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Recruitment #17-002650-0005


By law, DJS is a child-serving agency responsible for assessing the individual needs of referred youth and providing intake, detention, probation, commitment and after-care services. DJS collaborates with youth, families, schools, community partners, law enforcement and other public agencies to coordinate services and resources to contribute to safer communities.




Department of Juvenile Services

Victor Cullen Center

6000 Cullen Drive

Sabillasville, MD  21870

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to provide administrative and secretarial support to the Superintendent of Victor Cullen Youth Center while exercising independent initiative and knowledge of policies and regulations of the Center's operation. In addition, working to facilitate general departmental management details for the Superintendent.


Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: Five years performing secretarial work or clerical work involving typing duties.


1. Additional secretarial or clerical experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Thirty credit hours with a major in secretarial science or office technology from an accredited college may be substituted  at the rate of thirty credits for one year of experience for up to two years of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Administration or Personnel Specialist classifications or Administrative, Clerical, or Office Services specialty codes in the Special Assistant or Secretarial fields of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


Desired/ Preferred qualifications:

Two (2) years experience as an office manager highly desired

Two (2) years experience data entry processing is preferred

Possession of an A.A. degree in Business, Human Resource Management, or Information Systems is highly preferred

Experience working in a correctional setting is highly desired


Demonstrated ability to accurately type on a keyboard of a personal computer at a minimum of forty words per minute may be required, depending on the specific requirements of the position.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application (and on separate pages, if necessary) to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

This list will be used by the DJS hiring agency to select employees.


The assessment will be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related experience and education. For education obtained outside the U.S., you will be required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service.

Please note that your answers on the Supplemental Questionnaire must correspond to the information provided on your application to receive credit.


The incumbent in this position is a member of a covered bargaining unit and will be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit.



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

The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you do not have internet access to submit your application online, you may mail a paper application to the following address:  

 Maryland Department of Juvenile Services

Office of Human Resources

120 W. Fayette Street Baltimore, MD 21201


If you mail your application, it MUST be received by the closing date and time. You must include on each page the following information:      

*First and Last Name    

 *Recruitment Number-located at the top of the bulletin    

 *last 4 digits of your SSN  

All incorrect application forms will not be accepted! 

Please do not email unsolicited documentation.     

The resulting Certified Eligible List for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.  

 If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about this online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or   Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please, contact DJS Office of Human Resources at  Include the Recruitment Title/Number that is located at the top of the bulletin.  

Veterans - Thank you for your service to our country. DJS values the experience gained by Veterans while serving our country. Veterans are welcome to apply for all current recruitments.  If you are seeking veteran's preference, please submit a copy of your DD-214 with your application.  

 Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay  

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