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Department Prosecutor

Recruitment #21-004908-0001


It is important that all experience be fully documented. Failure to LIST ALL EXPERIENCE AND ANSWER ALL SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS SPECIFICALLY AND ACCURATELY may cause the candidate to be rejected.




Maryland State Police

Office of the Department Prosecutor

1201 Reisterstown Road

Pikesville, MD 21208

Main Purpose of Job

The Office of the Department Prosecutor serves under the auspices of the Superintendent's Office. This position will manage the activities of the Office of Department Prosecutor for all Maryland State Police (MSP) civilian employee relations matters. The position will coordinate a wide variety of prosecutorial duties to include, but not limited to, prosecuting LEOBR hearings, coordinating civilian mitigation meetings and disciplinary appeals, orchestrating Automotive Safety Enforcement Division (ASED) and Licensing Division appeals at the Office of Administrative Hearings, and serving as the Department's representative during grievances hearings and appeals.


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

Experience: Two years representing management before an administrative law judge in hearings at the Office of Administrative Hearings, or similar adjudicatory settings that involve all types of grievance and disciplinary appeal cases, including terminations, on a regular and recurring basis.

Note: Candidates may substitute the possession of a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school for one year of the required experience.


Preferred Qualifications:

1. Possession of a Juris Doctorate Degree.

2. Member of a Federal/State Bar.

3. One year of experience trying cases before a tribunal.


1. Employees in this classification are required to obtain certification in State Personnel Management System policies and procedures and in the functionality of the Statewide Personnel System from the Office of Personnel Services and Benefits, Department of Budget and Management within six months from the time of appointment to the position. Employees are also required to obtain recertification every six months thereafter.

2. 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.


In accordance with Section 2-204(b)(6) of the Public Safety Article, candidates for position in this classification will be subject to an initial drug screening and a complete criminal background investigation to include a polygraph examination before permanent appointment can be made. A criminal conviction may be grounds for rejection of the candidate.


The selection process for this recruitment will involve a rating of the training and experience provided on the application. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on an eligible list in the BEST QUALIFIED, BETTER QUALIFIED, and QUALIFIED categories. The list will be used by the hiring manager to select the individual to fill this vacancy. The list will be valid for one year.


The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training and experience related to the requirements of the position. You may be required to complete a qualifications supplement, or the rating may be based on your application. Report all experience and education that is related to this position. Applicants may be given a physical examination and will be subject to an interview, background investigation, polygraph examination and substance abuse testing.



NOTE: Currently, applicants are limited to uploading one file. As a result, it is strongly urged that those applying upload ALL required and additional documents (undergraduate and graduate transcripts, resumes, etc.) as one file. If you are unable to apply online, you may submit an application via mail. The Maryland State Application Form can be found online. Completed applications, required documentation and any required addendums may be mailed to:

Maryland State Police 
Human Resources Division 
1201 Reisterstown Road 
Pikesville, MD 21208 
ATTN: William Boniarski 

TTY  Users: call via Maryland Relay

It is the policy of the Maryland State Police to comply with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting employment discrimination and to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, gender, identity and expression, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religious affiliation, belief or opinion, sex, sexual orientation or any other protected status.