Chief Operations Officer

The Chief Operations Officer (COO) position is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated, mission-focused leader in operations. The COO is a key member of FBA’s management team, responsible for the effective functioning of FBA’s operations, including the warehouse, trucks and drivers, facilities, and equipment. This position is also responsible for all food resource activities.

This is a full-time, exempt position which reports to the Chief Executive Officer, pay range $90,000 – $110,000 annually. To apply send resume and cover letter to

Planning and Management

  • Key member of leadership team, with responsibility for input on all major decisions for FBA’s future.
  • Take an active role in strategic plan development and implementation.
  • Take a visible role in FBA’s relationship with the Feeding America network for the purposes of improving operational effectiveness and food sharing.


  • Take primary responsibility for the analysis, improvement, and implementation of all warehouse operations, including inventory, storage and distribution.  Ensure that FBA implements best practices in warehousing.
  • Take primary responsibility for all food transportation, including inbound food and shipping to rural Alaska.
  • Ensure that donor and partner agencies are served promptly, efficiently, equitable, and courteously.
  • Ensure that FBA’s facility and equipment are maintained appropriately, meeting all applicable regulations and codes.  Develop plans pertaining to major repair, replacement or modification of facility systems and equipment.
  • Establish, manage, and forecast expenditures and priorities on facilities and equipment and make recommendations for capital improvements.

Food Resourcing

  • Take primary responsibility for all incoming food to FBA, including food donations, USDA programs, and food purchases.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with all local food donors, maintaining the highest standards of customer service. Actively seek new food donors. Ensure all food donors are recognized and thanked in a timely and appropriate manner.
  • Conduct regular analysis of the food solicitation program and make recommendations for improvement.


  • Develop, direct, and inspire operations staff.
  • Ensure all activities are planned and completed in a timely and professional manner.
  • Responsible for hiring, training, providing professional development opportunities and performance reviews for all operations staff.

Here are some of the amazing benefits that come with this position:  

  • A Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold plan with very low employee costs.
  • Principle Dental and Vision at a very low cost to employees.  
  • Free Life Insurance and AD&D. 
  • Paid time off, starting with 3 weeks accrued in the first year, increasing every year to 6 weeks. 
  • Approximately 13 paid holidays which include a full week in December. In addition, paid “snow days” when weather conditions force workplace closures.
  • A 403b retirement plan with an employer match.  
  • Hybrid/ flexible schedule opportunities.
  • A Wellness Reimbursement Plan. 
  • An outstanding team and work environment.  
  • Administrative offices are pet friendly. 
  • Regular fun events for staff with contests, prizes, and food. 
  • A shared leave bank to cover employees when they have emergencies and have exhausted their personal leave.



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