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MCE SUPERVISOR Food Processing

Recruitment #18-005341-0001


This is a Special Appointment position with Maryland Correctional Enterprises. 

The incumbent will work at the pleasure of the appointing authority.




This position is located inside of a Correctional facility.


18601 Roxbury Road

Hagerston, MD 21746

Main Purpose of Job

To provide training and supervision to an inmate work force in a specified product line. To train and supervise new MCE employees. Fill in for plant manager as necessary.


Production and Training - The incumbent is responsible for training and supervising new MCE Meat Plant employees as well as an inmate workforce in the operation of a manufacturing plant and for the production of related products. 

Safety and Security - Incumbent should be fully versed in all related safety procedures.  These duties include but are not limited to:

  • Training and instructing workers in Fire Safety, Equipment Safety and Personal Safety as related to their trade.
  • Responsible for distributing tools to inmate workers and collecting the tools at the end of the shift.
  • Participates in inmate head count at the beginning and end of shift as well as lunch periods.  This is also done during and following all truck deliveries during the work day.
  • Performs periodic inspections of shop to determine safety hazards and verify equipment safety.


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

Experience: Four years of experience working in a meat cutting trade at a hotel, restaurant or institution. The candidate should also have experience in the operation of meat processing equipment (meat saw, meat grinder, meat cubing machines) and in Standard Sanitation and operational procedures.


Applicants must meet this selective qualification to be considered. Applicants must be detailed in describing the nature of their training/instructional work experience.

Candidate must possess HAACP certification.


The following qualification is preferred, not required:

Knowledge of portion control methods.

Experience identifying cuts of meat including primal, subprimal and retail cuts.

Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel


Candidates must successfully complete a background investigation.


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 with the exception of a foreign degree evaluation (if applicable). Your application may be approved pending receipt of the evaluation. Successful candidates may be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year


Your application is part of the examination process. The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of this position. The rating will be based on the information provided on your application. Therefore, it is important that you provide all the experience and education that is related to this position completely and accurately. Verifiable volunteer experience will be considered. Please include it on your application, if applicable. This recruitment does not require any additional materials to be uploaded with the exception of a foreign degree evaluation (if applicable). Please do not submit unsolicited documentation (resumes, transcripts, cover letters, etc.). Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the application. You will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire.



The online application is STRONGLY preferred. If online access is unavailable, you may submit a paper application to:

Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services
Human Resources Services Division
6776 Reisterstown Road, Suite 309
Baltimore, MD 21215

Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. Please do not submit unsolicited documentation (resumes, transcripts, cover letters, etc.).

Specific inquiries regarding this recruitment can be directed to Erin Alston at

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

Bilingual applicants 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.