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Recruitment #19-004036-0001


*Internal Only: This is for a permanent position within the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services


CORR 0007 


Anne Arundel 
Baltimore City
Howard County
Somerset County
Washington County 

Main Purpose of Job

This position supervises Correctional Dietary Officers who are responsible for supervising inmates in the preparation and serving of meals in a correctional facility.


Directly supervises Correctional Dietary Officers involved in the supervision of inmates preparing and serving meals in a correctional facility. 

Supervisory duties include:
Instructing or informing subordinates and/or correctional staff regarding program expectations and operational goals
Monitoring daily food service and security activities and reviewing reports to assess quality of job performance
Counseling, instructing, directing or disciplining of subordinate staff as necessary in response to job performance or behavior factors
Monitors and evaluates food service operations to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, quality assurance guidelines, security concerns and contractual provisions. 

Duties include:
Reviewing sanitation, meal count and food temperature reports from subordinates, determining appropriate action in response
Coordinating food service operations with institutional management and/or headquarters’ staff
Preparing recommendations for institutional food service polices,procedures and guidelines
Reviewing and determining appropriateness and accuracy of invoices, supplies and equipment orders and/or food purchases
Inspecting food service facilities, equipment and operations to evaluate compliance with standards of sanitation, quality and efficiency
Preparing required periodic reports to program managers regarding food service operations in units supervised


Education:   Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate acceptable to the Maryland State Board of Education as described in the Correctional Training Commission regulation.

Experience: Three years of experience involving the custody, security and supervision of adult inmate workers in a food operation of a correctional institution.


1. The above educational requirement is set by the Maryland Correctional Training Commission in accordance with Correctional Services Article, Section 8-209.

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience in correctional institutional specialty codes in the criminal justice field of work at a rate of two years of military experience for the required experience.


*Internal Only: This position is for current permanent or contractual Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services staff only


1. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.

2. Some positions in this classification may require employees to obtain the appropriate State of Maryland driver's license to operate motor vehicles for the transportation of inmates or supplies.


1. Employees who have not already done so must meet the selection standards required and successfully complete the training prescribed by the Maryland Correctional Training Commission for a Correctional Officer during their probationary period (Correctional Services Article, Section 8-209). Selection standards for correctional officer training are listed in detail in the Code of Maryland Regulations Title 12, Subtitle 10, Chapter 01 and include the following:

U.S. Citizenship or Resident Alien status
Must be at least 21 years of age
A completed background investigation
Oral interview
Physical examination.

2. Employees in this classification are subject to call-in 24 hours a day and, therefore, must provide the employing agency with a telephone number where they can be reached.

3. Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulations 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.


The examination process will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.

Please make sure that you provide complete and accurate information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after the above closing date. 



To submit your qualifying documents; the preferred method is to upload them using the "other" tab on the online application. However, if you’re unable to upload your documents, please fax requested information only to 410-585-0570 (providing a cover sheet with your contact information, recruitment name, recruitment number and the number of pages faxed). We will not consider information submitted after the closing date of this announcement.

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.

Online applications are STRONGLY recommended; if you do not have internet access, please mail your application by the closing date to:

Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services

HRSD-Recruitment & Examination

Recruitment Number 18-004036-0002

300 E. Joppa Road, Suite 1000

Towson, MD 21286

For more information, please call 410-339-4210.

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

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We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.