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DJS Case Management Spec Supr Facility


Recruitment #23-001593-0002




Victor Cullen Center (VCC), 6000 Cullen Drive, Sabillasville, MD 21780 (Frederick County)


Provides a level of supervision that addresses and monitors the specific duties, needs and job performance of Case Manager positions. This position ensures the implementation of the Center’s treatment modality and therapeutic interventions. This is the highest level of work providing direct counseling services to the youth under our care and custody. Employees in this classification exercise a high degree of initiative in providing specialized over-site and will be responsible for insuring that the most complex and difficult cases are handled in accordance to policy and procedure. This position exercises considerable latitude and judgment in the application of the available guidelines. This position is at the apex of facilitating our mission to return our youth to their respective communities as responsible, productive citizens. An individual in this position is expected to:

• Oversee, manage, and coordinate services for youth residing at VCC;
• Guide and coach youth in the development of a positive peer culture;
• Work with the youth, the family, and members of the facility’s Inter-disciplinary Treatment Team;
• Participate as Treatment Team Member to secure positive behavioral change;
• Guide, teach and counsel youth in the development of pro-social skills by leading groups, and activities; including individual sessions and 7-challenges S/A;
• Act to maintain and strengthen the youth’s relationships with their family and Community Case Manager;
• Facilitate Aftercare/Transition planning with youth, families, and community Case Managers;
• Provide direction, orientation and assistance in the on-going training of Case Management Specialists;
• May be called upon to audit CMS responsibilities for the VCC program, in order to suggest improvements, insure compliance, and to assist in develop goals for improvement in accordance with DJS Department policies and procedures;
• Will oversee all aspects of case management to include auditing and submission al all reports;
• Must be highly organized.


Education: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Three years of experience providing case management services to emotionally or socially maladjusted, delinquent, victimized or exceptional juveniles in a community or residential setting.


1. Candidates may substitute possession of an Associate of Arts degree in the social or behavioral sciences or criminal justice from an accredited college or university and two years of experience providing direct services to children in a community or residential setting for the required education.

2. Candidates may substitute possession of a Master’s degree in the social or behavioral sciences or criminal justice from an accredited college or university for one year of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Social Services classifications or Social Services specialty codes in the Social Science, Psychology and Welfare field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.


Applicants must meet the minimum and selective qualifications to be considered. Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

Candidates must possess current Maryland Correctional Training Commission (MCTC) certification.


The preferred candidate for this position will possess the following:

Bachelor's degree in a Social or Behavioral Science major (such as Criminal Justice, Sociology, Human Relations, Psychology, Child and Adolescent Studies or Social Work, or other closely related field).

At least one year of supervisory experience in providing direct services to children in a community or residential setting.


1. Candidates appointed to positions in this classification must be fully certified by the Maryland Correctional Training Commission prior to appointment and are required to maintain certification while employed.

2. 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.

3. Employees in this classification that are employed at DJS Youth Centers may be required to complete a Board approved medication technician training program and possess a valid Maryland Board of Nursing (MBON) certification as a Medication Technician.


1. In accordance with the Correctional Services Article, Section 8-209 of the Annotated Code of Maryland, the Maryland Correctional Training Commission shall establish the minimum qualifications for probationary or permanent appointment of a Department of Juvenile Services employee in a mandated position. These requirements are listed in detail in the Code of Maryland Regulations, general regulations of the Maryland Correctional Training Commission, and include:     

   U.S. Citizenship or Resident Alien status     

   Must be at least 21 years of age     

   A thorough background check, including fingerprinting and drug testing     

   An oral interview, and     

   Physical and psychological examinations.

2. 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.


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 may be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.


The assessment will be a rating of your application based on your education, training, and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related experience and education. For education obtained outside the U.S., you will be required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service. Please note that your answers on the Supplemental Questionnaire must correspond to the information provided on your application to receive credit.



The online application is preferred. However, if you are unable to apply online, you may mail a paper application and supplemental questionnaire to the address below or fax a paper application and supplemental questionnaire 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 located at the top of the bulletin, and the last 4 digits of your SS#. Paper application materials must be received by 5 p.m. on the closing date for this recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted. Incomplete application forms will not be accepted.

Maryland Department of Juvenile Services
OHR-Recruitment & Examination Unit
Attn: Laurita Lesperance
217 E. Redwood Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

Fax number 410-333-4188

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please contact the DJS Office of Human Resources at Include the Recruitment 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 and people with disabilities are welcome to apply for all recruitments.

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