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  • Nourish Pantry Supervisor - Council Bluffs

    Posted: 06/10/2021

    Title: Council Bluffs Pantry Supervisor 

    Reports to: Operations Manager 

    Compensation Status:  Full-Time Salary 


    General Summary: The primary purpose of this position is to supervise, coordinate, and monitor the daily operational functions of the Choice Pantry located in Council Bluffs, Iowa.  Within the Choice Pantry operation, excellent customer service will be provided; this includes showing respect, answering questions, and facilitating a positive experience for participants.  The Pantry Supervisor is also responsible for ensuring food safety standards and cleanliness.   


    Essential Job Functions:  

    • Oversee the successful daily operation of the Choice Pantry 

    • Provide excellent customer service 

    • Supervise Choice Pantry staff 

    • Manage AmeriCorps and/or VISTA members assigned to Choice Pantry 

    • Coordinate volunteers in the Choice Pantry 

    • Ensure Pantry shelves are stocked and prepared for daily distribution 

    • Coordinate receipt of daily food donations and drop-offs and ensure weights are recorded and documented 

    • Ensure food safety standards with respect to storing and distributing food 


    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: 

    • Ability to communicate and work with a wide variety of people 

    • Ability to multi-task well 

    • Good organization and problem-solving skills 

    • Ability to operate a manual/electric pallet walker 


    Education and Experience: 

    • Associate Degree in Business Administration or Human Service field preferred or equivalent experience 

    • Prior customer service experience 

    • Prior supervisory experience preferred 


    Physical Requirements: 

    • Hearing and vision must be correctable to within normal ranges. 

    • Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds. 



    This job description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed by a person in this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position. 


    Contact Info: 

    Kris Hess, SHRM-CP, PhD 

    Chief Operating Officer 

    Position Type: Full-time