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Food Service Supervisor - Sacramento, CA



UC Davis Health






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Continuing education credits

Dental insurance

Health insurance

Paid time off

Vision insurance

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FNS provides food services to patients, staff and visitors at UC Davis Health and clinical nutrition services for patients.

Job Summary

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Salary Range

$21.22 - $40.47



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Shift Hour

08 Hours – Night Shift




Surgery & Emergency Serv PAV







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Benefits Eligible



We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs.




The Food Service HC Supervisor 1 supervises represented staff and operations for patient and retail services throughout the UC Davis Health Campus. This position is responsible to monitor food quality, safety, service timelines and customer service. The supervisor has responsibility for staff performance management, development, coaching and fostering a work environment of respect, inclusion, and engagement. Incumbent is responsible to ensure policies and procedures for food and physical safety and sanitation are consistently followed. Incumbent will monitor and evaluate department operations and implement actions plans for improvement in collaboration with department managers. Incumbent has responsibility for administrative tasks related to staff supervision. The incumbent is responsible for interviewing and training of food service personnel. The supervisor will complete staff scheduling activity including timekeeping, vacation approvals and overtime assignment. As a supervisor, the incumbent will support and collaborate with others in the department and address conduct or performance for staff of different classifications. Incumbent will have responsibility for cash handling supervision and cashiering procedures. Incumbent will cross-cover in the operation when needed.

Required Qualifications

  • Customer service experience working directly with customers.
  • Supervisory or leadership experience in food service.
  • Experience with staff scheduling and timekeeping.
  • Performance management experience.
  • Prior experience providing customer service.
  • Experience with staff development and training.
  • Work experience with plate presentation, merchandising and/or quality control.
  • Experience working with food safety auditors and food safety regulations.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Email.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in a union environment.
  • Prior experience facilitating team building, engagement and change management workshops or training.
  • Experience with POS and cash handling.
  • Knowledge of University and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of therapeutic diets and food allergens.

Special Requirements

  • ServSafe certification is required within 6 months of employment with renewal prior to expiration.
  • Must have a valid California Driver’s License
  • Must be willing and able to work variable shifts (including graveyard, weekends &holidays), hours, and to rotate to various units/buildings/areas to meet the operational needs of the Department.
  • Ability to move items weighing up to 50lbs.
  • Able to travel around UCDH and to other catering event locations.
  • Position must participate in the DMV Pull Notice should position is required to drive.
  • This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.
  • The University of California has implemented a SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination Policy ( covering all employees. To be compliant with the policy, employees must submit proof of vaccination or a University-approved exception or deferral.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

At UC Davis, we’re solving life’s most urgent challenges to bring a fuller, healthier, and more resilient world within reach. We grow from every challenge we take on and we don’t just maintain - we improve.

We recognize that creating an inclusive and intellectually vibrant organization means understanding and valuing both our individual differences and our common ground. The most comprehensive solutions come from the most diverse minds and you belong here.

As you consider joining UC Davis, please explore our Principles of Community, our Clinical Strategic Plan and strategic vision for research and education, and our latest efforts to outgrow the expected.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.



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