Class Title: Food and Beverage Supervisor

Class Code: FOOD SUPV

Hourly: $31.22 - $42.15 | Monthly: $5412.26 - $7306.85 | Annually: $64947.22 - $87682.28

Benefits: Full-time | Part-time, benefited


This classification series is responsible for the planning, coordination, and supervision of all food and beverage operations, which includes managing and training staff, creating menus, ordering supplies, and ensuring compliance with local health and safety regulations.  This position is also responsible for managing budgets and financial reports for the food and beverage service, as well as implementing marketing strategies to increase sales and customer satisfaction.


Reports directly to the Recreation Services Business Manager and receives ongoing direction from Recreation Managers.  Follows standard processes and procedures without supervision but confirms changes to standard practices and significant decision in advance.


Provides direction and supervision to staff which may include recruiting, hiring, training, evaluating and managing performance, developing goals, providing discipline, responding to grievances, and effectively recommending terminations responsibilities.  May provide guidance and consultation to other District staff, contractors, and volunteers.


The information provided below encompasses the typical duties and capabilities linked with this classification.  Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Manages and oversees all staff in program area, including providing direction and leadership to staff and volunteers.
  • Responsible for staff scheduling and reviewing time and attendance, including managing leave request and time entry approvals.
  • Plans, coordinates, and supervises all food and beverage operations with the organization, including at recreation facilities, outdoor venues, and catering opportunities.
  • Creates menus, determines pricing, and orders supplies to ensure adequate inventory and cost-effectiveness.
  • Ensures all food and beverage services follows local health and safety regulations, including obtaining necessary permits and inspections.
  • Prepares and manages budgets and financial reports for food and beverage service, including forecasting and reporting on financial performance and implementing cost-saving measures.
  • Works closely with IT Division and recreation staff to ensure point of sale system and processes are functioning properly.
  • Oversees catering for events and activities hosted by the district and coordinates with event planners to provide seamless service.
  • Responds to customer complaints and concerns in a timely and professional manner and implements customer feedback to improve service.
  • Develops and implements food and beverage policies and procedures; ensure compliance with policies.
  • Serves as Customer Service Specialist as needed, role modeling exceptional performance.
  • Continuously evaluates and improves food and beverage service through market research and customer feedback; implements new menu items, promotion and other strategies to increase sales.
  • Coordinates with other departments and managers in the district to ensure seamless food and beverage service and to meet the overall goals of the district.
  • Develops and implements marketing strategies to promote food and beverage services, including social media campaigns, flyers, and working with local media
  • Maintains a safe and clean environment.
  • Acts as a Mandatory Reporter; reports incidents of child abuse/neglect.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.


The individual in this classification is expected to possess and exhibit the following knowledge, skills and abilities.

Strong Knowledge of:

  • Local health and safety regulations
  • Principles, development, practices, implementation and evaluation in food and beverage program;
  • Project management techniques and methods;
  • Effective supervision, training and performance management practices;
  • Effective customer service best practices; and
  • Applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures.

Skill and Ability to:

  • Demonstrate excellent planning, organization, problem solving, initiative, prioritization and conflict resolution skills;
  • Manage a high volume of tasks at one time, including organizing and prioritizing own work and the work of others;
  • Exercise independent initiative and decision-making skills;
  • Work cooperatively with others and create positive, constructive and respectful relationships with staff and the general public;
  • Analyze data and draw logical conclusions, and effectively interpret policies and procedures;
  • Maintain working knowledge of software programs such as Microsoft Office including Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint and other computer programs as well as operating common office equipment.
  • Work independently with minimum direction while also working as part of a team and collaborating with others;
  • Effectively communicate with others verbally and in writing, including by phone, e-mail and in person; and
  • Demonstrate a high attention to detail.


The following are minimum qualifications for this classification.

Education, Experience, and Training:

  1. Associate’s degree or equivalent two years of college coursework; AND
  2. Three (3) years of experience in area of responsibility and/or performing similar tasks; AND
  3. One (1) year of supervisory experience preferred; OR
  4. Any satisfactory combination of education, experience and training.

Licenses and Certifications:

  1. Possession of, or ability to obtain within 30 days of hire, a valid Oregon driver’s license.


The following are working conditions, including environmental and physical demands, required for this classification.

  • Duties may be performed both indoors and outdoors with environment exposures, including excessive temperatures and inclement weather.
  • Some program areas may subject the employees to atmospheric conditions; noise; vibration; and oils.
  • Work schedule may be varied and includes early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays. Some positions require the ability to work a rotating on-call schedule and may require working during off duty hours for emergency call-outs.
  • Remain in a stationary position (sitting or standing) for extended periods of time, move about the office occasionally.
  • Physical exertion includes frequent walking, bending and the ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds unassisted, pushing, pulling and kneeling.
  • Some positions may require daily standing and walking over uneven terrain, such as parks and trails, with up/down inclines, paved and unpaved surfaces for surfaces.
  • Ability to work and maintain focus in a work environment with moderate noise (i.e., working around others making periodic phone calls or having conversations) and with frequent interruptions.
  • May be required to travel to locations in, around, or outside the greater Bend area, including travel to District sites.
  • Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction and having the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and making fine discriminations in sound.
  • Making substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
  • Ability to maintain sustained concentration on computer screens; use keyboards and a variety of peripherals.



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Benefits: Full-time | Part-time, benefited

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