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COOK (OFFICER) in Karnes City, TX at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

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Job Description


Compensation Base: $21.15

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 


Equal Opportunity Employer.


This position prepares large quantities food including meats, fish, poultry, gravies, cereals, soups, and vegetables by using a variety of cooking methods and seasoning and adheres to proper preparations methods.

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 Resident food service staff.
  • Supervises resident voluntary workers.
  • Conducts orientation and training programs for staff employees.
  • Prepares schedules and ensures the quality 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.


Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent.  College credits or relevant technical training courses in food service preparation and cooking 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. Prior cooking and correctional food service training preferred.
  • Must be able to communicate to all personnel the minimum production/service requirements of the job.


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