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Recruitment #23-005212-0001


The Maryland School for the Deaf (MSD) is a diverse, bilingual community who in partnership with families, provides an equitable and exemplary education in a nurturing, engaging, and challenging environment to ensure our students achieve personal excellence and become lifelong learners.  As such, we are looking for dedicated individuals who can join us in the education of the children at MSD.

This is an 11 month, school year position.  This position does not work when school is closed during winter break, spring break, and during the summer months.  The salary range reflects the 11 month work schedule.


SD 0008


MSD, Frederick Campus, 101 Clarke Place, Frederick, MD 21705

Main Purpose of Job

This is a supervisory level position in the food service operations of the Frederick Campus of the Maryland School for the Deaf.  This position is responsible for the production and serving of meals in accordance with prescribed procedures and applicable health and sanitation regulations and standards. Employees in this classification supervise staff engaged in food preparation and serving.


Supervises and trains workers assigned to multiple food service operations, such as two or more production units, one or more cafeterias or several tray assembly and distribution sites;

Oversees and directs the activities for multiple food service operations;

Plans daily work assignments and coordinates employees’ work schedules to provide coverage necessary for meal preparation and serving;

Oversees and ensures that food, including modified special diet foods, is prepared and served in accordance with prescribed procedures;

Coordinates meal servicing schedules with production personnel;

Determines quantities of food and supplies required, prepares requisitions for food and supplies;

Checks quality and quantity of food received, and accounts for food and supplies received;

Prepares food production and service records and reports;

Monitors and maintains compliance with fire, safety and sanitation regulations and standards;

Monitors and controls waste and pilferage;

Takes, records, monitors and evaluates food temperatures;

May assist in planning of menus;

May maintain modified diet roster;

Performs other related duties.


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 required non-supervisory experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience at a rank of Corporal/Petty Officer or higher as a non-commissioned officer in Culinary classifications or Food Service specialty codes in the Food Preparation and Serving field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


Must be willing to learn American Sign Language.

Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and stand on feet for extended periods of time.


New hires are subject to a criminal background investigation at their own expense.  (Maryland Code, Family Law Article 1, Sections 5-560-568)

Candidates will need to provide three letters of recommendation.

Candidates must be willing to become Serve Safe Certified.


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 application process is STRONGLY preferred.  If online access is not available or if you encounter difficulty, you may submit via mail, e-mail, fax, or deliver in person before the closing date and time.  Please include your name and recruitment number on any documentation to ensure timely processing. Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.  Additional or supplemental information must be submitted by the closing date and time.  Application inquiries or supplemental information can be directed to the following:

Mailing Address: Maryland School for the Deaf, Recruitment Department, P. O. Box 894, Columbia, MD 21044


Phone: 410-696-3031, TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

Fax: 410-696-3084

Individuals from traditionally underserved and underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Bilingual applicants 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.  We thank our veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

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