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Regional Field Recruiter

Recruitment #21-002711-0020




Somerset County:  30420 Revells Neck Road, Westover, Maryland 21890

Washington County:  18415 Roxbury Road, Hagerstown, MD 21746

These positions may have telework opportunities.


The main purpose of this position is to lead agency recruitment efforts of Correctional Officer I and other Hard-to-Fill mandated positions in the assigned region. This position is responsible for sourcing candidates, following up with those who are interested, planning and organizing attending career/job fairs hosted by DPSCS and external organizations, developing partnerships with organizations and universities in the local community of the assigned region.

Seek, develop and maintain relationships with external parties to ensure staffing goals are achieved

Develop region specific social media campaigns to be promoted and carried out by the Communications Department

Organize and coordinate DPSCS sponsored hiring events at DPSCS facilities and outside vendors

Serve as the point of contact for applicants and hiring partners within assigned region

Attend and set up presentations at career and job fairs, open houses and other networking events for prospective employees both in person and virtual

Maintain database of community and national hiring partners

Keep up to date with local job market, and recruitment trends, researching new innovative ways to draw in prospects

Represent DPSCS in an attractive and professional manner at all times while working

Follow-up with applicants regarding Personal History Statement (PHS) after conditional offer issued

Provide support and assistance to applicants that are struggling with completing the PHS

Screen applicants for suitability ensuring meeting Minimum Qualifications (age and education) for Correctional Officer I

Represent DPSCS in an attractive and professional manner at all times while working


Applicants must meet all minimum (and selective) qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire. Please read all requirements before applying.

Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university.

Experience: One (1) year experience in administrative or professional work.


1. Candidates may substitute additional experience in administrative staff or professional work on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Candidates may substitute additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester credit hours for each year of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work that included regular use of independent judgment and analysis in applying and interpreting complex administrative plans, policies, rules or regulations or analysis of operational programs or procedures with recommendations for improvement on a year-for-year basis for the required education and 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.

- Work experience in active recruitment and talent acquisition
- Work experience or coursework in marketing and advertising


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.


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.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and  supplemental questionnaire may be emailed to or faxed to 410-484-5928. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment.

M. McCoy


If you are submitting additional information, the preferred method is to upload it with your application. All uploaded additional information must be received by the closing date and time. If you are unable to upload, please email the requested information to referencing the recruitment number in the subject line, or fax to 410-484-5928 (providing a cover sheet with your contact information, recruitment name, recruitment number and the number of pages faxed). Only additional materials that are requested will be accepted for this recruitment.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, HRSD-Recruitment & Examination at 410-339-4200, MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

If you are having difficulties with submitting your online application, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at <> or 410-767-4850.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

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