Head Start Food Services Supervisor in Carlsbad, NM

  • Eddy
  • Full-time

Southeast NM Community Action Corporation has been serving individuals and families since 1965; we are committed to supporting individuals and families so they can achieve educational advancement as well as community health and economic advancement. We need talented people who want to make a difference in their community to join our team of professionals. Does this sound like you? Make a difference in the lives of others and enrich your own life in the process, apply to join our team.

The Food Services Supervisor is responsible for oversight and supervision of the food services program and kitchen operations at all Head Start centers. The Food Services Supervisor manages and provides a nutritious, cost effective food service program accountable to funding sources and applicable licensing agencies, and Head Start Performance Standards. Responsibilities include ensuring that the preparation of meals, the delivery of meals to the classroom, the receiving of food and non-food supplies, and the cleanliness of the kitchen and the food storage areas are in accordance with the federal, state, and local health regulations, and licensing codes.

Minimum Education and Experience Required:

1. High School Diploma or GED

2. Two years’ experience as a cook in charge of kitchen including one-year experience as an institutional cook involving food preparation/service for groups of 100 or more.

3. Food Services Food & Safety Handling permit is required before hire or within 30 days of hire and renewing every 3 years.

Salary – This is an Exempt position $20.35 – $29.25 hourly depending on qualifications (related experience, education, training, etc.)

This is a 10 month position, Monday-Thursday, 7:30 am – 5:30 pm.


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Sick Time

An application and letter of interest is also required. You may complete an application online at www.snmcac.com or you may pick up an application at Work Force Solutions offices in Artesia, Carlsbad, Roswell. You may also go to any community action/head start locations in Artesia, Carlsbad, Roswell to pick up an application and job description.