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Reentry and Transition Services Supervisor

Recruitment #20-004028-0002


This position services as the supervisory staff responsible for the day to day oversight and operations related to DPSCS Reentry and Transitional Services for the DPSCS population.  These services have a direct impact on the smooth and efficient release of our inmate population as they become returning citizens. 


CORR 0008 


6776 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, Maryland 21215

Main Purpose of Job

To directly supervise Regional Transition Service Specialists to ensure that work is completed thoroughly, accurately, and in a timely manner consistent with established agency policies and procedures. Also, act as a liaison between the sending institutions and the counties.


Oversees the Local Reentry Program. Directly supervise the HQ Local Reentry Coordinator.  

Maintain LRP MOUs, schedule and host quarterly meetings with the LPR Local Detention Centers.  

Reviews pertinent written documents, including case management actions, to ensure accuracy and completeness to evaluate and make recommendations to the Director, in accordance with policy and procedure for the Commissioner review.

Provides direct supervision of the Transition Services Specialists assigned the Reentry Unit by providing information and guidance, performance expectations and evaluations, and recommending disciplinary action.  

Responds to inquiries from participating Local Detention Center about agency policy and procedures, in person, by telephone, and in writing. 

Coordinates, monitors, and participates in training of Reentry staff to ensure continuity of services and to ensure compliance with agency policy and procedure. 

Coordinates Reentry events on behalf the Department,. Acts as a liaison with community based partners and agencies in the development of partnerships, planning events and coordinating staff act ivies and responsibilities. 

Disseminates and interprets relevant information pertaining to agency policy and procedure to other institutional departments via staff meetings and written correspondence to ensure knowledge and compliance. Also, shall designate staff or a contact to coordinate the institutional process of identification, screening, referring, and submitting the transfer packet for review. 

Assumes duties and responsibilities in the absence of he Director of Reentry and Transition Services to assure continuity of services within the unit. 

Performs all other related duties as assigned.


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

Experience: Four years of experience assessing inmates' security risk and inmates' program needs for the purpose of determining correct security classifications and developing program plans.


1. The above educational requirement is set by the Maryland Correctional Training Commission in accordance with Title 12, Subtitle 10 of the Code of Maryland Regulations.

2. Candidates may substitute one year of experience as a Correctional Officer for one year of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute one year of experience as a Correctional Dietary Officer, Correctional Maintenance Officer or Correctional Supply Officer for one year of the required experience.

4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in correctional classifications or correctional specialty codes in the criminal justice field of work at the rate of two years of military experience for one year of the required experience.


Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

- Experience coordinating programming and reentry services for inmates prior to release

- Knowledge of post release community based services and agencies


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. Employees who have not already done so must meet the required selection standards and successfully complete the training prescribed by the Maryland Correctional Training Commission for a Correctional Classification Counselor. Selection standards for correctional training are listed in detail in the Code of Maryland Regulations and include the following:

U.S. Citizenship 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 subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulations 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.


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. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.


The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.



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, 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.

ATTN: J. Rolon


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 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.