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Director, Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (DOCR)

To apply for the DOCR Director position: Please  apply directly  or send your resume and cover letter to Art Davis with Baker Tilly Executive Search at  Art.Davis@Bakertilly.com . This position is open until filled, with first review of candidates to begin on Wednesday, January 18, 2023.

Correctional Specialist I/II, (Grade 19/22)

  • Location: Rockville, MD, US
  • Closing Date: April 12, 2023
  • Starting Salary: $60,093

The  Montgomery County Department of Correction & Rehabilitation, Pre-Trial Services Division is seeking a  Correctional Specialist I/II.

About the Position:

Pre-Trial Case Workers are responsible for conducting daily interview of newly incarcerated offenders in order to make release recommendations to the Court to detain offenders in jail, release offenders to the community or to release offenders to the community with Pre-Trial Supervision while they await the processing of their criminal case.

The primary work site will be the Montgomery County Detention Center located in Rockville, MD.  Work hours are currently Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Staff may be required to work late on heavy court days. Staff may be needed to work rotating shifts from 6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. if there is an operational need. The individual selected for this position will be considered an "Essential Employee". Essential employees must report to work during a period of general emergency or liberal leave, to include holidays and inclement weather.

What You’ll Be Doing:

Responsibilities include interviewing offenders after they have been committed into the jail, performing criminal background investigations, extracting and verifying information through NCIC/Meters criminal histories and other criminal justice databases and speaking with community contacts, assessing community and public safety risks as well as the likelihood of offenders appearing for court dates. 

In addition, the caseworker will present recommendations in court at bond review hearings. For cases in which a defendant is placed in the Pre-Trial Supervision program, the caseworker will complete and sign a contract with the defendant. If the court requires the use of GPS/EM equipment the caseworker may be required to attach the equipment to the defendant.

Caseworkers works in a fast-paced environment and must meet strict time constraints as bond review hearings occur daily as set by the Court.  Caseworker summaries and recommendations to the Court are heavily relied upon by all parties as the judges makes bond release decisions and court ordered conditions for offenders to follow who are released to the community.

Important Information:

Prior to appointment, all applicants must successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation, psychological evaluation, medical examination, and drug/alcohol screen.

Prior to a promotional appointment within DOCR, the selected individual must answer the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) questions and submit to a criminal history to comply with the Prevention Planning on Hiring and Promotion Decisions (115.17, 115.117, 115.217, 115.317). This is a requirement to meet Federal law and audit standards.

Applicants are encouraged to carefully read substance abuse disqualification for this position prior to applying. Please copy and paste the following link into a new window to view and read this information:

http://www.dsd.state.md.us/comar/comarhtml/12/12.10.01.22.htm

Competitive Benefits: A competitive benefits package is provided (copy and paste this link into new window, and click on Total Rewards tab to view):  https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/HR/Recruitment/MCGCareers.html/

Generally, the position is covered by the Employee's Retirement System, Group JK. If the successful candidate(s) is an internal employee, retirement plan coverage will be determined at the time the job offer is made.

Selected candidate must successfully complete the Maryland Correctional Training Academy Entry-Level Program and possess a Certificate of successful completion within 12 months of hire. Must maintain and successfully complete addition State-mandated and Departmental Correctional training as required.

This position may be filled at either the Correctional Specialist I (CSI) or Correctional Specialist II (CSII) level.

Salary range if filled at the CSI level, Grade 19:   $52,539 - $81,770 (with anticipated hiring salary range of: $52,539 - $72,530)

Salary range if filled at the CSII level, Grade 22:  $60,093 - $98,349 (with anticipated hiring salary range of: $60,093 - $83,182)


Correctional Records Coordinator, (Grade 17)

  • Location: Rockville, MD, US
  • Closing Date: Open Until Filled
  • Starting Salary: $48,120

The Montgomery County  Department of Correction and Rehabilitation (DOCR) is responsible for the intake, reception and assessment functions including law enforcement processing of adult male and female offenders arrested in Montgomery County. The Department is recruiting for a  Correctional Records Coordinator (CRC).  The Records section of DOCR operates 24 hours/7 days a week providing administrative services to multiple public safety stakeholders, including judicial officers, court personnel, law enforcement agencies, offenders and their families, and the public. The responsibilities consist of numerous tasks which involve processing and ensuring the accurate maintenance of inmate criminal records for over 12,000 annual intakes and calculating over 2,500 new Sentenced Diminution of Confinement Records annually to calculate inmate release dates. The CRC must ensure the legal confinement and releases of all offenders. The CRC interacts daily with various court personnel and numerous law enforcement and corrections agencies in the performance of their duties.

