4-H Food Stand Manager

Posted: 03/07/2019

CLASSIFICATION: Temporary, Part-Time
DATE OPEN: Immediately (Open until filled. Guaranteed consideration date 4.1.19)

JOB DESCRIPTION: The 4-H Food Stand Manager will work with other 4-H Food Stand Manager(s) to plan and manage the 4-H Food Stand fundraiser during the Boone County Fair under direct supervision of the County Director. Duties will include:

  1. Coordinate with Boone County 4-H Youth Committee and County Director in the spring to plan for the summer’s food stand including setting menu and pricing
  2. Prior to fair contact vendors, place orders, purchase supplies and keep accurate records
  3. Supervise and manage the operation of the 4-H Food Stand beginning on the Tuesday before fair and ending following clean up on Monday following fair
  4. Ensure all food safety measures are being met including keeping food safety certification up to date and meeting with food inspector when they arrive
  5. Develop training materials and train 4-H Food Stand volunteers (both youth and adults) before each shift on customer service, food preparation and food safety
  6. Routinely monitor cash on hand and work with other staff to make daily deposits
  7. Provide feedback to program coordinator and Youth Committee following fair on the issues and successes of the food stand
  8. Other duties as assigned

DATES: Occasional planning and training meetings as soon as position is filled
Part time starting in June 2019
Full time, including weekends and some overtime, from July 12-22, 2019
Provide final report at post-fair meeting in late July or early August
May have the opportunity to renew position for the following year


  1. High school graduate
  2. 18 years or older
  3. 1+ year(s) experience in food service as an employee or volunteer (management experience preferred)
  4. Ability to communicate, lead and manage both youth and adults
  5. Knowledge of current food safety practices, Food Protection Manager Certification preferred
  6. Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs
  7. Must have a valid driver’s license and pass a background screening

WAGE: $10.00 per hour