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Recruitment #22-001190-0003


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Maryland State Police

Electronic Services Division

Salisbury Radio Shop

2765 N. Salisbury Blvd.

Salisbury, MD 21801


This position is a full performance level of technician work involving the installation, repair and maintenance of radio transmitters, receivers, communication sub-systems, audio transport networks (microwave, Fiber optic and T1), voice logging recorders and other related communication equipment, as well as performing the same activities with speed control devices, in-car camera systems and body worn cameras in accordance with Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulations.

Installation, removals, maintenance/repair of mobile and portable radios, base stations, communication consoles, remote control units along with other technologies such as in-car cameras, speed control devices, in-car computers, voice logging recorders and body worn cameras. Installs and removes equipment from vehicles and remote sites.  

Maintains, repairs, and operates interoperability communications systems at mobile and fixed sites, including microwave and fiber optic systems. 

Maintains/repairs and installs logging recorders, speed control equipment, and audio transport circuits. 

Maintains accurate inventory and maintenance records on all equipment in assigned area. Orders and maintains a sufficient number of parts and supplies for the operation of the assigned radio shop. Maintains shop and remote tower site cleanliness through regular cleaning.

Maintains the accuracy of all electronic test equipment within the limits specified by the manufacturer and the FCC.   

Other duties as assigned by Command/supervisory personnel.


Education:   Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: Five years of experience in the repair of electronic communications equipment, four years must have included the repair of two-way FM radios.


1. Candidates may substitute the successful completion of a one year program of study in radio electronics at a recognized training school, trade school, or college for up to one year of the required general experience.

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Electronics Technician (Communications) classifications or Signal Corps, Aerospace Maintenance, or Data/ Communications Maintenance specialty codes in the aviation communications field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


Preferred Qualifications:

1. Experience in the maintenance and installation with voice audio transport circuits (DSO) dealing with microwave, fiber optics and T1 backhaul.

2. Experience with P25 Land Mobile Radio.

3. Experience with performing maintenance on P25 Communication Console System.

4. Experience performing repairs/maintenance on any radar and/or laser emitting equipment.


1. Applicants for this classification may be required to possess either a Federal Communications Commission General Radiotelephone Operator license, a FCC Ship Radar Endorsement, a National Association of Business and Educational Radio certificate, or an Associated Public Safety Communications Officer Incorporated certificate. If license or certificate is required, applicants must list their license or certificate number and expiration date on the application.

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.


Candidates for this classification may be given a medical examination to determine their ability to perform the duties of the job classification.

In accordance with Section 2-204(b)(6) of the Public Safety Article, candidates for positions in this position 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 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 or 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 will be administered a typing test to demonstrate the ability to type accurately at a minimum of twenty net words per minute. 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.

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