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Contractual - DJS COMMUNITY DETENTION OFFICER I

Recruitment #21-002556-0003

GRADE

ASTD11

LOCATION OF POSITION

Department of Juvenile Services - Region 8

Baltimore City Juvenile Justice Center

300 N. Gay Street

Baltimore, Maryland 21202

Main Purpose of Job

Oversee DJS Youth employed with the Green Cadet Job Readiness Program in Baltimore City. This program provides youth under supervision to the Department of Juvenile Services an opportunity to be gainfully employed and prepares them for the workforce in the future.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:   Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate acceptable to the Maryland State Board of Education as described in the Correctional Training Commission regulation.

Experience: One year of experience supervising youth in a structured environment, such as in a recreation center or school setting, or in a juvenile services facility or community program.

Notes:

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

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Correctional Officer classifications or Correctional Officer specialty codes in the Miscellaneous Occupations field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

1. Candidates appointed to positions in this classification must obtain certification by the Maryland Correctional Training Commission.

2. 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.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. In accordance with the Correctional Services Article, Section 8-209 of the Annotated Code of Maryland, the Maryland Correctional Training Commission shall establish the minimum qualifications for probationary or permanent appointment of a Department of Juvenile Services employee in a mandated position. These requirements are listed in detail in the Code of Maryland Regulations 12.10.01.04, general regulations of the Maryland Correctional Training Commission, and include:

    U.S. Citizenship or Resident Alien status

    Must be at least 21 years of age

    A thorough background check, including fingerprinting and drug testing

    An oral interview, and

    Physical and psychological examinations.

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.

SELECTION PROCESS

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be evaluated.  The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position.  Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work.  Only those applicants that demonstrate in their application the required qualifications will be deemed qualified and referred to the hiring manager for consideration.

BARGAINING UNIT STATUS

Contractual employees are not included in a bargaining unit

BENEFITS

Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the program), have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents.  As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled.  The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits.  You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

If you have any questions about this recruitment, please contact the Department of Juvenile Services at 410-230-3454.

Online application process is STRONGLY preferred; however, if you are unable to apply online you may mail a paper application to the address below or fax your paper application to 410-333-4188.  If you choose to fax or mail your application, then you must include on each page of the attachment your First and Last name, the Recruitment Number that is located at the top of the bulletin and the last 4 digits of your social security number.  The paper application must be received by 5 p.m., close of business on the closing date for this recruitment.  No postmarked or incomplete applications will be accepted.  Your application can be mailed to:

Department of Juvenile Services
Office of Human Resources
217 East Redwood Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21202
Attention: Tangela Alston