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Recruitment #19-002586-0070




Maryland Department of Juvenile Services

Professional Training and Educational Unit

6852 45h Street

Sykesville, MD 21784

Main Purpose of Job

The Administrator I-Entry Level Training Specialist provides training and other related services to the Department of Juvenile Services in the Professional Training and Education Unit. The position will design and deliver training activities and/or learning opportunities for staff of the Department of Juvenile Services with primary oversight of Residential Services training compliance. This position relates to the agency's mission because PTEU is responsible for providing staff development programs to ensure the safety of citizens of the State by providing efficient and effective programs and services.


The Administrator I-Entry Level Training Specialist is responsible for coordination of the Entrance Level Training program as directed by the MD Correctional Training Commission's regulations. The position also assists in reviewing all On the Job Training submissions and other duties as may be required by the Program Manager, Deputy Director of Entry Level Training or the Director of the Professional Training and Education Unit.


Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Four years of experience in administrative staff or professional work.


1. Additional experience in administrative staff or professional work may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university may be substituted at the rate of 30 semester credit hours on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work related to the administration of rules, regulations, policy, procedures and processes, or overseeing or coordinating unit operations or functioning as a staff assistant to a higher ranking commissioned officer on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.


One year of the above required experience must include training adults in a training environment.


• Possession of a current Instructor Certification from the Maryland Police Correctional Training Commission (MPCTC)

• At least one year of experience training adults in the Public Safety/Criminal Justice work environment is highly desirable.


This recruitment is open to current MD State Government Employees.  You must be a current Maryland State Government Employee.


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.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application (and on separate pages, if necessary) 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.


The assessment will be a rating of your application based on your education, training, and experience as it relates to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate educational and employment information on your application.  Please make sure to provide sufficient information on your application to show 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. The Certified Eligible list will be used by the hiring agency to select employees. Please note that your answers on the supplemental questionnaire must correspond to the information provided on your application to receive credit.



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 use 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#.  The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for this recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted. 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

       Attn: Linda Padgett

       Fax number 410-333-4188

       TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

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

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

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or

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

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

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