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Recruitment #13-002594-001




Department of Juvenile Services

Largo Office

99 Commerce Place

Second Place

Largo, Maryland  20774

Main Purpose of Job

The incumbent in this position services as the Program Director of the Evening Reporting Centers (ERC), Detention Alternative Programs for Prince George's County. The Program Director plans, organizes, oversees and evaluates all aspects of the program and exercised direct supervision over Case Management Specialist and Recreation Specialist. The incumbent also manages and directs the gate keeping function of Restorative Justice by regularly meeting with the Judges/Masters, States Attorney, Public Defenders, and local law enforcement representatives, reviewing court orders, counseling and instructing juveniles and parents and administering the flow of case records and court orders for the Centers. The incumbent testifies in court concerning DJS policies, the availability or appropriateness of resources and offers solution to daily operational problems. The incumbent manages the day to day activities of the Evening Reporting Centers.


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

Experience: Four 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 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 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.


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.


1. In accordance with the Correctional Services Article of the Maryland Annotated Code, Section 8-209, 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.


All applicants must provide sufficient information on the Maryland State application to show they meet the qualifications for this recruitment.  Applications that meet the qualifications will be referred to the hiring unit for interview/selection.  Only those candidates that demonstrate, in their applications, the required qualifications will be deemed qualified and referred. 

Therefore, it is important that you report all experience and education that is relevant to this position completely and accurately.


The incumbent in this position is not a member of a covered bargaining unit and will not be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit.


Online application process is strongly urged. However, if you are unable to apply on line you may mail a paper application to the address below or fax a paper application to the fax number below. If you choose fax or regular mail you must include on each page of the attachment your First and Last Name, the Recruitment Number that is located at the top of the bulletin and the last 4 digits of your SS#.

The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for this recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted: 

Maryland Department of Juvenile Services

Office of Human Resources

One Center Plaza, 120 W. Fayette St., Baltimore, MD 21201

Attn: Roslyn Jennings

Fax number 410-333-4188   

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay 

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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