Food/Retail Manager (Assistant Chief)

Job Description



The Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Canteen Service is seeking a dynamic, energetic and customer centric Retail Food Service Professional to join our management team at the VA Medical Center in the Birmingham, AL .

The ideal candidate will possess decisive leadership, strong verbal and written communication skills, ability to coordinate multiple business units including Retail Service, Food Service and Vending Service. All facets are time sensitive points of service that require strong administrative and organizational abilities, while ensuring the highest quality service is provided to Veteran patients, visitors and VA employees.



Beginning Salary  High 30’s

Benefits: We offer Federal retirement package,health and life insurance, vacation & sick days, ten paid holidays, and 401K plan.

Visit us at for more information about the Veterans Canteen Service.

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Job Requirements


Current Resume

Bachelor’s degree in Business or Retail, Hotel & Restaurant Management and/or a minimum of 3 years of direct Food/Retail operational management experience, e.g., quality assurance, budgeting, P&L management experience, & controlling labor costs. Knowledge of inventory management & shrinkage controls, food gross, POS systems,excellent customer service, leadership, & interpersonal skills.

BA/BS preferred, but not required.


Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Management, Restaurant - Food Service, Retail
Education Not Specified
Experience At least 3 year(s)
Manages Others Yes
Relocation No
Industry Government - Civil Service, Hospitality, Retail
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 14-55
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Food/Retail Manager (Assistant Chief)

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