Cook -- Food Service Worker

GEO Group Inc. Anchorage , AK 99501

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Description


Pay: $19.50

Bonus (if applicable): $2000 SIGN ON BONUS

H&W: $4.22 This position is eligible to receive a Health & Welfare Benefit Rate per hour on all hours paid up to 40 hours per week and not to exceed 2,080 hours per year.


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.

Now Hiring with a $2000 Sign On Bonus

(payable in quarterly installments)

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.


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.

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.

  • One (1) year prior experience in successfully managing and/or quantity food production experience in commercial, military, or institutional setting or an equivalent combination of work experience and training required.

  • Valid, active driver's license.

  • Must be able to communicate to all personnel the minimum production/service requirements of the job.

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Cook -- Food Service Worker

GEO Group Inc.