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DJS Superintendent II

Recruitment #21-002626-0002




Department of Juvenile Services
Mountain View
124 Camp 4 Road
Swanton, MD 21561

Main Purpose of Job

The Facility Administrator provides direct management and supervision for the operation of a juvenile facility, to include personnel and youth ordered into the care and custody of the Department. DJS is mandated to provide secure and non-secure residential facilities for the rehabilitation of delinquent youth. The Facility Administrator position is considered an essential position. The incumbent may be required to work evenings, weekends and holidays and may be subject to call-in based on staffing needs or emergency situations.


EDUCATION: High School diploma or G.E.D. certificate acceptable to the Maryland State Board of Education as described in the Correctional Training Commission Regulation.

EXPERIENCE: Seven years of experience providing supervision and guidance to youths in a juvenile facility or juvenile services community program for at-risk youth or working in a correctional setting. Five (5) years of this experience must have involved exercising supervisory responsibility over other staff providing services to youth in a juvenile facility, community or residential setting. 

An Associate of Arts degree in Criminal Justice or the social or behavioral sciences from an accredited college or university may be substituted for up to one year of the required general experience.  A Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice or the social or behavioral sciences from an accredited college or university may be substituted for up to two years of the required general experience.


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 will be a rating of your application based on your education, training, and experience as it relates 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.  Completed applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be accepted. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.
Please note that your answers on the supplemental questionnaire must correspond to the information provided on your application.
For education obtained outside the U.S., you will be required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service.



This is a management service position.  This position serves at the pleasure of the appointing authority.
Online application process is STRONGLY preferred. However, if you are unable to apply on line you may mail a paper application to the address below or fax a paper application to the fax number below.   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 SS#.   The paper application must be received by 5 p.m., close of business, on the closing date for this recruitment.  No postmarks will be accepted.  Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. 
Maryland Department of Juvenile Services
One Center Plaza
217 E Redwood Street 
Baltimore, MD  21202 
Fax number:   410-333-4188
Attn:  Shavonne Holman 

Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please, contact DJS Office of Human Resources at Include the Recruitment Title/Number that is located at the top of the bulletin.
The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.
Bilingual applicants are welcome to apply for all recruitments.
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