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CORRECTIONAL DIETARY OFFICER TRAINEE Cooking

Recruitment #20-004020-0001

GRADE

CORR 0003

LOCATION OF POSITION

Several positions are located throughout the State of Maryland. Therefore, the resulting eligible list will be used to fill current and future vacancies.

When completing the application, please select all locations in which you are willing to work.

Main Purpose of Job

A Correctional Dietary Officer Trainee Cooking is the entry level of work involving the custody, security and supervision of adult inmates in food preparation and serving of meals at correctional institutions. Employees in this classification do not supervise other positions. Employees in this classification receive close supervision from a Correctional Dietary Supervisor or Correctional Dietary Services Supervisor. Employees are assigned to day, evening, night or rotating shifts. Employees are subject to call-in during emergencies and staffing shortages

POSITION DUTIES

Learns how to maintain control and discipline of inmates working in kitchen and dining room areas

Learns how to keep continual count of assigned inmates

Learns how to search inmates in order to prevent concealment of equipment, cutlery, food and other unauthorized items

Learns how to enforce rules of conduct among inmates and when to prepare reports of infractions

Learns how to subdue and restrain inmates during fights, riots and escape attempts

Maintains sanitary kitchen conditions including supervision of the washing of pots, pans, dishes, counters and the cleaning of meat grinders and slicers and dining and kitchen areas

Learns Division of Correction regulations, institutional directives and post orders

Learns to ensure that inmate workers adhere to Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point Regulations in food sanitation and food safety in an institutional setting

Learns to train and supervise assigned inmates preparing vegetables, meats, salads, beverages and other foods

Learns to operate kitchen equipment and appliances such as mixers, cookers, ovens, stoves, toasters and coffee urns

Learns to measure and mix ingredients according to recipes

May perform work in any one of the specialized options during staffing shortages and emergencies

Performs other related duties

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate acceptable to the Maryland State Board of Education as described in the Correctional Training Commission regulation.


Experience: None


Note: The above educational requirement is set by the Maryland Correctional Training Commission in accordance with Correctional Services Article, Section 8-209, Annotated Code of Maryland.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

1. Employees in this classification 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.

2. Some positions in this classification may require employees to acquire the appropriate Maryland driver's license to operate motor vehicles for the transportation of inmates or supplies.

3. Employees in this classification who have not already done so must complete and successfully pass the Entrance Level Correctional Training Course required for the Maryland Correctional Training Commission certificate during the probationary period.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Selection standards for Correctional Officer certification are established by the Maryland Correctional Training Commission in accordance with Correctional Services Article, Section 8-209 of the Annotated Code of Maryland. These selection criteria are listed in detail in the Code of Maryland Regulations, Title 12, Subtitle 10, Chapter 01 and include the following:

U.S. Citizenship or Resident Alien status
Must be at least 21 years of age
A completed background investigation
Oral interview
Physical examination.

2. Employees in this classification are subject to call 24 hours a day and, therefore, will be required to provide the employing agency with a telephone number where they can be reached.

3. 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.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The examination process will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Successful candidates will be placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

 

Please make sure that you provide complete and accurate 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 the above closing date.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.

Online applications are STRONGLY recommended; if you do not have internet access, please mail your application by the closing date to:

Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services

HRSD-Recruitment & Examination:

Attn: O. Ebilene

Recruitment Number 20-004020-0001

300 E. Joppa Road, Suite 1000

Towson, MD 21286

For more information, please call 410-339-4219

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

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