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Food Safety Manager - San Diego, CA 92109



SeaWorld San Diego




$65,000 a year - Full-time


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Food Safety Manager

An exciting day of laughs, thrills and adventure at one of our parks requires great food and beverages to keep the fun going. That’s where you come in! We have a challenging and rewarding opportunity for a passionate, forward-thinking pro to help provide outstanding vision and leadership for our Food & Beverage operations.

What you get to do:

We’re looking for an inspirational, solutions-driven individual with advanced knowledge of food safety and HAACP standards. We’ll rely on you to ensure health and safety protocols are adhered to and oversee inspections and audits. This position requires an individual who is capable of motivating, educating, training and inspiring Ambassadors. You will:

  • Assist and manage all Sea World San Diego Food & Beverage locations in the compliance and execution of our Food Safety policies and system in accordance with FDA, HACCP, and all other appropriate regulatory guidelines
  • Conduct training and proctor ServSafe Food Manager Certification and ensure proper food handling training is being completed for all F&B Ambassadors and leaders
  • Create and manage HACCP operations at all food service locations
  • Conduct and oversee internal food safety inspections and audits
  • Conduct and manage investigations regarding food related illness complaints and Ambassador safety; provide detailed reporting to senior leadership
  • Submit and manage corrective actions to locations not meeting food safety/HACCP standards and work with facility leadership to ensure compliance
  • Manage recordkeeping and data tracking of food safety and safety data
  • Serve as liaison for regulatory inspections and maintain inspection results
  • Work in tandem with F&B leadership on recipe standardization and activities related to nutrition and allergen programs
  • Collaborate with the procurement team to resolve food safety issues relating to food and beverage products
  • Daily oversight and development of team while maintaining high levels of cleanliness and a safe environment for ambassadors and guests
  • Collaborate and establish relationships with other departments to ensure business needs are being met
  • Maintain expense budgets as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

What it takes to succeed:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferred
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Must have or be able to obtain National Restaurant Association Education Foundation ServSafe Food Safety Manager’s Certification
  • Must be able to complete and proctor RAMP Certification Training (alcohol)
  • Excellent knowledge of food handling techniques and be comfortable and able to work with all food types, including food allergens in any dining facility
  • A passion for customer service
  • Excellent multi-tasking and time management skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility to perform varied duties
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office

What else is important:

  • Must be able to lift, push, pull and/or carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Position engages in extensive walking and standing throughout entire work shift and climb/ascend heights, if needed
  • Perform the following physical activities: kneeling, squatting, bend floor-to waist/waist-to-overhead, reach overhead, simple grasp and fine hand manipulation tasks (use of tools/keyboard/writing)
  • Must be able to work indoors and outdoors, in varying weather, to include extreme heat. Position may be exposed to fumes, dust, odors and cold/heat temperature extremes
  • Perform cleaning duties; including use of cleaning chemicals
  • Work a flexible schedule/hour based on business need, to include opening, mid-, and closing shifts; nights, weekends, and holidays

The perks of the position:

As part of the SeaWorld family, you’ll enjoy a fun, fast-paced environment and great teammates, as well as:

  • Flexible Paid Time Off
  • SEA Employee Complimentary Park Tickets and Passes
  • SEA Park Discounts on Food and Merchandise
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401K Plan
  • Voluntary Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Benefits
  • Dependent and Health Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Assistance Plan

Join the team!

If you’re looking for the opportunity to make the most of your abilities in a one-of-a-kind setting with an entertainment industry leader, we’re looking for you!



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