Guest Services is hiring
a Sanitarian due to growth to work in the Northern, VA area.
Founded in 1917, Guest
Services, Inc. has worked tirelessly to earn the reputation as the premier
private hospitality management company and National Park Service concessionaire
in the US. Guest Services, Inc. takes great care and pride in providing
best-in-class services across a wide variety of client sites including
hotels, resorts, luxury condominiums, government and business dining
facilities, state and national park recreation, museums, conference
centers, senior living centers, health care systems, school and university
dining facilities, specialty retail stores, and full-service restaurants.
The Fairfax, Virginia-based company and its subsidiaries employ in excess
of 3,000 team members at more than 250 facilities, which welcome more than
35 million guests annually across the United States.
The Sanitarian is
responsible for ensuring unit(s) comply with federal and state food safety
and overall sanitation regulations; is also responsible for training and
developing managers, so they can maintain the unit(s) under their scope of
responsibility in compliance with such laws.
- Administer the Companyís Food
Safety and Quality ensuring the highest level of accountability and
value for customers and stakeholders. Oversee the implementation of
cleaning and sanitation programs in food service environments. Stay
advised on regulatory compliance pertaining to food safety and
facility sanitation and recommendations for continuous improvement.
- Develop quality systems to
include: SSOP's, HACCP, and GMP's to ensure
compliance with applicable state, FDA, and USDA regulations.
Prioritize issues and lead resolution activities to drive sustainable
- Inspect and audit unit(s),
verifying compliance with state and federal sanitation regulations.
Collect data in a scientific manner, utilizing appropriate statistical
- Oversee routine
microbiological testing of product and process. Develop and
implement traceback and recall
- Oversee and implement food
safety polices and procedures training of
staff. Establish perpetual education philosophy and practices
throughout the company as it relates to Food safety and Quality
- Serve as a technical expert
to resolve food establishment closures/crisis related to Health
- Develop and assist in the
administration of food safety, facility sanitation, weights, measures
and pricing accuracy policies, compliance audits as well as SOPs
(across all divisions).
- Serve as customer liaison and
coordinator for all Quality and Food safety relations.
- Provide innovative and
strategic ideas to support company growth. Plan and implement all
activities, products and services in a manner designed to reduce the
adverse environmental, social, and economic impacts and incorporates
commitments to continuous improvement, and efficient use of natural
resources and sustainable practices.
KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE
- Bachelorís Degree in Science
required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be
- A minimum of three to five
years of related food processing or fresh cut produce experience.
At least one year of supervisory experience.
- Expert knowledge of SSOPís,
HACCP, GMPís, and USDA. Must be familiar with microbiological
requirements and testing and implementing a trace and recall program.
- Must demonstrate proficient
- Must demonstrate exceptional
oral and written communication skills.
- Experience working with
relational databases, statistical programs, and other tools to compile
and interpret quantitative data.
- Demonstrated talent for
interacting with a wide variety of people; ability to effectively
organize and coordinate multiple priorities; ability to learn and
develop new skills; ability to problem solve.
- Ability to work
independently, with a significant degree of creativity and latitude.
- Ability to travel up locally
and nationally to units on a regular basis.
- Reading and writing
work-related documents in English.
- Speech recognition and
clarity, including the ability to understand the speech of customers
and co-workers and the ability to speak clearly so that you can be
understood by customers and co-workers in English.
- Constantly communicates and
receives verbal communication with other employees.
- Lifting, carrying, and
pushing up to 10 lbs. rarely, up to 30 lbs. seldom.
Guest Services offers
competitive pay and excellent benefits, including Paid Time Off and a
generous 401(k) Match.
People with Disabilities and Women especially encouraged to
Guest Services, Inc. is
an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to
race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected