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Recruitment #23-005372-0002




1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, Hagerstown, MD 21742

Main Purpose of Job

Performs tasks associated with preparation and serving of food to residents & patients at Western Maryland Hospital Center plus satellite food to Potomac Center. Clean and Sanitize work areas, equipment and dinnerware following meal service.


Prepare or assist in the preparation of simple food items in a timely manner according to the menu, production sheets or nourishment list as required by the daily assignment. Assemble and distribute according to an established schedule insulated meal trays, snacks, nourishments and supplements, using correct portion sizes, follow recipes, honoring preferences, and diet restrictions identified for each individual. Load trays in Nutrition Services Van, drive van to and unload at satellite area. Reload trays following meals and return them to Western Maryland Hospital Center Nutrition Service Department dish room. Set up and serve meals to staff, visitors, patients and residents. Take & record food / beverage temperatures. Restock work area by using the FIFO and dates, record dish machine temperatures. Clean and sanitize work areas and equipment. Report any supply needs, equipment malfunctions, unsafe conditions, and questions regarding menu / diet to the Food Service Supervisor. Participates in meetings and in-service training as scheduled to maintain knowledge pertinent to job. Other duties as assign.


Education: None.
Experience: None.


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.


Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). 

Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. 

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to 410-333-5689. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251.

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

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 recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.

NOTICE: Federal COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement for Certain Maryland Department of Health (MDH) Employees 


Per the emergency regulation issued by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) (86 FR 61555), and as permitted to go into effect by the U.S. Supreme Court on January 13, 2022, all staff at the Maryland Department of Health’s CMS certified health care facilities are required to receive either a first or single COVID-19 dose and provide proof of their vaccination status by January 29, 2022.


If selected for this position, candidates will be required to provide proof of vaccination status or have an approved religious or medical exemption prior to appointment.

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