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Recruitment #24-002543-0002


This position is limited to permanent and contractual Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services employees who work within the Division of Parole and Probation in Maryland.




District Court Multi-Service Ctr
3451 Courthouse Dr
Ellicott City, MD 21043

Main Purpose of Job

A Parole and Probation Assistant Regional Administrator is professional administrative staff work responsible for supervision of technical and administrative functions in an Office of Regional Operations in the Division of Parole and Probation. Employees in this classification coordinate fiscal, personnel, and physical resources essential to parole and probation regional field office operations. Employees in this classification do not supervise Parole and Probation Field Supervisors but may supervise personnel who provide staff training and specialized services and clerical support staff. Employees in this classification receive general supervision from a Parole and Probation Regional Administrator and may be subject to call-in on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, and any hour of the day or night. Positions in this classification are evaluated using the classification job evaluation methodology. The use of this method involves comparing the assigned duties and responsibilities of a position to the job criteria found in the Nature of Work and Examples of Work Sections of the a class specification.


The main purpose of this position is to support the people in Maryland in making communities safer by ensuring appropriate levels of control of offenders through comprehensive case management and intervention strategies; the delivery of victim services; entering and developing partnerships with stakeholders that lead to a shared vision; living the professional principles of the division. This position manages regional operations as delegated and functions as the chief staff person to the Regional Administrator.

Identifies and recommends ways to strengthen service systems. Conducts on-site audits of operating efficiency of regional programs, services, and work force to determine effectiveness of supervisors in terms of functional performance and attainment of program objectives.
Assists Regional Administrator in the formulation of service delivery plans, installation of new resources, and the adoption of administrative procedures for compliance with program and personnel standards. Assists the Regional Administrator in developing data for the agency annual operating budget and contributes program and fiscal reports on the regional operations for the executive plan and annual reports prepared by the Division of Parole and Probation.

Determines optimal use of resources through analytical studies of workload distribution and alignment of staffing patterns for field operations. Consults with agency representatives regarding implementation and interpretation of State personnel policies and administrative guidelines. Acts as liaison between the Regional Administrator and criminal justice officials, the Maryland Parole Commission, Division of Corrections and local social welfare agencies.

Promotes public interest in agency activities through presentations before civic groups and professional organizations. Keeps abreast with professional literature reporting innovations in parole and probation administration and correctional research, and attends special conferences and seminars to assure continuing education. May prepare extensive and in-depth analytical reports on the organization, administration and management of field offices in a designated region.

Performs other related duties.


Education:    A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, with a major in business or public administration or the social, behavioral or correctional sciences.  

Experience:  Six years in parole and probation work, at least two years of which must have involved administrative or supervisory responsibility over full time professional staff in an agency responsible for the supervision of adult probationers or parolees.  


1.  Candidates may substitute 30 credit hours of graduate level education in business or public administration or one of the social, behavioral, or correctional sciences for one year of the required general experience.      

2.  Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military services experience as a commissioned officer in social work or correctional counseling classifications or specialty codes in the criminal justice field of work at the rate of two years of military experience for one year of the required experience.


Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following desired qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.
  • Experience as a community liaison with criminal justice officials and agencies, or social welfare agencies
  • Experience conducting presentations before professional organizations
  • Experience with fiscal responsibility of allocating supplies and staff resources within a budgetary allowance.
  • Experience conducting training

    This position is limited to permanent and contractual Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services employees who work within the Division of Parole and Probation in Maryland.


    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.


    Employees in this classification will be required to provide a telephone number at which they 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. Wayne Davis

    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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