- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $78,106.00-$121,781.00 Yearly
A Comptroller Field Enforcement Agent Administrator I is a Sworn Law Enforcement Officer and one of the highest managerial levels of program management and basic administrator in the Skilled Service of the Field Enforcement Division of the Comptroller of Maryland. Employees in this classification are responsible for directing Enforcement, Inspection and Regulatory (EIR) programs that have a broad scope and major impact on agency missions and operations. Employees in this classification have managerial responsibility for the work of other employees and through them direct sworn law enforcement, technical, professional and administrative staff. The Comptroller Field Enforcement Agent Administrator I supervises Agent Supervisors, Agents, Revenue Specialists, Civilian Supervisors, Civilian Managers and Civilian Administrative staff. The Comptroller Field Enforcement Agent Administrator I is an assistant to the Director and/or designee. Supervision is typically received from an Executive Service employee or designee.
Position allocation within the Comptroller Field Enforcement Agent Administrator I is Agent-In-Charge (AIC) and is assigned various law enforcement and administrative functions determined on the basis of relative job evaluation among positions of similar organizational placement and scope. The AIC is responsible for ensuring that the Bureaus are sufficiently staffed with Agents, Inspectors, civilian personnel, supervisors and managers to carry out the mission of the Division. The AIC ensures that complete and accurate follow up investigations occur and keeps the Director and or designee informed on issues of concern within their command. The AIC performs administrative functions such as review of incoming correspondence and responds to inquiring entities. The AIC brings violations discovered by the Bureaus to the Administrative Hearing process of the Division. The AIC will present all facts discovered relative to violations to the Division Administrative Hearing Officer during the hearing process to a preponderance. The AIC ensures appropriate and timely training of subordinates; the inspection of personnel, equipment and facilities to ensure the compliance with the Division’s policies and procedures. The AIC is responsible for the oversight and inspection of the Enforcement and/or Administrative Services Bureau to insure compliance with the Division’s policies, procedures, regulations and standards; supervising the administrative and support functions of non-sworn personnel; inspecting personnel; facilities and tactics for safety and/or training needs. The AIC performs administrative duties such as reviewing correspondence, budget requests, and activity reports; interviewing and hiring sworn and civilian personnel for the Division. The job evaluation factors include: qualifications; nature and purpose of personal contacts; nature of recommendations, commitments, decisions, and conclusions; creative thought; responsibility for planning; responsibility for administration; and nature of supervision received.
Positions in this classification are evaluated using the classification job evaluation methodology. The use of this method involves comparing the assigned duties and responsibilities of a position to the job criteria found in the Nature of Work and Examples of Work sections of the class specification.
This classification series is limited to the highest-level managers of enforcement, inspection and regulatory (EIR) programs in the Comptroller’s Field Enforcement Division.
The Comptroller Field Enforcement Agent Administrator I is differentiated from the Comptroller Field Enforcement Supervisor in that the Comptroller Field Enforcement Agent Administrator I directs all activities of the Field Enforcement Division and has supervisory responsibility for Comptroller Field Enforcement Agent Supervisors while the Comptroller Field Enforcement Agent Supervisor has supervisory responsibility for lower-level Comptroller Field Enforcement Agents.
Additionally, the Comptroller Field Enforcement Agent Administrator I is differentiated from the Revenue Specialist serving as the Inspector in Charge in that the Comptroller Field Enforcement Administrator I directs all activities of the Field Enforcement Division and has
supervisory responsibility for the Revenue Specialist serving as the Comptroller Field Enforcement Inspector in Charge while the Comptroller
Field Enforcement Inspector Supervisor has supervisory responsibility for lower-level Comptroller Field Enforcement Inspectors. This classification series is limited to the highest-level managers of enforcement, inspection and regulatory (EIR) programs in the Management Service of the Comptroller’s Field Enforcement Division. Managers of agency-unique programs of lesser scope and responsibility are classified in the Revenue Specialist classification series and Comptroller’s Field Enforcement Agent Supervisor classification.