The Records section is a fast-paced working environment with requirements for quality customer service skills and high attention to detail. These responsibilities involve extremely complex and redundant processes necessary to ensure proper commitment and release of offenders. The CRC uses several databases and operational systems in performance of daily duties. The person in this position must exercise sound judgement and possess great attention to detail.

The Correctional Records Coordinator classification provides coverage 24/7 and may require some weekend, holiday and overtime hours.  This position is considered essential staff and required to report during a general emergency or liberal leave.  The work schedule will be Monday - Friday 2:30 PM to 11 PM (3 shift).  Eight-week training on each shift will be required ending with the 3 shift.  Ability to obtain and/or maintain IJIS,, METERS, JIS, and NCIC, certification.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Interpreting court commitments to ensure the lawful confinement of individuals received in the Detention Center.
  • Authorizing the release of inmates according to appropriate laws and policies.
  • Interpreting the Annotated Code of MD Criminal Laws (federal, state, and local court laws), COMAR Regulations, Justice Reinvestment Act (JRA) and documents pertaining to the lawful confinement, releases, sentences, and expungement records of incarcerated individuals.
  • Calculating diminution of confinement records for sentenced individuals.
  • Processing expungement court orders of offender’s criminal histories.
  • Maintaining offenders’ case files containing classification data, inmate conduct, confidential information, legal documents, etc.
  • Maintaining inmate population movements and managing the accountability of inmate daily counts between the three DOCR correctional facilities, the judicial courts, Montgomery County Sheriff, Montgomery County Police, and other law enforcement agencies that must retain inmates who are committed to the custody of DOCR.
  • Providing daily customer service to departmental staff and the public by responding to requests for information.
  • Prioritizing and handling multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Conducting research and analysis of offender’s criminal histories.
  • Maintaining relevant documents.
  • Entering and retrieving data into various criminal justice databases to include:  Criminal Justice Case Management System (CJCMS), Correction and Rehabilitation Information Management System (CRIMS), Jail Management System (JMS), and the Victim Information & Notification Everyday (VINE) System.
  • Using various automated systems and software programs (IJIS, METERS, JIS, NCIC, Excel, Microsoft Word, etc.) to formulate reports.

Prior to a promotional appointment within DOCR, the selected individual must answer the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) questions and submit to a criminal history to comply with the Prevention Planning on Hiring and Promotion Decisions (115.17, 115.117, 115.217, 115.317). This is a requirement to meet Federal law and audit standards.


 

Nurse Practitioner, Grade 26

  • Location:  Boyds, MD, US
  • Closing Date: Open until filled
  • Starting Salary: $72,061

The  Montgomery County Department of Correction and Rehabilitation is seeking a qualified Family or Adult  Nurse Practitioner to work for the Department's Detention Services Division at both the Montgomery County Detention Center(MCDC), located in Rockville, MD and the Montgomery County Correctional Facility (MCCF) located in Boyds, Md.  Candidates who are hired into the Nurse Practitioner (NP) position are eligible to receive a $5,000 hiring bonus.

Primary responsibilities include managing acute and chronic health conditions, completing history and physical examinations, completing work clearances for incarcerated inmates. The Nurse Practitioner will also be responsible for continuous quality improvement and infection control activities, as well as providing education and training to nursing staff.

The Nurse Practitioner will start their day at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility (MCCF), located in Boyds, MD and then go to the Montgomery County Detention Center (MCDC), located in Rockville, MD to complete the workday. Work locations between the two facilities may change depending on the needs of the department. Work hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 4:00pm, or 8:00am to 4:30pm. Consideration may be given for alternate work hours.

Prior to appointment, all applicants must successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation, medical examination and drug/alcohol screen. Prior to a promotional appointment within DOCR, the selected individual must answer the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) questions and submit to a criminal history to comply with the Prevention Planning on Hiring and Promotion Decisions (115.17, 115.117, 115.217, 115.317). This is a requirement to meet Federal law and audit standards.

