Food Services Manager
Devereux - League City, TX

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Devereux is a leading nonprofit behavioral health organization that supports many of the most underserved and vulnerable members of our communities. Founded in 1912 by Helena Devereux, we operate a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of individuals and families every year. We help empower children and adults with intellectual, emotional, developmental, and behavioral challenges to lead fulfilling and rewarding lives. Our Philosophy of Care operates under the core principles of Individualized Services; Effective and Accountable Services; and Positive, Behavioral Approaches.
Organization Profile Devereux Texas is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing effective and outstanding care to children, adolescents and adults with emotional, developmental, educational and cognitive disabilities. Devereux Texas has centers in League City and in Victoria. Together we have more than two hundred young people in residential treatment. Most of the children in our residential care are disadvantaged, underprivileged and considered to be at-risk and are being treated for emotional, psychiatric, and behavioral issues. The children are referred to us through the courts, child protective services or other social service agencies. Many times we are the last hope for these young people after having multiple placement and treatment failures.

Devereux League City has been a committed and essential community resource to the greater Houston area since 1992. We are one of the largest community employers in League City with approximately 300 employees. We are located on a serene 50 acres in League City approximately 35 miles south of the fourth largest city in the nation, Houston.

Downtown Houston is home to many cultural institutions and exhibits on display in the Museum District, has an active visual and performing arts scene in the Theater District and hosts a wide variety of entertainers and artists at several large entertainment venues. Houston's economy has a broad industrial base in the energy, manufacturing, aeronautics, transportation, and health care sectors, with a population from various ethnic and religious backgrounds and a large and growing international community.
Detailed Description The Food Services Manager is responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating the activities of the Food Services Department to provide dietetic services appropriate to the populations served. Responsible for implementing policies and procedures to provide direction for menu formation and food preparation, working in cooperation with the facility. Dietician to ensure menu choices are safe and appropriate for clientele, distribution of and service of food in compliance with all applicable safety and sanitation standards set forth by state and local regulatory agencies, maintaining inventory through preparation of purchase requests and assists with the preparation of the department budget, direct supervision of Food Services employees, and overseeing all aspects of the National School Lunch Program.

As an employee at Devereux you will:
have an opportunity to begin and/or further your career in the Mental Healthcare field
gain valuable skills and experience working with a challenging and unique clientele
receive ongoing effectual and adequate training to work with our population
have access to a variety of outstanding benefit programs

You would be a fit for this position if you enjoy working:
in a challenging and fast paced environment
on a multi-functional clinical team
to provide a safe and therapeutic milieu
with adolescents through difficult situations

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Job Requirements Education: Minimum high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate. Prefer bachelor's degree in related field. Food Services Manager Certificate or equivalent from a health department approved program is required. Experience: Requires broad knowledge of current technology and developments in nutrition and food service administration, with emphasis on food preparation, safety and sanitation and equipment operation and maintenance, H.A.C.C.P. program, the Safe Serve program, and Texas and County food service requirements. Minimum of three years experience in facility food services administration.
Additional Details The primary purpose of Devereux is to provide quality service to those entrusted to our care by their families, guardians, agencies, an other designated parties. The most critical resource we have to accomplish this task is our employees. No intervention or treatment can be implemented without the assistance of competent employees who are physically and mentally prepared to carry out this tremendous responsibility.
Devereux currently offers the following benefits to all eligible Full-time employees**:
Medical Insurance
Dental Insurance
Prescription Drug Coverage
Generous Time-Off Benefits and Health Management Leave
403b Pension Plan
Voluntary Medical (includes prescription drug) and Dental coverage*
Voluntary Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
Tuition Assistance Program
Voluntary US Savings Bond Plan
Life Insurance
Long-Term Disability Insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Programs to help with Work / Life balance
Mental Health Coverage
Flexible Spending Accounts ?C Medical and Dependent
Business Travel Accident Insurance
Service Awards
Referral Bonuses
Devereux currently offers the following benefits to all eligible Part-time employees**:
Voluntary Medical (includes prescription drug) and Dental coverage*
403b Pension Plan
Employee Assistance Program
Programs to help with Work / Life balance
Service Awards
  • Voluntary Medical and/or Dental coverage ?C available to all eligible PT employees and FT employees who have not yet satisfied the eligibility waiting period for FT benefit offerings.
**It is the intent of Devereux to continue to offer these benefits; however, we must reserve the right to change or stop them at any time, with or without notice.
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Devereux is a drug free workplace, drug testing required. EOE

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