Food Services Manager

Ocean View Continuing Care Centre in Eastern Passage, NS, Canada
Facility: Ocean View Continuing Care Centre
Location: Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia
Job Category: Food Services, Healthcare
Position Details: Full Time (1.0FTE)

Facility Description:

Ocean View is a Charitable organization that has been operating since the early 1960’s. We provide a variety of services, predominately for seniors and others folks that need a little extra help in day to day living. Between in care living and community supports, we proudly serve over 500 individuals each year through our 320+ staff and 100+ volunteers. Our vision is to be the “community of choice” for Nova Scotians needing support in a place they call home. We are committed to the highest standards of support and services and we promote a healthy workplace for staff. We foster a healthy work-life balance and use the latest best practice information at all levels. Fully accredited by Accreditation Canada since 1974, our commitment to excellence and safety is unsurpassed.

Job Summary:

As part of the leadership team, Ocean View is currently seeking a highly motivated individual who has strong management and interpersonal skills, leadership ability, and several years’ experience working in a healthcare setting.  Reporting to the Director of Food Services and Clinical Dietetics the incumbent is accountable for managing the day-to-day operations of the Food Services Department; managing fiscal, human and material resources; identifying and implementing innovative approaches to achieve departmental objectives; active participation on teams and committees; food and equipment procurement and, maintaining compliance with all legislative and regulatory requirements. 


  • Completion of Nutrition Post-secondary degree or recognized course in Food and Nutrition Management.  
  • Experience in Food Service Management in a unionized environment
  • Current certificate in Advanced Food Safety training
  • Knowledge in managing fiscal budgets and human resources
  • Demonstrated time management and organizational skills 
  • Demonstrates creative problem solving ability; ability to work collaboratively with other disciplines and committees to achieve excellence in care
  • Computer proficiency with MS Office Suite especially Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular and consistent basis

Ocean View Continuing Care Centre Offers:

  • Free Parking and on Bus Route
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Comprehensive Orientation
  • A supportive work environment

Salary Range: We offer a comprehensive compensation package including: a pension plan, attractive health benefits plan, and a competitive salary.

Hours of Work: The regular hours of work for this position are intended to be 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday. Given the scope and responsibility of the role, on-call availability/flexibility may also be required at times.

Please be aware that OVCCC is a pet friendly environment that is home to several animals including cats, birds, and rabbits.