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CORRECTIONAL CASE MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST TRAINEE

Recruitment #21-003290-0001

GRADE

CORR 0003

LOCATION OF POSITION

Allegany County

DPSCS North Branch Correctional Institution

14100 McMullen highway, S.W.

Cumberland, MD 21502

 

DPSCS Western Correctional Institution

13800 McMullen Highway, S.W.

Cumberland, MD 21502

 

Baltimore City

DPSCS Maryland Reception Diagnostic & Classification Center

550 E. Madison Street

Baltimore, MD 21202 

 

DPSCS Chesapeake Detention Facility

401 E. Madison Street

Baltimore, MD 21202

 

DPSCS Baltimore City Correctional Center

901 Greenmount Avenue

Baltimore, MD 21202

 

DPSCS Baltimore Central Booking & Inmate Facility

300 E. Madison Street

Baltimore, MD 21202

 

Carroll County

DPSCS Central Maryland Correctional Facility

7301 Buttercup Road

Sykesville, MD 21784

 

Howard County

DPSCS Patuxent Institution

7555 Waterloo Road

Jessup, MD 20794

 

DPSCS Maryland Correctional Institution- Jessup

7803 House of Correction Road

Jessup, MD 20794

 

DPSCS Maryland Correctional Institution- Women

7943 Brockbridge Road

Jessup, MD 20794

 

DPSCS Jessup Correctional Institution

7805 House of Correction Road

Jessup, MD 20794

 

Somerset County

DPSCS Eastern Correctional Institution

30420 Revells Neck Road

Westover, MD 21890

 

St. Mary's County

DPSCS Southern Maryland Pre-Release Unit 

14320 Oaks Road

Charlotte Hall, MD 20622

 

Washington County

DPSCS Roxbury Correctional Institution

18701 Roxbury Road

Hagerstown, MD 21746

 

DPSCS Maryland Correctional Institution- Hagerstown

18601 Roxbury Road

Hagerstown, MD 21746

POSITION DUTIES

A Correctional Case Management Specialist Trainee is the entry level of work in assessing and evaluating the personal and criminal history of adult inmates to recommend a security level and in developing and monitoring appropriate work and educational programs. Employees in this classification do not supervise other positions. Employees in this classification receive close supervision from a Correctional Case Management Supervisor. Work is performed in an adult correctional environment and involves frequent contact with convicted felons who may become violent.

  • Attends formal training courses at the Maryland Correctional Training Academy;
  • Learns to interview inmates to obtain information used to determine the appropriate security levels, work assignments and educational programs;
  • Learns to meet with inmates individually to help resolve inmates’ institutional and personal problems;
  • Learns to maintain an accurate and up-to-date base file on each inmate;
  • Learns to review an inmate's file to determine the inmate's needs and eligibility for specialized programs;
  • Learns to develop program goals designed to address the inmate's educational, vocational and therapeutic needs;
  • Consults with program staff to monitor the inmate's progress in reaching program goals;
  • Contacts public and private agencies and families of inmates to secure background information;
  • Learns the Division of Correction regulations and the institutional directives of the employing agency;
  • Learns to prepare pre-parole summaries and make recommendations on the inmates' suitability for parole;
  • May visit Pre-Release work sites to monitor the inmate's and the employer's compliance with Division of Correction regulations

Must be willing to work within a correctional institution and interact directly with inmates and offenders.

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:   A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: None.

Note: The above educational requirement is set by the Maryland Correctional Training Commission in accordance with Title 12, Subtitle 10 of the Code of Maryland Regulations.

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.

  • Experience or coursework in the fields of criminal justice, criminology, psychology, sociology, human relations, or public administration.
  • Experience entering confidential information into a database system.

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.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Employees who have not already done so must meet the required selection standards and successfully complete the training prescribed by the Maryland Correctional Training Commission for a Correctional Classification Counselor. Selection standards for correctional training are listed in detail in the Code of Maryland Regulations 12.10.09 and include the following:

U.S Citizenship or Resident Alien status
Must be at least 21 years of age
A completed background investigation
Oral interview
Physical examination.

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

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

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 & 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 Application.Help@maryland.gov or 410-767-4850.

Jacqueline Miller

Jacquelinea.miller@maryland.gov

410-339-3295

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.