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MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATOR

Evidence Transport Technician

Recruitment #15-001258-0001

Introduction

There are three vacant positions with one working out of the Forensic Sciences Division (FSD) Crime Scene Office in Easton; one out of the FSD Laboratory in Pikesville; and the other out of the FSD Laboratory in Hagerstown.

These positions are CONTRACTUAL and funded for a 10 month period.

 

GRADE

5

LOCATION OF POSITION

MSP Crime Scene Section

7053 Ocean Gateway

Easton, MD 21601

 

MSP Crime Scene Section

221 Milford Mill Road

Pikesville, MD 21208

 

MSP Crime Scene Section

18345 Col. Henry K. Douglas Drive

Hagerstown, MD 21502

Main Purpose of Job

This position primarily involves the receipt, transport and delivery of properly packaged physical evidence from submitting agencies to the MSP Forensic Sciences Division and back to the submitting agencies. Evidence will be stored properly during transport and will be held under strict chain of custody.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Completion of the sixth grade.

Experience: Two years of full-time paid employment in the operation of automotive transportation equipment. It is desirable that this experience shall have included the transportation of passengers.

Note:

1.  Additional full-time paid employment operating automotive transportation vehicles may be substituted, on a year-for-year basis, for up to three years of the elementary school education.

2. Note: Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Equipment Operator classifications or Equipment Operator and Vehicle Operator specialty codes in the Equipment Operation field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience. 

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Work experience handling criminal evidence or formal training in forensic science.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

1. Applicants must possess a driver’s license valid in Maryland. Applicants must list the license number and date of issues on the application.

2. The work of certain positions in this classification may require that the applicant secure another class of driver’s license prior to appointment. Applicants may also be required to submit a certified copy of their driving records before appointment.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulations 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.

Candidates will be subject to an initial drug screening, and a complete criminal background investigation to include a polygraph examination before permanent appointment can be made.  A criminal conviction may be grounds for rejection of the candidate.

SELECTION PROCESS

The selection process for this recruitment will involve a review of each application.  Those who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on an eligible list as a QUALIFIED applicant.  The eligible list will be used by the hiring manager to fill this vacancy.  The list will be valid for one year.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Currently, applicants are limited to uploading one file.  As a result, it is strongly urged that those applying upload ALL required and additional documents (undergraduate and graduate transcripts, resumes, etc.) as one file

 

If you are unable to apply online, you may submit an application via mail.  The Maryland State Application Form can be found online.

 

Completed applications, required documentation and any required addendums may be mailed to:

 

Maryland State Police

Human Resources Division

1201 Reisterstown Road

Pikesville, MD 21208

ATTN: R. Bruce Tanner

 

Questions or concerns regarding this recruitment may be sent to the following e-mail address: 

Robert.tanner@maryland.gov

 

It is the policy of the Maryland State Police to comply with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting employment discrimination and to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, gender, identity and expression, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religious affiliation, belief or opinion, sex, sexual orientation or any other protected status.