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Recruitment #20-004561-0006


Spring Grove Hospital Center is the largest psychiatric hospital operated by the State of Maryland, with 377 beds.  We are located in Catonsville, previously named by Money Magazine as one of the best places to live!  Convenient to DC, Baltimore and BWI airport, our 180-acre wooded campus feels more like a college setting.  Our mission is to provide quality mental health services to patients from across the State.  We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive health benefits package, 11 paid holidays and 6 personal days annually, pension and retirement savings plans, training opportunities, free onsite parking and much more!  Join our team and be a part of the change!




MDH/Spring Grove Hospital Center

55 Wade Avenue

Catonsville, Maryland  21228

Main Purpose of Job

This position will function as a Food Service Worker/Driver and will be responsible for the delivery of bulk/tray food and related supplies to the client population and retrieval of soiled utensils meeting established time constrains on the Spring Grove Hospital Center's campus. The position will perform tasks associated with the assembly and distribution of patient meals to assure the tray is assembled and distributed to the correct patient, while maintaining all food safety and sanitation requirements. This is measured by the skilled operation of a motor vehicle, in which deliveries of bulk/tray food and related supplies are delivered to the client population and retrieval of soiled wares within established timelines. Work performed in central kitchen may require employees to work in areas of extreme heat and cold and moving and stacking heavy and bulky food commodities. Employees in this classification are required to work evenings, weekends and holidays and may be assigned to one of two shifts and may be subject to call-in.

Duties assigned to his position include, but are not limited to:

  • operating a motor vehicle to transport food and related supplies to various client areas to make sure the client's food arrives in established timeframes
  • preparing food trays for transportation by stacking and strapping them on a flatbed truck
  • delivering and loading food trays into retherm carts and picking up soiled trays and returning to Central Kitchen
  • assembling and preparing client snacks and nourishments by assembling items needed and manually filling orders and refrigerating them until ready for transport
  • performing sanitation duties as required (i.e., emptying trash cans, dish room assignments, mopping floors, operating cardboard baler)
  • delivering and picking up departmental correspondence


Education:  None.

Experience: None.


The desired candidate should have experience working in a kitchen or cafeteria, preparing food trays and delivering meals.


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.


Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may 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 education, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). 

Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. 

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to 410-333-5689. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251.

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or 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.