Generally, this position is covered by Employees' Retirement System, Group JK. If the successful candidate is an internal employee, retirement plan coverage will be determined at the time the job offer is made.

The individual selected for this position will be considered an "Essential Employee". Essential employees must report to work during a period of general emergency or liberal leave, to include holidays and inclement weather.

Nurse Practitioners who receive an overall rating of "meets expectations" or above in their annual performance plan are eligible for a yearly retention incentive payment of $2200.00. (This amount would be prorated for an employee who has worked less than one year and has completed probation).


Correctional Health Nurse II, Grade 24

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  • Location:  Boyds, MD, US
  • Closing Date: Open Until Filled
  • Starting Salary: $65,786
The  Montgomery County Department of Correction and Rehabilitation is seeking candidates for Correctional Health Nurses (CHN) I and II, which are registered nurses to work full-time at the Montgomery County Detention Center located in Rockville, Maryland or at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility in Boyds, Maryland. 
 
This position may be filled as a Correctional Health Nurse I, Grade 21. There is a non-competitive promotional opportunity to Correctional Health Nurse II, Grade 24.
 
Salary range if filled at the  Correctional Health Nurse I level: $57,455 - $93,895
Salary range if filled at the  Correctional Health Nurse II level: $65,786 - $107,934
 
Candidates who are hired into the Correctional Health Nurse (CHN) position are eligible to receive a $5,000 hiring bonus.
 
Work schedules require either eleven (11) and twelve (12) hour day shifts, totaling 80 hours over a 2 week pay period - some weekends and holiday work is required.  The facility is open seven days a week, 24 hours a day. Shift bids are done annually and are based on seniority.   
 
This is full performance level professional nursing performed in the correctional environment. Work encompasses the entire clinical nursing process from planning and intake through discharge into the community (primary care, chronic care, case management, emergency triage, emergency services and infirmary nursing, including health promotion and disease prevention).
 
Responsibilities include:
  • Conducting intake screenings of newly incarcerated inmates; 
  • Collecting and analyzing client health data; 
  • Administering immunizations and a wide range of oral medications and injections; 
  • Providing client health supervision, counseling, guidance and teaching directed toward health promotion and maintenance, disease prevention, and alleviation of specific health problems (e.g., those common to the correctional environment);
  • Assessing and treating minor health problems.
Additional duties include:
  • Initiating appropriate measures in emergency situations when a physician is not available; 
  • Providing guidance on technical and practical matters to newly assigned and lower grade nurses; 
  • Maintaining records, writing reports, assuring orderliness, maintaining supplies and equipment and the sanitation of the unit; 
  • Sterilizing instruments and supplies; 
  • Referring inmate-patients and families to available health and community services and providing follow-up services as required; 
  • Coordinating client care; 
  • Providing one-on-one health guidance and teaching on health promotion and maintenance, disease prevention and alleviation of specific health problems; 
  • Conducting education classes for inmates as assigned.

Prior to appointment, all applicants must successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation, psychological evaluation, medical examination and drug/alcohol screen.

Prior to a promotional appointment within DOCR, the selected individual must answer the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) questions and submit to a criminal history to comply with the Prevention Planning on Hiring and Promotion Decisions (115.17, 115.117, 115.217, 115.317). This is a requirement to meet Federal law and audit standards.

The individual selected for this position will be considered an "Essential Employee".  Essential employees must report to work during a period of general emergency or liberal leave.

This position is covered by Employees' Retirement System, Group JK.  If the successful candidate is an internal employee, retirement plan coverage will be determined at the time the job offer is made.


Correctional Health Nurse II (Temporary Pool/Substitute), Grade 24

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  • Location:  Boyds, MD, US
  • Closing Date: Open Until Filled
  • Starting Salary: $65,786
The  Montgomery County Department of Correction & Rehabilitation, Pre-Trial Services Division, is seeking a  Correctional Specialist III.

This position has responsibility for supervising an average caseload of 70 defendants who have been charged with crimes and have been court ordered to pre-trial supervision while awaiting trial. Responsibilities include monitoring all court ordered release conditions which includes referrals for substance abuse and mental health assessment and treatment.

Caseworkers in this unit serve as the liaison between the defendant and the Court by promptly reporting violations of release conditions as well as providing reports summarizing the performance of the defendant. This position will also work closely with officials from the State's Attorney's Office, Public Defender's Office, Health and Human Services and the County Police.

