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COOK in Cañon City, CO at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 5/24/2021

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Job Description

Facility: SOUTHERN PEAKS REGIONAL TREATMENT CENTER

Compensation Base: $12.32 - $14.00

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Hiring full-time Cook, Prep (Dietary Aide, Food Service Worker) at Southern Peaks Regional Treatment Center in Canon City, Colorado.



Summary

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.
  • 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.
  • Supports Youth Services mission, Seven Key Principles, goals, and objectives and follows policies on professional expectations, code of conduct and other practices and procedures.
  • Maintains Safety & Security of clients & facility.
  • Demonstrates appropriate use of Safe Crisis Management.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Abraxas Youth and Family Services is a national leader in the operation of residential treatment facilities and community-based programs for troubled youth and their families. We offer a wide array of services to include life skills, mental health services, cognitive behavioral therapy, family counseling, drug and alcohol treatment, case management services, recreational activities as well as vocational and educational services.

Abraxas is a great place to start your career whether you have a high school diploma or GED, military experience, some college, or a bachelor or advanced degree.  If you are interested in counseling, juvenile justice, psychology, social work, teaching or just want to make a difference, we have a career path for you. Help change lives at Abraxas Youth and Family Services.

 

 

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

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

Other Qualifications:

  • At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
  • Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
  • Physical exam for Non-communicable diseases.
  • Valid driver's license from employee’s state of residence.
Benefits:
  • Medical, Dental & Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Basic Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • 401(k) Savings Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Sixteen (16) days Paid Time Off per fiscal year (pro-rated in first year)
  • Nine (9) Paid Holidays Per Year
  • Employee Assistance Program