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Food Services Program Manager

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There are currently no openings for this position. Please check back periodically as our hiring needs change.

At a Glance

  • Full time

  • Washington, DC metro area

  • Starting salary: $77,109 - $96,970

  • US citizenship required (dual national US citizens are eligible)

As a Food Services Program Manager with the CIA, you will have the opportunity to oversee all aspects of food services at CIA.

Food Service Program Managers provide daily oversight of the CIA food services program to include food safety, catering/special events, and an executive level dining facility. This includes developing action plans for improvement of services and responding to all customer feedback. Additionally, you will monitor the food service contractor's performance in fulfilling the technical requirements of the contract. You will also be responsible for tracking point of sales data and benchmarking with other government agencies.

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Life at CIA

In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, the CIA offers exciting career opportunities and a dynamic environment. We're on the forefront of world-altering events – as they happen. So working here isn't just a job, it's a mindset and a lifestyle.

US citizenship required (dual-national US citizens eligible). All positions require relocation to the Washington, DC metro area.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in one of the following fields or related studies:
    • Business Administration
    • Hotel & Restaurant Management
    • Culinary Arts
    • Or, relevant years of work experience
  • GPA of at least a 3.0 on a 4-point scale is preferred, but exceptions may be made for extenuating circumstances.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience working in the food services industry
  • Northern Virginia Certified Food Safety Manager (preferred) or ServSafe certified
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team
  • Demonstrated ability to establish priorities and handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work both independently and in team situations
  • Ability to use innovative and creative problem solving and analytical thinking skills to organize, clarify, and enhance alternative approaches
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Desired Qualifications:
  • Project management experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of government contracting; working knowledge of Contractor Award Fee development and assessment; familiarity with the Federal Acquisition Regulations and General Service Administration Regulations
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
All applicants must successfully complete:
  • A thorough medical and psychological exam
  • A polygraph interview
  • A comprehensive background investigation

To be considered suitable for Agency employment, applicants must generally not have used illegal drugs within the last 12 months. The issue of illegal drug use prior to 12 months ago is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.

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DO NOT submit multiple applications; this will only slow the review of your application and delay processing. Please read the Application Instructions carefully before you begin the online application process.

Important application instructions for this position:

The following items must be attached to your on-line application (PDF format preferred):

  • Resume
  • Unofficial transcripts for all degrees
  • A cover letter in which you specify your qualifications for this position. Please address why you want to work in this role and what differentiates you from other applicants

Important Notice: Friends, family, individuals, or organizations may be interested to learn that you are seeking employment with the CIA. Their interest, however, may not be benign or in your best interest. Once you reveal your interest you lose control of that information. We ask all applicants to exercise discretion and good judgment in disclosing your interest in a position with the CIA. You will receive further guidance on this topic as you proceed through your CIA employment processing.

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Posted: Aug 06, 2018 02:22 PM
Last Updated: Aug 06, 2018 02:22 PM

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