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DJS COMMUNITY DETENTION OFFICER SUPERVISOR

Recruitment #19-002559-0002

GRADE

16

LOCATION OF POSITION

Maryland Youth Residence Center (MYRC)
721 Woodbourne Ave
Baltimore, Maryland 21212

Main Purpose of Job

The Community Detention Program is a statewide alternative to detention program that allows a youth to be in the community on court-ordered home detention as opposed to being placed in secure confinement pending a court appearance. The position may be required to work evenings and weekends to ensure supervision of staff and youth. The DJS Community Detention Officer Supervisor will address and ensure inventory control, public safety, staff coverage, and youth supervision.

POSITION DUTIES

The Department of Juvenile Services is currently accepting applications to fill a vacant DJS Community Detention Officer Supervisor position at the Maryland Youth Residence Center (MYRC). The Community Detention Program is an alternative to detention whereby youth are referred by the Court and abide by court order specifications. The DJS Community Detention Officer Supervisor position will supervise DJS Community Detention Officers who provide youth assigned to the DJS Community Detention Program enhanced treatment and supervision through electronic monitoring, face to face and telephone contacts. The DJS Community Detention Officer Supervisor in Baltimore City will be required to work evenings and weekends to ensure supervision of staff and youth.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:   Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate acceptable to the Maryland State Board of Education as described in the Maryland Correctional Training Commission regulation.

Experience: Three years of experience providing supervision and guidance to juveniles in a court ordered community or home detention program.

Notes:

1. The above educational requirement is set by the Maryland Correctional Training Commission in accordance with the Correctional Services Article, Section 8-209, Annotated Code of Maryland.

2. Candidates may substitute two years of experience providing supervision and guidance to youth in a juvenile facility or juvenile services community program for at-risk youth for one year of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute possession of an Associate of Arts degree in Criminal Justice or the social or behavioral sciences or sixty credit hours from an accredited college or university, including 15 credit hours in criminal justice or the social of behavioral sciences for one year of the required experience.

4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Correctional Officer classifications or Correctional Officer specialty codes in the Miscellaneous Occupations field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Experience supervising employees in the performance of work.

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

This recruitment is limited to current Department of Juvenile Services employees only.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

1. Candidates appointed to positions in this classification must be fully certified by the Maryland Correctional Training Commission prior to appointment and are required to maintain certification while employed.

2. 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. In accordance with the Correctional Services Article, Section 8-209 of the Annotated Code of Maryland, the Maryland Correctional Training Commission shall establish the minimum qualifications for probationary or permanent appointment of a Department of Juvenile Services employee in a mandated position. These requirements are listed in detail in the Code of Maryland Regulations 12.10.01.04, general regulations of the Maryland Correctional Training Commission, and include:

    U.S. Citizenship or Resident Alien status

    Must be at least 21years of age

    A thorough background check, including fingerprinting and drug testing

    An oral interview, and

    Physical and psychological examinations.

2. 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. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

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. Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. 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. This list will be used by the DJS hiring agency to select employees.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The online application process is strongly urged. However, if you are unable to apply on line you may mail a paper application to the address below or fax a paper application to the fax number below. If you choose to fax or regular mail you must include on each page of the attachment your First and Last Name, the Recruitment Number that is located at the top of the bulletin and the last 4 digits of your SS#. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted:
Maryland Department of Juvenile Services
OHR-Recruitment & Examination Unit
One Center Plaza
120 W. Fayette St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
Attention: Shavonne Holman
Fax number 410-333-4188T
TY Users: call via Maryland Relay

Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please contact DJS Office of Human Resources at djs.careers@maryland.gov Include the Recruitment Title/Number that is located at the top of the bulletin.

DJS values the experience gained by Veterans while serving our country. Veterans are welcome to apply for all current recruitments.

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

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