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Recruitment #23-002247-0010


This is an internal recruitment limited to current permanent, contractual and temporary Maryland State Police (MSP) employees.

It is important that all experience be fully documented. Failure to ANSWER ALL SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS SPECIFICALLY AND ACCURATELY may cause the candidate to be rejected.



The application is part of the examination process. Your answers will determine your eligibility to participate in the next phase of the selection process.

Clearly describe your qualifications in detail. Credit cannot be given for education, training, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities that you fail to indicate.

Do not leave any answer spaces blank; if a question does not apply, write "N/A".

Although you may attach a resume to further describe your qualification, it does not substitute for completing the application form. An incomplete application form may result in disqualification. Do NOT write "see resume" in your work history or responses to supplemental questions.

Failure to comply with these instructions may result in disqualification.

Read the Job Announcement carefully for specific filing instructions, supplemental questions, and final filing dates. 




Maryland State Police

Property Section

7765 Washington Boulevard

Jessup, MD 20765

Main Purpose of Job

This position manages the administrative and supervisory operations of the Department Property Unit, a sub-unit of the State Property Section. The position requires overseeing the timely and proper collection, storage and final disposition of all evidentiary, as well as non-evidentiary, personal property coming under the control and custody of members of the Department of Maryland State Police, as set forth in Public Safety Article 2, Section 3-11. Disposition of all confiscated, seized, found or otherwise acquired property that goes unclaimed must be through either online auction, destruction, conversion to departmental use or return to the lawful owner. This position is responsible for the overall integrity of all non-CDS property disposal conducted by the Maryland State Police. The position also oversees the lawful storage of all motor vehicles seized for court order forfeiture by members of the Maryland State police in relation to drug or gambling violations.


Duties include but are not limited to:

Independently plans, organizes and directs the proper turning-in, storage and disposal of all seized, confiscated, or found non-narcotic property coming into possession of departmental personnel, ensuring that all agency procedures have been followed, all evidentiary requirements have been met and all ownership issues have been resolved;

Prepares or supervises the preparation and development of management tools, such as statistical reports, work flow charts, databases, or analytical reports pertaining to such things as supplies used, property stored or vehicles seized;

Oversees and performs the lawful destruction of seized, confiscated or found deadly weapons, to include firearms, knives or other metallic implements as required by law;

Administers the department’s program pertaining to the lawful storage of all motor vehicles seized statewide by MSP personnel pending court forfeiture as a result of violations of the Maryland controlled dangerous substance laws;

Performs other related duties.


Education:  Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience:  Three years of administrative staff or professional work.


1. Candidates may substitute 30 college credit hours from an accredited college or university for each year up to two years of the required experience. 

2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor's degree from a college or university for the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work that included the regular use of independent judgment and analysis in applying and interpreting complex administrative plans, policies, rules or regulations or analysis of operational programs or procedures with recommendations for improvement on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.  


Strong preference will be given to applicants who possess the following.  Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualification(s). 

Experience supervising others.

Experience dealing with firearms or experience with forfeiture and seizure of firearms.


This is an internal recruitment limited to current permanent, contractual and temporary Maryland State Police (MSP) employees.


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.


Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be considered for this classification. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Successful candidates will be placed on the Eligible List categorized as BEST QUALIFIED, BETTER QUALIFIED or QUALIFIED and remain eligible for consideration for at least one year from the date of examination. The list will be used by the hiring manager to select employees. The list will be valid for one year.


The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training and experience related to the requirements of the position. You may be required to complete a qualifications supplement, or the rating may be based on your application. Report all experience and education that is related to this position.



NOTE: Currently, applicants are limited to uploading one file. As a result, it is strongly urged that those applying upload ALL required and additional documents (undergraduate and graduate transcripts, resumes, etc.) as one file. If you are unable to apply online, you may submit an application via mail. The Maryland State Application Form can be found online.

Completed applications, required documentation and any required addendums may be mailed to:

Maryland State Police

Human Resources Division

1201 Reisterstown Road

Pikesville, MD 21208

ATTN: Tiffany R. Hazel


It is the policy of the Maryland State Police to comply with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting employment discrimination and to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, gender, identity and expression, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, race religious affiliation, belief or opinion, sex, sexual orientation or any other protected status.


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