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Manager-Release Unit

Recruitment #19-003235-0013


This position is limited to current contractual and permanent Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS) employees only.




Maryland Parole Commission

6776 Reisterstown Road

Baltimore, MD 21215

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to manage the operation of the Parole Release Unit to ensure that the parole releases for DPSCS Corrections and the local Correctional Facilities are accurately and promptly processed in accordance with the established policies and procedures.


Ensure that parole orders are prepared properly and promptly for both the Division of Corrections and the local jails.

Ensures that data entry is completed within 14 business days of receipt of the decision

Ensures that approved parole decisions are distributed to the appropriate IPA region for decision services

Ensures that problematic cases are promptly addressed for resolution

Ensures that Interstate Compact cases are processed as soon as administratively possible

Maintains statistical data relevant to the unit on parole release for both DOC and the Local jails

Ensures that all staff are cross trained on the aspects of the unit

Ensures that HB1174 cases are promptly identified and processed in accordance with the established procedures


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

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


1. Candidates may substitute additional experience in administrative staff or professional work on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Candidates may substitute additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester credit hours for each year of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work that included regular use of independent judgment and analysis in applying and interpreting complex administrative plans, policies, rules or regulations or analysis of operational programs or procedures with recommendations for improvement on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.


The following qualification is preferred, not required:

6 months supervisory experience

Knowledge of the Justice Reinvestment Act (JRA)

Experience using the Offender Case Management System (OCMS)


This position is limited to current contractual and permanent Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS) employees only.


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.


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.



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: Angela Chase

300 E. Joppa Road, Suite 1000 Towson, MD 21286

For more information, please call 410-339-5964

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

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

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