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Cook II

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Location: Raymondville, TX
Job ID: 55725
Facility: El Valle Detention Facility

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Pay: $17.20 per hour 

Work with a purpose! El Valle Detention Facility located in Raymondville, Texas, . is now hiring career-minded people to assist with securing the safety of our community while positively impacting the lives of those on the inside. 

Job title: Cook II

Facility name: El Valle Detention Facility

Location: 1800 Industrial Drive, Raymondville, Texas 78580 

Work schedule: Full-time, shift varies

Benefit package includes: 

  • Health/dental/vision/life insurance 
  • 401(k) with company match  
  • Paid time off (PTO) 
  • 9 paid holidays 
  • Career advancement assistance 
  • Opportunities for job advancement 

The Cook is responsible for the preparation of facility meals in accordance with pre-planned menus,

Essential Functions:

  1. Prepare and cook quantity of food required according to menu and number of detainees. 
  2. Maintain kitchen equipment in orderly workable condition. Ensure work area is safe, clean and sanitary at all times. 
  3. Maintain accountability of kitchen tools. 
  4. Prepare foods as directed for special facility functions and visitors and assist in cleaning kitchen work areas following each meal.
  5. Supervise detainees assigned to assist in the kitchen. 
  6. Requires long periods of walking and standing and the pushing and pulling of food carts.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required. 
  • Food service training, one (1) year of food service or related experience and prior supervisory experience are preferred.
  • A valid food handlers permit is also required (company will provide after hire), if required by the state of Texas. 
  • Must successfully complete required preservice training. 
  • A valid driver’s license in the state of Texas with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.

Why: Make a real difference every day by helping to change lives.  

Management & Training Corporation (MTC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disabled status, veteran status, genetic information, national origin, or any other category protected by federal law. MTC participates in E-Verify. We strive to provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, including disabled veterans, in our job application and hiring process. If you are interested in employment opportunities with Management & Training Corporation and need assistance, please contact our staffing department through [email protected] or 801-693-2600. 



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