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Recruitment #18-001441-0002



Main Purpose of Job

A Food Service Manager I is the intermediate level of managerial work. Employees manage the daily operations of a food service program, including planning menus, procuring food and preparing and serving meals in accordance with prescribed procedures and applicable health and sanitation regulations and standards. Employees in this classification may supervise Food Service Supervisors, Food Service Workers and Food Service Assistants. Employees in this position are subject to call-ins and must provide a telephone number where they can be reached.


Education: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: One year of experience supervising workers and activities in an institutional, commercial, or industrial food service operation.


1. Additional experience supervising workers and activities in an institutional, commercial or industrial food service operation may be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis for up to four years of the required education.

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Food Services Officers or Culinary Specialist classifications or Food Services Manager and Services Officer specialty codes in the Food Service Management field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.


1. Working knowledge of the Department of Juvenile Services (DJS) Financial Management Information System (FMIS) process.
2. Working knowledge of the Federal Child Nutrition Program (CNP) program.
3. Working knowledge of the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) procedures.


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.


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. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year. This list will be used by the DJS hiring agency to select employees.


The assessment will 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 experience and education. For education obtained outside the U.S., you will be required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service. Please note that your answers on the Supplemental Questionnaire must correspond to the information provided on your application to receive credit.


The incumbent in this position is a member of a covered bargaining unit and will be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit.



The online application process is strongly urged. However, if you are unable to apply on line you may mail a paper application to the address below or fax a paper application to the fax number below. If you choose to fax or use regular mail, you must include on each page of the attachment your First and Last Name, the Recruitment Number that is located at the top of the bulletin and the last 4 digits of your SS#. The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for this recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted:
    Maryland Department of Juvenile Services
    OHR-Recruitment & Examination Unit
    One Center Plaza
    120 W. Fayette St.
    Baltimore, MD 21201
    Attn: Shavonne Holman
    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.

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.

Bilingual applicants are welcome to apply for all recruitments.

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