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Recruitment #23-000797-0002


This position is limited to current employees of the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS), Division of Parole and Probation.




District Court Multi-Service Ctr
120 Broadway
Centreville, MD 2161


The main purpose of this position is to support the people of Maryland in making communities safer by ensuring appropriate levels of control of offenders through comprehensive case management and intervention strategies. Ensuring the accuracy and timely investigative products to decision makers, ensuring the delivery of victim services, and entering and developing partnerships with stakeholders that lead to a shared vision and living the professional principles of the division.  This first-line supervisory position effectively and efficiently supervises a field operations unit in accordance with the divisional mission, goals and established policies and procedures.

Plans, coordinates, supervises and evaluates the work of Parole and Probation Agents and related support staff. Trains Parole and Probation Agents and related support staff. Recommends changes, adjustments, and improvements in staffing allocation. Reviews and approves Quarterly Analytical Reports to determine work quality and quantity of cases. Conducts organized and informal staff meetings to disseminate information, policies, and procedures transmitted by the Office of Regional Operations. 
Supervises the preparation and presentation of criminal investigation and supervision reports and reviews written reports for completeness, clarity of content, proper casework and investigative techniques. Resolves difficulties that arise concerning the proper handling of casework problems. Observes trends in the field of corrections related to probation and parole administration and attends professional seminars, workshops, and conferences.  
Promotes public interest in activities of the Division of Parole and Probation through presentations before professional or community organizations. May be required to make court appearances or attend parolee revocation hearings conducted by the Maryland Parole Commission. Performs other related duties.


Education:   A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four year college or university, with 30 semester credit hours in the social, behavioral, or correctional sciences.

Experience: Four years of experience supervising persons on parole or probation, or investigating parole and/or probation matters, or administrative experience in parole and probation programs, or training parole and probation agents.


1. Candidates may substitute one year of specialized experience counseling, investigating, or supervising persons on parole and probation for the specialized 30 credit hours in the social, behavioral, or correctional sciences.

2. Candidates may substitute graduate level education in the social, behavioral, or correctional sciences on a year-for-year basis for up to one year of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military services experience as a commissioned officer in social work or correctional counseling classifications or specialty codes in the criminal justice field of work at the rate of two years of military experience for one year of the required experience.


Possession of a certificate of completion of a leadership training program. 

Experience leading and directing an organization, program and/or people. 

Experience engaging, educating, networking, and problem solving with community stakeholders regarding the Division of Parole and Probation.


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.


1. Employees are subject to call-in 24 hours a day and will be required to provide the employing agency with a telephone number where they can be reached.

2. Candidates must meet all selection standards as set forth in the Code of Maryland Regulations by the Maryland Correctional Training Commission. Candidates who receive a probationary appointment must satisfactorily complete a prescribed training program prior to permanent appointment. Selection standards of the Correctional Training Commission may be obtained from the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, Suite 309, 6776 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore Maryland 21215.


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 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

Wayne Davis

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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