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Recruitment #17-000525-0004




Thomas J. S. Waxter Childrens Center

375 Red Clay Road

Laurel, MD 20724

Main Purpose of Job

A Food Service Supervisor II is second line supervisory work in food service operations in a dietary department of a State facility, hospital or residential institution. At the Thomas J. S. Waxter's Center, the Food Service Supervisor II is responsible for the production and serving of meals in accordance with prescribed procedures and applicable health and sanitation regulations and standards. Employees in this classification supervise staff engaged in food preparation and serving.


The Food Service Supervisor II position at the Thomas J. S. Waxter Children’s Center will coordinate and supervise the activities of the kitchen operation including supervision of preparation and cooking of all items on the menu, sanitation procedures and monitoring for quality, food receiving, storage, productions, service and distribution of food in a timely manner.  This relates to the mission of the agency by providing safe, nutritious and appetizing meals for youth housed at DJS residential programs.  The position requires the incumbent work a rotating shift.  The shift may change to meet the needs of the Facility and the Department.


Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: Three years of experience in food production or service for a large scale food service operation, of which one year must include supervising workers engaged in quantity food production or service.


1. Additional experience in food production or service for a large scale food service operation may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for up to four years of the required education.

2. Additional education in the area of food service management, nutritional care, institutional administration or related area may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for up to two years of the non-supervisory required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience at a rank of Corporal/Petty Officer as a non-commissioned officer in Food or Culinary Specialist classifications or Food Services Manager, Services Officer, Food Service Specialist or Service Specialist specialty codes in the Food Production or Service field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.  


1. Three years experience in food production or service in an institutional setting such as hospitals, nursing homes, universities or correctional facilities.

2. Possession of a Degree in nutritional care, institutional administration or related area.  




Employees in this classification are subject to call-in and, therefore, will be required to provide the employing agency with a telephone number where they can be reached or carry an electronic pager.


Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be placed on the eligible list categorized as BEST QUALIFIED. Candidates shall be certified to the eligible list for a period of one year.  This list will be used by the DJS hiring agency to select employees.  


Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be evaluated.  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.  Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application (and on separate pages, if necessary) to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment.  For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application.  All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date.  



The online application process is STRONGLY preferred.  However, if online access is not available, you may mail a paper application to the address below or fax a paper application and copy of your current license to the fax number below.  If you choose fax or regular mail you must include on each page of the attachment your first and last name, recruitment number that is located at the top of this bulletin and the last 4 digits of your social security number.  Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.  Mail paper application to:

   Maryland Department of Juvenile Services

   Office of Human Resources

   One Center Plaza

   120 W. Fayette Street

   Baltimore, MD  21201

   Attn:  Linda Padgett

   Fax number:  410-333-4188

  TTY  Users: call via Maryland Relay

Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please, contact DJS Office of Human Resources at  Include the Recruitment Title/Number that is located at the top of the bulletin.

The resulting Certified Eligible List for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

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

DJS values the experience gained by Veterans while serving our country. Veterans are welcome to apply for all current recruitments.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.