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Recruitment #21-004561-0038


This recruitment is open to Maryland State permanent and contractual employees only.




954 Forrest Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21202


The main purpose of this position is to set up and prepare food trays, food production, serve meal entrees, and perform sanitation duties in the total kitchen area. Provision in a timely manner is an essential part of detainee care.

  • Prepares and sets up food service lines and steam tables and serves food.
  • Serves measured portions in accordance with portion control instructions.
  • Takes readings of food temperatures on serving lines;
  • Cleans and sanitizes utensils, dishes, pots, pans, appliances and work areas such as kitchen and cafeteria areas.
  • Prepares raw vegetables and fruits, beverages, sandwiches, salads and simple desserts.
  • Serves food at luncheons, conferences and other special events.
  • Receives, weighs, stores and inventories commodities and supplies.
  • Assists cooks with food preparation.
  • May deliver food carts to wards or other serving areas.
  • May drive food delivery trucks.
  • May operate cash registers in a cafeteria.
  • Performs other related duties.


Education:  None.

Experience: None.


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.


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 emailed to or faxed to 410-484-5928. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment.

If you are submitting additional information, the preferred method is to upload it with your application. All uploaded additional information must be received by the closing date and time. If you are unable to upload,
please email the requested information to referencing the recruitment number in the subject line, or fax to 410-484-5928 (providing a cover sheet with your contact information,
recruitment name, recruitment number and the number of pages faxed). Only additional materials that are requested will be accepted for this recruitment. 

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, HRSD-Recruitment Division at 410-585-3999.

Thomasine Johnson   443-326-5570

If you are having difficulties with submitting your online application, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at <> or

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 recruiting, retaining, and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.