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MILITARY YOUTH WORKER II

**RE-POST**

Recruitment #18-002085-0001

GRADE

10

LOCATION OF POSITION

Bldg. E4230, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD  21010

Main Purpose of Job

A Military Youth Worker II is the full performance level of work providing supervision and guidance to youths (cadets) enrolled in a voluntary quasi-military residential program operated by the Military Department. Employees in this class serve as a role model and mentor to youths in the program, observe and interact with youths, assist them with group life skills, and advise them of programmatic requirements. Employees in this classification provide guidance and advice to lower-level Youth Workers but they do not supervise other employees.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

Experience: One year of experience working with groups of children or youth in a structured environment, such as in a recreation center, institutional or school setting.

Notes:

1. Thirty college credit hours including 9 credits in the behavioral or social sciences may be substituted for the required experience.

2. Fifteen college credit hours including 3 credits in the behavioral or social sciences may be substituted for six months of the required experience.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

1. Employees in this classification will be trained in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid leading to certification. These certifications must be kept current as a requirement of residential childcare licensure by the Department of Human Resources.

2. Candidates appointed to positions 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.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. 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.

2. Candidates for positions in this classification will be required to apply for a criminal background check as required by the Annotated Code of Maryland, Family Law Article, Section 5-561.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF COMPLETING THE APPLICATION. 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 place on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

This examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position.  Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. 

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online application process is STRONGLY preferred. The paper application must be received by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted. If you are unable to apply online, you may submit a paper application to:

Maryland Military Department State Personnel Office
Fifth Regiment Armory, Room B10
219 29th Division St.
Baltimore, MD 21201-2288

Military Veterans may qualify for additional bonus points towards certification. A copy of your proof of eligibility (DD 214) for Veterans’ Credit will be required prior to hire.

PLEASE DO NOT EMAIL UNSOLICITED DOCUMENTATION. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.
For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Angela Stokes at angela.stokes1@maryland.gov; Fax: 410-234-3830

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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