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Recruitment #22-004533-0002


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 10,000 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.

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




There are two position available for this recruitment; both are hybrid positions at the locations listed below:

Director of Budget Management
Baltimore City
6776 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, MD 21215

Director of Field Financial Operations
Statewide Recruitment


Director of Budget Management

This position directs the operations of the Budget Management Unit within DPSCS. This office is responsible for the preparation and management of the operating budgets for each of the Department’s 40 programs with an aggregate total budget of approximately $1.4 billion. This position functions at the full performance level of work preparing, presenting, and executing agency budgets for assigned units. This position is responsible for coordinating the use of electronic data systems for the Division of Financial Services and exercising budgetary control and oversight over revenues and expenditures for all programs within the Department.

Director of Field Financial Operations

This position manages the Deputy Secretary of Operations' financial services serving as liaison to Wardens and fiscal staff, and provides oversight, guidance, and indirect supervision for the Regional Finance Offices. Implements processes and procedures to ensure that expenditures are within budget appropriations, monitors monthly projections, overtime, and routine reports. Reviews and assists in the preparation of budget requests including justification to support requests and analyzes resource allocations for a budget of over $890 million.

Coordinates the development and analysis of management reports, communicates with managers and provides final submissions of funding data regarding the allocation/reallocation of resources. Assists with the oversight and direction of technology management, food service management, vehicles, and lease and real estate management.

Responsible for assuring legislative audit compliance in fiscal areas. Reviews audit findings for the regions and provides instruction and advice regarding audit compliance. Develops, coordinates, and reviews corrective action plans. Participates in the Office of Legislative Auditors conferences.


Education:   Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration from and accredited college or university.

Experience: 5 years of experience in state or governmental budgeting, accounting and auditing, to include examining, analyzing and interpreting accounting and budgeting systems, records and reports to include 3 years of experience managing multiple units within an accounting or finance division.

1) Possession of a certificate as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) will be considered to have met the educational requirement referenced above.
2) Possession of a Master's degree in accounting or finance from an accredited college or university may be substituted for the required experience in state or governmental budgeting, accounting and auditing, to include examining, analyzing and interpreting accounting and budgeting systems, records and reports. Candidates must still have 3 years managing multiple units within an accounting or finance division.


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 placed on the eligible (employment) 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.

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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