This position requires frequent court testimony at bond revocation hearings.

The schedule of work hours for this position is Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:00am - 4:00pm and Thursday 8:30am - 5:00pm.

The individual selected for this position will be considered an "Essential Employee".  Essential employees must report to work during periods of general emergency, inclement weather, or liberal leave.

Prior to appointment, all applicants must successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation, psychological evaluation, medical examination, and drug/alcohol screen.

Generally, this position is covered by Employees' Retirement System, Group JK.  If the successful candidate is an internal employee, retirement plan coverage will be determined at the time the job offer is made.

Prior to a promotional appointment within DOCR, the selected individual must answer the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) questions and submit to a criminal history to comply with the Prevention Planning on Hiring and Promotion Decisions (115.17, 115.117, 115.217, 115.317). This is a requirement to meet Federal law and audit standards.

 

This Recruitment is for part-time, temporary pool/substitute positions only (no benefits). 

Position may be located at either the Montgomery County Correctional Facility (MCCF) in Boyds, Maryland or at the Montgomery County Detention Center (MCDC) in Rockville, Maryland, depending upon the area of specialty/interest and the needs of the Department.

Part-time pay rate begins at $43.18 per hour (depending upon years of experience.)

This is full performance level professional nursing performed in the correctional environment. Work encompasses the entire clinical nursing process from planning and intake through discharge into the community (primary care, chronic care, case management, emergency triage, emergency services and infirmary nursing, including health promotion and disease prevention).

Employee will be responsible for conducting intake screenings of newly incarcerated inmates; collecting and analyzing client health data; administering immunizations and a wide range of oral medications and injections; providing client health supervision, counseling, guidance and teaching directed toward health promotion and maintenance, disease prevention, and alleviation of specific health problems (e.g., those common to the correctional environment); assessing and treating minor health problems; observing and recording temperature, pulse, blood pressure, respiration data and effects of medication; initiating appropriate measures in emergency situations when a physician is not available; providing guidance on technical and practical matters to newly assigned and lower grade nurses; maintaining records, writing reports, assuring orderliness, maintaining supplies and equipment and the sanitation of the unit; sterilizing instruments and supplies; referring inmate-patients and families to available health and community services and providing follow-up services as required; coordinating client care; providing one-on-one health guidance and teaching on health promotion and maintenance, disease prevention and alleviation of specific health problems; and, conducting education classes for inmates as assigned.

The facility is open seven days a week, 24 hours a day, some weekends and holidays are required.

Prior to appointment, all applicants must successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation, psychological evaluation, medical examination and drug/alcohol screen. Prior to a promotional appointment within DOCR, the selected individual must answer the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) questions and submit to a criminal history to comply with the Prevention Planning on Hiring and Promotion Decisions (115.17, 115.117, 115.217, 115.317). This is a requirement to meet Federal law and audit standards.


Program Manager I (Bakery Program Manager, Grade 23)

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  • Location:  Boyds, MD, US
  • Closing Date: Open Until Filled
  • Starting Salary: $62,873

About the Department:

The   Montgomery County Department of Correction and Rehabilitation (DOCR) is responsible for the intake, reception, and assessment functions including law enforcement processing of adult male and female offenders arrested in Montgomery County. Responsibility also includes the custody and care of male and female offenders who are either detained in a pre-trial status or serving sentences under 18 months. The DOCR Food Service Department produces approximately 2400 meals daily to serve over 700 inmates and about 100 staff three times a day. We run an institutional tray line service for inmates and cafeteria style service for staff.

About this Position:
The   Bakery Program Manager is responsible for planning, directing, and supervising an inmate work skills training program in a large scale/institutional baking environment, as well as carrying out the baking needs of the Food Service department to produce baked goods for 3 DOCR facilities.

