ARAMARK Assistant Dining Manager- Higher Education - Aramark Canada in St. John's, Newfoundland


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Reporting to the the Food Service Director, the Assistant Manager is responsible for providing operational assistance to the Manager by overseeing all activities and supervising and directing all supervisory and front line employees in the unit(s).


  • Assist with hiring, training, and coaching of employees

  • Perform component opening and closing procedures

  • Perform and monitor cash handling procedures; prepare cash floats and deposits

  • Assist with performing weekly inventory

  • Record and analyze financial data on; Customer Accounts, Average Check, Food/Labour Costs

  • Manage and direct food production planning, waste reduction, and record keeping

  • Ensure adherence to all H&S policies, procedures and required activities (i.e. updated safety boards, inventory on First Aid Kits, proper chemical handling, monthly safety talks etc.)

  • Ensure daily temperature logs are kept on fridges and freezers

  • Ensure staff adherence to Aramark policies and procedures (ie. Uniform and Meal Plan Policy)

  • Motivate and encourage staff and ensure Customer Service Standards are maintained.

  • Monitor Equipment repair and maintenance

  • Assists staff when needed during peak hours

  • Assist with developing and maintaining staff job routines and schedules and covering call offs


  • 2 years of managerial experience in a fast paced food service environment

  • Inventory control and cash handling experience required

  • Culinary experience or food production planning an asset

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and ability to interact with staff and customers in a mature and professional manner.

  • Good computer skills

  • Good analytical skills

  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet deadlines.

  • Confident, organized and able to multiple task.

  • Good customer service skills

  • Knowledgeable of employment standards and health and safety legislations

Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available upon request.

Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran