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Recruitment #22-002587-0153


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.




Baltimore City
6776 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, MD 21215


Under the supervision of the Management Services Supervisor (MSS), who reports directly to the Inspector General (IG), this position performs advanced staff work under managerial supervision. This position completes highly responsible administrative assignments and has the lead responsibility for coordinating all activities related to the Department’s response process with the Office of Legislative Audits (OLA), Department of General Services (DGS) Audits, or Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability (OPEGA) Audits of agencies and/or units within the Department, including the preparation of official responses, the development of corrective action plans, and the coordination and monitoring of the Quarterly Status Reports. In addition, this position works closely with the MSS in the preparation and editing of final audit reports and other work deliverables, and fully participates as an auditor in the OLA, DGS, or OPEGA Follow-up Audits to ensure that corrective action has been completed. This position also has the delegated authority to plan, lead, organize, assign, review, and give instructions related to most work products of the Management Services Unit. The incumbent is also responsible for coordinating and tracking the OIG’s overall staff training.


In addition, this position:

• Participates in the full range of financial and operational internal and external audits that include finance and compliance, economy and efficiency, and program or operational results.  These duties are frequently of a confidential and sensitive nature, and are conducted in accordance with an approved Annual Audit Work Plan;

• Serves as the lead OLA, DGS and OPEGA Audit Liaison when the OLA, DGS, or OPEGA Auditors conduct fiscal compliance, property, and performance audits of the Department’s agencies/units;

• Leads the on-going process of updating and maintaining the OIG Standard Operating Procedure Manual (SOP) by writing or reviewing internal office procedures for various sections of the manual, e.g., auditing standards, training, travel arrangements, etc. 

• Leads Management Services staff in conducting the OIG’s Internal Quality Assurance Review to determine whether the generally accepted auditing standards and policy/procedure adopted by the OIG have been implemented and adhered to; and 

• Performs other duties as assigned.


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.

Education:   Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate. 
Experience: Six years of administrative staff or professional work.   

1. Candidates may substitute 30 credit hours from an accredited college or university for each year up to four years of the required experience.   
2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and two years of experience in administrative staff or professional work for the required experience.   
3. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university for five years of the required experience.  
4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work related to the administration of rules, regulations, policy, procedures and processes, or overseeing or coordinating unit operations or functioning as a staff assistant to a higher ranking commissioned officer on a year-for- year basis for the required experience.


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


The successful candidate must have at least one year of experience participating in audits, or editing audit reports or other work documents.


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 conducting quality assurance reviews of audits.

Experience helping to develop audit related corrective action plans.

Experience assisting with drafting responses to external audits.

Experience drafting/editing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).


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.


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.


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.



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.

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. 

Domonique Drummond 

If you are having difficulties with submitting your online application, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at <> or 410-767-4850. 

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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