Person In Charge II (PIC) - Carney Elementary School

Baltimore County Public Schools
Baltimore, MD, US

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JOB TITLE : Person-In-Charge (PIC) II - Carney Elementary School (For School year 2023-2024)

REPORTS TO : Cafeteria Manager, Office of Food and Nutrition Services

DEFINITION : Supervises an elementary school kitchen that serves over 400 meals per day. Performs other duties as assigned.


Assists the cafeteria manager by assuming responsibility for the successful operation of a satellite food service operation at a receiving school. Oversees serving over 400 meals per day.

Serves as liaison person between the local school staff and the manager of the base complex. Assists the complex manager in marketing the food service programs and works with school administrative staff to encourage and maximize participation by all students.

Assumes responsibility for and assists as needed in the setup and preparation of the food service program on a daily basis.

Responsible for food preparation based on planned menu. Checks quantities, records temperatures, and notes the condition of food at time of arrival in accordance with established sanitation, health, and Office of Food and Nutrition Services (OFNS) standards.

Trains and directs other food service employees working in the satellite kitchen. Assures operation is in compliance with Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) procedures and food safety standards.

Washes, sanitizes, and stores equipment and supplies. Scrubs counters, tables, chairs; mops/scrubs floors; and disposes of waste properly. Stores food and supplies in accordance with HACCP procedures, takes inventories, and orders food and supplies.

Follows OFNS cash handling procedures to prepare and verify cash receipts on the cashier daily report, prepare daily bank deposit, verify cash receipts, and deliver the deposit to the bank. Reviews daily transactions, compares to operating reports, and investigates and documents discrepancies.

Adheres to all policies and procedures for the School Nutrition Accountability Program (WebSMARTT).

Maintains accountability of free and reduced-priced meal transactions. Assures that the students are served in the most effective and efficient manner.

Assumes responsibility for transporting of supplies from the base kitchen to the satellite schools, if required.

Attends monthly meetings conducted by the base kitchen manager. Attends in-service trainings as well as scheduled professional development programs. Reports to any site in the base complex as assigned. Attends school-related functions and provides support to the total school operation.

Education, Training, and Experience :
High school diploma or appropriate equivalent. Two (2) years' experience in the field of food service.
BCPS Office of Food and Nutrition Services PIC Training preferred.

Licenses and Certificates:
Required certifications must be maintained throughout employment in this position or any other that requires these certifications .
Certified Food Service Manager-Level 1 certification.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities :
Basic knowledge of WebSMARTT point-of-sale. Knowledge of food preparation, service, and storage practices. Knowledge of personal computers and software needed to prepare required reports.

Skill in handling cash and preparing daily deposits. Skill in the use of food service equipment.
Skill and ability to organize, plan, and execute work with minimal supervision.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Ability to properly maintain confidential information. Ability to direct the work of others. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to operate a computer and use appropriate software as determined by Baltimore County Public Schools. Ability to multitask.

The work of this class is performed in a kitchen and cafeteria environment. Duties require the ability to lift up to 50 pounds, the ability to bend and kneel on a regular basis, and the ability to stand for three hours or more consecutively. Also requires the ability to withstand extreme temperatures of hot and cold.

Annual completion of continuing education/training in accordance with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Professional Standards for School Nutrition Employees.
Persons appointed to this classification are designated as Essential-As-Needed Personnel and are required to work when schools and/or offices are closed during adverse weather conditions or any other emergency when contacted and directed to do so.

COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS: Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS) is committed to providing the highest quality education to BCPS students and staff while ensuring the health and safety of its students, employees, customers, clients, contractors, interns, and other visitors. BCPS strongly encourages all persons to be fully vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19. Information about accessing COVID-19 vaccines and boosters can be found at . Detailed information about BCPS' COVID-19 mitigation plan and requirements can be found at

FLSA : Non-Exempt (37.5 hours per week - 7:00am -2:30pm)

SALARY : Grade 4 on the Food Services Pay Scale ($16.13 to $23.93/per hour)


The Board of Education of Baltimore County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, or veteran status in matters affecting employment or in providing access to educational programs or activates and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Inquiries regarding the Board's nondiscrimination policies should be directed to: EEC Officer, Officer of Equal Employment Opportunity, Baltimore County Public Schools, 6901 Charles Street, Building B, Towson, Maryland 21204 (443-809-8937).

Application Instructions

Please read and carefully follow the instructions provided below.
  • Applicants are required to have a completed application on file for employment with the Baltimore County Public Schools.
  • Professional references must be submitted to complete your application. Examples of professional references include current and former principals, supervisors, managers, mentor teachers and university/college supervisors. Personal references from colleagues, friends, community members, etc. will not be accepted.
  • Be sure to account for all periods of employment and unemployment, including student teaching and internship experience, and include names, addresses, and telephone numbers of employers.
  • Be sure to answer all criminal background questions. If you answer "yes" to any of the criminal background questions you must provide a written explanation. A criminal offense does not necessarily exclude an applicant from employment with BCPS. Factors such as passage of time since the offense, the nature of the violation, and the extent of rehabilitation will be taken into consideration.
Pre-Employment Requirements:
  • All persons employed by the Baltimore County Public Schools, regular and temporary, are required to be fingerprinted and have a criminal background investigation (State of Maryland, Senate Bill 315, effective October 1, 1986) completed. The fee charged for fingerprinting is $106.00.
  • An identification card will be issued which must be shown prior to employment.
  • Anyone offered employment is required to provide proper identification and documentation of eligibility for employment in the US.
  • If you have military experience you will be asked to provide a copy of DD214.
  • Official transcripts for all higher education must be received prior to contract signing.
  • Some positions will require employees to undergo a physical examination and/or drug testing.
  • All newly hired personnel must attend a Badges and Benefits session.
Additional job verification will be required for salary credit.

Contact Information
Roshonda Anthony
HR Analyst
6901 Charles Street, E Building
Towson, Maryland 21204
Phone: 443-809-7872
Fax: 410-887-7876

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