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Recruitment #22-000606-0009


This is a statement recruitment for the Maryland State Police Facilities Management Division, Maintenance Mechanic Senior. The two (2) vacancies are located in Baltimore County and Carroll County, Maryland. When applying for this recruitment, please check the county for which you are willing to accept employment. 


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



The application is part of the examination process. Your answers will determine your eligibility to participate in the next phase of the selection process.

Clearly describe your qualifications in detail. Credit cannot be given for education, training, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities that you fail to indicate.

Do not leave any answer spaces blank; if a question does not apply, write "N/A".

Although you may attach a resume to further describe your qualification, it does not substitute for completing the application form. An incomplete application form may result in disqualification. Do NOT write "see resume" in your work history or responses to supplemental questions.

Failure to comply with these instructions may result in disqualification.

Read the Job Announcement carefully for specific filing instructions, supplemental questions, and final filing dates. 




Maryland State Police - Facilities Maintenance Division

Headquarters (Baltimore County)

1201 Reisterstown Road

Pikesville, MD 21208


Maryland State Police - Facilities Maintenance Division

Westminster Barrack (Carroll County)

1100 Baltimore Blvd.

Westminster, MD 21157

Main Purpose of Job

Support the maintenance and repair of Maryland State Police property by performing repairs, tracking repair requests, purchase orders and invoices.


Performs preventative maintenance, construction and repair work at the semi-skilled level in several trades;


Prepares walls for painting;


Erects temporary or permanent fencing;


Trains and leads Maintenance Mechanics, semi-skilled and unskilled workers


May operate automobiles, pick-up and panel trucks, tractors, and power mowers;


May inspect buildings and grounds for adherence to institutional safety and sanitary regulations;


Performs other duties as assigned


Education:  Eighth grade.


Experience:  Four years of experience in any combination of the maintenance trades, three years must be in the trades of electricity, plumbing, steam fitting, refrigeration or air conditioning.



1. Candidates may substitute additional experience in any of the maintenance trades on a year-for-year basis for up to three years of the required education.


2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a degree from an accredited vocational or technical high school with a major in Building Maintenance or a related field for up to three years of the required general experience.


3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in utilities repair classifications or construction and engineering specialty codes in any combination of maintenance trades, 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. 


1. Experience in determining actions to be taken for repairs and/or in an emergency situation

2. Experience using computers to solicit and track work requests


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.


Candidates will be subject to an initial drug screen and a complete background investigation to include a polygraph investigation before appointment can be made. A criminal conviction may be grounds for rejection of the candidate. Employees in this classification will be required to provide a telephone number where they can be reached.


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 employment Eligible List categorized as BEST QUALIFIED, BETTER QUALIFIED and 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, Maryland 21208

ATTN: Kirsten M. Clouse


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.


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