Built on a culture of safety and integrity, NMS delivers award\\-winning, integrated support services to a variety of clientsin food service, facilities management, camp services, security and hotel management in Alaska and the continental U\\.S\\. We are proud to serve not only our original oilfield clients, but also clients from federal, state and local governments, corporate facilities, healthcare institutions, schools and universities, manufacturing centers, and the transportation and telecommunications industry\\.Our clients have peace of mind knowing we are committed to delivering best\\-in\\-class service, and we bring creativity, technology and experience to every project\\. Our mission is to provide management and support services at a level of quality, value, safety and expertise beyond our clients' expectations\\. At NMS, we expect our employees to fulfill that mission in every aspect of their work\\.
The Chef position is responsible to oversee food production and quality, order for 13 locations, in charge of training school food service staff and following NSLP guidelines while bringing a fresh approach to all kitchens\\. Operations include meal production for student's distribution to 13 schools and managing the logistics of the distribution\\.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
+ Directs a high quality, cost effective general kitchen and food preparation operation\\.
+ Menu planning, ordering, inventory, HACCP, and teaching culinary standards to staff\\.
+ Working closely with various clients, plans a variety of balanced and attractive menus or food service options\\.
+ Develops appropriate recipes and makes sure all required supplies, resources, and materials are purchased, ordered, and available when needed\\.
+ Quality focused with the ability to grow student meal participation while controlling costs\\.
+ Maintains excellent client and employee communications and relations to continuously improve the quality of provided services, resolve problems, and facilitate the acceptance and implementation of new services\\.
+ Plans and implements an effective staff\\-training program\\.
+ Makes sure the responsibilities, authorities, and accountability of all assigned employees are defined and understood\\.
+ Develops, maintains, or approves various administrative matters or materials such as budget expenditures or development, operational reports, cost analysis or records, time sheets, payroll matters, personnel or accounting materials, work schedules, etc\\.
+ Documents positive steps regularly taken to implement an effective safety program\\.
+ Continuously seeks to improve the quality of assigned activities\\.
+ Assures a high degree of sanitation is observed in all assigned areas and responsibilities\\.
+ Conducts special demonstrations, special events, or theme activities\\.
+ Consistently demonstrates professional skills in efficiently carrying out assigned activities, using all forms of communications, handling of change, developing employees, solving typical problems, and making decisions\\.
+ Periodically physically performs all types of high volume food production and preparation duties and fills in for absent employees\\.
+ Performs various inventory and quality control tasks as well as completes various inspection checklists\\.
+ Assumes 100% responsibility for quality of products served\\.
+ Knows and complies consistently with our standard portion sizes, cooking methods, quality standards and kitchen rules, policies and procedures\\.
+ Maintains a clean and sanitary work station\\.
+ Follows proper plate presentation and garnish set up for all dishes\\.
+ Meets with supervisors to discuss daily menus, issues, and problems\\.
+ This position has no supervisory responsibilities\\.
+ Other duties that are pertinent to the department or unit's success also may be assigned\\.
+ Must have a High school diploma or GED equivalent\\.
+ Must have Municipality of Anchorage Food Handler's Card or ServSafe contingent upon 30 days of hire\\.
+ Must have three \\(3\\) years experience in a commercial kitchen in a food service operation, restaurant, hotel or hospital\\.
+ Must have knowledge and training in using a variety of food production equipment\\.
+ Must be able to work independently and complete assignments in a timely manner\\.
+ A valid Driver's License and an acceptable driving record for the past three \\(3\\) years to be eligible under NMS' vehicle insurance policy\\.
+ Contract requires employees to speak, understand, read and write English\\.
+ Must have basic proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications; Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook\\.
+ One \\(1\\) year of school cafeteria dining experience\\.
+ Familiar with National School Lunch programs\\.
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements
Weather: Indoors \\(Environmentally controlled; requires most or all work to be done inside\\)
Noise level: Moderate
Office conditions: Pace of work environment: Medium
Customer Interaction: High
Description of environment: This is an industrial school kitchen setting
Physical requirements: Employee is required to lift and/or move up to 35 lbs\\. Frequently required to sit, stand, walk, use hands/fingers to handle or feel, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk/hear, see, taste/smell, and carry weight/lift\\.
**NMS Core Values**
Safety guides our behavior\\.
Honesty and integrity govern our activities\\.
Commitments made will be fulfilled\\.
All individuals are treated with dignity and respect\\.
The environment will be protected and sustained\\.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Shareholder Preference
NMS is an equal employment opportunity employer\\. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran protected status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law\\.NANA grants employment preference to shareholders of NANA and their spouses and descendants to the extent allowed by law\\.
It is NMS policy to conduct background checks, drug testing and a physical assessment, as applicable, once an offer has been accepted, in accordance with company and/or contract requirements\\.
If you are a job seeker with a disability and require accessibility assistance or an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please submit a request by telephone or via email\\. In order to appropriately assist you with an accommodation, we ask that you please specify the assistance needed in order to access our jobsite and post for a position\\. The dedicated email and telephonic options are listed below and are reserved only for individuals with disabilities needing accessibility assistance\\.
To request an accommodation by telephone, contact us at: 1\\-800\\-478\\-2000
To request an accommodation by email, contact us atrecruiting@nana\\.com
**Job:** Food Preparation & Service
**Company:** NANA Management Services
**Primary Location:** US\\-AK\\-Juneau
**Shift:** Day Job
**Closing Date \\(Period for Applying\\) \\- External:** Mar 31, 2019, 11:59:00 PM