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MCE OFFICER TRAINEE Services

Recruitment #18-005283-0001

GRADE

13

LOCATION OF POSITION

This position is located inside of a Correctional Facility:

Maryland Correctional Institution for Women (MCI-W)

7943 Brockbridge Road

Jessup, MD 20794

Main Purpose of Job

This position provides training and supervision to an inmate work force managing mailing and distribution, production of MVA registrations and mailing & managing the distribution of license plates for the MVA and the Data Entry department.

POSITION DUTIES

Production/Training:

  • Responsible for assigned production process operating with full independence and reviewing the work of trainees.
  • Trains inmate workers in proper methods of a specified service.
  • Supervises the production of Data Entry Clerks to include training in accordance with customer specifications and proper paperwork procedures.
  • Develop set up systems, procedures and related equipment needed for the fulfillment of services for customers.
  • Train inmate workers in proper use of equipment.
  • Responsible for reviewing inmate worker progress and proposing pay raises when applicable.
  • Must be able to produce jobs as specified in customer purchase orders.

Safety and Security:

Incumbent should be fully versed in all related safety procedures.  These duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Trains and instructs inmates in Fire Safety, Equipment Safety, and Personal Safety as related to their trade.
  • Responsible for completing daily traffic sheets.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

Experience: One year of experience in commercial mailing operations to include; large and small package distribution, bar code application, high volume print operations, mail house operations such as pick/pack and ship, mail, sorting, mail stuffing operations and equipment.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite (Excel and Access) 

Specialized software used in mailing operations is a plus (Satori system)

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Employees MUST successfully complete a background investigation.

Employees who have not already done so must complete and successfully pass the Entrance Level Correctional Training Course required for the Maryland Correctional Training Commission certificate during the probationary period.

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

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 with the exception of a foreign degree evaluation (if applicable). Your application may be approved pending receipt of the evaluation. Successful candidates may be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

Your application is part of the examination process. The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of this position. The rating will be based on the information provided on your application. Therefore, it is important that you provide all the experience and education that is related to this position completely and accurately. Verifiable volunteer experience will be considered. Please include it on your application, if applicable. This recruitment does not require any additional materials to be uploaded with the exception of a foreign degree evaluation (if applicable). Please do not submit unsolicited documentation (resumes, transcripts, cover letters, etc.). Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the application. You will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The online application is STRONGLY preferred. If online access is unavailable, you may submit a paper application to:

Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services
Human Resources Services Division
300 East Joppa Road, 10th Floor
Towson, MD 21286

Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. Please do not submit unsolicited documentation (resumes, transcripts, cover letters, etc.).

Specific inquiries regarding this recruitment can be directed to Erin Alston at erin.alston@maryland.gov

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay.

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

Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

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