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Electrical Trade Instructor

Recruitment #22-005885-0006


The Department of Labor, Division of Workforce Development & Adult Learning is accepting applications from qualified candidates for the position of Teacher, Trades and Industry with a specialty in the Electrical trade in a correctional facility.  The resulting eligible list will be used to fill this position or function only.  Persons interested in future positions will need to reapply.




Maryland Correctional Training Center (MCTC)
18800 Roxbury Road 
Hagerstown, MD 21746

Main Purpose of Job

This position instructs incarcerated individuals in an introductory pre-apprenticeship course in the electrical trade that will prepare students for entry-level employment.


Planning, developing, conducting and assessing classroom instructional activities in basic electrical  theory, safety, circuits, device boxes, raceways and fittings, conductors and cables, electrical construction drawings, national electrical code, and electrical test equipment; maintaining educational records, tracking achievement of desired program outcomes by coordinating and administering tests in accordance with accepted reporting procedures.


Education: Possession of appropriate educational credentials as determined by the Maryland State Board of Education.

Experience: None


1. Candidates who possess current Trades and Industry Certification with MSDE that is directly related to the electrical trade.

2. Candidates who possess a bachelor’s or higher degree in a state-approved career and technology program from an Institution of Higher Education and have a minimum of two (2) years of satisfactory occupational. experience directly related to the electrical trade  (within ten (10) years and includes one (1) year full-time employment).
3. Candidates who possess a bachelor’s or higher degree in industrial arts/technology education, industrial technology, or in the trade to be taught from an Institution of Higher Education and have a minimum of two (2) years of satisfactory occupational experience directly related to Electrical (within ten (10) years and includes one (1) year full time employment).
4. Candidates who possess an associate degree in the trade to be taught or a bachelor’s or higher degree from an Institution of Higher Education and have a minimum of three (3) years of satisfactory occupational experience directly related to the electrical trade (within ten (10) years and includes (1) year full time employment).
5. Candidates who possess a secondary school diploma and a minimum of three (3) years of satisfactory occupational experience directly related to the electrical  trade within ten (10) years and including one (1) year full time employment.


Teachers in State operated school programs are required to acquire and maintain certification to teach in the State of Maryland per Section 6-101 of the Education Article of the Annotated Code and Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) 13A.12.01.03B(2). Applicants recommended for appointment will be required to complete an Authorization and Verification of Credentials. Information on requirements for certification and procedures for application may be obtained from the Maryland State Board of Education, 200 W. Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-2595.

Additional educational credits beyond the Advanced Professional Certificate must meet the following criteria established by the Institutional Educators Pay Plan Committee in order to qualify for application toward the APC plus 30 (60) levels:

Credits must be beyond the education level held at the time the educational requirements for the Advanced Professional Certificate were met and must either relate to the current job responsibilities or be part of an employer approved program of study. Credits mean semester hours from a regionally accredited college or university or Maryland State Department of Education approved workshops. No more than one half of any additional credits applied to these criteria may be earned through Maryland Department of Education approved workshops.


1. All candidates are subject to a background check against files maintained by the Division of Unemployment Insurance (DLLR/DUI) to determine whether any monies are owed to DLLR/DUI as a result of an unemployment insurance overpayment and/or fraud. Any unpaid debt may have an impact on whether or not a candidate is offered employment.

2. All candidates are also subject to a criminal background check.


Applicants must provide sufficient information on the application to show they meet the qualifications for this recruitment.  RESUMES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE AND NOT CONSIDERED IN THE SELECTION PROCESS. All information concerning the qualifications, including any required documentation (diploma, transcript, certificate, etc.) must be submitted and received by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be considered. Successful candidates will be placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year. Applications that meet minimum and/or selective qualifications will be referred to the hiring unit for interview selection. Units will select those candidates most closely demonstrating the qualifications for interview.


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.



For questions concerning this recruitment, please contact: Brittany Small at (22-005885-0006)

The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may mail a paper application to: Maryland Department of Labor, Human Resources Office, Room 1010, 1100 N. Eutaw Street, Baltimore, MD 21201. 

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application. Emailed inquiries should reference recruitment number listed in the announcement. 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. Please do not submit unsolicited documentation (resumes, cover letters, etc.).  

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay.  

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.  People with disabilities and bilingual applicants are strongly 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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