Kitchen Supervisor – Shelter for Single Adults.

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BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community. In all aspects of our work, we strive for the highest ethical and performance standards and guided by the belief that people are to be treated with dignity and respect regardless of their present situation or past experiences. We have 37 locations throughout the borough providing a variety of programs that offer assistance in the areas of family, children and youth support, educational services, elder care, homelessness, mental health, and workforce development. We are an employer of choice for anyone interested in a meaningful career in the social services field. 

BronxWorks is hiring one (1) Kitchen Supervisor For our Shelter for Single Adults.


  • Supervises and coordinates activities of food preparation, kitchen, pantry, and storeroom personnel and purchases or requisitions foodstuffs and kitchen supplies: Plans or participates in planning menus, preparing and apportioning foods, and utilizing food surpluses and leftovers.
  • Specifies number of servings to be made from any vegetable, meat, beverage, and dessert to control portion costs.
  • Supervises Kitchen Assistant, to ensure cleanliness of kitchen and equipment.
  • Supervises Cook and tastes, smells, and observes food to ensure conformance with recipes and appearance standards.
  • Supervises workers engaged in inventory, storage, and distribution of foodstuffs and supplies.
  • Purchase food items, kitchen supplies, and equipment, or requisitions them from Purchasing Agent.
  • Trains new workers.
  • Performs other duties as necessary.
  • May meet with staff, or client group to resolve menu inconsistencies or to plan menus for special occasions.


  • Valid Food Protections Certificate
  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Supervisory experience in a food service preferred
  • Proficiency in the safe operation of all kitchen equipment and Department of Health regulations


  • Full vaccination against COVID-19 is required.
  • Good time management and communication skills
  • Basic math skills
  • Ability to perform repetitive hand/arm motion daily (i.e. scooping, cutting)
  • Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand, walk, crouch, or sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to climb five flights of stairs
  • Ability to bend and retrieve objects and/or documents
  • Ability to travel in the boroughs of New York City and its adjacent counties via public transportation
  • Ability to travel for a minimum of 1 mile within a reasonable amount of time and in all types of weather, including inclement weather

BronxWorks seeks to build an inclusive organization grounded in respect for differences. BronxWorks is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to qualified candidates and employees pursuant to applicable law. This commitment applies to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and employee development, placement, promotion, demotion, upgrading, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. 

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