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Recruitment #22-003671-0001


This recruitment is open to Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS) Commitments Records employees only.




301 E. Eager Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

The purpose of this position is to maintain commitment records on inmate populations held at correctional institution.


Incumbent in this position assumes the supervisory role in the absence of the supervisor.

  • Assigns, reviews and approves the work of lower level subordinates.
  • Trains subordinates on laws, regulations, policies and procedures. 
  • Assists the supervisor in establishing work objectives and Training staff.
  • Monitoring the status of work assignments and in developing strategies for improving efficiency of shift operations. 
  • Assists the supervisor in solving day-to-day operations problems.  
  • Performs a variety of data entry operations by using correct data and codes.
  • To create, update and close inmate computer records.
  • Reads, interprets, enters and verifies inmate data on computer system from commitment pending hearing.
  • Added charge, detainer, warrant, mental health, writ, summons, sentence.
  • Commitment, disciplinary action, confinement diminution, body receipt and similar legal and correctional documents.
  • Verifies manual and computer records for accuracy and completion:
  • Locates cases numbers, bail amounts, trial dates, charge dispositions and similar information by accessing criminal justice systems such as CJIS, JIS, NCIC, and BCJL, consults with officials of the U.S. Marshal's Service, the Maryland /division of Correction, Maryland Circuit and District Courts, Baltimore Stat's Attorney's Office, Baltimore City Police Department and other agencies to resolve discrepancies, errors and omissions in inmate records.
  • Assemble inmate records for transfer to other correctional institutions and for transfer to court for bail review, arraignment, trail and sentencing.


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

Experience: Two years of experience in reviewing, verifying, and interpreting information in order to make determinations and resolve problems involving the calculation of prison sentences in accordance with applicable laws, and the regulations and policies of the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services.


Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.


    · 1 or more years of experience accurately processing revocation of parole and mandatory supervision  

         release orders. 

· 1 or more years of experience accurately preparing mandatory supervision release or expiration releases. 


This recruitment is open to current Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS) Commitment Service Employess Only.




Employees in this classification are subject to call-in 24 hours a day and may be required to provide the employing agency with a telephone number where the employee can be reached.


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.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be emailed to or faxed to 410-484-5928. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment.

If you are submitting additional information, the preferred method is to upload it with your application. All uploaded additional information must be received by the closing date and time. If you are unable to upload,
please email the requested information to referencing the recruitment number in the subject line, or fax to 410-484-5928 (providing a cover sheet with your contact information,
recruitment name, recruitment number and the number of pages faxed). Only additional materials that are requested will be accepted for this recruitment.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, HRSD-Recruitment Division at 410-585-3999, or 410-736-9267

If you are having difficulties with submitting your online application, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at <> or

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 recruiting, retaining, and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.

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