In Observance of President's Day, Bedford County Offices will closed on Monday, February 18, 2019

Public Notice: The Bedford County Board of Supervisors has relocated its regular meeting scheduled for February 25th at 7:00 pm to the Peaks Room at Falling Creek Center, 1257 County Farm Road, Bedford, VA.  The 5:00 pm work session set for the same night was already scheduled to be held at this location and will be conducted in the Parks Room.

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All paper applications can be mailed to: 

Attn: Department of Human Resources

122 East Main Street

Bedford, VA 24523

Dietary Director

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$47,476
  • Posted Date:01/27/2019



Dietary Director


Nursing Home


1229 County Farm Rd Bedford, VA 24523


Flexible Schedule to include shift coverage


Plans, directs and supervises the work of food service personnel and the food service facilities to ensure that the department operates in compliance with applicable regulations, meets the nutritional needs of all residents; is operated in a cost-effective manner; selects menus; assures preparation of nutritious, wholesome meals in accordance with resident dietary requirements.


Minimum Requirements Include:

  • Certification as a Dietary Manager by an accredited institution, or the ability to attain this within 6 months
  • Ability to plan, direct, and supervise all food service personnel, including maintaining work schedules and assignments
  • Ability to coordinate dietary services with other disciplines
  • Ability to purchase food and supplies, as required, in accordance with purchasing procedures and budgetary requirements
  • Must ensure that all equipment is kept in safe, sanitary, and effective working order
  • Must ensure that all foods and supplies are properly accounted for and are stored in conformance with regulatory and professional guidelines
  • Must ensure that meals are prepared according to standard recipes and menus, and are served according to dietary restrictions, and that meals are prepared so as to cover all special diets
  • Must work closely with facility Registered Dietician in developing and implementing policies and procedures, resident care plans, diets and menus and Dietary Department operations
  • Ability to exert 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 20 pounds frequently, and up to 10 pounds constantly

    Preferred Experience includes:

  • Long term experience and healthcare food service experience

Bedford County maintains a safe, drug-free workplace for its employees. Drug screening, driving record check,a criminal background check, and previous employer referencesare required for all positions as conditions of pre-employment.

EOE / ADA / Minorities / Females / Vets

Minimum Salary

$ 47,476



In Person: Bedford County Administration Building, 122 East Main Street, Suite 202, Bedford, VA 24523

Date Posted



Until position is filled

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 For jobs with the Department of Social Services, you must use a state application form.

 Internal Job applicants must use the Employee Transfers Policy.

Or you can call 586-7601 to ask for a form to be mailed to you. You can also pick up the form in person at the Bedford County Administration Building, 2nd Floor, 122 East Main Street, Bedford.