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COMMITMENT RECORDS SPECIALIST I

Recruitment #18-003669-0001

Introduction

THIS RECRUITMENT HAS BEEN **RE-POSTED** FOR BALTIMORE CITY LOCATIONS ONLY. 

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT IF YOU HAVE ALREADY APPLIED, IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO RE-APPLY. PREVIOUS APPLICANTIONS ARE STILL BEING REVIEWED AND CONSIDERED.  Please be sure to indicate on your application the County you are willing to accept employment. The resulting eligibility list will be used for at least one year.

GRADE

10

LOCATION OF POSITION

Baltimore City

Main Purpose of Job

Reviews, verifies and interprets information in order to make determinations and resolve problems involving the calculation of adult inmate prison sentences in accordance with State laws and the regulations and policies of the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services.

POSITION DUTIES

  • In accordance with applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedure, reviews sentencing and release orders, and accurately computes inmate terms, diminution credits and release dates.  Accurately records calculations, credits and release dates within commitment and diminution records.
  • In accordance with applicable laws, regulation, policies and procedure, accurately awards and records earned and revoked diminution credits. Successfully completes automated systems and commitment training as designated by the director. 
  • Successfully completes additional training as recommended by a Lead and designated by the supervisor and/or manager. Accurately lodges detainers and/or verifies detainers are properly lodged against inmates in accordance with established procedure. 
  • Accurately determines when detainer should be lifted and/or verifies detainers were properly lifted in accordance with established procedure.
  • Accurately prepares correspondences within the assigned time period.
  • Performs all other related duties

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

Experience: One (1) year of experience in reviewing, verifying and interpreting information for compliance with laws, regulations and policies.

Notes:

1.  Applicants may substitute education from an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester credit hours for one year of experience for the required experience.

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer involving staff work requiring use of independent judgment and analysis in applying and interpreting rules and regulations in accordance with agency laws and policies on a year to year basis for the required education and experience.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this 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.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

THIS RECRUITMENT REQUIRES THE SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF A WRITTEN EXAMINATION: The written examination is designed to measure the candidates’ knowledge, skills, and abilities as they relate to the duties of this job classification. Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be admitted to the examination for this classification. Therefore, it is essential that you give complete accurate information on your application.

BARGAINING UNIT STATUS

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.

 

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are STRONGLY recommended; if you are unable to apply online, please mail your application by the closing date to:

DPSCS Office of Human Resources
ATTN: L. McGee
300 E. Joppa Road, Suite 1107
Towson, MD 21215

For more information, please call 410-339-4219 or email hrsd.testing@maryland.gov.

To submit your 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.

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must be provided prior to hire.

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

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

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