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Recruitment #19-004093-0001


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

The resulting eligible list will be used to fill current and future vacancies in all Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services (DPSCS) facilities as they occur. Candidates interested in future vacancies at other facilities or locations should apply at this time. Applicants certified to this list will remain eligible for one year.





Jessup Correctional Institution

7800 House of Corrections Road

Jessup, MD 20794

Also, there are several positions located throughout the State of Maryland. Therefore, the resulting eligible list will be used to fill current and future vacancies.

When completing the application, please select all locations in which you are willing to work.

Main Purpose of Job

Leads Correctional Supply Officers in maintaining stocks of supplies and materials required for operation of a correctional institution; including the ordering, receiving, storing, issuing, and accounting for inventory items as well as training and supervising inmates in the performance of such activities.


Leads Correctional Supply Officers in ordering, receiving, storing, issuing and maintaining records to account for a variety of supplies, materials, and equipment used in the institutions operations, which typically include:

  • Providing guidance in commissary procedures
  • Receiving incoming materials, inspecting for quality and quantity of items received
  • Proper storing of inventory items
  • Issuing supplies and materials to authorized persons
  • Preparing records of requisitions, orders and goods received and issued
  • Contacting vendors to obtain bids, resolve questions or coordinate orders and deliveries
  • Provides guidance, instruction and training to lower level Correctional Supply Officers

Trains and supervises inmates assigned to warehouse operations, which typically include:

  • Observing behavior of inmates and assessing inmate job performance
  • Monitoring security conditions
  • Enforcing safety, sanitary and custody rules
  • Reviewing completed inmate work tasks for quality and accuracy
  • Responding to emergencies when necessary


Education: High School diploma or G.E.D. certificate acceptable to the Maryland State Board of Education as described in the Correctional Training Commission regulation.

Experience: Two years of experience involving the custody, security and supervision of adult inmate workers in storekeeping or warehousing operations at a correctional facility.


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

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience in correctional institutional specialty codes in the criminal justice field of work at a rate of two years of military experience for the required experience.


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


Some positions in this classification may require the operation of a motor vehicle for the transportation of inmates or supplies. Employees assigned such duties will be required to acquire the appropriate Maryland driver's license.


1. Employees who have not already done so must meet the selection standards required and successfully complete the training prescribed by the Maryland Correctional Training Commission for institutional support staff during their probationary period, (Correctional Services Article, Section 8-209). Selection standards for institutional support staff training are listed in detail in the Code of Maryland Regulations Title 12, Subtitle 10, Chapter 01 and include the following:

U.S. Citizenship or Resident Alien status
Must be at least 21 years of age
Oral interview
A completed background investigation
Physical examination.

2. Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with the Code of Maryland Regulations 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.


The examination process 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.

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.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to: HRSD-Recruitment & Examination, ATTN: Angela Chase, 300 E. Joppa Road, Suite 1000 Towson, MD 21286.

Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to 410-585-0570 (providing a cover sheet with your contact information, recruitment name, recruitment number and the number of pages faxed). Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, HRSD-Recruitment & Examination at 410-339-5964.

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

MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

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

Click on a link below to apply for this position:

Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online
View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here.
Apply via Paper Application. You may also download and complete the Paper Application here.