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Recruitment #19-005284-0001




Maryland Correctional Institution - Hagerstown
18601 Roxbury Road
Hagerstown, Maryland 21746

Main Purpose of Job

To provide training and supervision to an inmate work force in the Food Production Plant.


  • Supervises inmate workers in actual performance of the production process and determining raw material needs to prepare for shipping.
  • Set up and breakdown various machines.
  • Train/instruct inmates in proper use of production machinery.
  • Must be able to produce quality finished product from raw materials.
  • Inspects work in progress and finished goods.
  • Responsible for distributing tools to inmate workers and collecting tools at the end of shift.
  • Maintain accurate records and location of all equipment.
  • Must demonstrate full knowledge of Hazard analysis and Critical control points (HAACP).
  • Must demonstrate full knowledge of sanitation and operational procedures (SOP).
  • Maintains procedures for tool control and toxic or hazardous materials.
  • Responsible for assigned production process operating with full independence and reviewing the work of trainees. 
  • Trains inmate workers in production methods of a specific product.
  • Responsible for reviewing inmate worker progress and proposing pay raises when applicable.  
  • Must complete apprenticeship evaluation forms.
  • Must set production needs when supervisor is absent.
  • Trains and instructs in fire safety,equipment safety and personal safety as related to their trade.
  • Participates in inmate counts during the shift. 


Experience: One year of experience in the option or related field for which application is made. This experience should include working in a meat cutting trade at a grocery store, meat processing facility or institution.


1. Specific educational requirements and other selection standards are set by the Maryland Correctional Training Commission in accordance with Correctional Services Article, Section 8-209 of the Annotated Code and are listed in the Code of Maryland Regulations Title 12, Subtitle 10, Chapter 01.

2. Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulations 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.


Experience as a Correctional Officer


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. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year. 


The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to:

Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division
301 W. Preston St. 
Baltimore, MD 21201 

Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted. 

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at or 410-767-4850, 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.