State of Maryland


- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $57,095.00-$95,449.00 Yearly






A Drinking Driver Monitor Supervisor is the supervisory level of work providing supervision to offenders referred by the Motor Vehicle Administration to the Division of Parole and Probation for driving while intoxicated or under the influence of alcohol or illegal substances.  Employees in this classification supervise lower-level Drinking Driver Monitors.

Employees in this classification receive general supervision from a designated administrator.  Employees may be required to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Positions in this classification are evaluated by using the classification job evaluation methodology.  The use of this method involves comparing 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.

The Drinking Driver Monitor Supervisor is differentiated from the Drinking Driver Monitor III in that the Drinking Driver Monitor Supervisor has supervisory responsibility for lower-level Drinking Driver Monitors while the Drinking Driver Monitor III performs lead/advanced level functions under general supervision.


Plans, coordinates, assigns, supervises, and evaluates the work of lower-level Drinking Driver Monitors and related support staff;

Trains lower-level Drinking Driver Monitors;

Assures work of unit is conducted in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, policies, and procedures;

Implements policies and procedures for the unit within federal, State and agency guidelines;

Evaluates the drinking driver monitor program in order to determine its effectiveness and makes recommendation for its enhancement;

Audits case management workload of staff in order to ensure compliance with departmental policies and procedures;

Oversees the preparation and presentation of reports prepared by Drinking Driver Monitors;

Prepares and presents reports in order to document the unit's activities;

Advises the administration of status of problems concerning security, personnel, and office space;

Acts as a liaison with the local court systems, criminal justice agencies, and related support agencies;

Evaluates interagency relationships, determines the need for corrective action and makes recommendations for improvement;

Promotes public interest in the drinking driver monitor program activities by making presentations before professional and community organizations;

May testify in a court setting about the supervision of offenders;

Performs other related duties.


Knowledge of the principles and methods of supervision of staff;

Knowledge of office methods, organization, management, and operation;

Knowledge of the disease concepts of alcoholism and drug abuse dependency;

Knowledge of the criminal justice system in working with alcohol and drug related offenders;

Knowledge of laws and regulations governing the drinking driver monitor program;

Knowledge of structured treatment resources for substance abuse offenders;

Knowledge of community resources for offenders in need of health care, financial, or other assistance;

Skill in the use of interviewing and communication techniques;

Skill in testifying in court concerning supervision of offenders;

Ability to plan, coordinate, supervise and evaluate the work of Drinking Driver Monitors;

Ability to prepare and present reports on unit activities;

Ability to maintain confidentiality of case material.


Education:   Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate acceptable to the Maryland State Board of Education as described in the Maryland Correctional Training Commission regulation.

Experience: Three years of experience providing supervision to offenders convicted of driving while intoxicated or under the influence of alcohol or illegal substances.


1. The above educational requirement is set by the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission in accordance with Correctional Services Article, Section 8-209, Annotated Code of Maryland.

2. Candidates may substitute five years of experience providing counseling services in a health care or treatment setting to include two years of experience counseling drug or alcohol dependent clients for the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute additional education in the field of criminal justice, behavioral sciences or related social sciences, at an accredited college or university, at a rate of 15 credit hours for each six months experience for a maximum of two years of the required experience.

4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service as a non-commissioned officer in substance abuse, social worker or correctional counseling classifications or specialty codes in the addictions counseling field of work at the rate of two years of military experience for the required experience.


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. Employees who have not already done so must meet the selection standards required and successfully complete the training prescribed by the Maryland Correctional Training Commission for a Drinking Driver Monitor during the probationary period, (Correctional Services Article, Section 8-209, Annotated Code of Maryland). Selection standards for drinking driver monitor training are listed in detail in the Code of Maryland Regulations Title 12, Subtitle 10, Chapter 01 and include the following:

U.S. Citizen or Resident Alien status

Must be at least 21 years of age

A completed background investigation

Oral interview

Physical examination.

2. Employees in this classification are required to use the Criminal Justice Information System. Conviction for any felony or conviction and incarceration for any misdemeanor are a bar to access to the System and, therefore, are grounds for rejection of the applicant.

3. Employees in this classification are subject to call 24 hours a day and, therefore, will be required to provide the employing agency with a telephone number where they can be reached.


Class specifications are broad descriptions covering groups of positions used by various State departments and agencies. Position descriptions maintained by the using department or agency specifically address the essential job functions of each position.

This is a Skilled Service classification in the State Personnel Management System.  All positions in this classification are Skilled Service positions.  Some positions in Skilled Service classifications may be designated Special Appointment in accordance with the State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 6-405, Annotated Code of Maryland.

This classification is not assigned to a bargaining unit as indicated by the designation of S (supervisor), M (manager), T (agency head), U (Board or Commission member), W (student), X (Used by agency or excluded by executive order), or Z (confidential).  As provided by State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 3-102, special appointment, temporary, contractual, supervisory, managerial and confidential employees are excluded from collective bargaining.  Additionally, certain executive branch agencies are exempt from collective bargaining and therefore, all positions in those agencies are excluded from collective bargaining.

Date Revised

July 1, 2022 

Approved By

Director, Division of Classification and Salary

CLASS: 001138; REV: 7/1/2023;

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