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Carpentry Instructor

Recruitment #23-005885-0002


The MD Department of Labor, Division of Workforce Development & Adult Learning is accepting applications from qualified candidates for the position of Teacher, Trades and Industry with a specialty in CARPENTRY in a correctional facility.  The resulting eligible list will be used to fill this position or function only.  Persons interested in future positions will need to reapply.


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Maryland Correctional Training Center (MCTC)
18800 Roxbury Road
Hagerstown, MD 21746

Main Purpose of Job

This position instructs incarcerated individuals in a course covering job safety as well as theory and practical knowledge of basic carpentry.


Planning, conducting and assessing classroom instructional activities covering job safety as well as theory and practical knowledge of basic carpentry, preparing students for NCCER and EPA national certification, maintaining educational records, and tracking achievement of desired program outcomes by coordinating and administering tests in accordance with accepted reporting procedures.


Education:   Possession of appropriate educational credentials as determined by the Maryland State Board of Education.

Experience: None.


Possess a minimum of three (3) years of verifiable, satisfactory, occupational experience directly in Office Technology as it relates to the following:

1. Candidates who possess current Trades and Industry Certification with MSDE that is directly related to Carpentry.

2. Candidates who possess a bachelor’s or higher degree in a state-approved career and technology program from an Institution of Higher Education and have a minimum of two (2) years of satisfactory occupational experience directly related to Carpentry (within ten (10) years and include one (1) year full-time employment)

3. Candidates who possess a bachelor’s or higher degree in industrial arts/technology education, industrial technology, or in the trade to be taught from an Institution of Higher Education and have a minimum of two (2) years of satisfactory occupational experience directly related to Carpentry (within ten (10) years and include one (1) year full time employment).

4. Candidates who possess an associate degree in the trade to be taught or a bachelor’s or higher degree from an Institution of Higher Education and have a minimum of three (3) years of satisfactory occupational experience directly related to Carpentry (within ten (10) years and includes (1) year full time employment).

5. Candidates who possess a secondary school diploma and a minimum of three (3) years of satisfactory occupational experience directly related to Carpentry within ten (10) years and including one (1) year full time employment.


Teachers in State operated school programs are required to acquire and maintain certification to teach in the State of Maryland per Education Article, Section 6-101 of the Annotated Code of Maryland and Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) 13A.12.01.03B(2). Applicants recommended for appointment will be required to complete an Authorization and Verification of Credentials. Information on requirements for certification and procedures for application may be obtained from the Maryland State Board of Education, 200 W. Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-2595.


All candidates are subject to a background check against files maintained by the Division of Unemployment Insurance (MDOL/DUI) to determine whether any monies are owed to MDOL/DUI as a result of an unemployment insurance overpayment and/or fraud. Any unpaid debt may have an impact on whether or not a candidate is offered employment. All candidates are also subject to a criminal background check.


Applicants must provide sufficient information on the application to show they meet the qualifications for this recruitment.   

All information concerning the qualifications, including submittal of any required documentation (diplomas, transcripts, certificates, licenses, etc.) must be submitted and received by the closing date. Failure to include all relevant education and experience on your application will result in your application being disqualified from further consideration.

Applications that meet qualifications will be referred to the hiring unit for interview selection. Units will select those candidates most closely demonstrating the qualifications for interview.


The examination for this recruitment will be an evaluation and rating of your training, education, and experience provided on your application. Therefore, it is essential that the application is filled out completely and accurately, listing all relevant education and experience, addressing the specific supplemental qualifications and submitting any required documentation (diploma, transcript, certification, license, etc.)

Successful candidates will be placed on the certified list categorized as Best Qualified, Better Qualified or Qualified. The certified list will be used by MDOL for a period of one year.



For questions concerning this recruitment, please contact: Brittany Small at Please provide recruitment number 23-005885-0002 in the subject line. The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may mail a paper application to: Maryland Department of Labor, Human Resources Office, Room 1010, 1100 N. Eutaw Street, Baltimore, MD 21201.

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application. Emailed inquiries should reference recruitment number listed in the announcement. 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. Please do not submit unsolicited documentation (resumes, cover letters, etc.).  

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay.  

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply. People with disabilities and bilingual applicants are strongly 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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