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ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST III

Sex Offender Registration Specialist

Recruitment #19-002043-0012

GRADE

12

LOCATION OF POSITION

6776 Reisterstown Rd, Baltimore, MD 2121

Main Purpose of Job

The purpose of this position is to collect, analyze, evaluate and disseminate criminal intelligence information relating to registered sexual offenders living in Maryland, entering Maryland from other states, and leaving Maryland for other jurisdictions. This position will coordinate the sharing of criminal intelligence information among the twenty-four major jurisdictions in Maryland, the Maryland State Police, the Division of Parole and Probation, registration agencies from other states, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), International Police Agency (INTERPOL), the U.S. Marshals, and other Federal government agencies such as the Federal Bureau of Prisons. The individual will provide investigative support to sex offender registration units from the various jurisdictions in Maryland and any other government criminal justice unit responsible for the investigation of sexual offenders and sexual crimes.  

This position is responsible for the purpose of this position is to process incoming re-registrations and updates sent to the CJIS-SORU through the Maryland Online Sex Offender Registry (MOSOR) system. This position maintains/updates the MOSOR and corresponding logs pertaining to the registrant’s status. This position is responsible for ensuring accurate information is received, reviewed, and updated. It is necessary for this position to verify registrant information through CJIS systems including NCIC, MD RAPS, Ident/Index, OBII, OBSG, MVA, Maryland Judiciary Case Search, and various other resource systems.   

This position uses independent judgment in applying and interpreting regulations in accordance with Criminal Procedure Article §§11-701 – 11-722, Annotated Code of Maryland.

POSITION DUTIES

Adult and Juvenile Sex Offender Registration - Update Maryland Online Sex Offender Registry (MOSOR) with initial registration and re-registration information.  Search registrant information through systems including NCIC, MD RAPS, Ident/Index, OBII, OBSG, MVA, Maryland Judiciary Case Search and various other resource systems. Conduct data quality reviews of sex offender data that is received by MOSOR (MD Online Sex Offender Registry) to determine accuracy and to analyze the data looking for data errors or anomalies. The Specialist will develop secondary resources and databases to verify registration data, if errors are found the Specialist reports errors to local law enforcement officials for investigation.  

Data Quality Review - The Specialist reviews sex offender data that is received by MOSOR to determine accuracy of the data by looking for errors or anomalies that could indicate criminal activity or misinformation. The specialist uses the FBI's NCIC - Sex Offender Registry File and other databases to verify registration data, then reporting errors or misinformation to local law enforcement officials for investigation.  

Investigative Analysis - The Specialist will work directly with state, local and federal criminal justice officials to investigate and identify leads regarding non-compliant or absconding offenders; and will communicate this information to the proper agency for apprehension and criminal prosecution.

Investigative Support - The Specialist will respond to information requests from criminal justice agencies and assist registration agencies in developing investigative leads relating to absconders and noncompliant offenders.

Information Management - The Specialist will evaluate and analyze any criminal intelligence data received relating to sex offenders to determine credibility, and reliability. The Specialist will be responsible for the storage and dissemination of such information.  

Miscellaneous Duties

  • Develop and facilitate relationships with local law enforcement agencies, the U.S. Marshal’s Service, and any other agencies tasked with the monitoring, apprehension, and tracking of sex offenders.  
  • Coordinates the exchange of interstate and intrastate information regarding the movement of known sexual offenders.  
  • Prepares oral and written briefings, bulletins and reports relating to sex offender registration and tracking.  
  • Evaluates and analyzes information relating to offenders of high interest or with histories of repeat offense.  
  • Assist in the design or modification of automated systems used to maintain juvenile registration data.  
  • Creates maps, tables, graphs, or charts to visually represent trends or patterns of behavior.  
  • Computes statistical information such as percentages, means, medians, and standard deviations required for the summary and tabulation of data.  
  • Other duties as assigned.    

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Completion of 60 credit hours at an accredited college or university.

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

Notes:

1. Candidates may substitute experience as defined above at the rate of one year experience for 30 credit hours of education for up to 60 credit hours of the required education.

2. Candidates may substitute a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university for the required education and experience.

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

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

1.  Experience in the fields of criminal justice, parole, and probation, legal or law enforcement.  

2.  Experience performing administrative duties with law enforcement or a law enforcement agency.  

3.  Experience performing administrative duties at the municipal, county, state or federal levels of government.

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.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

Please make sure that you provide complete and accurate 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 the above closing date.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

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.

Online applications are STRONGLY recommended; if you do not have internet access, please mail your application by the closing date to:

HRSD-Recruitment & Examination

ATTN: J. Rolon

300 East Joppa Road, Suite 1107

Towson, MD 21286

For more information, please call 410-339-3695

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

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