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FOOD SERVICE WORKER- COOK in Los Lunas at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 9/22/2022

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    Los Lunas
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Job Description


Pay: $17.70 hr.

Bonus (if applicable):


Benefits: Employees working a normal work week (30 hours or more) will enjoy a competitive benefits package for an energized workforce with options for you and your family including:

• Paid time off        • Paid holidays         • 401(k)
• 401(k) matching      • Health Insurance        • Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance       • Life Insurance          • Flexible spending account
• Health savings account    • Tuition Reimbursement     • Reduced tuition rates
• Employee discount     • Employee assistance program • Pet insurance
• Disability Insurance     • Paid training           • Other benefits available

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Are you looking for a career you can feel good about? We hire only those that strive to do their best. By joining our family, you'll receive the honor and recognition that comes with working for the industry's global leader in evidenced based rehabilitation.

Who We Are:

GEO provides complementary, turnkey solutions for numerous government partners worldwide across a spectrum of diversified correctional and community reentry services. From the development of state-of-the-art facilities and the provision of management services and evidence-based rehabilitation to the post-release reintegration and supervision of individuals in the community, GEO offers fully diversified, cost-effective services that deliver enhanced quality and improved outcomes.

Why Work for GEO:

  • At GEO, we believe that diversity in our workforce and the inclusion of a variety of views, perspectives, and backgrounds are integral parts of our company's success.
  • We believe that work is more than a place you go every day. It is about being inspired and motivated to achieve extraordinary things.
  • Employee benefits play an important role in making The GEO Group a great place to work. At GEO, we believe in the three pillars of employee wellbeing: physical, emotional, and financial. With comprehensive benefits and competitive wages, we trust that you will find all the resources you need here to be successful.


This position is responsible for the timely preparation of all menu items for the inmate or resident population by organizing  resident offender labor in accordance with the company and the client’s policies and monitoring detainee behavior in the when working in the kitchen.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists in the planning menus.
  • Prepares bulk quantities of food, maintains portion control and arranges food in an appetizing manner.
  • Assists in maintaining sanitary conditions and compliance with applicable health department rules and regulations including certificates for food handlers.
  • Assists with all food and supplies inventory.
  • Confirms that food delivery invoices are accurate.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.  Knowledge of commercial kitchen equipment desired.
  • Requires good visual and auditory acuity for monitoring safety and cleanliness of food services area.
  • Experience working with a resident/inmate population a plus.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.