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Recruitment #20-000248-0002


This is a recruitment for three vacancies in the following counties:
Wicomico County
Prince George's County
Carroll County

*Because this recruitment may also be used for statewide vacancies as they occur, please check all counties in which you are willing to work.




U.S. Route 13 and Delmar Road
Salisbury, MD 21801 

U.S. Route 301  
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 

Interstate 70  
West Friendship, MD 21794


The main purpose of the job is to conduct inspections of commercial vehicles at Maryland State Police Weigh and Inspection facilities or at temporary roadside locations to ensure enforcement of state and federal commercial vehicle safety laws and regulations. Employees may be required to work evenings nights and weekends, work a rotating shift and may be subject to call-in duty. The work is performed primarily outdoors under varying weather conditions and requires travel throughout the state.


Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: Six months experience in the mechanical repair, maintenance, or inspection of commercial motor vehicles.


1. Additional experience in the mechanical repair, maintenance, or inspection of commercial motor vehicles may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education. 

2. Additional experience in law enforcement activities including vehicle inspections may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


1. 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.

2. Employees must possess and maintain certification as required by State Transportation Article, Section 25-111 (h)(2), Title 49, Sections 107-108 and 300-399 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulation and as required by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance Guidelines


1. Employees in this classification are subject to random substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulation 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.

2. In accordance with Section 15 (b) (4) of the Department of State Police Article, candidates for positions in this classification will be subject to an initial drug screening, a physical examination and a complete criminal background investigation, to include a polygraph examination before permanent appointment can be made. A criminal conviction may be grounds for rejection of the candidate.


The selection for this recruitment will involve a review of each application.  Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on an eligible list in the BEST, BETTER or QUALIFIED category.  The eligible list will be used by the hiring manager to select the individual(s) to fill the vacancies.  The list will be valid for one year.



NOTE: Currently, applicants are limited to uploading one file.  As a result, it is strongly urged that those applying upload ALL required and additional documents (undergraduate and graduate transcripts, resumes, etc.) as one file.

If you are unable to apply online, you may submit an application via mail.  The Maryland State Application Form can be found online. 

Completed applications, required documentation and any required addendums may be mailed to:
Maryland State Police
Human Resources Division 
ATTN: R. Bruce Tanner 
1201 Reisterstown Road Pikesville, MD 21208

Questions or concerns regarding this recruitment may be sent to the following e-mail address:
It is the policy of the Maryland State Police to comply with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting employment discrimination and to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, gender, identity and expression, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religious affiliation, belief or opinion, sex, sexual orientation or any other protected status. As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.