Food Service / Commissary Manager

  • Position status: Filled

Help CFI provide healthy and nutritious meals to our students and participants. Be a part of CFI’s mission to provide quality outdoor education on the Colorado Plateau, to inspire care of wild places and renew the human spirit.

Primary Duties:

The primary duties and responsibilities of the Food Service/Commissary Manager are oversight and management of the commissary and food service systems.  This may include: running menus (from an existing program), ordering & shopping of food and supplies, packing food for programs, inventory & stocking, maintaining proper food management standards and sanitation, assisting with training new staff on food service standards and methodology, and improving our own systems, menus, and operations.  Other duties may include: program support & shuttle driving.  (Note: there may also be additional field/guide work available in some circumstances).

The job is budgeted for an average of 30 hours/week during our busiest months (mid-March through mid-June, and mid-August through mid-October).  Exact schedule is subject to actual programming needs.  Other work may be available and assigned during slower summer months.

Pay rate TBD, dependent on experience, paid on an hourly basis.


  • Previous experience in commercial food service.
  • Strongly prefer experience in outfitting & camp/field related food service.
  • Must have an employment history demonstrating flexibility, good communication, and teamwork skills.
  • Current state authorized Food Handler’s Certification (not to expire before November 2019)
  • 21 years of age from start date.
  • Proof of eligibility to work in the US (social security number, work visa, etc.)

Additional Requirements Prior To Start Date: 

  • Upgrade to Food Manager’s Certification (CFI can pay for this)
  • Driver’s License – valid and current.
  • Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) – must show a “clean” driving record, with no major moving violations within the last three years.
  • DOT Medical Exam – current with the last two years.

Applicants should visit the CFI website (www.cfimoab.org) to see “who we are & what we do”, our mission statement, and images of the facility and our programs.

TO APPLY – please submit the following to jobs@cfimoab.org :

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Three references (include name, email, phone). Note that at least two should be employment related.
  • A copy of your driver’s license
  • Copies of any related certifications & licenses you have (MVR, Food Hander’s, First Aid, etc.)
  • Declare any felony convictions

PLEASE NOTE:  Eligible candidates will be contacted for interviews after January 1, 2019.

CFI is an equal opportunity employer.