Food Service Director

SKLD Livonia

Position Summary:

The Food Services Director is responsible for providing nourishing food to Residents, Residents and employees under sanitary conditions and in accordance with established policies and procedures. The Food Services Director manages the day-to-day operations of the dietary department by ordering food supplies, providing supervision of staff and working with the interdisciplinary team to ensure quality nutritional meals are delivered on-time.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Plans, directs and supervises the activities of the dietary staff
Operates the dietary department in a safe and sanitary manner by ensuring compliance with Federal, State, and local regulations and following established policies and procedures.
Plans meals far enough ahead to minimize the need for food substations.
Works closely with facility dietitian to ensure meals meet the nutritional needs of the Residents.
Ensures food supplies are appropriate and places orders when necessary.
Oversees food tray line to ensure trays are prepared according to diet cards in an efficient manner to meet scheduled meal and snack times.
Responsible for operating the Dietary Department within budgetary guidelines and limitations.
Completes annual performance reviews of all subordinate staff. Provides guidance and education to staff in regard to their performance.
Responsible for training and educating staff members.
Provides counseling and disciplinary action to subordinate staff members as needed.
Follow established safety precautions when preforming tasks and using equipment and supplies.
Report all hazardous conditions and equipment along with any accidents/incidents to the Director of Maintenance or Administrator.
Must answer and respond to call lights promptly and courteously when working in Residents care areas.
Perform other tasks as required.

Supervisory Responsibility:
Supervises employees in the department and others for whom they are administratively or professionally responsible by following policies and applicable laws. Uses independent judgment and discretion on behalf of the organization in the performance of these duties.

Supervisory responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training dietary employees; scheduling, planning, and assigning and directing work; receiving calls and finding replacements for absent staff; preparing performance evaluations, monitoring and correcting job performance of employees, and handling disciplinary action for employees, up to and including discharge; and fixing and approving time cards for payroll.

Required/Desired Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent
CDM, CFPP certification is preferred, but is not a requirement
ServSafe Certification required


At SKLD, we hire people, not positions. The people at SKLD are our greatest asset. Their energy, passion, and focus are central to achieving our goals. We appreciate them and their drive to improve the lives of the people around them. And we reward them by providing recognition, respect, opportunities for growth, and bankable benefits. Our pay and perks are among the best in the area.

Some of the benefits we offer to our full-time employees include (but are not limited to):

Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
Short-term and long-term disability
Cancer, hospital, and accident coverage
401(k) with a company match up to the first 2% contributed
Generous paid time off accrual

If you’re looking to join an energetic, creative, and passionate team, then this is the right company for you!

Illuminate HC provides equal employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, height, weight, Veteran status, marital status genetic information or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws

SKLD Livonia is an EEO employer – M/F/Vets/Disabled

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