Cook - Food Service Worker Full Time in Denver, CO at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 6/20/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): $14.00


Equal Opportunity Employer.


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.

This role provides meal preparation for both Denver area facilities ; Williams Street and Tooley Hall and will be responsible for the transportation of the meals from Tooley Hall to Williams Street using a company vehicle. 

The shift schedule is as follows

Either 7 AM or 8 AM to 5 PM or 6 PM (five days per week).  This may include a weekend schedule. 

This is a full time position with benefits and PTO.  Wages are $14.00 per hour.

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.
  • 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.
  • College credits or relevant technical training courses in food service preparation and cooking preferred.  Prior cooking and correctional food service training preferred.
  • Minimum one (1) prior experience in successfully managing and/or quantity food production experience in commercial, military, school or institutional setting or an equivalent combination of work experience and training required.
  • Must be able to communicate to all personnel the minimum production/service requirements of the job.
  • Valid driver's license.

 Equal Opportunity Employer