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Assistant General Manager

Company: Dave's Hot Chicken - San Diego
Location: Tucson
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:


The Assistant General Manager will support the General Manager coordinating, directing and planning everyday business
operations. The Assistant General Manager is a team builder and helps provide support and direction alongside the General
Manager to ensure the operations of the business run smoothly.


The Assistant General Manager ensures that Assistant Managers, Shift Leaders and Team Members are performing their job
responsibilities and meeting expectations in all areas of their job.

In addition, they:

- Follow the steps outlined in the DHC Training Program to learn and train new skills, duties, and responsibilities
- Communicate to their immediate supervisor when additional training guidance and practice is needed
- Effectively and consistently conduct and/or ensure that required Ops Walks and Q&A checks to correct areas of opportunity
are being completed
- Ensure that shift schedules are organized for Team Members and monitor/coach attendance, tardiness and time off
- Understand how each job responsibility impacts guests, employees, and overall restaurant operations
- Ensure Assistant Managers, Shift Leaders & Team Members work together with their co-workers to prepare items on the
Dave's Hot Chicken menu while following cooking instructions, safety procedures, and sanitary requirements
- Ensure restaurant cleanliness is conducted daily by delegating the clearing of tables, sweeping and mopping floors,
washing/sanitizing/disinfecting kitchen utensils and high touch-point areas, and servicing restrooms
- Handle guests' concerns and complaints professionally and calmly to resolve problems according to restaurant policy
- Maintain a neat and tidy appearance by wearing a uniform and adhering to the uniform policy
- Are performance-oriented and performance driven; understand performance expectations and are aware of performance
- Provide direction/supervision/feedback for Assistant Managers, Shift Leaders & Team Members to maintain levels of high
productivity and team morale
- Communicate teamwork performance to the General Manager and appropriately address performance issues
- Balance cash drawers and prepare cash deposits
- Hire, train, schedule and manage employees in daily tasks
- Manage purchasing, inventory, maintenance and other operational functions
- Develop strategies for better workplace efficiency and goal achievement
- Serve as acting General Manager (GM) when the GM is away
- Abide and enforce to the rules and direction given by the General Manager

Job expectations

The Assistant General Manager is expected to be consistent with and supportive of the restaurant's business plan.

In addition, they:

- Effectively plan, organize, and implement all daily operational routines and activities with the management team
- Ensure all required administrative duties and daily paperwork including required checklists are completed
- Ensure and/or opening activities are completed
- Establish an environment of trust to ensure honest, open, and direct communication
- Role model and set a positive example for the entire team in all aspects of business and personnel practices
- Follow all company guidelines for food and cash controls; follow all cost control guidelines to maintain and minimize
restaurant costs; properly uses all products, supplies, and equipment facilities
- Ensure that they and all the team abide by company policies and directives
- Support the goals, decisions, and directives of the General Manager and is not insubordinate
- Contribute to the restaurant's success by accomplishing the expected work during each shift consistently
- Communicate effectively with Assistant Managers, Shift Leaders, Team Members and to resolve any
interpersonal issues as needed


- Current student or high school diploma/GED preferred
- Must be at least 18 years old and fluent in English
- Previous Assistant Manager/Shift Leader experience
- Certified in all stations following the DHC Training Program
- Flexibility to work nights, weekends, and holidays
- Ability to stand for long periods of time and work in a fast-paced environment
- Positive attitude while conducting any and all duties
- Commitment to guest satisfaction
- Effective communicator with co-workers and the restaurant management team

Transportation & accessibility

- Must have reliable transportation to work, a driver's license and proof of insurance
- Must have telephone or other reliable method of communicating with supervisor and co-workers


- Must be able and willing to work flexible hours including opening and closing shifts
- This includes working weekends/nights and holidays whenever necessary

Skills & Abilities

- Ability to delegate tasks
- Excellent time management, organizational and planning skills
- Strong people/guest service skills
- Strong attention to detail and ability to multitask
- Confident, proactive and willing to take on challenges
- Ability to look at the restaurant operations from a guest's point of view
- Ability to take initiative and solve problems
- Able to stand for long periods of time
- Able to bend and stoop
- Able to work around heat
- Able to work around others in close quarters
- Able to lift 50-75 lbs. comfortably

Keywords: Dave's Hot Chicken - San Diego, Tucson , Assistant General Manager, Executive , Tucson, Arizona

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