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Deputy Director

Recruitment #19-005476-0001


*This is a MANAGEMENT SERVICES position with the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services. The incumbent serves at the pleasure of the appointing authority.*




Clarence Mitchell Courthouse

100 N. Calvert Street, Suite 508

Baltimore MD 21202

Main Purpose of Job

This position is responsible for the management and operations of the Pretrial Release Services Program. This involves planning, organizing, coordinating and evaluating line operations. This position serves as the principal Deputy to the Executive Director, and functions as the Director in his or her absence. The position assists the Executive Director, ex officio, as requested or as necessary in administrative (staff) functions.


Plans organize and supervises the work of the Section Managers.

Makes decisions on staffing plans, workload distributions, and services Program operations.

Directly responsible for activities of Pretrial Release Services Program operations.

Participates in the development of Pretrial Release Services Program goals, objective, policies, procedures, and program.

Develops and implements rules, regulations, standards and controls for carrying out and completing work of the assigned sections.

Represents the Program in the Director’s absence or as assigned by the Director at various meetings and/or committees relating to issues affecting the Pretrial Release Services Program.

Maintains a continuous and viable working relationship with section management, supervisory and staff under his immediate authority.

Identifies and develops recommendations to strengthen and improve operational functions under his immediate authority.

Evaluates the performance of Section Managers and Unit Supervisors under his immediate authority.

Serves as the principal Deputy to the Program’s Director and functions as the Director in his absence.

Applies and ensures compliance by line staff assigned to his or her immediate authority with approved standard operating procedures.

Recommends to the Director, requests for new or revised policy decisions in support of Division goals for the effective operation of functions assigned to his/her immediate authority.

Holds staff consultations and meeting either private or in conjunction with involved supervisory personnel, to provide communication, direction and to receive suggestions or other comments.

Bears direct supervisory and managerial responsibility for section managers and line staff in those functions assigned to his direct authority.

Monitors the impact and results of management decision on sections and staff under their direct authority.

Regularly visits field sites to conduct and report on on-site observations of Activities to determine effectiveness of operation for which he is responsible.

Maintains responsibility for quality of service provided by those staff Assigned to their direct authority.


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

Experience: Five years experience in a criminal justice field performing administrative or professional work.


Experience working with a Pretrial Release Services Program.

Experience working as a supervisor in a professional setting.


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.

***Please note that your answers on the supplemental questionnaire must correspond to the information provided on your application to receive credit. Applications that do not include a completed supplemental questionnaire will be considered incomplete and may be subject to disapproval.***



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: J. Rolon

300 East Joppa Road, Suite 1107

Towson, MD 21286

For more information, please call 410-339-3695 As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

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