DJS RESIDENTIAL GROUP LIFE MANAGER II
|Department||DJS Cheltenham Youth Detention Center|
|Date Opened||5/13/2022 11:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||5/27/2022 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$54,822.00 - $89,738.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Keyia Ward|
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
A DJS Residential Group Life Manager II is the second one of two levels of managerial work providing supervision and guidance to youth residing in a facility operated by the Department of Juvenile Services. Employees in this classification oversee all services of a facility, except administration, such as direct care, intake and electronic reporting. Employees may function as the Assistant Director of the facility. Employees in this classification supervise DJS Residential Group Life Manager I positions. Employees in this classification receive managerial supervision from a DJS Assistant Superintendent Residential Facility, designated administrator or higher-level manager charged with directing the operation of the facility. Employees may be required to work evenings, weekends and holidays. Employees may be subject to call-in on a twenty-four hour basis based on staffing needs. The DJS Residential Group Life Manager II oversees all services of the facility except administration and has supervisory responsibility for DJS Residential Group Manager I (the shift commander).
Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.
Experience: Five years of experience providing supervision and guidance to youth in a juvenile facility or juvenile services community program for at-risk youth.
1. The educational and certification requirements are set by the Maryland Correctional Training Commission in accordance with the Correctional Services Article, Section 8-209, Annotated Code of Maryland.
2. Candidates may substitute possession an Associate of Arts degree in Criminal Justice or the social or behavioral sciences from an accredited college or university or sixty credit hours from an accredited college or university, including 15 hours in criminal justice or the social or behavioral sciences for one year of the required experience.
3. Candidates may substitute possession a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice or the social or behavioral sciences from an accredited college or university for two years of the required experience.
4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Correctional Officer classifications or Correctional Officer specialty codes in the Miscellaneous Occupations field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Experience supervising employees who work in a secure juvenile setting is preferred.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
1. Candidates who have not already done so must complete and successfully pass the Entrance Level Correctional Training Course for DJS staff required for the Maryland Correctional Training Commission certificate within 365 days of initial appointment or placement in this classification according to Code of Maryland Regulations 12.10.01.03. Employees are required to maintain certification while employed.
1. In accordance with the Correctional Services Article, Section 8-209 of the Annotated Code of Maryland, the Maryland Correctional Training Commission shall establish the minimum qualifications for probationary or permanent appointment of a Department of Juvenile Services employee in a mandated position. These requirements are listed in detail in the Code of Maryland Regulations 12.10.01.04, general regulations of the Maryland Correctional Training Commission, and include:
U.S. Citizenship or Resident Alien status
Must be at least 21 years of age
A thorough background check, including fingerprinting and drug testing
An oral interview, and
Physical and psychological examinations.
2. 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.