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Internal Auditor Supervisor

Recruitment #23-004377-0004


If you are looking for an exciting career with great benefits, pension, generous leave, competitive salary, and the opportunity for advancement and professional growth, apply to join the DPSCS team today!

The Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS) is seeking dedicated candidates to fill important roles within our department. We are one of the largest departments in Maryland with nearly 12,000 employees and a budget of more than $1 billion. In order to fulfill our mission of promoting safety, we have increased security at our institutions while leading the way in innovative restorative justice projects that will help offenders reintegrate into society upon release.

As a member of the DPSCS team, you can have a fulfilling career, while also enjoying a wide range of benefits such as medical and dental coverage, paid time off (i.e. vacation, sick leave), becoming vested in the State pension, supplemental retirement options, and even joining the Maryland State Employees Credit Union.




Baltimore City
6776 Reisterstown Road
Baltimore, MD 21215

Main Purpose of Job

The Internal Auditor Program Supervisor is responsible for the management of internal auditing programs throughout the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services. These responsibilities include supervising and conducting finance and compliance, economy and efficiency, and program results audits in compliance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS). This position will review Department records and accounting systems to verify accuracy and/or determine compliance with provisions of various laws, policies, procedures, and contracts. 


This announcement will be used to fill current and future Internal Auditor Program Supervisor vacancies within one of two separate auditing units within the Department. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Office of Programs, Treatment and Reentry Services

This position is responsible for the management of auditing programs in the Medical Internal Audit Group (MIAU) and will oversee the review of all records related to the performance of medical services in DPSCS facilities by contracting vendors covering Mental Health, Medical, Dental, and Pharmacy.

  • Supervises staff responsible for medical services audits that cover required physicals, chronic care encounters, medication, service complaints, and staffing level performance. Other audits based on one time needs as assigned.
  • Responsible to oversee audit plans and the data analytics needed to support audit plans
  • Reviews audit documentation and reports for all audits performed in the Medical Internal Audit Group.
  • Assesses and recommends liquidated damages for clinical audits to Contract Manager.
  • Supervises audits to determine whether tangible products and services have been delivered; billed and paid for by the State in accordance with the contracts and consistent with the State Procurement Law.
  • Supports, collects, tracks and analyzes data and information to ensure compliance with purchasing, contracts and Requests for Proposal.
  • Reviews and approves certain county invoices for medical incidents relating to incarcerated persons housed in county facilities. 
  • Reports and presents findings to various administrative and executive staff as required.
  • Demonstrates experience overseeing high performance audit teams producing GAGAS standard audit products.

Office of the Inspector General

This position oversees and directs a full range of independent and objective audits, inspections, management analyses and investigations. These assessments help to safeguard and efficiently manage the Department’s resources, operations and business functions by preventing and detecting fraud, waste, abuse and the mismanagement of fiscal, material and personnel resources.

  • In accordance with an annual work plan, supervises staff responsible for a full range of independent and objective audits, inspections, management analyses, and investigations that may include elements of finance and compliance, economy and efficiency, and program results.
  • Conducts Department audits and reviews of legislative audit exceptions, fiscal accounting, financial reporting, internal control systems, risk management, capital construction, and Federal and State grant awards. 
  • Reviews the economy and efficiency of budgeted programs and activities, property, human resources, equipment and sensitive inventory. 
  • Ensures compliance with Executive Orders, legislation, regulations, court orders, consent decrees, contracts, grants, and administrative policy and procedure.
  • Conducts administrative investigations related to any substantial and specific danger to health, life and safety, as well as fraud, collusion, corruption, abuse of authority, misappropriation of Department assets, and other alleged activity or conduct resulting in the loss, waste or abuse of personnel and operating resources.
  • Conducts audits of Department’s grant payments to local jurisdictions for housing certain eligible offenders.
  • Based on audits conducted, reviews agency corrective action plans to determine whether the proposed corrective actions are adequate, and have reasonable timeframes.   
  • Determines the scope of work and methodology with each audit work plan and ensures that audit assignments are completed accurately and on time.  
  • Reports and presents findings to various administrative and executive staff. 


Education:   A Bachelor's degree in accounting from an accredited college or university or a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with 30 credit hours in accounting and related courses, including or supplemented by 3 credit hours in auditing.

Experience: Five years of experience conducting financial and operational internal audits that include elements for finance and compliance, economy and efficiency, and program results.


1. Applicants who have met the requirements for admission to the CPA examination prior to July 1, 1974 will be considered to have met the educational requirement referenced above.

2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a certificate as a Certified Public Accountant or Certified Internal Auditor or a master’s degree in accounting from an accredited college or university for one year of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute one year of professional accounting experience for one year of the required experience.

4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Internal Review classifications or Auditing specialty codes in the Financial or Auditing fields of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


Preference may be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

1. Current certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), or Certified Government Auditor Professional (CGAP).

2. Two years of experience in a lead auditor role with demonstrated experience directing auditors.

3. Experience in data analytics specific to designing, implementing, validation testing, and translating the analytics to audit reports.

4. Experience managing audit programs with monthly performance requirements including reporting the status of these audit programs to senior management.


Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties may be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.


The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.


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.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be emailed to 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 (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 or Ashley Lohr at

If you are having difficulties with submitting your online application, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at or 410-767-4850.

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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