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Recruitment #20-004522-0009




Department of Public Safety Correctional Service
30420 Revells Neck Road
Westover, Maryland 21890


The main purpose of this position is to maintain a portion of the payroll records of the DPSCS Office of the Secretary, eight other DPSCS consolidated agencies, and various correctional facilities in order to produce an accurate payroll on a bi-weekly basis. In addition, to maintain timekeeping/level records for these agencies.

Primary Duties include:    
  • Monitor Time Clock Plus (TCP) entries daily to pull information from TCP into Workday, accordingly, ensuring that the two systems always match.  
  • Records adjustments/exceptions in the Workday System for DPSCS agencies and facilities by way of time sheet entry or manual adjustments, while maintaining proper documentation.  
  • Calculates and reports pay increase or decreases resulting from personnel actions such as acting capacity, promotions, overtime, shift differential, leave without pay, suspension, final payouts,etc.  
  • Investigation and responds to employee and/or supervisor inquiries regarding payroll issues and discrepancies.  
  • Perform various other payroll related duties as required such as preparing stop payment requests for lost pay checks; providing wage verification information to employee creditors, etc.  
  • Entering and maintaining leave information for consolidated agencies and correctional facilities within DPSCS. This includes entering adjustments to leave balances.


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

Experience: Three years of experience reviewing, verifying, recording, adjusting and balancing financial transactions.


1. Experience calculating and recording financial, statistical or other numerical data may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required high school education.

2. Six credit hours in accounting from an accredited college or university may be substituted for one year of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience in Financial Clerical/Finance Technicians classifications or specialty codes in the financial field of work at a rate of one year of military experience for 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.

1. Experience utilizing an automated payroll System.  
2. Experience with Microsoft Excel.  
3. Experience reviewing financial reports.


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.



To submit your qualifying documents; the preferred method is to upload them using the "other" tab on the online application. However, if you’re unable to upload your documents, please fax requested information only to 410-585-0570 (providing a cover sheet with your contact information, recruitment name, recruitment number and the number of pages faxed).

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: C.Sturdivant 
300 East Joppa Road, Suite 1107 
Towson, MD 21286 

For more information, please call 410-339-3693 

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