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Recruitment #24-002711-0025


Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Facilities (DPSCS)

"Together, we are building a stronger Maryland.”

 -  Governor Wes Moore

Do you want to join a dynamic, innovative team? Join one of the State of Maryland’s largest agencies, the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS)! When you work at DPSCS, it’s an opportunity to support and impact our large workforce, help ensure the public safety of Maryland’s residents and change the lives of returning citizens.




Baltimore City:

6776 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, MD 21215


 The investigator/Auditor conducts audits of public and private correctional organizations and investigates the background of, and complaints regarding private home detention programs. Travel is required to audit state and local facilities and private home detention monitoring agencies in the state of Maryland.

-  Audits and investigates private home detention businesses to determine eligibility for licensing and compliance with state laws and regulations by conducting on site visits, background reviews and review of criminal history record checks.

-  Audits adult correctional facilities and conducts monitoring visits to determine levels of compliance with standards addressing life, health, safety and constitutional issues by traveling to correctional institutions throughout the State and reviewing facility operations and documentation.

-  Prepares initial audit reports and follow up monitoring visit reports. Reviews and corresponds with Private Home Monitoring Agencies to determine accuracy of initial licensing and license renewals.

Additional Details

-The Commission audits 50+ facilities and 5 private home detention monitoring agencies in the State of Maryland. 

-The facilities are scheduled on a 3 year cycle and the private home detention monitoring agencies are scheduled on an initial 6 month to 2 year cycle.

-The audit cycles require overnight travel 1-3 times per month and audits may be 2-5 days in length.


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

Experience: One year of administrative staff or professional work.


1. Candidates may substitute 30 college credit hours from an accredited college or university for the required experience.

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work that included regular use of independent judgment and analysis in applying and interpreting complex administrative plans, policies, rules or regulations or analysis of operational programs or procedures with recommendations for improvement on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


1.  6 months of experience conducting audits to determine levels of compliance for state or local correctional facilities, as an auditor and/or investigator.

2.  6 months of experience preparing audit reports regarding compliance with state laws, regulations and/or standards.

3.  6 months of experience using Microsoft Suite with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and Google Workplace with Gmail, Drive, Calendar and Meet.


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.


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 by the closing date for the recruitment.

Terrayl Goode


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 general Human Resources questions, please contact the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, HRSD-Recruitment Division at 

If you are having difficulties with submitting your online application, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at or 410-767-4850.

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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