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Recruitment #21-004371-0002




Office of the Inspector General, Internal Audits Unit

217 East Redwood Street-15th Floor

Baltimore, Maryland 21202

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to perform various internal audits within DJS. The purpose of these audits is to ensure that management is achieving its goals and objectives by ensuring 1) compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies, procedures, directives, and guidelines; 2) the reliability and integrity of information; 3) economic and efficient operations; 4) the proper safeguarding of assets; 5) that DJS is not overbilled by providers of youth care; and 6) that areas cited by the legislative auditors are taking corrective actions to remedy those issues.


This position is also responsible for performing audits of providers of youth care. The purpose of these audits is to determine whether funds were spent in accordance with the contract and other applicable policies, procedures, and guidelines, and to obtain reimbursement from providers in instances where they overbilled the Department.


Education: A Bachelor's degree in accounting from an accredited college or university or a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with 30 credit hours in accounting and related courses, including or supplemented by 3 credit hours in auditing.

Experience: None.

Note: Applicants who have met the requirements for admission to the CPA examination prior to July 1,1974 will be considered to have met the educational requirement referenced above.


Strong preference will be given to applicants that possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding these qualifications.

· At least one year of experience conducting financial and operational internal audits that include

  elements for finance and compliance, economy and efficiency, and program results.

· Bachelor’s degree in accounting

· Candidates must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

· Candidates must be able to work both independently and in a team environment.


Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties may be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.


Employees in this classification may be subject to call and, therefore, may be required to provide the agency with a telephone number at which they can be reached.


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 educational and employment information on your application.  Please make sure to provide sufficient information on your application to show the qualifications for this recruitment. 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. The Certified Eligible list will be used by the hiring agency to select employees. Please note that your answers on the supplemental questionnaire must correspond to the information provided on your application to receive credit. Applications that do not include a completed supplemental questionnaire will be considered incomplete and may be subject to disapproval.



Online application process is Strongly recommended. 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 use regular mail, 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 pm, 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   

OHR-Recruitment & Examination Unit
217 E. Redwood Street Baltimore, MD 21202
Attn: Jakiraman Jones
Fax number 410-333-4188
TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

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.

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or

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

DJS values the experience gained by Veterans while serving our country. Veterans are welcome to apply for all current recruitments.

Bilingual applicants are welcome to apply for all recruitments.