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Recruitment #20-004036-0001


This position is limited to permanent and contractual employees working for the Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services (DPSCS).

This recruitment will be used to fill vacancies only at the MTC location: 300 E. Madison Street, Baltimore, MD 21202


CORR 0007 


Baltimore City

300 E. Madison St.

Baltimore, MD 21202


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 supervise.


Applicants must meet all minimum (and selective) qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire. Please read all requirements before applying

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.


This position is limited to current contractual and permanent Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS) employees 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.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient 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 this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.


The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to: Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, HRSD-Recruitment & Examination, 300 E. Joppa Road, Suite 1000, Towson, MD 21286. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted.



If you are submitting additional information, the preferred method is to upload it with your application. All uploaded additional information must be received by the closing date and time. If you are unable to upload,
please fax the requested information to 410-585-0570 (providing a cover sheet with your contact information, recruitment name, recruitment number and the number of pages faxed). Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, HRSD-Recruitment & Examination at 410-339-4200, MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

If you are having difficulties with submitting your online application, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at or 410-767-4850.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

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