Assistant Store Manager (ACI)
National Geographic Relocation Required The Veterans Canteen Service (VCS), located at the VA Medical Center's across the nation is seeking enthusiastic, highly motivated management individuals with strong leadership and communication skills to manage our dynamic fast-paced retail/food/vending services operations. As a Management Intern you will be trained for 30 days at our VCS University in San Antonio, TX. Upon completion of training, your first assignment will be at a VA Medical Center located within the United States. You may have to relocate to a new duty station outside of your current geographical area once training is complete. Relocation expenses will be paid for by the Veterans Canteen Service, but home buy out is not available. A signed mobility statement is required upon entrance on duty. The incumbent will supervise store operations at the VCS relating to retail, food, vending and administration. The incumbent will direct the work of two or more employees and will be responsible for implementation of VCS operating procedures, standards, and policies relative to a successful and financially sound retail/food/vending operation. Incumbent will manage the day-to-day operations of the retail store, cafe and vending operations. Responsible for maintaining sales accountability variances and ensure that overall program operations are designed to achieve financial requirements and/or goals. Incumbent will submit an annual budget incorporating projected costs for all facets of retail operations. Initiate cost-saving measures designed to enhance operational efficiency, customer service, and the attainment of financial goals. Implement and ensures that all elements of stock management and inventory controls are managed in accordance with VCS operating procedures, standards, and policies. Institute internal measures designed to ensure effective cash control and accountability procedures. Implement program initiatives designed to achieve financial goals established by the supervisor. Submits annual budget incorporating the projected costs for all facets of the food operation. Initiates cost-saving measures designed to enhance operational efficiency, customer service, and the attainment of financial goals. Executes national menu cycles incorporating local cost analysis. Ensures that daily entrees are cooked in accordance with established cooking standards Conducts weekly food inventories to verify accountability and food gross and oversees stock ordering of all food items. Implements VCS food promotional programs and/or local initiatives designed to stimulate sales; complies with all signage requirements. Ensures that vending machines are routinely and adequately stocked; products correctly priced; and machines regularly cleaned and maintained. Directly responsible for cash accountability and controls. Implements stringent procedures addressing meter readings, inventory audits, cash handling, change procedures, and cash audits. Institutes required security measures designed to protect all VCS assets. Supervises assigned personnel in accordance with VCS/local personnel policies. Conducts interviews and recommends selections, promotions, and/or reassignments. Prepares performance standards and ratings and effects disciplinary actions as appropriate. Assigns work, establishes work schedules, and conducts on-the-job training. Benefits *Federal retirement package *Health and life insurance *Vacation and sick days *Ten paid holidays *401K plan Visit us at www.vacanteen.va.gov/ for more information about the Veterans Canteen Service. For consideration, please apply through the Career Builder web site. Current Resume Experience: 3 years food and/or retail management experience in a multi-unit, Fast Food or Full Service Restaurant or larger Retail establishment. Must have at least 3 years' experience in: Inventory management, supply cost and shrinkage controls; P&L management experience; POS systems, 1 year experience Oracle, Vending Controlling labor costs, quality assurance Budgeting Excellent customer service and communication skills, strong leadership & interpersonal skills; Proficient computer skills, to include Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) ServSafe certification required or certification must be obtained within 90 days of entry on duty. Prefer Bachelor's or related degree. If you possess the experience listed above, please apply through this site.