MOPD CONTRACTUAL EMPLOYEES ONLY
|OPD District Operations
|11/26/2023 11:59:00 PM
|12/10/2023 11:59:00 PM
|$57,095.00 - $91,742.00/year
Limited to current contractual employees of the Maryland Office of The
Public Defender only.
As a State agency, Maryland Office of the Public Defender
(MOPD) is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. MOPD is
committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals without regard to
race, color, religion, sex, physical or mental disability, age, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or genetic
All applicants must be
able to communicate effectively with clients and visitors and possess the
ability to complete tasks in a fast-paced work environment. Applicants must be
able to work in various positions, and travel to various courtrooms and office
environments in the jurisdiction. MOPD is further committed to providing equal
opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in
employment, its services, programs and activities by modifying or adjusting the
job application process or the job or work environment to make reasonable
accommodations to the known applicant or employee to enable the applicant or
employee be considered for the position they desire; to perform the essential
functions of the position in question; or to enjoy equal benefits and
privileges of employment as are enjoyed by other similarly situated employees
without disabilities, unless the accommodation imposes an undue
The Office of the Public Defender is seeking an
Administrator to lead its Peer Support Unit. This includes supervising peer
recovery specialists and parent peer advocates who serve on multidisciplinary
teams representing public defender clients in criminal and/or family regulation
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.
Experience: Four 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 four years of the required experience.
2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university for the required experience.
3. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university for the required experience.
4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work related to the administration of rules, regulations, policy, procedures and processes, or overseeing or coordinating unit operations or functioning as a staff assistant to a higher ranking commissioned officer on a year-for- year basis for the required experience.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
experience, particularly of people with lived experience.
- Background in
family regulation, criminal justice, substance abuse, and/or mental
- Strong written and verbal
- Detail-oriented and able to
meet internal and external deadlines.
- Willingness to travel across
LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Employees in this classification who fail
to obtain the required certification by the end of 24 months of continuous
employment with the hiring department shall be subject to disciplinary action
including demotion, suspension and dismissal.
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 employment (eligible) list for
at least 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. Therefore, it is important that you
provide complete and accurate information on your application. Report all
experience and education that is related to this position. Applicants selected
for interview will be required to complete a writing sample onsite during the
Online applications preferred. Please
fax all paper applications and questionnaires to (410) 333-2260.
Inquiries regarding applications and
submitting paper applications can be directed to: Office of the Public
Defender, Human Resources Division, 6 Saint Paul Street, Suite 1304, Baltimore,
MD 21202; or by calling (410) 767-8500, toll free: 877-430-5187; TTY users call
Maryland Relay Service 800-735-2258.
Please be sure to include your name,
identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any
documentation to ensure timely processing. A paper copy of the MD State
application form and questionnaire can be downloaded from the link below.
As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is
committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective
of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are
encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our