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DJS YOUTH TRANSPORTATION OFFICER II

CONTRACTUAL

Recruitment #17-002619-0003

Introduction

The Department of Juvenile Services is accepting applications for two (2) contractual DJS Youth Transportation Officer II positions at the Evening Reporting Center (ERC) located at the Largo Office. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply.

GRADE

12

LOCATION OF POSITION

Largo Office (ERC)

1100 Mercantile Lane, Suite 120

Largo, Maryland  20774

Main Purpose of Job

The DJS Youth Transportation Officer II will assist in providing secure transportation services for the Evening Reporting Center (ERC) in the Metro Region - Largo Office.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: High School diploma or G.E.D. certificate acceptable to the Maryland State Board of Education as described in the Correctional Training Commission Regulation.

Experience: One year of experience providing supervision and guidance to youth in a juvenile facility or juvenile services community program for at-risk youth.

Note: 1.  The above educational requirement is set by the Maryland Correctional Training Commission in accordance with the Correctional Services Article, Section 8-209.

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

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

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

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

1. Employees in this classification must be fully certified by the Maryland Correctional Training Commission prior to appointment as a DJS Youth Transportation Officer II and are required to maintain certification while employed.

2. Employees in this classification will be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees 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 may be subject to call-in 24 hours a day and, therefore, may be supplied with a pager or may be required to provide the employing agency with a telephone number at which they can be reached.

3. Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulation 17.04.09 – Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.

SELECTION PROCESS

All applicants must provide sufficient information on the Maryland State application to show they 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.  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.  For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application.

 

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

BENEFITS

Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the Program), have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents.  As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

 

If you have any questions about this recruitment, please contact Karen Badostain at 301-610-8502

A background investigation will be conducted which includes, but is not limited to criminal history, child protective services records, state and national sex offender registry records, employment records, driving records and educational records.

Online application process is strongly urged. If you are unable to apply on line you may fax a paper application:

Maryland Department of Juvenile Services

Department of Human Resources

7300 Calhoun Place, Suite 500

Rockville, Maryland  20855

Attn:  Karen Badostain, Recruitment #17-002619-0003

Fax number:  301-279-1204 

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.

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

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

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As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.