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The Geo Group
Shelby, Alabama, United States
January 08, 2019



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.

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.

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.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

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