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ADMINISTRATOR III

Driver Training Administrator

Recruitment #19-007740-0001

GRADE

18

LOCATION OF POSITION

Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions    

6852 4th Street

Sykesville, MD 21784

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to direct the operations of the PSETC Driver Training Facility and the Driver Training Unit staff.

POSITION DUTIES

  • Direct the operations of the PSETC Driver Training Facility, including the safe and efficient operation of all facility components, ensuring that conducted training is in compliance with the Police and Correctional Training Commissions regulations, and to ensure that all Maryland Police and Correctional officers have the availability of conducting/receiving training at the facility.
  • Provide supervision of subordinate staff.
  • Supervise and manage contractual agreements; for the purpose of client agencies using the facility and arranging for contractual instructor services.
  • Direct on-going research to ensure state-of-the-art driver training programs, including strategies and tactics presented within vehicle operations training events.
  • Manage the record keeping of statistical data related to completed training.
  • Manage and implement processes to ensure EVO instructor certification and training program approvals are current for instructional delivery. 
  • Maintain an ongoing inventory of 2-way radios and scanners stored at the Facility.  
  • Responsible for Facility scheduling for EVO users at DTF; maintain working schedule of the facility, directing client agencies to areas assigned.  
  • Instruct basic entrance level EVO classes, EVO instructor schools, special vehicle classes and other special programs.  
  • Perform other duties as necessary.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Five years of experience coordinating public safety programs, to include the development, delivery & general classroom instruction in a Public Safety training environment.  Three years of experience must be in the delivery the delivery & instruction of an emergency vehicle operations program.  One year of this experience must have involved the supervision of a public safety training facility operational unit. 

Notes:

1. Additional experience in administrative staff or professional work may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university may be substituted at the rate of 30 semester credit hours on a year to year basis for the required general experience.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must meet this selective qualification to be considered. Applicants must be detailed in describing the nature of their training/instructional work experience.

A currently valid, or valid within the past two years, Academic Instructor Certification AND Emergency Vehicle Operations Instructor Certification. 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Selected applicant MUST successfully complete a background investigation.

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 concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date with the exception of a foreign degree evaluation (if applicable). Your application may be approved pending receipt of the evaluation. Successful candidates may be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

Your application is part of the examination process. The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of this position. The rating will be based on the information provided on your application. Therefore, it is important that you provide all the experience and education that is related to this position completely and accurately. Verifiable volunteer experience will be considered. Please include it on your application, if applicable. This recruitment does not require any additional materials to be uploaded with the exception of a foreign degree evaluation (if applicable). Please do not submit unsolicited documentation (resumes, transcripts, cover letters, etc.). Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the application.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The online application is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may submit a paper application to:

Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services
Human Resources Services Division
300 East Joppa Road, 10th Floor
Towson, MD 21286

Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. Please do not submit unsolicited documentation (resumes, cover letters, etc.).

Specific inquiries regarding this recruitment can be directed to Erin Alston at erin.alston@maryland.gov

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay.

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

Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

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