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DJS Superintendent II

Recruitment #21-002626-0001


This is a repost. Previous applicants do not need to reapply. 




Department of Juvenile Services
Residential Services 
1 James Day Drive
Cumberland, Maryland 21502

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to administer residential programs, manage staff and other resources, and ensure that the goals and objectives of the Department of Juvenile Services are met.


This position is responsible for five (5) State owned and operated facilities (Backbone Mountain Youth Center, Garrett Children's Center, Mountain View, Green Ridge Youth Center and Victor Cullen Center). This position will plan, organize and evaluate the overall management of the Residential Services and direct operations and service to include case management, somatic, dietary, mental health, educational services, and maintenance and security of the facilities.


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: Seven years of experience providing supervision and guidance to youths in a juvenile facility or juvenile services community program for at-risk youth or working in a correctional setting.  Three years of this experience must have involved exercising supervisory responsibility over other staff providing services to youth.

An Associate of Arts degree in Criminal Justice or the social or behavioral sciences from an accredited college or university may be substituted for up to one year of the required general experience.  A Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice or the social or behavioral sciences from an accredited college or university may be substituted for up to two years of the required general 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.


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 will be a rating of your application based on your education, training, and experience as it relates to the requirements of the position.   Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work.  Completed applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be accepted. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.
Please note that your answers on the supplemental questionnaire must correspond to the information provided on your application.
For education obtained outside the U.S., you will be required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service.



This is a management service position.  This position serves at the pleasure of the appointing authority.
Online application process is STRONGLY preferred. However, if you are unable to apply on line you may mail a paper application to the address below or fax a paper application to the fax number below.   If you choose to fax or mail your application, then 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 p.m., close of business, on the closing date for this recruitment.  No postmarks will be accepted.  Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. 
Maryland Department of Juvenile Services
One Center Plaza
217 E Redwood Street 
Baltimore, MD  21202 
Fax number:   410-333-4188
Attn:  Shavonne Holman 

Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please, contact DJS Office of Human Resources at Include the Recruitment Title/Number that is located at the top of the bulletin.
The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.
Bilingual applicants are welcome to apply for all recruitments.
We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.
As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.
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