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Recruitment #21-004920-0002


This position serves as the Deputy Director of the Human Resources Division for the Department of State Police.

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

Human Resources Division

1201 Reisterstown Road

Pikesville, MD 21208


This position serves as the Deputy Director of the Human Resources Division for the Department of State Police with responsibility for managing approximately 2600+ sworn, civilian and contractual positions including the Office of the State Fire Marshal, the Vehicle Theft Prevention Council, and the Volunteers in Police Support (VIPS) personnel and is responsible for administering the human resources functions of the multiple agencies within the Department. The position serves as the Director in the absence of the Commander.

The work includes but is not limited to; sworn and civilian employment processes; classification, compensation and salary administration issues; discipline and grievance matters; employer/employee relations; collective bargaining; employee performance evaluations; health benefits and medical services administration; legislative proposals; personnel transactions including funds certification; retirement issues; risk management; time keeping; training coordination; workers’ compensation; American with Disabilities Act (ADA)compliance accommodations; and Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) compliance. The serves as the Department’s custodian of records. Other duties as assigned by the Command Staff.


Education:  Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Six years of professional HR experience involving three or more of the following: recruitment and employment services, classification and compensation, employee relations, test development and validation, job analysis, job evaluation, salary administration, HR program evaluation or HR policy formulation.

Note:  Professional HR management work in the areas of recruitment and selection, classification, salary administration, employee relations, test development and validation or as a generalist may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for up to four years of the required education.


Preferred Qualifications (PQ's)

1.  Familiarity with ADA, FLSA, FMLA and EEO regulations as well as other Federal and State laws governing employment

2.  Managerial experience with the SPS 'Workday' Program


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.


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.

Candidates will be subject to a complete criminal background investigation to include a polygraph examination before appointment can be made. A criminal conviction may be grounds for rejection of the candidate by the hiring agency.


Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be considered for this classification. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Successful candidates will be placed on the Eligible List categorized as BEST QUALIFIED, BETTER QUALIFIED or QUALIFIED and remain eligible for consideration for at least one year from the date of examination. The list will be used by the hiring manager to select employees.


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

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.