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Food Service Supervisor (2 Open Positions)

Job Description

The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Food Service Supervisor at East Central Regional Hospital, located in Augusta, GA.

Job Description:

Supervises the cooking, preparation, serving, and storage of food. Makes food supply requisition, conducts facility and equipment sanitation and maintenance inspections. Monitors the quality of food service. Supervises and plans work of assigned staff.

Job Responsibilities & Performance Standards:

  • Supervises and plans work for assigned staff
  • Cleans work areas, equipment, utensils, dishes, and silverware
  • Cleans, peels, slices and trims foodstuffs using manual and electric appliances
  • Ensures food service equipment is properly operated and maintained
  • Investigate and resolve complaints regarding food quality, service, or accommodations
  • Observes safety, sanitation and health rules and standards
  • Performs and/or supervises the cooking, preparation and temporary storage of food and beverages
  • Plans, schedules, prioritize and assign work to food service workers
  • Replenishes supplies of food, condiments, and equipment at steam tables and service bars
  • Stores food in designated containers and storage areas to prevent spoilage
  • Supervises meal service and distribution, including the set up and disassembly of dining areas
  • Unpacks and stores supplies, raw and prepared food products

Sample Technical Competencies:

  • Ability to operate a cash register and reconcile receipts and reports
  • Knowledge of the usage of food preparation equipment
  • Ability to understand and follow recipes, equipment instructions and sanitation procedures
  • Knowledge of food handling and preparation
  • Knowledge of health and sanitation rules
  • Ability to perform responsibilities independently
  • Ability to act in the absence of the supervisor


High School diploma/GED AND Two years of experience in the area of assignment, one which was as a lead worker/supervisor 


Completion of a vocational/technical school program in a related area i.e., culinary arts, restaurant management, cooking management AND One year of supervisory experience in the preparation and cooking of food in a food service operation OR One year of experience at the lower level or position equivalent

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to those who, in addition to meeting the above qualifications, also possess the following:

  • Valid driver's license
  • High school diploma or GED
  • 2 years of full time experience as a Lead/Supervisor in a food service facility with direct knowledge of warehouse procedures
  • Ability to issue/deliver nutritional supplements and food related products to various areas as requested
  • Ability to unload delivery trucks, store warehouse food related products and organize/rotate food items and data entry in warehouse
  • Ability to complete physical inventory of food service warehouse, and complete required records and forms in a timely manner
  • Ability to operate a forklift

NOTE: Completion of vocational/technical school or college coursework will substitute on a year-for-year basis for the above experience.  Will be responsible for supervising employees, to include 4 food service workers assigned to the warehouse and ingredient room.  Assist and coordinate with the Kitchen; special functions on both on/off campus.


In addition to a competitive salary (), we offer a generous benefits package that includes a flexible schedule, training opportunities, employee retirement plan, deferred compensation, 12 paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, dental, vision, long term care, and life insurance.

This position is a pay grade 9 on the statewide salary plan.

Employment Information

This position is located at East Central Georgia Regional Hospital in Augusta, Georgia.

While Augusta is known worldwide for the Masters® and the coveted green jacket, you'll find that Georgia's second-oldest and second-largest city - also known as the "Garden City" of the South - is full of history, atmosphere, Southern charm, and activities to engage everyone's interest.

Discover the historic charm of the classic South with Augusta's tree-lined streets and majestic antebellum mansions. Enjoy dozens of shops and restaurants, cultural attractions and entertainment. Meander along the banks of the Savannah River as you stroll Riverwalk Augusta. Canoe the river or the adjacent Augusta Canal.

Whatever your interest, you'll find something to satisfy it in Augusta.

Applying for this job

Please email your cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word format to:

To ensure proper routing/handling of your credentials, copy/paste or type the following title in the subject line of your email: Food Service Supervisor (2 Open Positions) If you are currently employed by DBHDD, please include "Internal Employee" in the subject line as well.

You may be subject to a Drug Screen. You may be required to submit fingerprints to check for the existence of Criminal History Record Information through the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. You do have the right to challenge the contents of any Criminal History that is located, should you choose to do so.

The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities provides services to ensure the health and welfare of Georgians. As an employee of DBHDD, in the event of an identified emergency you may be required, as a term and condition of employment, to assist in meeting the emergency responsibilities of the department.