Plans, directs and administers all aspects of an agency enforcement, inspection and regulatory (EIR) program(s) that has a broad scope and major impact on agency missions and operations;
Establishes overall policies and procedures for the (EIR) program(s), oversees their implementation, evaluates their effectiveness and approves major revisions;
Establishes overall (EIR) program goals, standards and controls to meet program objectives and oversees their achievement; Oversees and manages the personnel and financial resources of the (EIR) program(s);
Plans, coordinates, supervises and evaluates the work of subordinate supervisors and managers;
Develops, implements and manages short and long-range plans for (EIR) program operations and resources; Determines organizational structure and staffing needs of the (EIR) program(s);
Prescribes and oversees development and training of (EIR) program staff;
Represents the agency before federal, State and local officials, legislative committees and senior managers and executives of other agencies concerning (EIR) program activities;
Reviews statistical data for annual reports and F.B.I. required reporting data;
Handles the planning, presentation and evidence for Administrative Hearings for Cigarette and Vehicle seizures;
Administers appropriate disciplinary action in compliance with Police Officers Bill of Rights (LEOBR) and appropriate State Personnel
Management System rules;
Performs other related duties.
Knowledge of revenue laws pertaining to alcoholic beverages, cigarettes, motor fuels, transient vendors and other taxes administered by the
Comptroller of Maryland;
Knowledge of personnel management, budget procedures and (EIR) program administration; Knowledge of principles and techniques of criminal investigation;
Knowledge of the Law Enforcement Officers Bill of Rights (LEOBR);
Skill in the use of firearms, vehicles, technical equipment and police communication equipment; Ability to plan and supervise criminal investigations and enforcement activities;
Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with other law enforcement agencies; Ability to prepare detailed reports;
Ability to train new employees in criminal investigation and enforcement activities; Ability to secure the confidence and cooperation of the public;
Ability to evaluate evidence for its legal sufficiency;
Ability to present testimony in courts and administrative hearings on behalf of the State;
Ability to communicate effectively with representatives of the industry, owners, managers and licensees.
Ability evaluate and develop Maryland Police Training Commission accepted lesson plans for effective training programs for sworn Division staff members:
Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate as described in the Police
Training Commission regulation.
Experience: Six (6) years of experience as a police officer investigating crimes including motor vehicle accidents and responding to emergency calls for police services or as a field enforcement agent responsible for assessing and enforcing compliance with revenue laws and regulations; at least two (2) years of this experience must have been at the supervisory level.
1. The above education requirement is set by the Maryland Police Training Commission in accordance with Public Safety Article, Section 3-
209, Annotated Code of Maryland.
2. Applicants may substitute additional education in criminal justice or law enforcement, at an accredited college or university, at a rate of
30 credit hours for each six months of the required experience for a maximum of three years of the required experience.
3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in general inspection, investigation, enforcement, and compliance classification or general inspection, investigation, enforcement, and compliance specialty codes in the logistics field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.
1. 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.2. After training, employees in this classification will be required to maintain periodic certification of essential marksmanship in the firing of a revolver and other firearms that may be necessary to carry out assignments
1. Selection standards for police officer certification are established by the Police Training Commission in accordance with Public Safety Article, Section 3-209 of the Annotated Code of Maryland. These selection criteria are listed in detail in the Code of Maryland Regulations Title 12, Subtitle 04, Chapter 01 and include the following:
Appointment as a police officer; U.S. Citizenship;
A complete background investigation; Oral interview;
Possession of a driver’s license valid in the State of Maryland.
2. Employees in this classification must have successfully completed the Entrance Level Police Training Course required by the Maryland
Police Training Commission and hold a current certification by the Maryland Police Training Commission.
3. Employees in this classification are subject to call twenty-four hours a day and must provide the agency with a telephone number where they can be reached.
4. 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.
5. Two (2) years preceding promotion to the position or within one (1) year following appointment to the position must successfully complete
(70 percent minimum overall test score) the First Line Administrator/Mid-Level Executive Training Program approved by the Maryland Police
Training Commission as required by COMAR 12.04.01.13.
Specific educational and experience requirements are set by the Comptroller of Maryland based on the essential job functions assigned to the position.