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Recruitment #22-000086-0013




Foster Grandparent Program 
Charles Hickey Jr. School - Building 22, Room 103 
9700 Old Harford Road 
Parkville, MD 21234

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to ensure a safe and timely transport of the Foster Grandparent Volunteers to various site stations, in-service meetings, and special events within the State of Maryland. The primary focus of transportation will be in Baltimore City and surrounding areas.


  • Transport Foster Grandparent Volunteers in a safe and timely manner on a daily basis.

  • Maintain state vehicles according to departmental procedures. Maintain daily and weekly inspections.

  • Provide written documentation of transportation log, schedules, and mileage records on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis. Documentation given monthly to immediate supervisor/ and or lead worker, with originals forwarded to DJS fleet management in accordance to departmental procedures.

  • Document and report issues and concerns requiring immediate attention to supervisor. Report facts concerning accidents according to departmental procedures. Plan travel routes that are direct, within time limits, and cost effective.

  • Perform CPR and First Aid to a Foster Grandparent in an emergency. Attend in-service training courses to maintain CPR and First Aid Certifications and to keep abreast of changes and improvements.


Experience: Six months of experience operating automotive vehicles transporting passengers, patients or clients.

Note: Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Vehicle Operations classifications or Motor Transport or Vehicle Operations specialty codes in the passenger transporting field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


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 transporting patients or clients within Baltimore City and surrounding areas

  • Possession of a valid driver’s license

  • Experience driving a large passenger vehicle


1.Employees must possess or obtain a Class C non-commercial driver’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

2.Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which involve the operation of large passenger vehicles. Employees assigned these duties will be required to possess a driver’s license of the appropriate class valid in the State of Maryland.

3. Employees in this classification will be required to successfully complete and maintain current certification of cardiopulmonary resuscitation, violence management and basic first aid training.


1.Employees may be subject to call-in 24 hours a day and, therefore, may be required to provide the employer with a telephone number where they can be reached.

2.Some positions in this classification may be assigned duties which require the employee to operate a vehicle with a manual transmission.

3.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.


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 employment (eligible) list for at least one year.


The assessment will be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position.  Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Please report all related experience and education.  Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be placed on the eligible list.  Candidates shall be certified to the eligible list for a period of one year.  This list will be used by the DJS hiring agency to select employees.



Online application process is STRONGLY preferred. A paper application may be mailed to the address below or faxed to the fax number below. If you choose fax or 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#. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the online application or paper application. Applications must be received by the closing date no postmarks will be accepted. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted:

Maryland Department of Juvenile Services

OHR-Recruitment and Examination Unit

217 E. Redwood St., 15th Floor

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 Number that is located at the top of the bulletin.


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

Bilingual applicants are welcome to apply for all recruitments.

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

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