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Recruitment #20-000525-0004




Thomas J.S. Waxter Children's Center
375 Red Clay Rd., S.W.
Laurel, MD 20724

Main Purpose of Job

A Food Service Supervisor II is the second line of supervisory work in food service operations. Employees coordinate and supervise the entire kitchen operation including food receiving, storage, production' service and distribution of food in a timely manner. Employees in this classification supervise staff engaged in food preparation and serving for one cafeteria service area or a tray assembly and distribution site. Employees in this position are subject to call-ins.


The Food Service Supervisor II supervises the preparation and cooking of all menu items. This position monitors the quality of food and performs sanitation inspections. This position is also responsible for coordinating food preparation with established time schedules. Employees in this position may assign, review and approve the work of Cooks and Food Service Workers.


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. Candidates may substitute additional experience in food production or service for a large scale food service operation on a year-for-year basis for up to four years of the required education.

2. Candidates may substitute additional education in the area of food service management, nutritional care, institutional administration or related area 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 as a non-commissioned officer in Food           Preparation and Serving classifications or Food Preparation and Serving specialty codes in the Food Service field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


1. Working knowledge of the Department of Juvenile Services (DJS) Financial Management Information System (FMIS) process.
2. At least two years supervising the work of employees. 
3. Working knowledge of the Federal Child Nutrition Program (CNP) program.
4. 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.


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 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 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  
  217 E Redwood Street 
  Baltimore, MD 21202
  Attn: Shavonne Holman 
  Fax number 410-333-4188 
  TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay
Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required or if you have any questions about this recruitment, please contact DJS Office of Human Resources at, attn: Shavonne Holman.  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.  

Click on a link below to apply for this position:

Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online
View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here.
Apply via Paper Application. You may also download and complete the Paper Application here.