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Recruitment #17-000883-0002


This position is limited to permanent and contractual Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services employees who work within the Division of Parole and Probation.




Multiple Locations throughout the State of  Maryland.

Main Purpose of Job

This is administrative work at the operations management level of regional program administration in the Division of Parole and Probation. Employees in this classification have primary responsibility for the direction and coordination of field services within a specific geographical area. They are primarily engaged in managerial support functions for the activities and performance of two to five first-line supervisors of work units responsible for criminal supervision and investigation programs, intake services, and specialized approaches to facilitate community reintegration of offenders.


Responsible for various administrative duties by performing, organizing and/or assigning tasks in order to ensure operations are in compliance with agency standards; 

Manages and coordinates activities of subordinate staff in order to facilitate optimal utilization of available resources by scheduling, monitoring and evaluating work assignments; 

Audits performance based on standards in order to assess compliance by reviewing agency records and documents; 

Plans, develops and evaluates resources, services and policies by meeting with agency staff, other agencies, public interest groups and community leaders in order to ensure safe communities; 

Instructs and guides staff by providing on-the-job training and monitoring compliance with training mandates in order to maintain and/or enhance job skills and performance; 

Evaluates employee performance by observing and reviewing work produced by staff in order to rate compliance with agency standards; 

Performs tasks in the absence of others to ensure essential operations are maintained by assuming the duties of the missing employee


Education: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four year college or university, with 30 semester credit hours in one of the social, behavioral or correctional sciences.

Experience: Five years of experience supervising persons on parole or probation, or investigating parole and or probation matters, or administrative experience in parole and probation programs, or training parole and probation agents. At least one year of this experience must have been at an administrative or supervisory level of responsibility.

Notes: 1. Candidates may substitute one year of specialized experience counseling, investigating, or supervising persons on parole or probation for the specialized 30 credit hours in the social, behavioral, or correctional sciences. 2. Candidates may substitute graduate level education in the social, behavioral, or correctional sciences on a year-for-year basis for up to one year of the required general experience. 3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military services experience as a commissioned officer in social work or correctional counseling classifications or specialty codes in the criminal justice field of work at the rate of two years of military experience for one year of the required experience.


This position is limited to permanent and contractual Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services employees who work within the Division of Parole and Probation.


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.


1. Employees are subject to call-in 24 hours a day and will be required to provide the employing agency with a telephone number where they can be reached.

2. Candidates must meet all selection standards as set forth in the Code of Maryland Regulations by the Maryland Correctional Training Commission. Candidates who receive a probationary appointment must satisfactorily complete a prescribed training program prior to permanent appointment. Selection standards of the Correctional Training Commission may be obtained from the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, Suite 309, 6776 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore Maryland 21215.


The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.



To submit qualifying documents; the preferred method is to upload them using the "other" tab on the online application. However, if you’re unable to upload your documents, please fax requested information only to 410-585-0570 (providing a cover sheet with your contact information, recruitment name, recruitment number and the number of pages faxed). We will not consider information submitted after the closing date of this announcement.

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.

Online applications are STRONGLY recommended; if you do not have internet access, please mail the Maryland State Application (paper) by the closing date to:

HRSD-Recruitment & Examination

ATTN: P. Johnson

6776 Reisterstown Road, Suite 309

Baltimore, MD 21215

For more information, please call 410-585- 3391

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

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We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.