Under general supervision, prepares large quantities of a variety of food including meats, fish, poultry, gravies, cereals, soups, vegetables and other foods. Uses various methods of cooking and seasoning and adheres to proper preparations methods. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
• Cooks food as directed in the operational menu plan for the facility food service operation. Ensures recipes are extended to the facility population requirements. Maintains accurate production records.
• Directs work, provides training and performs inspections of work performed by detainee food service staff.
• Conducts orientation and training programs for staff employees.
• Responsible for preparation scheduling and the quality assurance of all foods and supplies.
• Responsible for placing orders for food and supplies as assigned by management. Checks in deliveries and takes inventory of food and supplies as required.
• Ensures the sanitation and safety program is actively practiced in all areas of the department.
• Assists management in maintaining a high-level of good client relations.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
• High school diploma or equivalent certification required.
• College credits or relevant technical training courses in food service preparation and cooking preferred. Prior cooking and correctional food service training preferred.
• Minimum two (2) years prior experience in successfully managing and/or quantity food production experience in commercial, military, or institutional setting or an equivalent combination of work experience and training required.
• Must be able to communicate to all personnel the minimum production/service requirements of the job.
The GEO Group, Inc. (GEO) is the world's leading provider of correctional, detention, and community reentry services with 106 facilities,...