The GEO Group FOOD SERVICES COOK / OFFICER in Tacoma, Washington

We are seeking a Food Service Cook and Security Specialist to join a dynamic team of Correctional Officers. This is an exciting opportunity to connect witha world leading organization that provides diversified services to government agencies around the globe. We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits and a network of career growth opportunities.

Food Service Cook / Officer – Food Service & Security Specialist 

Job Responsibilities
As a Food Service Cook / Officer you will be responsible for performing complex food service work. You will be responsible for planning and supervising food preparation and service. You will ensure prescribed sanitation and safety rules are maintained, calculate food requirements and prepare reports. You will maintain custody, care and control of detainees assigned to Food Service activities. You will oversee and monitor the activities of detainees while enforcing and adhering to the rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
Other responsibilities of the Cook / Officer position include:

  • Ensuring work areas and equipment are maintained in a clean and sanitary manner
  • Monitoring compliance with sanitation, safety and health regulations
  • Inspecting food for quantity, quality and temperature
  • Assuring proper storage and use of inventory, monitoring and recording temperatures
  • Assisting in calculating food requirementsand requesting supplies and equipment
  • Assuring proper preparation of meals, diets and portion controls
  • Assisting in the training of staff and inmates during orientation and training programs
  • Assisting in maintaining the security of offenders
  • Maintaining daily assignment rosters for inmate workers
  • Evaluating work performance on inmates
  • Performing moderately complex work involving the care and custody of inmates
  • Maintaining security among inmates of the institution through direct supervision
  • Preventing escapes and maintaining discipline in conformance with strict rules, regulations and standard operating procedures
Food Service Cook / Officer – Food Service & Security Specialist