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DJS Case Management Spec Supr Community


Recruitment #23-002593-0007


This is a repost. Previous applicants need not reapply.




Baltimore City Juvenile Justice Center
300 N. Gay Street 
Baltimore MD 21202

Main Purpose of Job

The function of the position involves acting as a liaison between Case Management Specialist and the Juvenile Court, giving directions and consultation to all Case Management Specialists appearing before the Court, and relaying instructions to Case Management Specialist from the Court. The incumbent also manages and directs the gatekeeping function for Community Justice; reviewing court orders for detention and commitment, counseling and instructing juveniles and parents, monitoring appropriate placement at institutions, and administering the flow of case records and court orders to institutions. The incumbent testifies in court concerning DJS policies, and the availability and appropriateness of resources, and offers solutions to daily operational problems.


  • Supervises the preparation and presentation of case materials in juvenile court.

  • Reviews written reports prepared by staff for completeness, clarity, presentation, proper casework, treatment, and investigational technique;

  • Supervises the communication of court action involving children to DJS and other appropriate agencies;

  • Prepares detailed reports and formal recommendations regarding the type and volume of work for the purpose of program planning and evaluation;

  • Keeps abreast of developments in the field of juvenile delinquency by reading professional journals and attending seminars, workshops, and conferences.


Education:   A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Three years of experience providing case management services to emotionally or socially maladjusted, delinquent, victimized or exceptional juveniles in a community or residential setting.


1. Candidates may substitute possession of an Associate of Arts degree in the social or behavioral sciences or criminal justice from an accredited college or university and two years of experience providing direct services to children in a community or residential setting for the required education.

2. Candidates may substitute possession of a Master’s degree in the social or behavioral sciences or criminal justice from an accredited college or university for one year of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Social Services classifications or Social Services specialty codes in the Social Science, Psychology and Welfare field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.


Applicants must meet the minimum and selective qualifications to be considered. Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

Candidates must possess current Maryland Correctional Training Commission (MCTC) certification with DJS.


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

  • Bachelor's degree in a Social or Behavioral Science major (such as Criminal Justice, Sociology, Human Relations, Psychology, Child and Adolescent Studies or Social Work, or other closely related fields).

  • At least one year of supervisory experience in providing direct services to children in a community or residential setting.


This recruitment is limited to current Maryland Department of Juvenile Services employees only.


1. Candidates appointed to positions in this classification must be fully certified by the Maryland Correctional Training Commission prior to appointment and are required to maintain certification while employed.

2. 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.

3. Employees in this classification that are employed at DJS Youth Centers may be required to complete a Board approved medication technician training program and possess a valid Maryland Board of Nursing (MBON) certification as a Medication Technician.


1. In accordance with the Correctional Services Article, Section 8-209 of the Annotated Code of Maryland, the Maryland Correctional Training Commission shall establish the minimum qualifications for probationary or permanent appointment of a Department of Juvenile Services employee in a mandated position. These requirements are listed in detail in the Code of Maryland Regulations, general regulations of the Maryland Correctional Training Commission, and include:

    U.S. Citizenship or Resident Alien status

    Must be at least 21 years of age

    A thorough background check, including fingerprinting and drug testing

    An oral interview, and

    Physical and psychological examinations.

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.


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 may 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 they relate to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related experience and education.


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. Please note that your answers on the Supplemental Questionnaire must correspond to the information provided on your application to receive credit.



The online application process is strongly urged. However, if you are unable to apply online 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 regular mail 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#. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted: Maryland Department of Juvenile Services.

Maryland Department of Juvenile Services
OHR-Recruitment & Examination Unit 
Attn: Jakiraman Jones 
217 E. Redwood Street Baltimore, MD 21202 
Fax number 410-333-4188 
TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please contact the DJS Office of Human Resources at Include the Recruitment Number that is located at the top of the bulletin.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining, and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

DJS values the experience gained by Veterans while serving our country. Veterans are welcome to apply for all current recruitments.

Bilingual applicants and people with disabilities are welcome to apply for all recruitments.

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