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Recruitment #21-003235-0010




Freestate ChalleNGe Academy
Building E4230 Beal Rd. 
Harford, MD 21010


To monitor, supervise and direct cadets who are participants in the Maryland National Guard Military Youth Corps, Freestate ChalleNGe Academy. Maintain discipline in the corps, and provides practical guidance that will enable the cadet to complete the program and function effectively in society.

Serves as the direct line supervisor of the Military Youth Worker Supervisor.
Oversees the development and training of all cadre staff. 
Approves, schedules, assigns duties and daily activities for the cadre. 
Coordinates the general development and non-academic skills training of more than 300 cadets annually. Supervises the Military Youth Worker Supervision in the movement of cadets to and from classrooms, barracks, work details, etc. 
Develops the training schedule and curriculum for all staff and cadets. 
Upholds the standards and policies of the FCA programs.


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

Experience: Two years 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.


One year of experience providing services to at-risk youth in a residential or community setting.

One year of experience being directly responsible for oversight of staff who were responsible for supervising at-risk youth. 

One year of experience establishing and maintaining military standards.


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 examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience relating to the requirement of this job. The rating will be based on your application. 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.

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after the closing date.



Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application. Online applications are STRONGLY recommended; if you do not have internet access, please mail your application by the closing date to:

MD Military Department 
ATTN: Angela Stokes 
29th Division St., Rm B10 
Baltimore, MD 21201

Due to the Pandemic it's best to email. 

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay 

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply. Bilingual applicants and applicants with disabilities 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.