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Recruitment #21-001756-0094


This is an INTERNAL RECRUITMENT FOR MARYLAND STATE GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES ONLY (Permanent, Contractual, Temporary). It is important that all experience be fully documented. Failure to ANSWER ALL SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS SPECIFICALLY AND ACCURATELY may cause the candidate to be rejected.




Maryland State Police - Internal Affairs Division
1201 Reisterstown Road
Pikesville, Maryland 21208


This position provides direct administrative support to the Internal Affairs Division (IAD), a select group of sworn investigators and civilian staff working under the authority of the State Police and tasked with investigating the most complex and sensitive misconduct investigations for the Department and allied police agencies. This position provides a key role in the day-to-day operations of the IAD in managing all incoming complaints. The IAD Administrative Specialist will maintain contact with the complainants via telephone, email and data entry in a citizen accessible database. As a confidential employee, the position communicates daily with citizens, IAD Commanders, IAD Investigators and with the Citizen Advisory Committee. The Administrative Specialist will assist IAD Investigators in meeting the Department’s requirements concerning investigations of employee misconduct. The Administrative Specialist must maintain the highest standards of confidentiality with regard to employment and disciplinary matters, personnel records and issues associated with Office of Fair Practice, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and other regulatory requirements.


Education: Completion of 60 credit hours at an accredited college or university.

Experience: One year of experience in administrative or professional work.


1. Candidates may substitute experience as defined above for the required education at the rate of one year of experience for 30 credit hours, for up to 60 credit hours of required education.

2. Candidates may substitute 90 credit hours at an accredited college or university for the required education and experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer involving staff work requiring regular use of independent judgment and analysis in applying and interpreting rules and regulations in accordance with agency laws and policies on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.


Have experience performing administrative and clerical duties with law enforcement or a law enforcement agency.

Have one-year experience in a multi-faceted work environment using data entry keyboard and a multi-line telephone system. 

Have one-year experience working with complex databases to include Microsoft Excel or equivalent software.


Must be a current Maryland State Government Employee (Permanent, Contractual, Temporary).


Candidate may be responsible for providing their own transportation as needed to access meetings, remote locations, and job destinations as assigned.


Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be considered for this classification.  Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Successful candidates will be place on the Eligible List categorized as BEST QUALIFIED, BETTER QUALIFIED OR QUALIFIED and remain eligible for consideration for at least one year from the date of examination. The list will be used by the hiring manager to select employees.


The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training and experience related to the requirements of the position. You may be required to complete a qualifications supplement, or the rating may be based on your application. Report all experience and education that is related to this position. Applicants may be given a physical examination and will be subject to an interview, background investigation, polygraph examination and substance abuse testing.



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:

Maryland State Police - Human Resources Division

1201 Reisterstown Road

Pikesville, Maryland 21208

ATTN:  Divita Washington

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.