Who We are Looking For:
  • An individual that is capable of teaching skills (mathematical computations, baking techniques and   science) required for baking services and imparting knowledge to the inmate/program participate.
  • Is detail oriented and organized in planning lessons with the ability to effectively communicate orally and   in writing.
  • Someone who can tactfully deal with people effectively and equitably in any situation without bias,   exercise good judgement in working with offenders individually and in a group setting.
What You Will Be Doing:
  • Supervising offenders to meet operational requirements of the baking program.
  • Operating industrial size baking equipment found in a commercial/institutional kitchen.
  • Budgeting with meticulous record keeping and financial acumen to operate the program. 
  • Performing mathematical computations required for recipe portion conversions.
  • Identifying and analyzing emergency and/or sensitive situations effectively and quickly acting on potential   security breaches for effective intervention.
Building Success…
  • Planning and conducting a bakery work skills training program for inmate workers which involves determining a training curriculum, lesson plans, and competencies teaching both skills and theory to successfully perform large scale/institutional baking duties through classroom lectures and practical application.
  • Training inmate workers about proper food sanitation practices, proper use of equipment and cleaning procedures of such equipment and the workspace in a large scale/institutional kitchen in accordance with Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) production guidelines and standardized recipe compliance.
  • Mentoring inmate program participants by assisting with job placements via the work program, working with the facility counselors in selecting inmates, evaluating progress in the program, and awarding certificates of completion.
  • Maintaining security and monitoring security of food, supplies, and that utensil control procedures are always observed.
  • Observing inmate behaviors and activities in the food service area and maintaining control and discipline among inmate workers.
  • Conducting routine maintenance inspections of bakery equipment and utilities in the bakery area.
  • Enforcing compliance with all department recycling initiatives.
Notes

Prior to appointment, all applicants must successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation, psychological evaluation, medical examination, and drug/alcohol screen. Candidate must successfully complete the Maryland Correctional Training Academy Entry-Level Program, First Line Supervisor and possess a Certificate of successful completion within 12-months of hire.  Must maintain and successfully complete additional State-mandated and Departmental Correctional training as required. Generally, this position is covered by Employees Retirement System, Group EK.  If the successful candidate is an internal employee, retirement plan coverage will be determined at the time the job offer is made. Applicants are encouraged to carefully read substance abuse disqualification for this position prior to applying.  Please copy and paste the following link into a new window to view and read this information:    http://www.dsd.state.md.us/comar/getfile.aspx?file=12.10.01.22.htm Prior to a promotional appointment within DOCR, the selected individual must` answer the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) questions and submit to a criminal history to comply with the Prevention Planning on Hiring and Promotion Decisions (115.17, 115.117, 115.217, 115.317). This is a requirement to meet Federal law and audit standards. 

A competitive benefits package is provided (copy and paste this link into new window, and click on Total Rewards tab to view):   https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/HR/Recruitment/MCGCareers.html/

Laboratory Assistant, Grade 14

  • Location:  Boyds , MD, US
  • Closing Date: Open until filled
  • Starting salary: $42,577
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Due to the American Correctional Association and Federal Prison Rape Elimination Act, for mandated staffing requirements, there is a Bona Fide Occupational Qualification of limiting hiring to a male candidate.  Only male applicants will be considered for this position.
About the Department: The  Montgomery County Department of Correction and Rehabilitation (DOCR) is responsible for the intake, reception and diagnostic functions including law enforcement processing of adult male and female offenders arrested in Montgomery County. The Pre-Trial Supervision Unit (PTSU) is seeking a  Laboratory Assistant to join their team.
PTSU provides monitoring of court-ordered bond conditions to defendants’ who are released into community while awaiting trial. A case management team monitor’s a defendant’s bond conditions compliance until their case has been adjudicated.  Court ordered drug testing is generally required as part of a defendant’s bond condition. Positive drug tests could result in court violations and must be reported to the Court.  The Intervention Program for Substance Abusers (IPSA) is a diversion program for first-time misdemeanant offenders who will ultimately have their charges expunged following successful completion of community service, drug education, drug testing, and treatment are core functions of these programs.  Both programs utilize an onsite urinalysis laboratory to conduct drug/alcohol testing. 
 
