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Recruitment #22-002587-0121


This is a CONTRACTUAL position with the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services. The incumbent serves at the pleasure of the appointing authority.

If you are looking for an exciting career with great benefits, pension, generous leave, competitive salary, and the opportunity for advancement and professional growth, apply to join the DPSCS team today!

The Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS) is seeking dedicated candidates to fill important roles within our department. We are one of the largest departments in Maryland with nearly 12,000 employees and a budget of more than $1 billion. In order to fulfill our mission of promoting safety, we have increased security at our institutions while leading the way in innovative restorative justice projects that will help offenders reintegrate into society upon release.

As a member of the DPSCS team, you can have a fulfilling career, while also enjoying a wide range of benefits such as medical and dental coverage, paid time off (i.e. vacation, sick leave), becoming vested in the State pension, supplemental retirement options, and even joining the Maryland State Employees Credit Union.




Carroll County
6852 4th Street 
Sykesville, MD 21784


The main purpose of the position is twofold. To identify, develop, and coordinate crime prevention and community policing training. Provide information and technical assistance to the public, private sectors, and client agencies throughout Maryland. Review assigned annual community policing plans submitted to the Commission by local law enforcement and in response provide any written comments for improvement to those plans.

Facilitate and coordinate the community policing and crime prevention training programs conducted by MCPI.
Identify needed training via communication with the community, local law enforcement agencies, establish curriculum, schedule training sites, qualified adjunct instructors, coordinate logistics, instruct in the programs where applicable, and maintain program records, and documentation.
Review and provide written comments to assigned Community Policing Plans reported to the Commission by local law enforcement agencies as prescribed by the Public Safety Article.

Collaborate with various community and law enforcement groups at the local, state and national level (e.g. MCPI Steering Committee assist with the annual Governors Crime Prevention Awards, assist with D.A.R.E. as needed by the State and Regional Coordinators) 

Develop lesson plans, visual aids, and handout materials for MCPI sponsored training and educational events.


Applicants must meet all minimum (and selective) qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire. Please read all requirements before applying.

Two years as a certified law enforcement officer. 

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

Note: 1. Additional experience as a certified law enforcement officer may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.


Applicants must meet the selective qualification(s) to be considered. Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

One years’ training, teaching, or public speaking 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 in efficient planning, organizing, implementation and control of the logistic activities, which are required in training development programs and delivery. 

Specialized training in residential and/or commercial crime prevention concepts, i.e. CPTED.

Specialized training in the community’s crime prevention concerns such as illegal or drugs of abuse, neighborhood watch, theft crimes, sexual assault, human trafficking, ID theft, crimes against children, workplace violence, active assailant, domestic violence or other related concerns. 

The selected candidate should possess good verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact with a diverse population in a professional and personable manner; possess experience with preparing reports reviewing, processing, and maintaining records and documentation.

Selection Plan

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 eligible (employment) list for at least one year.


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.

A valid Maryland Correctional Training commission Academic Instructor certification or achieve such certification within one year of beginning employment.


The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.



Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program, have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

Leave may be granted to a contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.


Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be emailed to or faxed to 410-484-5928. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment.

Aicha Bomou

(443) 204-2820

If you are submitting additional information, the preferred method is to upload it with your application. All uploaded additional information must be received by the closing date and time. If you are unable to upload,
please email the requested information to referencing the recruitment number in the subject line, or fax to 410-484-5928 (providing a cover sheet with your contact information,
recruitment name, recruitment number and the number of pages faxed). Only additional materials that are requested will be accepted for this recruitment.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, HRSD-Recruitment Division at 410-585-3999.

If you are having difficulties with submitting your online application, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at <> or

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

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

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