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DJS ASSISTANT AREA DIRECTOR -REPOST

Recruitment #19-002595-0001

GRADE

  19

LOCATION OF POSITION

Department of Juvenile Services

Ellicott City Office

3451 Court House Drive

Ellicott City, Maryland 21043

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to assist the Regional Director in administering community justice programs, managing staff and the daily operations in a specific portion of the geographical area of the State, identified as Central Region. This position supervises DJS Case Management Specialist Program Supervisors, DJS Case Management Specialist Supervisors and support staff in delivering services to youth under the jurisdiction of the Department. The position is also responsible for fleet management, risk management and procurement of resources for their teams.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:      

Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited four year college or university.

NOTE: 

An Associate of Arts degree in the social or behavioral sciences or criminal justice from an accredited college or university and three years of experience supervising case management staff may be substituted for the required Bachelor’s degree.  

EXPERIENCE: 

Five years of experience providing case management services to emotionally or socially maladjusted, delinquent victimized or exceptional juveniles in a community or residential setting.   Two years of this experience must have involved the supervision of case management service staff.  

NOTE:

A Master’s degree in the social or behavioral sciences or criminal justice from an accredited college or university and two years of experience supervising case management staff may be substituted for one year of the required general experience.  

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

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.

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 must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information that is submitted after the date.  Only those applicants that demonstrate in their application the required qualifications will be deemed qualified and referred to the hiring manager for consideration

EXAMINATION PROCESS

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 information on your application.  Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. 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. This list will be used by DJS hiring agency to select employees.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

If you have any questions about this recruitment, please contact the Department of Juvenile Services at 410-230-3454.

This is a Management Service position, this position serves at the pleasure of the appointing authority.

We strongly suggest using the online application process; however, if you are unable to apply online, you may mail a paper application to the address below or fax a paper application to the fax number listed below.

If you choose 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 social security number. The paper application must be received by 5 pm on the closing date for this recruitment, no postmarks or incorrect applications will be accepted. 

Maryland Department of Juvenile Services

Office of Human Resources

One Center Plaza

120 W. Fayette Street

Baltimore, Maryland  21201

Attention: Tangela Alston 

Fax Number 410-333-4188

Veterans are encouraged to apply. TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay. As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity