Food Services Director

Stillwood Camp and Conference Centre

Contact Information
Job Title
Food Services Director
Camp Name
Stillwood Camp and Conference Centre
Start Date
$50,000 - $66,000 Plus housing & Benefits
About the Position

Food Services Director

Job Summary

All employees will foster an environment conducive to furthering Stillwood’s Mission & Core Values. Foodservice personnel must possess a desire to work in & learn more about the foodservice industry and ability to analyze and interpret the needs of our many guests. The foodservice director will report to the operations director. While the food services director will be actively involved in preparing food, the primary role will be managing all other food service staff, volunteers and dining systems.


Foremost for all Stillwood employees is to maintain an environment conducive to furthering Stillwood’s mission & core values. Stillwood’s mission statement is:  We exist to lead people to experience transformation in Jesus. Stillwood’s Core Values are: discipleship, evangelism, integrity, excellence, relationships & community.

Job Duties

  • Attend team meetings and undertake training as required.
  • Mentor and lead foodservice personnel in accordance with the missional goals of Stillwood. This includes being a spiritual leader. As such, from time to time the food services director will be required to teach theological tenets of the Christian faith as interpreted by the Mennonite Brethren confession of faith.
  • Communicate with and adhere to all applicable regulations and health authorities.
  • Be responsible for the cleanliness and proper storage of all equipment and the proper handling, serving and storage of all foods.
  • Be responsible for the safety and cleanliness of all kitchens. Being sure to communicate with and adhere to all applicable regulations and health authorities.
  • Be responsible for keeping records and filing reports in connection with all food service operations.
  • Be responsible for the purchase of food commodities, and the upkeep of kitchen equipment
  • Manage the food service department in an efficient manner while following Stillwood budgetary guidelines.
  • Manage a team of 10+ cooks, and 20+ volunteers. This position is considered a management position as defined by BC labor laws.
  • In coordination with the executive director, assist in the hiring and training of all food service personnel.
  • Develop and maintain all menu and meal plans. 
  • Ensure that guests and colleagues are communicated to in a friendly manner, putting the concerns of others before personal gain.
  • Work as a team to achieve Stillwood’s mission and objectives. Being a member of Stillwoods team should always be prioritized over personal or departmental goals.
  • The executive director may assign additional tasks as deemed necessary to achieving Stillwood’s mission. These tasks will be required work unless it is unsafe to perform these tasks.


  • Stillwood’s government mandated charitable status is predicated upon advancing/teaching the tenets of Christianity. As such Stillwood follows & teaches the MB confession of faith. The food services director is required to have a high level of theological understanding as it pertains to Christianity and interpretations in the Mennonite Brethren confession of faith.
  • Must have the training, experience and ability to direct the total food service operation
  • Experience with and compliance to Worksafe & Fraser health region policies for a medium kitchen operation.
  • Must have knowledge of large quantity meal preparation, and menu planning.
  • Ability to multitask and to organize workload efficiently
  • Excellent administration skills
  • Have or be willing to receive valid foodsafe (level 2), & WHMIS certification.
  • Some experience in human resources systems and procedures.
  • Computer literate – working knowledge of database systems, word processing and spreadsheet software solutions.
  • Ability to follow instructions/protocol consistently
  • Proactive, reliable and conscientious
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage conflicting demands.
  • High flexibility with strong interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse environment.

Work Conditions

  • Most work will be completed in normal work hours, however some training and supervisory duties may require work hours to be outside that of a normal working day. During busy seasons overtime may be required.
  • Weekend work will be required.
  • Extended periods of standing, and other physically demanding conditions
  • It is preferred that the food service director live onsite at Stillwood. While offsite commuting is possible, the demands of the position makes offsite committing an added stress. 
  • High levels of stress and pressure.
How to Apply
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