s how we-ll know you are the best fit:

  • You have at least two years of food service experience either in front or back of house; and two years of staff supervision experience.

  • You are proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, Power Point).

  • You are computer savvy and able to learn new software programs.

  • You must have advanced food safety training.

  • You must have good knowledge of HACCP.

  • You have excellent conflict resolution, communication and interpersonal skills.

  • You have demonstrated skills in budget control and cost savings.

  • You adapt to a fast-paced environment and extended hours.

  • You have a strong eye for detail and organization.

  • You have a professional demeanor.