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Recruitment #23-003280-0001


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Maryland State Police

Electronic Services Division

7755 Washington Blvd.

Jessup, MD 20794

Main Purpose of Job

This is the supervisor level of technical radio, vehicle support systems and backhaul transport work involving the installation, repair and maintenance of transmitters, receivers and related radio equipment in accordance with the Federal Communication Commission regulations. Workers at this level are regional supervisors overseeing the work of Radio, Radar and In-Car Camera Technicians and assigned temporary technicians. Employees receive general supervision from a higher level such as a director or deputy director. Workers in this classification are subject to 24 hour on-call duty.


Responsible to supervise subordinates in performance of specialized technical radio repair, as well as routine maintenance to the statewide 700 MHz radio network, including base stations, mobile and portable radio units, radar/speed control equipment, microwave, fiber optics and other electronic equipment used by the agency, including radio antennas and tower site maintenance.

Knowledge of the principles of supervision for technical personnel

Knowledge of Federal Communication Commission (FCC) rules and regulations.

Knowledge of the installation, testing and repair of radio equipment.

Knowledge of rules and regulations for the Maryland State Police.

Assists in development of communication sub-systems and supervising deployment and their maintenance.

Supervise and oversee workload schedules, recording and filing of all agency records such as capital equipment, maintenance records, requisitions and helpdesk tickets for each Electronic Services Division (ESD) shop within his/her area of responsibility.

Performs other duties as assigned.


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

Experience: Eight years of experience in the repair of electronic communications equipment, seven years must have included the repair of two-way FM radios.


1. Candidates may substitute the successful completion of a one year program of study in radio electronics at a recognized training school, trade school, or college for up to one year of the required general experience.

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Electronics Technician (Communications) classifications or Signal Corps, Aerospace Maintenance, or Data/Communications Maintenance specialty codes in the aviation communications field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


Strong preference will be given to applicants who possess the following:


1.  Three years of experience (maintenance and installation) with voice audio transport circuits (DSO) dealing with microwave, fiber optics and T1 backhaul

2.  Five years of experience with P25 Phase 2 (TDMA) radio maintenance such as Service Monitor analysis programming of radios and antenna sweeping

3.  Three years of experience with communication console systems and their associated components such as CGW's (Conventional Channel gateways) and Voice Audio Logging Recorders

Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualification(s). 


1. Applicants for this classification must possess either a Federal Communications Commission General Radiotelephone Operator license, a FCC Ship Radar Endorsement, a National Association of Business and Educational Radio certificate or an Associated Public Safety Communications Officers Incorporated certificate. All applicants must list their license or certificate number and expiration date on the application.

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.


Candidates for this classification may be given a medical examination to determine their ability to perform the duties of the job classification.

In accordance with Section 2-204(b)(6) of the Public Safety Article, Candidates for position in this classification will be subject to an initial drug screening and a complete criminal background investigation to include a polygraph examination before permanent appointment can be made. A criminal conviction may be grounds for rejection of the candidate.


Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be considered for this classification. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Successful candidates will be placed on the Eligible List categorized as BEST QUALIFIED, BETTER QUALIFIED or QUALIFIED and remain eligible for consideration for at least one year from the date of examination. The list will be used by the hiring manager to select employees. The list will be valid for one year.


The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training and experience related to the requirements of the position. You may be required to complete a qualifications supplement, or the rating may be based on your application. Report all experience and education that is related to this position.



NOTE: Currently, applicants are limited to uploading one file. As a result, it is strongly urged that those applying upload ALL required and additional documents (undergraduate and graduate transcripts, resumes, etc.) as one file. If you are unable to apply online, you may submit an application via mail. The Maryland State Application Form can be found online.

Completed applications, required documentation and any required addendums may be mailed to:

Maryland State Police

Human Resources Division

1201 Reisterstown Road

Pikesville, MD 21208

ATTN: Tiffany R. Hazel


It is the policy of the Maryland State Police to comply with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting employment discrimination and to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, gender, identity and expression, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, race religious affiliation, belief or opinion, sex, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

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