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MANAGER, FOOD SERVICE in Lawton, OK at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 6/16/2022

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Job Description

Facility: Lawton Correctional Facility

Salary: $40,000.00 annually

Bonus (if applicable): $1000.00 Sign-On Bonus


Benefits: Full-time employees 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.

***$1,000 SIGN-ON BONUS!***

Would you like to work for a company that values your ideas and provides a clear path to advancement? If so, we have a new opportunity for a Food Service Manager. In addition to managing all dietary services for the facility, you will also supervise the staff (kitchen, dining area, and service lines) and manage the food service budget. Ideally, you should be organized and communicate clearly. We look forward to hearing from you!

Join a Community That Cares

Joining GEO means contributing to our mission to provide the best rehabilitation and community reintegration programs and services to those in our care. GEO is a place for professional growth, exploration, creativity, and valuable interpersonal relationships. Interested in achieving extraordinary things? Send in your application. Every one of our employees makes us who we are.

Most Of the Time, You Will:

  • Manage the daily operations of the food service in a creative manner.
  • Review menus, supervise food prep and storage, and maintain equipment, records, and sanitation.
  • Develop and implement food services policies and procedures following professional standards and the facility's guidelines.
  • Supervise and inspect the work of other employees.
  • Supervise, train, and inspect detainee food service staff.
  • Supervise, provide training, and inspect work performed by detainee food service staff.
  • Monitor and maintain company quality assurance and control in the food production areas.
  • Manage food service budget (food and equipment inventory) and produce reports.

We're Looking for Individuals from Different Backgrounds

Building an inclusive culture where every employee can perform to their maximum potential is the center of GEO’s employee value proposition. Our success is based on diversity in our workforce and the inclusion of eclectic perspectives, ideas, and backgrounds. Everyone is encouraged to apply. Here’s to unlimited ideas, increased productivity, and innovative solutions!

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent. Five (5) years of management experience in a food service environment.
  • Experience in institutional cooking in a correctional setting preferred.
  • Requires extensive knowledge of the practices and materials used in food service procedures. Must have successful work history of coordinating the demands of a food service operation, displaying a thorough knowledge of administrative techniques and personnel policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated personnel interactions, communication skills, and problem solving techniques.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.

Physical Requirements

In this position, you will frequently lift and carry up to 10 lbs., bend and stoop, walk, and stand. Additionally, you should be able to occasionally lift/carry and push/pull up to 60 lbs. (or more), reach above shoulder level, drive automatic equipment vehicles, work with machinery, climb, sit, and work in extreme temperatures.


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