Skip to Main Content

Powered by JobAps


Chief, Center for Facility and Process Review

Recruitment #18-000661-0003




MDH, PHPA, Office of Food Protection, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

This position serves as the Center Chief for the Facility and Process Review in the Office of Food Protection (OFP) which is responsible for the review and approval of architectural plans, Hazardous Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) plans and processes for all new and existing retail and manufacturing facilities in the State. Additionally, it oversees the State’s standardization for all retail food service facility (FSF) programs at the local level and provides guidance to Local Health Department (LHD) FSF programs. The Chief develops policy recommendations, regulations and guidelines for the program to protect the public health and acts as a liaison between industry and regulators.


Education: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university including 30 credits in engineering or the biological, environmental or physical sciences.

Experience: Three years of experience supervising a professional staff or as a project supervisor in the field of the option for which application is made.


1. Additional experience in engineering, public administration or law as related to environmental health may be substituted on year-for- year basis for the required education.

2. Applicants may substitute registration as an Environmental Sanitarian or as a Professional Engineer for the required education.

3. Applicants may substitute one additional year of experience in engineering, public administration or law as related to environmental health for the 30 specialized academic credits. 

4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience at a rank of Corporal/Petty Officer or higher as a commissioned officer in Environmental Engineering and Natural Resources classifications or Environmental Engineering and Natural Resources specialty codes in the Engineering, Natural Resources and Science field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.


The preferred candidate will have:

  • Knowledge of and ability to review architectural plans, HACCP plans and process for retail and manufacturing facilities;
  • Ability to deal with and work collaboratively with state, local and federal agencies, legislators, developers for new food businesses, constituents and stakeholders in the food industry; and,
  • Ability to navigate and interpret state and federal regulations, policies, and recommendations.


Candidates appointed to positions in these classifications 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. Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year.

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

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If unable to upload, please fax requested information only 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.

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

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.



As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.