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MCE OFFICER TRAINEE Automotive Services

Recruitment #19-005291-0001


CORR 0004


This is a statewide recruitment. Please select all of the counties in which you are willing to work. Current openings are available in Howard County (Jessup) and Washington County (Hagerstown).


The main purpose of this position is to deliver products produced by Maryland Correctional Enterprises to customers throughout the State of Maryland while providing training and supervision to an inmate workforce.

This position is responsible for the pickup, installation and delivery of Maryland Correctional Enterprises’ products statewide. In addition, this position will be responsible for providing supervision to an inmate work crew while delivering and installing products. Overnight travel is not required for this position.   

The MCE Officer Trainee – Auto Services will be required to:  
  • Operate all vehicles, including Class A vehicles, in accordance with OSHA (Occupational and Safety Health Act) and DOT (Department of Transportation) requirements as well as all local, state and federal laws.
  • Perform pre- and post-trip inspections of assigned vehicle. 
  • Attend and participate in regularly scheduled training. 
  • Appropriately and effectively handle customer complaints and concerns. 
  • Follow route assignments as directed by the Warehouse Management.


Experience: One year of experience in automotive services

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.


The following qualifications are required, in addition to the minimum qualifications:

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

Experience:  At least one year of commercial driving experience


Possession of a Class A Commercial Driver's License is required.


Selected candidates must successfully complete a background investigation. Employees who have not already done so must complete and successfully pass the Entrance Level Correctional Training Course required for the Maryland Correctional Training Commission certificate during the probationary period.


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.


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.



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 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.