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If you are looking for an exciting new opportunity with potential to grow your career while supporting the young men and women who protect our country, this is the job for you!

$2,500 Sign On Bonus plus Relocation Offered

Sodexo Government Services has an exciting opportunity for a General Manager 2 to be part of a growing division. Sodexo is seeking a General Manager 2 - Food to lead the operation at Ellsworth AFB located in Rapid City, South Dakota. There is great satisfaction from serving those that serve and it is core to our mission to "Improve the Quality of Daily Life for Everyone We Serve.” This position will be responsible for the day to day operations of an Air Force Dining Facility located on the base working with subcontractor and military Airmen personnel.

Rapid City lies east of Black Hills National Forest in western South Dakota. It's known as a gateway to Mt. Rushmore, the massive iconic sculpture of 4 U.S. presidents. "City of Presidents," a series of life-size statues that spans several blocks downtown. Some of the top attractions in Rapid City and its surrounding areas are Storybook Island, Bear Country USA, Reptile Gardens, Badlands National Park, The Museum of Geology, and Dinosaur Park.

The Food General Manager 2 will report to the district manager and will have oversight of an Executive Chef, and a Subcontractor manager. The GM will also support various assignments as directed by the district manager within our Air force contract. Sodexo’s Air Force contract continues to grow, there will be a great opportunity for this position to grow while leading the charge at this new account.

We are looking for General Manager 2 candidates who will:

  • • Have oversight of day-to day operations
  • • Strong contract management/compliance experience
  • • Deliver high quality food service
  • • Achieve company financial targets and goals
  • • Develop and maintain client and customer relations
  • • Develop strategic plans
  • • Create a positive and enjoyable environment
  • • Ensure Sodexo Standards and Air Force Standards are met

The ideal candidate:

  • • Has a work history demonstrating strong leadership skills
  • • Has a strong background in food safety and sanitation compliance
  • • Has history and knowledge of working in a Union environment
  • • Has the ability to manage multiple priorities, demonstrate professional communication skills and has a passion for a high level of customer service
  • • Can demonstrate the ability to prioritize tasks and exhibit flexibility to take on additional responsibilities as needed

Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.

Sodexo offers a full array of benefits including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K and access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs.

Working for Sodexo at Government and Agency locations allows you to provide logistical support for combat missions abroad and for day-to-day management during training periods at home. Across America and around the world, our service offering combines facility and food services together as a customer-centric management solution. Today, we are entrusted with a workforce of a quarter million men and women in public service across 150 government sites and agencies. Our teams engage with international alliances and partners to ensure that those we serve have what they need to achieve peak performance.


What We Offer

Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.


Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
Basic Management Experience - 3 years
Basic Functional Experience - 3 years


Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

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