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Recruitment #22-004077-0001


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.


CORR 0010


DCCFM- 7805 House of Corrections Rd, Jessup, MD 20794


Manage and control the operation of the maintenance program for correctional facilities. Employees in this class manage the institutions' entire maintenance program and directly supervise CMOM I, CMSS, CMOS, CMSO and through them indirectly supervise CMOs.


The CMSM II is responsible for assisting with the overall management of the institutions entire maintenance program. This work is carried our through the direct supervision of subordinate Maintenance Supervisors and Officers. The duties involved in carrying out this function include, but are not limited to the following:
Supervising Maintenance Officer Supervisors
Developing and revising procedures for assignments and completion of work orders.
Developing and managing preventative maintenance program.
Developing and implementing procedures for control and inventory of tools, equipment, and supplies.
Making regular inspections of shop and work areas for safety, sanitation, security, and trade standards compliance.


The CMSM II is responsible for performing duties associated with the development and analysis of new projects and major repair needs. These duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

Estimating the costs of materials, supplies, labor, etc., required for routine and emergency repairs.
Developing detailed specifications for construction and/or overhaul work to be performed by outside contractors.
Approving and preparing specifications for the requisition of equipment, supplies, tools, materials, and parts.
Inspecting work performed by outside contractors to ensure compliance with contract specifications, safety codes, and work standards.
Reviewing and analyzing fuel consumption and operating efficiency reports in order to project future needs and related cost.


The incumbent is responsible for a variety of administrative duties associated with the above-described functions. These include the following:

Assists with preparing and administering the maintenance budget.
Performing the full range of management duties associated with the supervision of staff, including the following:
• Recommending hiring, firing, and disciplinary actions.
• Preparing periodic employee evaluation reports.
• Preparing and administering counseling and training memorandums.
• Briefing staff on policy changes in institutional, DOC, or maintenance policies, regulations or activities and staffing changes in accordance with Manager’s approval.
• Preparing staffing schedules and approving leave usage.
• Conducting staff meetings.
• Managing institutional recycling program.
•  Serving on Risk Management Committee, Accident Review Board, promotional/hiring interview boards, special committee, or work groups, as assigned by the Regional Maintenance Supervisor.
• Attending new construction meetings and making suggestions for all changes needed to make the institution more economical and efficient.


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 acceptable to the Maryland State Board of Education as described in the Maryland Correctional Training Commission regulation

Experience:   Four years of experience involving the supervision of employees engaged in stationary engineering, maintenance or construction trades.

1. The above educational requirement is set by the Maryland Correctional Training Commission in accordance with Correctional Services Article, Section 8-209, Annotated Code of Maryland.
2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience in correctional institutional specialty codes in the criminal justice field of work at a rate of two years of military experience for the required 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.

1. Professional experience managing an institution's complete maintenance program including: supervising maintenance officer supervisors, developing, implementing, and revising procedures, assignments, and preventative maintenance programs, and making regular inspections of shop and work areas for safety, sanitation, security, and trade standards compliance.

2. Professional experience developing and analyzing new projects and cost estimates for major repair and maintenance programs including; estimating the costs of materials, supplies, labor, developing detailed specifications for construction and/or overhaul work, and approving and preparing specifications for the requisition of equipment, supplies, tools, materials, and parts.


This position is for current Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services employees only.


1. 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.

2. Some positions in this classification may require employees to acquire the appropriate Maryland driver’s license to operate motor vehicles for the transportation of inmates or supplies. 

3. Some positions in this classification may require employees to possess a valid Maryland 1st Grade Stationary Engineer license to operate, maintain and clean high-pressure boilers and equipment.

4. Employees who have not already done so must complete and successfully pass the Entrance Level Correctional Training Course required for the Maryland Correctional Training Commission certificate during the probationary period.


1. Selection standards for Correctional Officer certification are established by the Maryland Correctional Training Commission in accordance with Correctional Services Article, Section 8-209 of the Annotated Code of Maryland. These selection criteria are listed in detail in the Code of Maryland Regulations Title 12, Subtitle 10, Chapter 01 and include the following:

U.S. Citizenship
Must be at least 21 years of age
A completed background investigation
Oral Interview
Physical examination.

2. Employees in this classification are subject to call-in 24 hours a day and, therefore, must provide the employing agency with a telephone number where they can be reached.

3. 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.


Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview).

Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added.


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 employment (eligible) list for at least one 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.

Trisha Hunter at or 443-379-3169

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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