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DRINKING DRIVER MONITOR I

Recruitment #20-001136-0001

GRADE

11

LOCATION OF POSITION

The positions are located in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Harford, Howard, Montgomery, and Somerset County. Therefore, the resulting eligible list will be used to fill current and future vacancies in those counties. Also, the resulting eligible list may be used to fill future vacancies in other counties. When completing application, please select all locations in which you are willing to work.

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of the job is to provide supervision to offenders referred by the Motor Vehicle Administration to the Division of Parole and Probation for driving while intoxicated or under the influence of alcohol or illegal substances.

POSITION DUTIES

Monitors the conduct of offenders referred to the Division of Parole and Probation for driving while intoxicated or under the influence of alcohol or illegal substances through frequent in person visits.

Conducts interviews with the offender in order to determine progress in meeting conditions of probation.

Interviews and communicates with offenders and others in person, by telephone, or by written correspondence during the monitoring period.

Creates and maintains an official record to document case activity when monitoring offenders by following Agency policies and procedures.

Produces documents to communicate information regarding offenders to the Courts, MVA or related agencies and to recommend appropriate action.

Attends hearing in various Courts throughout the State in order to visually identify offenders and to testify from official records regarding offenders being monitored

Provides testimony in support of specific recommendations resulting from observations and investigations of offenders' conduct.

Insures compliance with conditions of probation to maintain the offender in the community with minimal risk to the public by applying Agency policy and procedure, training and experience.

Assesses the offender's needs and the risk to public safety during an offender's probationary period.

Recommends actions to the courts in regard to violations of court ordered probationary conditions.

Obtains samples (breath and/or urine) from offenders to detect use of alcohol and/or drugs to insure compliance with conditions of probation.

Communicates with treatment providers and community resources in order to enhance the offender's rehabilitation and to promote public safety

Gathers case information to identify additional information needs; documents observed behaviors of offenders.

Performs other related duties.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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: None.

Note: The above educational requirement is set by the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission in accordance with Correctional Services Article, Section 8-209 of the Annotated Code of Maryland.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred Qualifications: The following qualification is preferred, not required.

Possession of coursework in any of the fields mentioned below:

· Psychology;

· Sociology;

· Journalism;

· Computer technology; or

· Criminal Justice.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

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.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

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 a Drinking Driver Monitor during the probationary period, (Correctional Services Article, Section 8-209, Annotated Code of Maryland). Selection standards for Drinking Driver Monitor training are listed in detail in the Code of Maryland Regulations Title 12, Subtitle 10, Chapter 01 and include the following:

U.S. Citizen or Resident Alien status

Must be at least 21 years of age

A completed background investigation

Oral interview

Physical examination.

2. Employees in this classification are required to use the Criminal Justice Information System. Conviction for any felony or conviction and incarceration for any misdemeanor may be a bar to access to the System and may be grounds for rejection of the applicant.

3. Employees in this classification are subject to call 24 hours a day and, therefore, will be required to provide the employing agency with a telephone number where they can be reached.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

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.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to: Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, HRSD-Recruitment & Examination, Attn: Oluwafemi Ebilene, 300 E. Joppa Road, Suite 1000, Towson, MD 21286. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted.

If you are submitting additional information, the preferred method is to upload it with your application. All uploaded additional information must be received by the closing date and time. 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.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, HRSD-Recruitment & Examination at 410-339-6500, MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

If you are having difficulties with submitting your online application, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at Application.Help@maryland.gov or 410-767-4850.

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 recruiting, retaining, and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.