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Recruitment #17-002247-0042


Applicants must meet the specific minimum qualifications to be considered for this position. Please make sure to include all relevant education and experience on your application.




Maryland State Police

Automotive Safety Enforcement Division

6601 Ritchie Highway

Glen Burnie, MD 21062

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of the job is to instruct personnel in automotive inspection procedures and provide technical support regarding issues of vehicle inspection as regulated under COMAR, Title 11, Subtitle 14. In addition, the position provides training to MSP and allied agency personnel in the issuance of Safety Equipment Repair Orders and assists in the revision of COMAR regulations in the update of current vehicle inspection safety standards.


Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university.

Experience: Three years of experience in administrative or professional work.


1. Candidates may substitute additional experience in administrative staff or professional work on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

 2. Candidates may substitute additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester credit hours for each year of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work that included the regular use of independent judgment and analysis in applying and interpreting complex administrative plans, policies, rules or regulations or analysis of operational programs or procedures with recommendations for improvement on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.  


1.  Experience developing, implementing and presenting training materials

2.  Experience with the issuance and certification of Safety Equipment Repair Orders as prescribed in the Maryland Motor Vehicle Law and COMAR

3.  Possess a strong knowledge regarding unique vehicle evaluations, automotive tools and equipment, COMAR and Maryland Transportation Article to instruct personnel in automotive inspection procedures

4.  Familiar with the Inspection System Data Base (ISDB) and the Maryland State Inspection System database (MSIS)

5.  Law enforcement (police) experience


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.


Candidates for this position will be subject to a complete criminal background investigation to include a polygraph examination before a permanent appointment can be made.  A criminal conviction may be grounds for rejection of the candidate.


The selection process for this recruitment will involve a review of each application.  Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on an eligible list in the BEST, BETTER or QUALIFIED category.  The eligible list will be used by the hiring manager to select the individual to fill the vacancy.  The list will be valid for one year.



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:

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.