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COOK in Central Alabama at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 1/6/2022

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Job Description


Compensation Base: $14.00

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): $1,600.00


Equal Opportunity Employer.



Under general supervision, prepares large quantities of a variety of foods 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.  

This position offers a new employee hiring bonus of $1,600.00.  The bonus is divided into four quarterly payments of $400.  Each payment is paid at the end of each quarter of employment and during the first year of employment.  It is the responsibility of the recipient to pay all Federal, State, and Local taxes and any withholdings from all bonus payments.

We offer a wide array of benefits, 401k retirement plan, stock purchasing options, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and paid holidays.

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.
  • 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



Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent certification required.
  • Relevant technical training courses in food service preparation and cooking preferred. Prior cooking and correctional food service training preferred.
  • Minimum one (1) year prior experience in food preparation obtained in commercial, military, or institutional setting.
  • Must be able to communicate to all personnel the minimum production/service requirements of the job.



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