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AUTOMOTIVE SERVICES SPECIALIST

Recruitment #18-002715-0002

Introduction

THIS IS A RECRUITMENT FOR THE AUTOMOTIVE SERVICES SPECIALIST CLASSIFICATION IN HOWARD COUNTY AND TALBOT COUNTY.  Because this recruitment will also be used for statewide vacancies as they occur, PLEASE CHECK ALL COUNTIES IN WHICH YOU ARE WILLING TO WORK.

GRADE

11

LOCATION OF POSITION

MSP Motor Vehicle Division

7749 Washington Blvd.

Jessup, MD 20794

Main Purpose of Job

This position functions as a Police Pursuit Vehicle Specialist and is responsible for the repair and maintenance of all Police Pursuit vehicles owned by the Maryland State Police, Office of the State Fire Marshal, Division of Corrections and M.I.E.M.S.S. This position maintains vehicles which will at any given time have to exceed twice the posted speed limit in all weather and road conditions. This position ensures the safe and reliable operating conditions of all Police Pursuit vehicles. The safety of the Trooper as well as the motoring public traveling the Maryland roadways is critical.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Completion of the eighth grade.

Experience: Three years of experience servicing, maintaining and repairing motor vehicles or equipment, one year of which must have involved responsibility for performing major automotive repair work.

Notes:

1. Graduation from an accredited vocational/technical high school with a major in automotive mechanics, or a related field, may be substituted for up to three years of the required experience.

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Mechanic  classifications or Automotive Maintenance Technician and Vehicle Maintenance specialty codes in the Mechanic or Maintenance field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.  

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

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.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

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

2.  In accordance with Section 2-204 (b) (6) of the Public Safety Article, candidates for positions in this classification will be subject to an initial drug screening, a physical examination, 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 for this process will involve a review of each application.  Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on an eligible list in the BEST QUALIFIED category.  The list will be used by the hiring manager to select the individual(s) to fill the vacancy(s)

BENEFITS

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.