Food Service Supervisor/Diet Technician, Vancouver General Hospital

Sodexo Canada Ltd. - Vancouver, BC (4 months ago)

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Sodexo Canada is seeking an individual to join the food services team at Vancouver General Hospital to fill the role as the Food Service Supervisor & Diet Technician. This is a 4-day position (Friday/Saturday/Sunday/Monday), 30 hours per week.

The combined role as the Food Service Supervisor and Diet Technician provides you the opportunity to lead a team in a unionized environment fostering a strong safety culture while striving for 100% patient and client satisfaction. This excellent opportunity provides flexible hours and opportunity for career growth and development. If you are looking for a dynamic team and a place to grow, this is your role!

As the Food Service Supervisor, you will lead the team in co-coordinating food production, meal preparation and ensuring all staff maintains the standards for quality and service at all times. The Food Service Supervisor also ensures that safe work practices are followed and all sanitation standards are met.

The Diet Technician is responsible for ensuring diet orders are compliant and meet the provisions for nutritional care as determined by the RD to inpatients and outpatients using our nutrition software program. The diet technician is the liaison between clinical nutrition and food services.

Who We Are

Recognized as a strategic partner, Sodexo is the global leader in services that improve Quality of Life, an essential factor in individual and organizational performance. Operating in 80 countries, Sodexo serves 75 million consumers each day through its unique combination of On-site Services, Benefits and Rewards Services and Personal and Home Services. Through its more than 100 services, Sodexo provides clients an integrated offering developed through over 50 years of experience. Sodexo’s success and performance are founded on its independence, its sustainable business model and its ability to continuously develop and engage its more than 425,000 employees throughout the world.


Your role as the Food Service Supervisor & Diet Technician includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Provides work direction, supervision and on-going training to all assigned staff in a manner which establishes and maintains high staff morale
  • Assists in scheduling, payroll and performance management as assigned
  • Promotes and maintains excellent customer relations and effective on-going communication with all levels of staff
  • Places orders, maintains accurate and timely inventories and provides daily reports related to cost control
  • Assist with planning and executing special assignments/projects and any required follow-up
  • Conducts weekly sanitation inspections and establishes corrective action
  • Conducts and participates in staff meetings
  • Ensures that employees work in compliance with established safe work practices and procedures
  • Ensures that equipment and safe and healthy work conditions are maintained in their assigned area
  • Visits patients to ensure food service quality and preferences are met any other dietary needs
  • Sets up nourishments and marks menus as per standard diet writing guidelines
  • Acts as a liaison between Clinical and Food Service areas
  • Conducts computerized nutritional analysis of menus, recipes and food records
  • Promotes and maintains excellent customer relations and effective on-going communication with all levels of staff and clients
  • Complies with all Sodexo safety and risk management policies and procedures striving for an accident-free workplace

Who You Are

  • Willingness to continue learning and growing
  • Professionalism of judgement and behavior
  • Positive attitude
  • Flexible to adapt to changing work routines, priorities, and shifts


  • Diploma in Food and Nutrition Management or Degree in Dietetics
  • Eligibility for membership in CSNM (only candidates who are eligible will be considered for this position)
  • Possess FoodSafe I & II
  • English proficiency, verbal and written
  • Excellent interpersonal and team building skills
  • Effective communicator and able to adapt well to change
  • Possess problem solving, planning, and organizational skills
  • Requirement upon hire:
  • Current vaccinations records (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Polio, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Hepatitis A & B, Tuberculosis, Measles, Yearly Influenza (Flu))
  • Valid criminal record check through Ministry of Justice
  • Have the ability to meet the organizational and physical requirements of the position
  • Black slip resistant shoes

Our Commitment to You

  • Personal and professional growth possibilities
  • Continuous learning opportunities and room for advancement
  • Incentive plans and employee appreciation events
  • Be a part of the Joint Health and Safety Committee and safety education
  • Variety of work perks
  • Training will be provided for all tasks
  • Nationwide locations
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Corporate Citizenship
  • Hunger Fighting Initiatives
  • Environmentally Conscious

Sodexo is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of national origin, race, religion, ethnic group, age, disability, gender, sexual preference, sexual or gender identity, status as a veteran or any other federal, provincial or local protected class. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodation is available on request from candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $22.00 /hour