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ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER I

Auditor

Recruitment #21-002711-0090

GRADE

13

LOCATION OF POSITION

Baltimore City
6776 Reisterstown Road  
Baltimore, MD 21215

POSITION DUTIES

The investigator/Auditor conducts audits of public and private correctional organizations and investigates the background of, and complaints regarding private home detention programs.

  • Audits and investigates private home detention businesses to determine eligibility for licensing and compliance with state laws and regulations by conducting on site visits, background reviews and review of criminal history record checks.
  • Audits adult correctional facilities and conducts monitoring visits to determine levels of compliance with standards addressing life, health, safety and constitutional issues by traveling to correctional institutions throughout the State and reviewing facility operations and documentation.
  • Prepares initial audit reports and follow up monitoring visit reports. 
  • Reviews and corresponds with Private Home Monitoring Agencies to determine accuracy of initial licensing and license renewals.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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 (I) year experience in administrative or professional work. 
Notes: 
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.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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 conducting audits to determine levels of compliance for state correctional facilities, as an auditor and/or investigator. 
2.  Experience preparing audit reports regarding compliance with state laws, regulations and/or standards. 
3.  Proficiency using Microsoft Suite with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and Google Workplace with Gmail, Drive, Calendar and Meet.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

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.

SELECTION PROCESS

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.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

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.

BENEFITS

Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits 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. 

Leave may be granted to a contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

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

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 hr.recruitmentuser@maryland.gov 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 Division at 410-585-3999.  

Jada Newman  

443-326-6087 

jadaL.newman@maryland.gov 

If you are having difficulties with submitting your online application, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at Application.Help@maryland.gov <Application.Help@maryland.gov> or410-767-4850.  
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.