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Recruitment #19-004094-0002


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

This position supervises Correctional Supply Officers in maintaining stocks of supplies and materials required for operations of a correctional institution to include ordering, receiving, storing, issuing and accounting for inventory items; as well as training and supervising inmates in the performance of such activities.


Duties typically include:

Obtain price quotes from vendors and supervise the preparation of orders for supplies and materials; supervise the receiving of incoming materials, inspect for quality and quantity of items received, relative to purchase orders or product specifications; supervise the issuing of supplies and materials; supervise the proper storage of inventory items; provide guidance and training to staff; assign and review the work of staff; maintain records reflecting requisitions, orders, goods received and issued; contact vendors to obtain bids, resolve questions and coordinate orders and deliveries.

Train and supervise inmates assigned to supply operations. These duties include assessing inmate job performance and behavior; monitor security conditions and conduct inmate counts; supervise enforcement of safety, sanitary and custody rules; respond to emergencies when necessary; recommend the assignment or reassignment of inmate workers for the supply operation.


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: 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 Maryland Correctional Training Commission in accordance with Correctional Services Article, Section 8-209, Annotated Code of Maryland.

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.