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Recruitment #24-001191-0001


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Maryland Department of State Police

Electronic Services Division

1401 Belair Rd, 

Bel Air, MD 21014

Main Purpose of Job

This position is a Lead Technician for the Eastern Service Region that performs installation, removals, maintenance & repairs to the agency's radios, speed control devices, in-car camera systems, body cameras along with servicing multiple interoperability communication systems (subscriber, transport & infrastructure) that also include the installation, repair and maintenance of transmitters, receivers, fiber optic, voice data transport equipment, microwave and interoperability sub-system equipment in accordance with Federal Communication Commission Regulations. Technicians at this level lead work of at least one subordinate technician and provide technical guidance and training to lower level technicians. Employees receive general supervision from a Radio Technician Supervisor or a designated Administrator.


Performs installation, removals, maintenance of mobile & portable radios, base stations, communication consoles, remote control units along with other. technologies such as in-car cameras, speed control devices, in-car. computers, voice logging recorders and body worn cameras. Performing. advanced radio programing utilizing multiple software programs.


Responsible to lead & guide subordinates in performance and routine maintenance of specialized technical equipment such as speed control systems, radio, video, and communication sub-system repairs.


Leads and oversees shop cleanliness (Ex. dusting/mopping) workload schedules, recording and filing of all agency records such as capital equipment, maintenance records, shop requisitions and helpdesk tickets for each shop within the area of responsibility. Communicates effectively with individuals listed under Part II, Section 3. Performs duties of Area Supervisor in their absence.


Provides maintenance & repairs to communication equipment at remote tower sites, including equipment used for radio communications, fiber equipment. Orders and maintains a sufficient number of parts and supplies for repair & maintenance operations of the assigned ESD shop(s).


Maintains the accuracy of all electronic test equipment within specified limits by the manufacture and the Federal Communication Commission


(CC). Ensures that all electronic test equipment certification is current and proper documentation is maintained.


Provides training and technical guidance to all technicians and functions as a lead technician on a regular and reoccurring basis.


Other duties and assignments assigned by command.


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

Experience: Seven years experience in the repair of electronic communications equipment, six 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.


Preferred Qualifications:

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

2. Experience with P25 Land Mobile Radio.

3. Experience performing maintenance on P25 Communication Console System.

4. Experience performing repairs/maintenance on any radar and/or laser emitting equipment.


1. Applicants for this classification may be required to 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 Officer Incorporated certificate. If required, the applicant 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.


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 place 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 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. Applicants may be given a physical examination and will be subject to an interview, background investigation, polygraph examination and substance abuse testing.



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.

*If you have any questions about this recruitment, please contact the Maryland State Police at 410-653-4329

*TTY Users: Call Maryland Relay

*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

*Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply


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: Amirah VonHendricks

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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