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Recruitment #22-002614-0002




Western Maryland Children’s Center

18420 Roxbury Road, Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

Main Purpose of Job

A DJS Assistant Superintendent Residential Facility I is the first managerial level of work overseeing the daily administration, management and overall operation of a Department of Juvenile Services facility. Employees in this classification function as deputies to Facility Superintendents and assume full responsibility for the facility in the absence of the Superintendent. Employees in this classification manage the work of employees providing services to resident youth through subordinate DJS Supervisors.


The incumbent will be responsible for assisting the Facility Administrator with managing the overall day to day operations of the juvenile facility. Ensuring safety and security are maintained in the facility and that operations are in compliance with laws, regulations, policies and procedures. This incumbent will be responsible for coordinating staff development training programs, monitoring fiscal business to comply with budgetary allotments, and inspect facilities and ensure operational efficiency.


EDUCATION: High School diploma or G.E.D. certificate acceptable to the Maryland State Board of Education as described in the Correctional Training Commission Regulation.


EXPERIENCE: Six years of experience providing supervision and guidance to youths in a juvenile facility or juvenile services community program for at-risk youth or working in a correctional setting.  Two years of this experience must have involved exercising supervisory responsibility over other staff providing services to youth.


NOTE: An Associate of Arts degree in Criminal Justice or the social or behavioral sciences from an accredited college or university may be substituted for up to one year of the required general experience.  A Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice or the social or behavioral sciences from an accredited college or university may be substituted for up to two years of the required general experience.


Preference will be given to candidates who possess a Bachelor’s degree in the social or behavioral sciences or criminal justice from an accredited four year college or university.


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. For education obtained outside of the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation will be required prior to hire. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies. 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.



The online application process is strongly urged.  However, if you are unable to apply on line you may mail a paper application to the address below or fax a paper application to the fax number below.  If you choose to fax or use regular mail, you must include on each page of the attachment your First and Last Name, the Recruitment Number that is located at the top of the bulletin and the last 4 digits of your SS#.  The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for this recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted:

Maryland Department of Juvenile Services
OHR-Recruitment & Examination Unit
217 E Redwood Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
Attn: Crystal M. Wilson
Fax number 410-333-4188
TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please contact DJS Office of Human Resources at  Include the Recruitment Title/Number that is located at the top of the bulletin.

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

DJS values the experience gained by Veterans while serving our country. Veterans are welcome to apply for all current recruitments.

Bilingual applicants are welcome to apply for all recruitments.

The resulting Certified Eligible List for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

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