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Recruitment #20-004093-0001


CORR 0003


Baltimore Central Booking and Intake Center
300 E. Madison St, Baltimore, MD 21202

Main Purpose of Job

A correctional Supply Officer III is the lead level of work involving the custody, security and supervision of adult inmates in store keeping and warehousing operations at a correctional facility. The work involves directing the activities of inmate helpers and maintaining their custody and control. Employees in this classification assign, review and approve the work of and train lower-level Correctional Supply Officers.


Maintains control and discipline among the inmate helpers by enforcing safety, sanitary, custody and security regulations; Keeps continual count of inmates assigned;

Performs searches of inmates for concealment of drugs, weapons, tools, equipment and other unauthorized items;

Prepares reports of infractions;

Subdues and restrains inmates during fights and escape attempts;

Receives and stores supplies, materials and equipment in order to maintain proper stocks;

Conducts periodic inventory of supplies, material and equipment in order to reconcile actual amounts with written totals;

Receives and processes requisitions for stock replacement from agency personnel in order to monitor the flow of supplies throughout the various departments;

Disburses and accounts for supplies, materials and equipment issued to inmates and agency personnel in order to prevent theft and maintain fiscal and security controls;

Consults with classification and security staff about hiring and retaining inmate workers;

Contacts vendors in order to obtain bids or resolve questions concerning supply purchases;

Performs other related duties.


Education:   Graduation from an accredited high school diploma 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: Two years of experience involving the custody, security and supervision of adult inmate workers in storekeeping or warehousing operations at a correctional facility.


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

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience in correctional institutional specialty codes in the criminal justice field of work at a rate of two years of military experience for the required experience.


Applicants must be current permanent or contractual DPSCS employees.


Some positions in this classification may require the operation of a motor vehicle for the transportation of inmates or supplies. Employees assigned such duties will be required to acquire the appropriate Maryland driver's license.


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

U.S. Citizenship or Resident Alien status
Must be at least 21 years of age
Oral interview
A completed background investigation
Physical examination.

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



We will not consider information submitted after the closing date of this announcement.   Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.

Online applications are STRONGLY recommended; if you do not have internet access, please mail your application by the closing date to:

HRSD-Recruitment & Examination

ATTN: Jordan McNeil 

300 E. Joppa Road   Suite 1107

Towson, MD 21286

 For more information, please call 410-339-3275

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

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