COOK in Chicago, IL at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 11/18/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Facility: SOUTHWOOD INTERVENTIONS

Compensation Base: 15.00

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Southwood Interventions

5701 S. Wood St.

Chicago, IL 60636

http://southwoodinterventions.com/ 

At Southwood Interventions, our programs emphasize the enhancement of physical, social, and emotional, and educational/vocational development in a safe, nurturing environment. The entire treatment process is client-centered, family-oriented, strength-based, solution focused, and individualized.

We provide a quality services in safe, culturally competent, and gender appropriate environments. And we utilize evidence-based practices to foster personal growth and build the life skills and competencies necessary for individuals to become responsible and productive members of society.

FULL TIME POSITION AVAILABLE!!

$15.00 Starting Hourly Wage

Equal Opportunity Employer.



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.  



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.
  • Prepares meals according to scheduling and sanitation standards. Ensures the quality assurance of all foods and supplies.
  • Ensures adherence to special diets and allergen lists.
  • 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.
  • Supports the Abraxas philosophy and mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care.
  • Demonstrates appropriate use of Safe Crisis Management techniques and skills.

 

Job Requirements



Minimum Requirements

The following education requirements are acceptable for this classification including:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • One (1) year prior experience in food preparation obtained in commercial, military, or institutional setting preferred.
    • Other Qualifications:
      • At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
      • Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
      • Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
      • Valid driver's license from employee’s state of residence.
      • Valid registered vehicle insurance.
    • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.