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DJS Superintendent II


Recruitment #22-002626-0001






Department of Juvenile Services
Operations Division 
217 E. Redwood St, 22nd Floor
Baltimore, MD 21202

Main Purpose of Job

The Superintendent II provides assistance to the Executive Director of Residential: Evaluates program goals, standards and controls to meet program objectives; develop short and long-range plans for program operations and resources; oversees the development and training of program staff; represents the department in a liaison capacity with managers and officials of other agencies concerning program activities. This position requires expert knowledge of the principles and practices of Residential Services; controlling legal and regulatory authorities, procedures and the operation of residential programs; a working knowledge of the principles and concepts of administration and management, integrated case management systems, community service delivery systems, basic governmental accounting, budgeting and personnel processes and strategic planning methods.
This is a Management Service position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.


This position is responsible for conducting inspections of Detention facilities to ensure that order, discipline, safety and security are maintained. The incumbent in this position will also Identify, create and recommend new and supplemental programs to enhance opportunities for the rehabilitation of youth in detention facilities; and Direct the coordination of staff development and training programs in detention 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: Six 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.  Two 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
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 the 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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