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Recruitment #20-002282-0002


It is important that all experience be fully documented. Failure to LIST ALL EXPERIENCE FULLY AND ACCURATELY may cause the candidate to be rejected.


PILT 0002


Aviation Command
3023 Strawberry Point Road 
Baltimore, MD 21220

Main Purpose of Job

An MSP Pilot II, Fixed Wing Pilot-in-Command (PIC), is the full performance level of civilian fixed wing aircraft pilot work in the Maryland State Police Aviation Command (MSPAC). The pilot acts as the PIC and shall be directly responsible for and the final authority over the operation of the aircraft assigned to him. This position also acts as the Aviation Life Support Equipment (ALSE) Technician. The ALSE performs major/minor repairs, modifications, maintenance and inspections to all aviation life support equipment in the shop/flight line environments with minimal supervision using various types of diagnostic testers. Inspects, troubleshoots, repairs, maintains/performs organizational and intermediate (O&I) maintenance level calendar inspections on aviator's personal survival equipment and aircraft installed safety/survival equipment in accordance with applicable manuals, publications and instructions. Supports Division medical staff by ordering, stocking, assembling, and distributing medical supplies to include medications.


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

Experience: Two thousand fixed wing flight hours as a FAA certificated pilot.  


1. Twelve hundred fixed wing flight hours as a FAA certificated pilot and three years of experience piloting Aviation Command’s aircraft may be substituted for the required experience.  

2. Fifteen hundred fixed wing flight hours, three hundred of which consists of piloting Aviation Command’s aircraft may be substituted for the required experience.  

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Naval Aviation Pilot classifications or Rotary Wing Aviator, Pilot, or Pilots/Naval Flight Officers specialty codes in the Piloting field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.



1. Aviation related inventory management experience.

2. Law Enforcement Aviation experience. 


1. Employees in this classification must possess and maintain a FAA Commercial Airplane multi-engine certification.

2. Employees in this classification must possess and maintain FAA 2nd Class Physical certification.

3. Employees in this classification must possess and maintain an acceptable Instrument Airplane Rating as determined by FAA regulations and required by the MSP Aviation Command.

4. 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.


1. Candidates for positions in this classification will be subject to an initial drug screening and a complete criminal background investigation, to include a polygraph examination, by the Maryland State Police before permanent appointment can be made. A criminal conviction record may be grounds for rejection of the applicant.

2. Employees in this classification are subject to call-in on a 24 hour basis, and therefore, will be required to provide the employer with a phone number where they can be reached. Working weekends and holidays is required.  Employee also subject to emergency call out. This is an Emergency Essential Employee.

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

4. Employees in this classification are subject to other FAA applicable drug testing requirements. 

5. Employees in this classification are required to sign an Obligation Service Agreement as a condition of employment.


Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be included for further evaluation. The evaluation will include rating your application based on education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position.


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 this position.



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:

ATTN:  Mr. Jay Diggs

TTY  Users: call via Maryland Relay

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

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.