Openings >> Steward Supervisor (2017/2018) - McMurdo
Steward Supervisor (2017/2018) - McMurdo
Summary
Title:Steward Supervisor (2017/2018) - McMurdo
ID:11718
Department:Food Services
Description
POSITION:  Steward Supervisor (2017/2018)
 
SEASON:  Austral Summer
 
LOCATION: McMurdo Station, Antarctica
 
SECTOR/DEPT:  GSC Antarctica
 
Currently seeking a Steward Supervisor - Directly responsible for supervising McMurdo steward staff by organizing tasking, special projects, supply orders and ensuring that the steward team conducts their duties safely, efficiently and with a positive attitude.  Assists Lodging Manager and Culinary Manager in other duties as required.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
Responsible for tasking and overseeing day-to-day activities of the Lead Dining Attendants and Stewards to ensure that assigned tasks are completed thoroughly and in a timely manner.
 
Sets pre-season expectations and completes post-season evaluations of Lead Dining Attendants and Stewards as required by the Culinary Manager and/or Lodging Manager
 
Assists Culinary Manager in envisioning and implementing new team initiatives. Provides leadership and support for Lead Dining Attendants and Stewards.
 
Communicates staffing, tasking, and equipment issues clearly with Lead Dining Attendants to ensure meal services are managed smoothly and efficiently.
Manages scheduling of the Lead Dining Attendants and Stewards and assists with applicable duties of those positions as required.
 
Tracks physical condition (injuries, aches, pains, sick days) of staff, adjusting tasking for light duty and other special requirements as needed.
Fills in for the dining facility as needed.
 
Actively seeks out and organizes special projects to be carried out by Lead Dining Attendants.
 
Conducts inventories as requested.
 
Researches cleaning products utilized by the stewards to ensure proper and safe usage.
 
Handles confidential matters (personnel actions, management reports, lodging issues, etc.) in accordance with management policy.
 
Interacts with the National Science Foundation, military and other agency officials, both over the telephone and in person, in a professional and tactful manner.
 
Coordinates with other GSC departments to assign stewards special tasking. Communicates with Lead Dining Attendants regarding each department’s needs. Ensures that stewards have training, tools, and resources they need to succeed in special tasking.
 
May be required to perform duties requiring repetitive motion.
 
Must be able to lift the safety regulation maximum on limited basis.
 
Responsible for implementing and maintaining a safe workplace program and ensuring safety is the highest priority in the workplace.
 
Provides direct support, using staff resources if necessary, to the achievement of all metrics related to GSC.
 
Complies with all GSC Environmental Health & Safety, and Quality Assurance, requirements and goals.   Provides documentation to these divisions as necessary to ensure adequate and legal documentation.
 
Works to achieve GSC goals and contractual commitments
 
Responsible for leadership and motivation of the team. 
 
Performs other duties as required.
 
EDUCATION:   High school graduate or GED.
 
CERTIFICATIONS AND/OR LICENSING REQUIREMENTS:  Current ServSafe® Food Handler certificate required.
 
TRAINING: None required
 
EXPERIENCE: A minimum of four years work experience with at least three years experience in custodial and/or restaurant related industry.  One year supervisory experience required, two years supervisory experience preferred.  Must possess word processing and data base skills.  Strong organizational ability required.  Experience with scheduling preferred. Previous experience in seasonal contract work a plus.
 
OTHER:  US citizenship and permanent residency required.
 
Gana-A’Yoo Services Corporation (GSC) an Alaska Native Corporation has offered outstanding Janitorial and Food Services for over 10 years. GSC has an exceptional record for providing food and janitorial services with ongoing contracts in many facilities types, such as, military training facilities, emergency management centers and temporary and field sites. Utilizing state of the art environmentally friendly cleaning products we create healthier surroundings, promote productivity, reduce costs, and increase safety of buildings. Our Food Services are committed to customer satisfaction and thorough quality control processes resulting in successful competitions for quality of service awards including the U.S. Air Force “Best Dining Facility” in Air Combat Command and runner up to the Ney award for best dining facility in the Navy.

GSC in partnership with ESS Support Services, a Division of Compass Group, will provide operational management support. ESS Support Services is the market leader in providing remote camp and catering services to clients, wherever their location, no matter how extreme the environment may be. Services extend across North America and include such diverse facilities as drilling, mining, construction, pipeline and logging camps, offshore, governmental agencies and others. Payroll and benefits supported by Compass Group.
 
We are committed to ensuring that our online application process provides an equal employment opportunity to all job seekers.
 
If you require assistance in the application process, please contact us at:
 
Gana-A’Yoo Services Corporation
(720) 568-2120; GSCOpportunities@usap.gov
 
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected status. EEO is the Law poster.
 
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