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DJS CASE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM SUPERVISOR

Recruitment #17-002594-0002

GRADE

18

LOCATION OF POSITION

MD Department of Juvenile Services

Region I-Community Services

909 Druid Park Lake

Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The position will serve as the Program Director of the Evening Reporting Center for Baltimore City, a detention alternative program. The Program Director plans, organizes, oversees and evaluates all aspects of the program and exercises direct supervision to Case Management Specialist Supervisors, Case Management Specialists, DJS Supervisor of Group Living and Educational Specialist. The position manages the day to day activities of the Evening Reporting Center. The incumbent also manages and directs the gatekeeping function for Restorative Justice; reviewing court orders, counseling and instructing juveniles and parents and administering the flow of case records and court orders for the Center.

POSITION DUTIES

The DJS Case Management Program Supervisor will function as the Program Director of the Evening Reporting Center for Baltimore City, a detention alternative program.  The Program Director plans, organizes, oversees and evaluates all aspects of the program and exercises direct supervision to   DJS Case Management Specialists.  The position manages the day to day activities of the Evening Reporting Center.  The incumbent also manages and directs the gatekeeping function for Restorative Justice.   The Center operates from 1:00 pm to 9:30 pm while school is in session and summer hours the Evening Reporting Center operates from 11:00 am to 7:30pm.

Must be available during the Evening Reporting Center Hours of Operations of 1:00 pm to 9:30 pm during school session and 11:00 am to 7:30 pm during summer season 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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.

Notes:

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.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Social Services classifications or Social Services specialty codes in the Social Science, Psychology and Welfare field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates who possess experience planning and supervising the performance of work of employees are highly desirable.

Be sure to reflect on the Supplemental Questionnaire accessed by the link below how you meet the preferred qualification.

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

This recruitment is limited to current MD Department of Juvenile Services employees only.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

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.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

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 12.10.01.04, 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.

SELECTION PROCESS

Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be placed on the eligible list categorized as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified. Candidates shall be certified to the eligible list for a year

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment will be a rating of your application based on your education, training, and experience as it relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate educational and employment information on your application.  Please make sure to provide sufficient information on your application to show the qualifications for this recruitment. For education obtained outside the U.S., you will be required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service. This list will be used by DJS hiring agency to select employees.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online application process is strongly urged.  However, if you are unable to apply on line you may mail a paper to the address below or fax a paper application to the fax number below.  If you choose to fax or use 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.  Nno postmarks will be accepted. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted:   

      Maryland Department of Juvenile Services

      OHR-Recruitment & Examination Unit

      One Center Plaza

      120 W. Fayette Street

      Baltimore, MD 21201

      Attn: Linda Padgett 

      Fax number 410-333-4188

     TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please contact DJS Office of Human Resources at djs.ohr@maryland.gov   Include the Recruitment Title/Number that is located at the top of the bulletin.

The resulting Certified Eligible List for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

DJS values the experience gained by Veterans while serving our country. Veterans are welcome to apply for all current recruitments.

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.