What you’ll be doing:
  • Direct observation and testing of urine samples of male criminal defendants reporting to the Pre-Trial Supervision Unit
  • Performance of breathalyzer and saliva testing of both male and female defendants reporting to the Pre-Trial Supervision Unit
  • Order and maintain the inventory of supplies needed for substance abuse testing in the facility.
  • Maintain the urinalysis lab for cleanliness and safety.
  • Research and respond to inquiries regarding drug test results from caseworker and management staff.
  • May be required to testify in court regarding drug testing procedures.
  • Respond to point of contact inquiries from defendants participating in the programs within the division.
  • May assist with office functions including front desk reception coverage, assisting with defendant drug testing check-in, assisting with recordation of defendant participation in various program activities, preparing basic correspondence. 
  • Maintain and update the Exposure Control Plan for the facility. 
A Laboratory Assistant candidate should be able to:
  • Ensures chain of custody procedures and protocols are followed.
  • Record results of drug testing.
  • Data entry of test results into computer database.
  • Prepares basic statistical information on urines tests and testing.
  • Work a schedule from Monday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  NOTE:  Once the IPSA program reopens, Monday testing hours will be from 11 AM until 7:30 PM.
Prior to appointment, all applicants must successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation, psychological evaluation, medical examination, and drug/alcohol screen.
Prior to a promotional appointment within DOCR, the selected individual must answer the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) questions and submit to a criminal history to comply with the Prevention Planning on Hiring and Promotion Decisions (115.17, 115.117, 115.217, 115.317). This is a requirement to meet Federal law and audit standards.
The individual selected for this position will be considered an "Essential Employee".  Essential employees must report to work during a period of general emergency or liberal leave.
Applicants are encouraged to carefully read substance abuse disqualification for this position prior to applying. Please copy and paste the following link into a new window to view and read this information:
Competitive Benefits: A competitive benefits package is provided (copy and paste this link into new window, and click on Total Rewards tab to view):  https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/HR/Recruitment/MCGCareers.html/
Applicants may be rated "Well Qualified" and "Qualified". Only those applicants rated as "Well Qualified" will be interviewed by the Department.

Correctional Dietary Officer, Grade 17

  • Location:  Rockville, MD, US
  • Closing Date: Open Continuous
  • Starting salary: $46,436
About the Department:
This recruitment will establish an eligible list to fill current and future vacancies. Positions could be available at the Pre-Release Center, the Montgomery County Detention Center or Montgomery County Correctional Facility.
The  Department of Correction & Rehabilitation is recruiting  Correctional Dietary Officers.
Correctional Dietary Officers are responsible for providing direct supervision, guidance and training to inmate/resident workers in carrying out the day-to-day preparation and service of food in a large-scale food services operation within a secure correctional setting.
What you’ll be doing: 
  • Preparing meals from standardized recipes using safe food handling practices.
  • Maintaining order and security.
  • Conducting inventories.
  • Reporting maintenance needs and safety hazards.
  • Carrying out recycling initiatives.
  • Receiving and storing deliveries.
  • Verifying order quantities and product in conformance with specifications.
  • Calculate mathematical computations related to recipe conversions to produce acceptable quality products.
  • Maintaining the Food Service Facility in a clean, safe and sanitary condition on a daily basis.
A Correctional Dietary Officer candidate should be able to:
  1. Use institutional food service equipment for the preparation of meals.
  2. Apply a working knowledge of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP).
  3. Communicate clearly and effectively, orally and in writing.
  4. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and inmates/residents.
  5. Respond quickly, calmly and effectively in emergency situations, and be able to de-escalate situations.
Important Notes
Prior to appointment, all applicants must successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation, psychological evaluation, medical examination, and drug/alcohol screen.
Prior to a promotional appointment within DOCR, the selected individual must answer the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)questions and submit to a criminal history to comply with the Prevention Planning on Hiring and Promotion Decisions (115.17, 115.117, 115.217, 115.317). This is a requirement to meet Federal law and audit standards.
Applicants are encouraged to carefully read substance abuse disqualification for this position prior to applying. Please copy and paste the following link into a new window to view and read this information:
http://www.dsd.state.md.us/comar/comarhtml/12/12.10.01.22.htm
Individuals appointed to this position must be at least 21 years of age on the date of appointment and be either a citizen of the United States or a resident alien.
Generally, this position is covered by Employees Retirement System, Group EK. If the successful candidate is an internal employee, retirement plan coverage will be determined at the time the job offer is made.
Competitive Benefits
A competitive benefits package is provided (copy and paste this link into new window, and click on Total Rewards tab to view):  
https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/HR/Recruitment/MCGCareers.html/
Correctional Dietary Officers may also receive additional pay differentials, including shift differentials. If the successful candidate(s) is an internal employee, retirement plan coverage will be determined at the time the job offer is made.

Interested individuals should click on the following links below for more information: