GEO Secure Services

San Diego, California

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Facility: Western Region Detention Facility at San Diego

Pay: $19.93 per hour

Bonus (if applicable): 

H&W: $4.23 per hour 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.

We have an outstanding opportunity for food professionals looking to progress in their careers! If you enjoy preparing a variety of menu items in a fast-paced environment where you can make an impact, this Cook position may be right for you. Our team is looking for a food enthusiast who enjoys working with high volume. We aren't looking for extensive experience, just a positive attitude! Get in touch with us!

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.

Your Main Responsibilities

Working with our Food Service Manager, you will prepare large quantities of meats, fish, gravies, cereals, soups, and vegetables. What we expect from you:

  • Prepare food according to the menu plan.
  • Manage inventory (place and receive orders for food and supplies).
  • Ensure food quality and schedule preparations.
  • Guide and train employees.
  • Maintain high standards of sanitation and safety.
  • Train inmate/detainee food service workers and inspect their work if applicable.

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!

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent certification required.
  • College credits or relevant technical training courses in food service preparation and cooking are preferred. Prior cooking and correctional food service training preferred.
  • Minimum two (2) years prior experience in successfully managing and/or quantity food production experience in a commercial, military, 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.
  • Must be willing to go through a rigorous federal background investigation
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Physical Requirements

  • Continuously: Lift or carry up to 10 lbs.; stand.
  • Frequently: Lift or carry up to 20 lbs. and push/pull up to 40 lbs.; bend, stoop, reach above shoulder level, walk, and work with machinery and/or in extreme temperatures.
  • Occasionally: Lift or carry and push/pull up to 60 lbs. (sometimes more); climb and sit.

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