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MCE OFFICER TRAINEE Production

Recruitment #19-005282-0006

GRADE

CORR 0004

LOCATION OF POSITION

Eastern Correctional Institution
30420 Revells Neck Road
Westover, MD 21890

POSITION DUTIES

The main purpose of this position is to train and supervise adult inmates engaged in the production and restoration of furniture and related products inside of a correctional facility.

The incumbent is responsible for training and supervising an inmate work force in the operations of a furniture restoration and manufacturing plant.  These duties include but are not limited to: 
  • Responsible for assigned production processes, operating with full independence and reviewing the work of trainers.
  • Train inmate workers in the production methods of furniture, wood and other products.
  • Supervise inmate workers in actual performance of the production process from determining raw material needs to preparation for shipping.
  • Set up and break down of various machinery.
  • Train/Supervise inmates in the proper use of production machinery.
  • Responsible for reviewing inmate workers progress and proposing pay raises when applicable.
  • Train and instruct inmates in Fire Safety, Equipment Safety and Personal Safety as it relates to their trade.
  • Responsible for distributing tools to inmate workers and collecting the same tools at the end of the shift.
  • Participate in inmate head count at beginning and end of shift as well as lunch periods.
  • May operate a Class A vehicle while delivering product.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:  Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: One year of experience in furniture production, furniture restoration, carpentry, woodworking, upholstery or a related field.

Notes: 1. Specific educational requirements and other selection standards are set by the Maryland Correctional Training Commission in accordance with Correctional Services Article, Section 8-209 of the Annotated Code and are listed in the Code of Maryland Regulations Title 12, Subtitle 10, Chapter 01.

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.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Computer proficiency and experience using Microsoft Office applications. 
  • Possession of a Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) is desired, but not necessary for consideration.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must successful complete a background investigation.

Employees must successfully complete the Entrance Level Correctional Training Course required by the Maryland Correctional Training Commission certificate during the probationary period.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you 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. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to: Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division, 301 W. Preston St., Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at Application.Help@maryland.gov or 410-767-4850, MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

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